FOOD FOR GUNS: SOMERVILLE RESIDENT GUN BUYBACK EVENT AUGUST 16

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Trade in firearms and rifles, license or unlicensed— for grocery store gift certificates
What: Somerville Gun Buyback
Where: Somerville Police Headquarters, 220 Washington Street
When: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SOMERVILLE—The City of Somerville Police Department, in conjunction with [Read more...]

Parenting Journey (formerly The Family Center) named Champion in Action in Strengthening Communities category

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Citizens Bank and NECN provide $35,000 funding, PR, and volunteer support

SOMERVILLE, MA – Citizens Bank and NECN today announced Parenting Journey (formerly The Family Center) as a 2014 Champion in Action® in the category of strengthening communities. Parenting Journey will receive $35,000 [Read more...]

Somerville Labor Coalition State Reps Political Forum SCATV Tonight

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Somerville Pop Warner Season Start

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Somerville Pop Warner is gearing up to start their 51st season this Friday, August 1st at Foss Park. SPW will be holding registrations at Foss Park, Thursday night from 6 – 7:30pm near the little pool. Season starts Friday [Read more...]

The Somerville News Weekly Proudly Supports the 3rd Annual Fundraiser for the Walk for Autism Team “Jake-the-Snake!”

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Team “Jake-the-Snake!”

Enter to win the “Jake-the-Snake-Raffle to win a 3-Hour-Barbecue/Sunset-Cruise for six aboard” “The Somerville News Boat!” for “Summer 2015″

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OPENAIR Circus this weekend in Somerville

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The OPENAIR Circus will be holding its 29th annual performances on August 1 – 3 under the big top at Conway Field in [Read more...]

Pet Palooza returns to Assembly Row this weekend (Aug. 2-3)

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details about this weekends big event! Pet Palooza will be taking place on August 2-3 from 10am to 5pm.

Back by popular demand, Pet Palooza returns to Assembly Row this weekend (Aug. 2-3) with free events that are open to the public and Boston’s four-

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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photo of the Day

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“Happy Birthday Marisa Tauro”

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Citgo sign sale brings trauma to Boston liberals mourning Chavez By Neil W. McCabe

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With the death of Venezuela’s president Hugo Chavez and the declining fortunes of its parent company Petróleos de Venezuela, Boston-area liberals must now brace for a change of ownership at Citgo and its iconic [Read more...]

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Elect Steve Grossman Governor

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Elect Deb Goldberg Treasurer

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Reality Bites by James A. Norton

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The thing about smart people is that they sound like crazy people to dumb people.

Okay, so that’s not exactly how that quote goes, but, I figured I would refrain from dropping a few f-bombs in the first line of my column/rant.
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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photo of the Day

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Happy Birthday to the many Villens in the Ville this week! Mark Niedergang, Mario Oliveira, Doti Wedge-Metivier, Robert Leung, Lenny Russell, Tom O’Connor, Joe Szulewski, David Badger, Corey Norton, Darlene DeFrancesco and Sebastian Piacentini who will be turning 3 years old!

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Cooking with Jonathan By Jonathan Jolicoeur

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In this weekly culinary column, I will be focusing on one dish – giving the reader a quick history of the dish, the classical preparation of it, and of course, my own spin on the classic.

This week I have chosen to cover [Read more...]

The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Nick Ruccolo Co-Owner of Leone’s Sub and Pizza

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Everybody knows Nicky at Leone’s Sub and Pizza, Somerville’s oldest family owned Sub and Pizza shop. Nick is known for his great sandwiches and pizza but most importantly for his generosity and kindness. Nick is always there to lend a helping hand to individuals and organizations throughout the city. Since the early 1950s Leone’s has donated to many worthy causes–Nick has helped keep this tradition alive today. As Leone’s celebrates its 60th birthday let’s also [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

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Regarding your article that you published: “Even in Somerville They Act Like a Taxi But Beware Are Most Not Insured Properly?”

We are not against Uber or other ride shares using an app for transportation.
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Somerville Spotlights Importance of Science in Early Childhood Settings

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Conference brings together early childhood educators serving students in different settings for joint professional development

Somerville, MA – More than 50 Somerville educators participated in the first of what is anticipated to become an annual early childhood education conference earlier this month, bringing [Read more...]

COMMUNITY INVITED TO 11th ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

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“America’s Night Out Against Crime” to feature Fire and Police demonstrations, children’s activities and games, and more
SOMERVILLE –The community is invited to Somerville’s 11th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and [Read more...]

Jaclyn Rose Sullivan Makes Her debut in the Ville

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Congratulations to new parents Melissa Hurley and Alderman Dennis Sullivan on the birth of their new baby girl!

Dennis Sullivan is officially outnumbered, Jaclyn Rose Sullivan made her debut Sunday night at 11pm, weighing 9lbs, 21 inches. We wish them all the best with their new addition!

Real Life Somerville Police Stories Freeman Arrest

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Freeman Arrest

On the above time and date while assigned to marked unit East 3, I along with several units responded to Summer Street & Vinal Ave, Which are public ways in the city of Somerville for the report of a MV accident. Upon arrival, I observed a Chevy Pickup truck that Crashed into two parked motor Vehicles, along with a Fire Alarm box, which was taken down along with two bicycles’ that were chained to a pole in front of six Summer Street. The Subaru which was parked legally in front of 6 Summer Street was pushed into the front fence of 6 Summer Street, with heavy drivers side Damage, And the Honda which was also parked legally sustained heavy rear end damage. The Chevy pickup truck who crashed into the Subaru also Crashed into the front stairs of 6 Summer Street Causing damage to the front fence and front stairs of the residence.
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