Boston Globe: Somerville- The little city that could

Lately it seems like Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone is everywhere. Here he is welcoming Partners HealthCare and its 4,500 employees — and, soon, a new Orange Line stop — to Assembly Square. There he is proposing to divest fossil fuel stocks from the city’s pension plans. Later this month he’ll host a screening of a documentary about a hot Danish architect whose “human-centered” design approach is changing the way planners think about cities. “We can take the lead on so many things,” he said this week. “We want to control our destiny and make it loud and clear who we are.”

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