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Ward 5 is Alive!

Posted by Mark Pedersen on Fri, Sep, 24, 2010 @ 10:09 AM

There are a lot of great things going on in Somerville right now. Everybody's talking about the Green Line, the Community Path, and Union Square.

It's time everyone started talking about Ward 5!

This swath of the city may not be as famous Auto Repair Magoun Square | Ward 5 Somervilleas some other parts, but it's certainly on its way. Of particular interest, is the revitalization of Magoun Square.

Magoun has has been on the rise for some time now, but the brick-lined sidewalks and ornamental lighting are going to help elevate this cozy little square to a new level. It won't be long until a whole new wave of businesses come in and join the likes of Lil' Vinny's and Olde Magoun's Saloon.

So, how do we keep up with all of the happenings in Ward 5?

That's simple - Ward 5 Online!

The Web site, started by Courtney O'Keefe, is a great community resource - it provides valuable information and promotes local businesses.

If it's happening in Ward 5, you'll find it there!

It's community-centric initiatives like this that make Somerville such a great city to live, work, and play. So, visit Ward 5 Online, check out their tweets and do whatever you can to support this great site.

Then drop us a comment - tell us what you think.

And oh yeah, tell Courtney we said, hi!

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