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Melissa Rosales

Journalist

Location icon United States

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please go to www.mmrosales.com for official portfolio.

Portfolio
The Somerville Times
'From My Heart To Yours' documentary about opioid crisis in Somerville premiere

From My Heart To Yours, a documentary education project screened for the first time for the public on July 31 at VOX POP, Somerville Media Center's summer community arts and events space. The documentary is a collaboration between the City of Somerville's Health and Human Services Department and the Somerville Media Center.

The Somerville Times
The appeal of the Winter Hill Night Market

Locals, craft makers, and vendors gathered together on Saturday, July 20, to celebrate the Winter Hill Night Market located beside Winter Hill Brewing Company. The pop-up market is the last of the roaming night market series organized by the Somerville Arts Council and the Somerville Flea for this year.

The Somerville Times
Ward 4 ResiStat meeting touches on bridge closures, trees and more

Community members of Ward 4 gathered together to learn about their neighborhood's updates and news at Healey School on Thursday, May 30. The Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings is a twice-yearly effort by Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen to share and discuss the latest on city news, data, policies, programs, and more.

The Somerville Times
Somerville Theatre hosts Boston Short Film Festival

Locals and filmmakers gathered to celebrate the Boston Short Film Festival (BSFF) at Somerville Theatre's Microcinema. The free event showed 54 films out of 2,000 worldwide submissions from July 8 to 12. Since 2015, BSFF focuses on showcasing unconventional and intuitive short films "with an edge."

The Berkeley Beacon
Religious students search for community, resources

Benjamin Dunaief lived in Israel for a year, where worship influences much of the culture. The Jewish student said there were prayer services for most of the day during Yom Kippur, a solemn day-long religious fast, including a service at the Western Wall to break the fast.

The Somerville Times
Greentown Labs Demo Day 2019

On Friday, June 7, Greentown Labs had its annual showcase and celebration of clean tech entrepreneurship and innovation. The goal of Demo Day is to bring entrepreneurs, partners, investors, elected officials and clean tech supporters together to "drive collaboration, progress, and climate action."

The Somerville Times
SomerVision2040 Forum for Local Artists

By Melissa Rosales Local painters, choreographers and other artists gathered together last Thursday, June 13, at 259 Lowell St. for the SomerVision2040 Forum for Local Artists. The goal of the forum is for local artists to express their concerns and ideas about how the city can better support its arts and creative economy.

The Somerville Times
New colorful mural welcomes people to Somerville

Yellow swings from Chuckie Harris Park, pink triple-decker houses, blue bikes, Old Power House monument, Legoland giraffe at Assembly Row, and a "Welcome to Somerville" sign were painted on the new mural site along Lombardi Underpass last July 7 to create a new colorful welcome to Somerville.

The Somerville Times
Overdose Aftercare Community Teams discussion in Somerville

ACCESS Drug User Health Program partnered with the City of Somerville and Everett to discuss overdose aftercare services, harm reduction and the use of fentanyl strips last Wednesday, June 19 at the Public Safety Building, 220 Washington St. The ACCESS mobile health van was also present for tours to explain how they can assist in reducing overdoses.

The Somerville Times
Somerville farmers markets open for the summer

Every Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Union Square Plaza, Union Square Farmers Market serves the local community fresh local food and products for the summer from May 18 - November 23, rain or shine.

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