Please join Union United to help decide what to ask the developers for in the Community Benefits Agreement in Union Sq. When: Sat. 2/25 10am-1pm Where: CAAS Headstart – Allen St. Development, speculation and raising costs are pushing people and small businesses out of Union Sq. and that’s not right! For two years, Union United… Read More

What is the community’s role in shaping development? To help answer this question, we hosted a discussion on ways to ensure that we have a real voice in the outcome of the future of our neighborhood. John Goldstein, a national expert in community benefits agreements, discussed his experiences with CBAs involving community coalitions, developers, and… Read More

Will Union Square lose its soul to gain prosperity?

In mid-May, some Union Square businesses received information from their landlords and management companies informing them of substantial rent increases. These businesses that make up the block that include: G&T Alterations Living Well SCOM Services Somerville Grooves Red House India Palace Machu Picchu Somerville Cleaners Sherman Café and Market On Friday, May 30, Union United held… Read More