Photos From Thursday’s Somerville 2014 Marathon Sports Gobble Gobble Gobble 4 Miler Road Race

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Photos by Rosalee Zammuto

By William Tauro

Hundreds of runners showed up for this particular race which is one of the Top 100 New England Races 2003-2013:
Eleven straight years chosen by New England Runner.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, November 28, the 332d day of 2014 with 33 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:50 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.
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Community Note: Purchase Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, and Death Certificates Online with Credit Cards through City Clerk’s Office

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Starting this week, birth certificates, marriage certificates and death certificates may be purchased online with a major credit or an electronic funds transfer, as the Somerville City Clerk’s Office continues to streamline and enhance services.

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Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 48 November 28, 2014

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By Bob Katzen

THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. In light of President Barack Obama’s recent action on immigration, this week Beacon Hill Roll Call examines the votes of local senators and representatives on immigration issues debated in the Legislature in the 2013-2014 session.
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DELEO GIVES THANKSGIVING EVE PAY RAISES TO HOUSE EMPLOYEES

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– The day before Thanksgiving, House Speaker Robert DeLeo gave hundreds of House employees a 6 percent pay raise estimated to total $1.6 million. DeLeo Communications Director Seth Gitell said the raises are not retroactive and noted that almost 60 percent of [Read more…]

Happy Thanksgiving From the Publishers and Staff Here at The Somerville News Weekly

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Somerville Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

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5-7PM, Thursday, December 4, 2014

Please join us at the Chamber’s special holiday Business After Hours. This is an excellent networking event featuring free appetizers and a free business card drawing with cash bar. Guests are welcome to bring unwrapped Toys for Local Children. Sponsored by Bonney Automotive and the Law Offices of Isaac M. Machado. Hosted by Somerville Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Chair Dana Iacopucci of Cubby Oil & Energy.

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INNOVATIVE, OPEN-SOURCE CITY OF SOMERVILLE WEBSITE REDESIGN PROJECT SEEKS VENDORS & COMMUNITY ADVISORS

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City to fully redesign Somervillema.gov in partnership with Code for Boston

SOMERVILLE – This is no ordinary website overhaul. In the spirit of the open source movement, which makes code available for free to others, the [Read more…]

Central Street Neighborhood Invited to Community Meeting on Public Safety on Dec. 2

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

Ward 1 Community Council: Opiate abuse

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On the first Saturday of every month, Ward 1 Alderman Matthew McLaughlin hosts a Community Council meeting to [Read more…]

CITY, PARTNERS HEALTHCARE, FEDERAL REALTY INVESMENT TRUST TO HOST GROUNDBREAKING AT ASSEMBLY ROW DEC. 1

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WHO: ​Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone
Dr. Gary Gottlieb, President and CEO, Partners HealthCare
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, November 25, the 329th day of 2014 with 36 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:46 and sunset is @ 4:15. 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: 1602 – Explorer Sebastián Vizcaíno gave Santa Catalina Island its present name.
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November 25th 2014 Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online Thanksgiving Edition

letter to editor logoSNW 40 pages header bannerSNW 40 pages header bannerSNW 40 pages header bannerNovember 25th 2014 Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online Thanksgiving EditionClick link to read:November 25th 2014 Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online Thanksgiving Edition

Here’s this Week’s Village Idiot of The Week” Choice and You Decide!

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Sent in by our readers:

This Week’s Village Idiot choice comes in the form of a would-be thief who almost got away with it until a quick thinking transit police
officer stepped in and ruined her day!

Woman Gives Cop Fake Name, Gets Arrested on Warrants
By Daniel Taylor

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Reality Bites by James A. Norton

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A tale of the same week, one week later. But first, this:

‘Tis the season…to give thanks, seriously….
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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
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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Congratulations Photos of the Day

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Congratulations and God Bless Brendan Donnelly on his Christening!

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Congratulations to Patti and Richard Foscarota who are in love!

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Congratulations to Alderman Maryann Heuston’s nephew David who was sworn into the BAR on Friday.

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Somerville Favorite Birthday Photos of the Day!

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Many Villens celebrating their birthdays in the Ville this week! Happy Birthday to Tracy Desmond, Skip Murray,

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Obama’s amnesty: There is a method to his tantrums

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by Neil W. McCabe

The transformation of America continues here in the Age of Obama with his newest innovation, the amnesty for five million illegal aliens.
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Somerville School Committee Narrows Superintendent of Schools Candidate Pool to Three Finalists

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Dr. Kriner Cash, Dr. Fredrick McDowell, and Ms. Mary Skipper scheduled to visit Somerville December 2nd, 3rd and 4th
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Somerville Police E911 Rehab Complete Into The Future

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Somerville Deputy Police Chief Steve Carrabino at the controls.

By William Tauro

The Somerville Police Department’s Emergency 911 room got a total rehab this past month.

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HEARTBURN and REFLUX IN SENIORS by our Senior Advisor Sharon Fillyaw

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Have you ever had a burning sensation in your throat/chest or a feeling that your meal hasn’t “gone all the way down” after you’ve eaten? This very [Read more…]

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS – 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, November 26
9:00am:​SomerViva an Kreyol Ayisyen
9:15am:​Aldermen at Work
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