The 2014 Somerville DPW Ugly Sweater Contest Breakfast

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This past Friday the Somerville Department of Public Works held their 2014 Ugly Sweater Contest Breakfast.
You be the judge in who the winner should be.

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CITY SEEKS ENERGY MANAGEMENT PARTNER FOR RESIDENTIAL WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM

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For 1- to 4-family homes, new program aims to increase energy efficiency; Programs to be offered for owners and renters starting in early 2015.

SOMERVILLE – Furthering its goal to reduce residential energy consumption by 20 percent by the year 2020, and in [Read more…]

Seasons Greetings From The Somerville Lions Club

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Photo:Lions Club President Bill Tauro displays a lump of coal that club members gave him as a prank gift at a recent charity event!

Join the Somerville Lion’s Club and have fun while supporting great local causes!

Call to join the Somerville Lions Club: 617-293-2016

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, December 19, the 353rd day of 2014 with 12 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:09 and sunset is @ 4:13. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1154 – Henry II was crowned king of England.
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Cobble Hill Apartments Annual Christmas Party

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By Martin Polignone

Cobble Hill held its annual Christmas party at the Holiday Inn this past Wednesday night. Before being treated [Read more…]

STOP & SHOP ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF FOUR LOCAL RESTAURANTS IN ITS MCGRATH HIGHWAY SOMERVILLE STORE

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7 Days a Week Customers Can Sit and Eat In or Purchase Meals To Go From Carol Ann’s Bake Shop, Fisherman’s Net, Salsa’s and The Sausage Guy
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Latest Somerville Neighborhood News

Somerville Neighborhood News # 29

Dec. 16, 2014 – Go behind the scenes to meet some of the people who decorate their homes for the Illuminations Tour, learn about Somerville’s bid for the Audi Urban Future Award, get the latest on the law that would limit overcrowding of Tufts student apartments, learn what kind of changes might be in store for the Brickbottom neighborhood and walk with the hundreds of students and neighbors in the December 5th march from Davis to Central Square that blocked traffic and said “Black Lives Matter!” These stories and more on Somerville Neighborhood News #29.

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SHS Track Medford Meet Results

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By John Charles O’Rourke

Results from the Medford meet which was held in our Fieldhouse on Wednesday Dec 17.
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Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 51 December 19, 2014

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By Bob Katzen

THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, December 18, the 352nd day of 2014 with 13 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:08 and sunset is @ 4:12. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1787 – New Jersey became the third state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America.
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Somerville bids Farewell to “Bubba,” a well-known dog in the city

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He was adopted by Janice Cormier; when his owner and former owner of Hub Comics, James Welborn, passed away in 2011.

We will miss you, Bubba.
November 2, 2002 – December 13, 2014,
Rosalee Zammuto

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Somerville Lions Club Annual Holiday Party

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This past Tuesday night, Somerville Lions Club President Bill Tauro and the Somerville Lions Club hosted their annual holiday party at the Mount Vernon Restaurant in Somerville.

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Somerville Hanukkah Menorah Lighting

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By William Tauro

This past Tuesday evening, Mayor Joseph Curtatone and the City of Somerville held its annual ceremonial lighting of the Hanukkah Menorah on the City Hall Concourse.

The Menorah was lit on the first night of Hanukkah, and will remain lit until December 24th.

SOMERVILLE CITY CABLE: CABLE CONNECTION City TV (13/22) & Educational Channel 15 (15)

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*Programs and broadcast times can change due to event addition or cancellation.

CITY TV 13/22
Wednesday, December 17
9:00am:​SomerViva em Portugues
9:30am:​Aldermen at Work
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Somerville:Which Wich Superior Sandwiches Opening First Restaurant in Boston Area

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Hevan Patel will be opening the first Which Wich restaurant in the Boston area, located at 410 Artisan Way in [Read more…]

Somerville Music/Arts/Culture event, 1/10

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Asheville NC Kora player to team up with NH based flutist for an evening of soul soothing music.
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#ShareItWinIt Part II at Assembly Row Somerville

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Assembly Row will be running a #ShareItWinIt promotion during which they will give away one $500 gift card and 3 $100 gift cards to Instagram [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, December 17, the 351st day of 2014 with 14 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:07 and sunset is @ 4:12. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1777 – France recognized American independence.
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Community Note: Historic Somerville Afghans on Sale for Holiday Season

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Looking for the perfect holiday gift to show your Somerville pride? Look no further! The City is now offering a brand new, full color, and machine washable [Read more…]

MICHAEL FELONEY SELECTED TO HEAD SOMERVILLE HOUSING DIVISION

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Seasoned community and housing development professional to lead efforts to
address broad range of City’s housing needs including the
City’s Sustainable Neighborhoods affordable housing initiative
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More than 4,600 Students and Volunteers Participate in 2014 Somerville Hour of Code

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Somerville Public Schools students learn basics of computer programming in District-wide program, join millions world-wide in largest learning event in history
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Somerville Fire at 83 Belmont St – 12/16/14

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Photos from Tuesday’s fire at 83 Belmont Street courtesy of Somerville FD

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December 16th 2014 Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online

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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Christmas Photos of the Week

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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

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Happy Birthday greetings going out to many Villens in the Ville this week! Happy Birthday to Kaleigh Rose Roche, Vanessa Leigh Oppedisano, Mary Byrne Snow, Bailey Burlamachi, Carol Siciliano Bailey, Lea Bowler Hardy, CRL Lacey, Cheryl Callahan, Joe Nargi, Kathy Barrett-Pitcher, Brooke Scannen, Joe Pereira, Debbie Rushing, Maria Curtatone, Claudette Moussa, Bruna Araujo M, Adam Roselando, Leo Bracken and Kim Brown!
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