Episode 1 focuses on the contentious issue of when the city of Somerville should allow restaurants to reopen as fully as other cities around the state as the coronavirus pandemic continues to be a serious public health threat.
Guests: Nishant Kishore of the Harvard School of Public Health and Stephen Mackey of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce.
Host: Mary Ellen Myhr of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism. Recorded on April 14, 2021.
Somerville Live Wire is a bi-weekly public affairs show featuring discussion and debate on important issues of the day in Somerville, MA. It is jointly produced by the Somerville Media Center and the Somerville News Garden project of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism.