[View the story "What does Somerville need most right now?" on Storify]What does Somerville need most right now?We asked followers of the Your Town Somerville Facebook page what changes they would like to see in their city. Storified by Cambridge Boston.com· Thu, Mar 28 2013 09:50:12<div>Somerville open question: In your opinion, what does the city need most right now?</div>Here is a selection of their responses:Affordable first-time home ownership options for longtime residents.Lynne DoncasterAn independent grocery store in Winter HillKate RileyIce cream. Okay, maybe not "most" but we definitely need ice cream in Union Sq.Kate O'ConnellThe green line extension.Melissa WintturiBike path extensionJessica WillisLess meter maids &/or parking enforcement officers.Veronica WhiteBetter public schoolsColm ReganFewer road races!Lynne DoncasterBetter snow removal plan!!!Susan FieldsRaised crosswalks on Medford Street from Central to Broadway.Linda Lopes MontiethFewer Bikes, what happened to all the lanes. Less bike lanes and more care lanes. Traffic has been crazy in Somerville.Kimberly A SandefferLess waste on those street fairs that tie up huge sections of the city and have fifty people attend. Have them at a park instead.Richelle Devereaux-MurrayGet rid of permit parkingMarco TavaresA new high school. It's way, way, way, past time.Jeff Millermore police presence in East Somerville so we have safer streets.Catherine ParkerHow about a new recreation commission building, more after school activities, funding for the arts. Work on the Main branch (current) library instead of building a new one with money we don't have, in a place that's not close to the High school.Richelle Devereaux-MurrayTo keep a Hotel out of Davis SquareKim Westgate DohertyMore field space for our still growing Somerville Youth Soccer league of over 850 kids this year & not enough fields to practice or play on in the city.Joseph McMahonTrader Joes's !!!!Susana Quelha SantosLess potholes! It's like off roading on some of those streets!Tania RomanoffEither meters throughout the city or no meters throughout the city. Fairness regardless of what pay off the city you live in. Tired of East Somerville getting short changed pun intended.Michelle AnzaloneSchool busesLauren Greyson HopperDid the respondents miss anything? Comment on individual proposals or leave your ideas below.
Storified by Cambridge Boston.com· Thu, Mar 28 2013 09:50:12
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