This holiday season, remember to shop local – and shop construction areas

It’s that time of year again. It’s the season for gathering with your friends and family, for enjoying whichever holiday(s) your family celebrates, and for giving. Here in Somerville, it’s also a season for construction and road work. With that in mind, I’m updating one of my op-eds from my archives to remind us all of the importance of shopping local this holiday season. And this year, let’s take it one step further—for the holidays and year-round—join in our #Loyal2Local campaign to especially support businesses impacted by construction.

Read the rest of the column in the Somerville Times.