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SOMERVILLE

Neighbors lose the chain-link and reconnect the community

Oxford Street resident Ruthie Ristich on her deck, overlooking a flowing space unhampered by fences; vines offer a soft definition of her property. 'Everybody talks about this street,' she said. Oxford Street resident Ruthie Ristich on her deck, overlooking a flowing space unhampered by fences; vines offer a soft definition of her property. "Everybody talks about this street," she said. (Justine Hunt/ Globe Staff)
By Lesley Bannatyne
Globe Correspondent / August 3, 2008

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It's leafy, lush, lined with pretty houses and gardens in bloom. But there's something especially inviting about Oxford Street in Somerville that you can't quite put your finger on. (Full article: 830 words)

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