Somerville Hawk Spotted at UHaul on Linwood Street

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Photo by George Smichinski

Former Somerville Police Chief Anthony Holloway Going to St. Petersburg

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According to TheTampa Bay Times: St. Petersburg mayor picks Clearwater’s Holloway as his next police chief
Kameel Stanley, Times Staff Writer

ST. PETERSBURG — A day after Mayor Rick Kriseman interviewed his top four candidates for police chief last month and introduced them to the community in a public meet-and-greet, he got on a plane to Dallas.

To read more: http://www.tampabay.com/news/localgovernment/kriseman-holloway-from-clearwater-is-next-st-pete-police-chief/2189329

What’s New in Ward 2: Neighborhood Updates, Meetings, and Events

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McGrath Highway Updates

Last week I attended the Mass DOT meeting on the McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Project [Read more...]

Medford Street Bridge Construction & Detours Meeting, Thurs., July 31

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Green Line Extension construction is underway and will involve periodic traffic impacts near the Medford Street Rail Bridge for six to eight months [Read more...]

Name change: The Family Center will become Parenting Journey

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Somerville, Mass.—The Family Center, a nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name [Read more...]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, July 23, the 204th day of 2014 with 161 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:27 and sunset is @ 8:14. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mercury, Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1715 – The first lighthouse in America was authorized for construction at Little Brewster [Read more...]

SHS Track at Baystate Games

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By Charlie Rourke

On Saturday July 18 we had two young ladies from the SHS track team qualify and compete at the Baystate Games [Read more...]

Charter School Op Ed – Senator Patricia Jehlen (D- Somerville) and Senator Ken Donnelly (D- Arlington)

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Last week, the senate voted to defeat a bill that proposed to raise the current cap on charter schools in 29 districts. Beginning in 2017 the cap would rise from 18% to 23% of those school [Read more...]

‘MUSLIM JOURNEYS’ SERIES CONTINUES AT SOMERVILLE LIBRARY ON JULY 31

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SOMERVILLE – The next installment in the “Muslim Journeys” book series at the Somerville Public Library will take place on Thursday, July 31 with a [Read more...]

The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online

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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Day

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Happy Birthday to the following Villens who are celebrating and partying hardy this week in the Ville: Cheryl Chaille Horan, John Casey, Jeff Northrup, Debbie Brune-Cabral, Joanne Blundon, Margi Frattura, Patricia Talbot, Frank Tello Jr, Ron Aylward, Vincent Chiappini, Joan Campo McKenna,
John Serpico , Jimmy Del Ponte, Janice Delory and Joe Collette!

Sent in by our readers!

Send us your favorite photos to Wmtauro@bostonnewsgroup.com to be posted here live on Thesomervillenewsweekly.com as well as in our print edition for the world to see!

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Make Art Trading Cards at The Beautiful Stuff Project Saturdays in July

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Reality Bites by James A. Norton

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Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in…

One of the few redeeming points of Godfather III wasn’t remembered by so [Read more...]

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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BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIG! ASK US HOW TO JOIN “The Somerville Lions Club”

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Please come join us as we cruise through communities to make a difference!

We are on a mission and our goals are Eye research, finding a cure to Blindness, Diabetes and educate people to prevent overdose addiction!

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A Message from Somerville Animal Control

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We received 2 calls for dogs left in cars within minutes of each other this past week. The temperature in both cars

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Autism Speaks Booze Cruise

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Somer Movie Feast

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Yum: What is Soylent Green? Find out this Thursday when we show the sci-fi classic “Soylent Green” as part of SomerMovie Feast. This week’s movie will be played in Davis Square at Seven Hills Park just after sunset.

Joseph Curtatone Officially Endorses Steve Grossman to be the Next Governor of the Commonwealth

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Somerville Mayor Curtatone said “Somerville goes back decades with Steve Grossman. He’s been a leader in our local business community, [Read more...]

Obama mars Medal of Honor ceremony with cheap shot at Bush By Neil W. McCabe

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It should not surprise people that in the middle of the July 21 White House ceremony where President Barack Obama presented Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts the Medal of Honor, the president took another cheap shot at [Read more...]

The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week is Jim Halloran

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Jim works as Sealer of Weights and Measures for the City of Somerville.

Jim’s a great guy and gets involved with many charitable organizations in and around the city and has played a big part with the Somerville Recreation Department over the years for the children of Somerville.

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

Congratulations!

Asking The Publics Help Locating a Lost Cat in Somerville

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Top Gear Motor Group – Somerville, MA

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Welcome to Top Gear Motor Group. We are a full service Massachusetts used car dealer located in Somervilleserving the towns of Middlesex County MA, Boston MA, Framingham MA, Worcester MA, Cambridge MA,
Medford MA, Everett MA, Malden MA, Chelsea MA, Arlington MA, Brookline MA, Belmont MA, Watertown MA, Revere MA, Winchester MA, Melrose MA, Winthrop MA and Stoneham MA. We take pride in the quality used inventory that we carry that include Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, [Read more...]

Somerville Business After Hours at Underbones

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Please join us at the Chamber’s next Business After Hours event. This is an excellent networking event featuring free appetizers and a free business card drawing with cash bar. Sponsored by Rockland Trust. Hosted by Somerville Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Co-Chair Dana Iacopucci of Cubby Oil & Energy.

Venue
Underbones in Davis Square
Address
55 Chester Street, Somerville, MA
Thu Aug 7 2014, 5:00pm

SEIZE THE SUMMER’ AT SOMERSTREETS ON HIGHLAND AVE., JULY 27

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July’s SomerStreets Event to feature family-friendly fun, food, and entertainment.
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