The Somerville News Weekly Cutest Baby Photos of the Week

20141023-234300.jpgProud parents Dave and Jenelle along with grandparents John and Kathy Sullivan, Tony and Marty Pantanella, & Big sister Alexis welcomed Harper Grace Pantanella on August 22nd weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and 18 1/2 inches long!

Longtime native of Somerville Thomas hogan and my sister Tracy Cresta gave birthday in March to twin boys… I think they should be voted cutest babies!!! Attached is a picture !!! Thomas john and Ryan Francis hogan!!!

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Somerville Neighborhood News

Oct. 23, 2014 – Visit the Kiley Barrel site, march with the Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, learn how Tufts is trying to improve its treatment of victims of sexual abuse, see what’s up with the Union Square “Community Benefits Agreement,” and explore the taxi-Uber conundrum. These stories and more on Somerville Neighborhood News #25.

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Somerville News reports on Diversity of Local News

Greetings: Erica Jones here with SCATV and Somerville Neighborhood News!
Every two weeks we proudly produce a hyper-local newscast–reporting on a variety of issues–that impact the greater Somerville community.
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Aguacate Verde In Somerville Is Having a Halloween Party Next Friday


Aguacate Verde is delighted to offer Gourmet Peruvian Buffet and Costume Contest with Live Peruvian Music Friday, October 31st. Join us from 7:30pm to 11:00pm
to celebrate with Aguacate Verde El Dia
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Central Street Neighborhood Invited to Community Meeting on Public Safety

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Lafuente, Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang, State Senator Pat Jehlen, State Representative Denise Provost, and [Read more...]

Tommy Cremens Memorial Bench Unveiling Event in Somerville

By William Tauro

Freinds and guests are invited to attend the unveiling of the bench in Tommy’s name at Dilboy Field in Somerville on Friday October 24th at 5:30pm

Hosted by Jim Halloran

Committee to RE-Elect Bob McWatters Invites You To Attend a Reception

Ward 3 Somerville Alderman Bob McWatters Fundraiser Event

Nov 19th from 5:30pm-7:30pm

Event being held at: Sally O’Brien’s
335 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Community Note: City Seeking Applications for Vacant Somerville Redevelopment Authority Position

SOMERVILLE – The Somerville Redevelopment Authority (SRA) is seeking applicants to fill a current vacancy in the five-member board. The SRA is an entity created under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The SRA has a total of five members, four of whom are [Read more...]

Community Note: Ward 5 ResiStat Meeting Scheduled for Oct. 28

The Fall 2014 ResiStat community meeting series will kick off on Tuesday, Oct. 28 in Ward 5 at the Kennedy School at 5 Cherry St. Mayor Joe Curtatone and Alderman Mark [Read more...]

Somerville Armory of Horror’s Halloween Maze


Looking for a family Halloween activity this weekend? The Armory of Horror’s Halloween maze turns kid friendly this Saturday afternoon, November 1st. Fun monsters, arts and crafts, and safe trick-or-treating for kids of all ages. 12-4 PM Tickets are $5 per person with a maximum of $20 per family.

RESPOND Gala Auction


Join RESPOND tomorrow for our 40th Anniversary celebration at Hotel Marlowe. The Gala Auction helps fund RESPOND’s life-saving programs and

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Somerville Youth Arts Coordinator Jimmy Del Ponte , The Somerville High School Music Department and The Communications Department announces Somerville Rocks

The semiannual concert, now in its fifth year, features bands and solo singers and is sure to be an exciting evening. The performers range in age from 12 to 17 and includes students from Somerville High School, along with several elementary schools. The Somerville High School Jazz Band along with The Advanced Guitar Class will perform. Also on the bill are Stress Fracture, and Tenacious Three. The show will be held at The East Somerville Community School on Friday November 7th at 7 pm and admission is free.

Sen. Jehlen Running for Re-Election

State Senator Pat Jehlen is running for re-election in the Second Middlesex district, which includes Somerville.
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The Somerville Recreation Dept is sponsoring a middle school Track Program this Fall


Pictured in attachment are – Aaron, Sam & Manny (from the Kennedy School) at the starting line (in red) on

This past Friday at Fresh Pond in a field of 75 runners from BBN, Belmont Hill & BC High. The boys conquered the 1.95 mile course despite an unusually warm October day. Practice occurs Monday & Thursday at Trum from 3:30-4:30pm through 11/8 state championship invitational at Ft Devens.

Reserve Your Holiday Greeting Personalized or Business Ad Spots Today in The Somerville News Weekly!


For only $29 order your full color “Happy Thanksgiving” greeting ad plus receive two bonuses, your complementary “Seasons Greetings” Holiday greeting ad and your complementary “Happy New Year” greeting ad at the same time for free!
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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Photo of the Day

We want to send a shoutout to Bene Correra, a very sweet lady who lives at Cobble Hill.
Bene is 92 years young and is an avid reader of The Somerville News Weekly!

Photo:Bene Correra pictured here with Senator Patrica Jehlen

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Send Us Your Somerville News Weekly Favorite Halloween Costume Photos of the Day

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The Somerville News Weekly Cutest Baby Photos of the Week

Kingston Antonio Bowler picture of his christening day.

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Cobble Hill Elders “Talked the Vote”

By Martin Polignone

This Past Wednesday Cobble Hill Elders “Talked the Vote.” One of the most interactive and well attended coffee hours that we had for some time, was the opinion of many elder residents of Cobble Hill that was sponsored by Ward One Alderman Matt McLaughlin and featured speaker Senator Pat Jehlan.
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The Kiwanis Club of Medford presented- Their Annual “Taste of Italy” HOSTED BY BILLY COSTA


By William Tauro

Delicacies of Ristorantes, Patisseries and beverage distributors were all there!

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The Little Sisters of The Poor Annual Christmas Bazar


Photos by William Tauro

Nov 8th 9AM-4PM
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Somerville residents five years and older eligible for vaccine; Vaccine Clinics begin in October
SOMERVILLE – With cold and flu season rapidly approaching, the City of Somerville’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces its [Read more...]

This Week on Greater Somerville


“State Representative Denise Provost of the Massachusetts 27th Middlesex district, speaks with co-host Joe Lynch on this week’s Greater Somerville. Provost, running for re-election in November, reviews her work on Beacon Hill, speaks to statewide and local district concerns and initiatives and gives her views on the ballot questions facing voters in November. Watch the episode here Greater Somerville or watch SCATV for the re-airing of this Mass Election 2014 special.”

Somerville Chamber of Commerce Reminders: October 29, November 5


Chamber’s Annual Meeting of the Membership and Board of Directors
10:00 A.M., Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Winter Hill Bank, 5 Cutter Avenue, Davis Square – for members in good [Read more...]

Re-Elect Tara E. DeCristofaro Register of Probate Middlesex County



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