SOMERVILLE, MA (November 20, 2014) – In December, Tony C’s Sports Bar & Grill will open its first location at Assembly Row in Somerville. With an [Read more...]
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, November 22, the 326th day of 2014 with 39 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:43 and sunset is @ 4:17. The New Moon is exact @ 7:33 AM EST. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1497 – Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounded the Cape of Good Hope in his search for a route to India.
Reminder: Thanksgiving Recess begins Wednesday, November 26 at noon (half day for all students).
All schools and district offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28.
Somerville – The Somerville Retirement Board is seeking applicants to fill the 5th Board Member position, which is currently vacant.
Concord Museum – Thursday, December 4th – 19th Annual Family of Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature. A $20.00 fee includes transportation and museum admission. Lunch at a local restaurant is a separate [Read more...]
A group of avid gardeners met on Monday, November 10th at the Somerville Council on Aging to put their skills to a different use—learning how to make “photograms” with sensitized paper , botanical objects, and help [Read more...]
SOMERVILLE – Somerville’s popular and festive holiday celebrations will return in December 2014, including the annual Christmas Tree lighting at City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 4, and the Somerville Arts Council’s Illuminations Tours on Saturday, Dec. 13. Mayor [Read more...]
Couple of things to ponder today:
1. Obama shouldn’t have just issued an Executive Order to institute Immigration Amnesty and force the debate over Immigration Reform.
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, November 21, the 325th day of 2014 with 40 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:42 and sunset is @ 4:17. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1783 – François de Rozier and the Marquis d’Arlandres made the first human flight in a hot-air balloon, in Paris, in a balloon built by the Joseph-Michel Montgolfier and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier.
Two free markets featuring local businesses are taking place this weekend at the Armory. Saturday November 29th there will be a [Read more...]
Tom is the owner/president of Bent Electrical Contractors Inc. in Somerville.
He is a member of the: Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts; National Electrical Contractors Association; National Fire Protection Agency; and Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. He is the: [Read more...]
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
Beacon Hill Roll Call this week examines the voting records of local senators on Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick’s 88 vetoes during the 2013-2014 session. A two-thirds vote is required to override a gubernatorial veto in the 40-member Senate that [Read more...]
Flooding, water, and sewer issues have long plagued this City and as the Chair of the Flood Forum Committee this is one of my top priorities. Recently many projects were started, some already [Read more...]
Assessor to provide update on Fiscal Year 2015 Property Assessments; Aldermen to vote on allocation of the tax levy, exemptions and other provisions; Public invited to speak
SOMERVILLE – Each year in November, the Chief Assessor for the City presents an update to the Board of [Read more...]
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, November 20, the 324th day of 2014 with 41 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:40 and sunset is @ 4:18. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 269 – Diocletian was proclaimed emperor of Numerian in Asia Minor.
Report reveals non-hazardous leaks costing ratepayers money,
adding to greenhouse gas emissions and damaging City trees
SOMERVILLE – A report by a local non-profit on non-hazardous natural gas leaks in Somerville and Cambridge has highlighted the need for the City and utility companies to undertake a [Read more...]
Somerville, MA – Somerville families—and families looking to make Somerville their home—now have a new resource at their fingertips with the recent launch [Read more...]
Ward 7 Alderman Katjana Ballantyne held her fundraiser this past Wednesday evening at Sabur Restaurant on Elm Street.
Just about the entire neighborhood of Ward7 was there to support Katjana and her campaign efforts.