- Assembly Row’s developer plans to open dozens of outlet stores at the massive Somerville project, hoping to cater to Boston-area shoppers tired of trekking to the suburbs in search of bargains on popular brands.
- The sixth annual Honk! Festival was held in Somerville from Sept. 30 - Oct. 3. This “Festival of Activist Street Bands” could be seen - and heard - parading through Davis Square during the weekend. (21 photos)
Somerville officials smiling over happiness survey
- And the survey says … 7.5. On a scale of 1 to 10, that’s how happy almost 7,000 Somerville residents were this winter when they took the city’s survey on well-being, the first-ever happiness survey by a US city, officials claim.
Wal-Mart to debut Market grocery store in Somerville
- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is opening its first Market grocery store in the Northeast in Somerville, becoming the latest - and biggest - new competitor to try to shake up the once-staid supermarket scene in New England.