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Time for a Party


The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Donna Amenta

Donna Amenta Lives in Somerville, works at the Somerville Traffic & Parking Department and is always there to lend a helping hand and to share her wonderful smile!

Donna always knows the right things to say to make one feel better!

We thank you for being such a good friend to many of us here in the Ville and we appreciate your friendship!

We here at the Somerville News Weekly salute you for all that you do to make Somerville a better place!


Good Morning Today Is by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, April 19, the 109th day of 2014 with 255 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:57 and sunset is @ 7:29. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Venus. The evening stars are Mars & Jupiter.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1775 – The American Revolutionary War began with the

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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photo of the Day

Happy Birthday to Bill Grenier and to his lovely daughter Paula!

Sent in by our readers!

Send us your favorite photos to to be posted here live on as well as in our print edition for the world to see!

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Captain JR of the New TV Hit Series Wicked Tuna” an avid reader of the Somerville News Weekly!


Somerville is Boston Strong

Many homes in Somerville are displaying “Boston Strong”remembrances like this home located on Rhode Island Ave.

Winter Hill Bank


Somerville COA Some exciting events in the coming weeks:

Afternoon at the Movies: Monday, April 28th – Holland Street Atrium – 12:30 P.M. The second movie in our Afternoon at the Movies series – Lee Daniel’s The Butler Oscar winning Forest Whitaker delivers a powerful performance as Cecil Gaines, who served as the White House butler under eight presidents. His three decades of service unfold against a backdrop of unparalleled change in American history. Rated PG-13 – running 132 minutes – Please contact Flo at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or for additional information.
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Assembly Row Job Fair


Mayor Curtatone Holds Press Conference Regarding Allegations Against Former Somerville Teacher


Photos by William Tauro

Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Superintendent of Schools Tony Pierantozzi and
Acting Somerville Chief of Police Charles Femino held a press conference on Friday morning at the Somerville Public Safety Building, Academy Room (first floor), thats located at 220 Washington Street.

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Friends of Hebrew SeniorLife Hold Annual Casino Night to Raise Money for Senior Services Event on May 8th Will Honor Dorothy Kelly Gay


BOSTON, MASS. – The Friends of Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) will hold its annual Casino Night on May 8th, 2014 at the Dedham Country Club. Proceeds will benefit HSL’s health care, [Read more...]

CB Scoops



CB Scoops 453 High St West Medford (781)393-5959
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Girl Scouts present Middlesex Sheriff’s Office with Boston Peace + Healing Ribbons

Members of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 60240 recently presented Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian with handmade Boston Peace + Healing Ribbons.
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Good Morning Today Is by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, April 18, the 108th day of 2014 with 256 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:59 and sunset is @ 7:28. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Venus. The evening stars are Mars & Jupiter.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1521 – Martin Luther, the chief catalyst of Protestantism, defied the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V by refusing to recant his writings.
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World Premiere: New Asian American Doc “9-MAN” at IFF Boston, Somerville Theatre, Sun 4/27


BOSTON, APRIL 2014 — 9-Man is a story about
streetball battle in the heart of Chinatown featuring a
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Neeze ft Ace Don “Somerville Water” Official Video

By William Tauro

Check out a hot new RAP Artist for the Ville! His name is Brandon Toro aka Neeze!

He is the writer/author/composer/artist of the hit new song/video “Somerville Water”

The song/video speaks on the epidemic of drug abuse/suicide not only in Somerville but in the world!

Neeze hopes to bring change and showing people there is another way to deal with depression!

and he wants it to appear as it is…he’s trying to prevent suicide and drug abuse as he watched loved ones suffer from it!

Click link below to see video:

Check Out Johns Auto Sales of Somerville



Give them a call and check out the low prices on their high-quality vehicles and tell John that we sent you!
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East Somerville’s Thursday night Block Party kick off was a huge success!
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From Santa Clarita, CA to the Ville

By William Tauro

Say hi to Elaine Woodward who is visiting Somerville from Santa Clarita, CA to compete in the Boston Marathon (with other members from the Santa Clarita Runner’s Club) and qualified from last year’s with a time of 3:12.

Her mother Venise Woodward, thats her sitting next to Elaine who accompanied her all the way from Santa Clarita CA to the Ville!

Elaine, welcome to Somerville and we wish you all the best on Monday as you celebrate “Boston Strong” and the Boston Marathon!

Your new friends from The Somerville News Weekly!

Statement of Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone

This afternoon we were briefed by U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz about a deeply disturbing matter that we anticipate will involve our city, as well as the City of Cambridge. An individual who had been entrusted to care for our children has allegedly violated that trust at the highest level.
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Albion Street Playground to Close Temporarily for Upgrades – community note

Notice of Temporary Playground Closure

Beginning on Monday, April 28, the Albion Street Playground will be closed as City contractors work to install a [Read more...]

McDonalds Twin City Plaza Somerville



Assembly Square in High Gear Racing for Opening Day-Take the Tour With Us!


By William Tauro

On Wednesday afternoon, officials from the City of Somerville’s Mayor’s Office, Inspectional Services, the Somerville Police Chief and Fire Chief along with department heads and managers of Federal Realty and it’s contractors were on site touring the new streets of the Assembly Row in anticipation of it’s opening scheduled for this coming Memorial Day Weekend.
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2014 Taste of Somerville

20140416-213440.jpg   The
2014 Taste of Somerville, produced by the Somerville Chamber of
Commerce Dining & Nightlife Group to benefit the Somerville
Home Inc., will happen Wednesday, June 4th outdoors under open sky
& tent at the 50 Holland Street, Davis Square!


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