Planting the Seeds for a Greener Somerville: Growing our Parks, Trees and Open Space

It may not feel like spring outside, but inside City Hall we have big open space and tree canopy plans that are getting ready to blossom. In a city like Somerville, green space doesn’t happen by accident. Not only are we the most densely populated city in New England, but we’re a former industrial city and we’ve somehow managed to cram 105 miles of roadways inside 4.1 square miles. Now we have community organizations working with talented people at City Hall to constantly push for a greener future here in Somerville.

Read the rest of the column in the Somerville Times.