Ken Kelly to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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The 2014 recipient of the John W. Fitzgerald Lifetime Achievement Award – named for the founder of Ames Safety Envelope Company, now Ames Business Park, and the first Chair of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce – [Read more...]

NOMINATE PROPERTIES FOR ANNUAL PRESERVATION AWARDS BY NOV. 7

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Winners to be selected, presented during Historic Preservation Month in May 2015.

SOMERVILLE – The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Preservation Awards. During its annual celebration in honor of Historic [Read more...]

CITY OF SOMERVILLE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT IFB # 15-22

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The City of Somerville, through the Purchasing Department invites sealed bids for:
Custodial Supplies
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EDITH CHAILLE TRANSPORTATION FUNDRAISER INVITATION

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Tickets for event $20. And raffle tickets are $10. Somerville Council on Aging has them available on sale

CITY SEEKS NEW FIRE STATION ON SOMERVILLE AVE

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Location would improve emergency response time, offer more training for firefighters, reduce wear and tear on equipment, and make more efficient use of headquarters’ space
SOMERVILLE –A new six-bay fire station on the vacant lot at 515 [Read more...]

POLLING LOCATION CHANGES FOR SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ON ELECTION DAY

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Several polling location changes in effect for Nov. 4 election.
To shorten lines, residents urged to review Ballot Questions in advance of voting.
SOMERVILLE – The City’s Elections Department reminds all residents in advance of the State Election on [Read more...]

Hair Cuttery Celebrates Salon Open with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Somerville

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Photos by William Tauro

New full-service, value-priced salon arrives at Assembly Row.

Somerville, MA– Hair Cuttery celebrated the grand opening of its newest salon in Somerville, MA on Tuesday, October 21st with a ribbon cutting ceremony officiated by Mayor Joseph Curtatone. In addition to Mayor Curtatone, Tim O’Malley from the

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Apply to Serve on Sustainable Neighborhoods Working Group in Somerville

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The City is seeking committed individuals with a broad range of expertise and experience to serve on the new Sustainable Neighborhoods Working Group, part of Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone’s comprehensive approach to meeting the housing [Read more...]

Armory of Horror in Somerville

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http://www.armoryofhorror.com/

Come join us at…

Event: The Armory of Horror
When: October 24, 25, 30, 31 and November 1
6:00-10:00 PM
Where: Arts at the Armory
This Halloween the armory will host its [Read more...]

October 21st 2014 Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online Edition

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Will Bay State liberals rejoice as English officials revive surprise warrantless home searches?

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By Neil W. McCabe

A new law restricting gun rights in the United Kingdom insults the Common Law principle that a man’s home is his castle and is a fair warning for Massachusetts gun owners of what is coming their way.
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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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Reality Bites by James A. Norton

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Sometimes it’s all about being a proud grandfather to a beautiful baby girl.

Putting aside the stress and drama, especially when caused by others in their quest to make your life miserable [Read more...]

Introducing Naomi Kiara Rose Harrison

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James Norton Becomes a Grandfather!
At 7:16pm local time Monday night, Naomi Kiara Rose Harrison was born. She is 6 pounds 12.3 ounces and 18.5″ inches long. Born to my beautiful daughter Kaitlin and her husband Jaleel. Mom and baby Naomi are just perfect in every way. I love you both so very much!

Grandpa Jamie

Congratulations from the Publisher and Staff of The Somerville News Weekly

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Photos of the Day

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Happy Birthday to Tony Costa!
Also happy 36th Wedding Anniversary to Tony and his lovely wife Eileen Costa!

Also Happy First Birthday to their granddaughter Arianna Louise Costa!

It’s surly a busy month for the Costa family.

Congratulations from everybody here at The Somerville News Weekly!

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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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Upcoming Media Events @ SCATV

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Somerville Community Access Television is excited to announce and spread the word about two upcoming [Read more...]

West 7 Bistro

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1137 Broadway
Somerville Ma.
617-776-2800

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, October 22
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Catch The Game Over an Ice Cold Corona w/Tacos & Burritos @ Aguacate Verde in Somerville

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13 Elm Street in Somerville MA
(617)666-0677
Come on in and get a free taco with your order!

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SOMERVILLE CELEBRATES FOOD DAY WITH TWO MOBILE FARMERS MARKET PARTIES

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Events focus on access to affordable, healthy and sustainable food sources
SOMERVILLE – In honor of national Food Day on October 24, the City of Somerville’s Shape Up Somerville program has planned two Mobile Farmers Market parties that celebrate [Read more...]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories

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Grosset arrest

While assigned to walking route #6 in uniform patrol, I observed a verbal altercation between a male and two females. The male was sitting on a bench in Statue Park, Davis Square. There was a second male with him, who didn’t take part. The first words I heard were from a woman, she said, [Read more...]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories

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Shea arrest

On October 16, 2014, I (Officer Mark Nevin, #300) was in full uniform working in my assigned marked cruiser (East 1). At approximately 4:20 PM Somerville Dispatch sent Officer C. Collette (East [Read more...]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories

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Franca arrest

I, Officer Joseph S. Teves, was working in full uniform assigned to marked cruiser East 1. At approximately 8:25 PM. I was dispatched to the area of Medford Street and Walnut Street for an alleged hit and run. While I was on my way to the intersection of Medford [Read more...]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Preplanned Drug Raid Arrests in Somerville

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Photos by William Tauro

Robinson pabon and Perez arrest

Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit have been conducting an ongoing narcotic investigation of the above named defendants Jonathan Pabon and Kelvin Perez and their alleged role in the sale / distribution of controlled substances.

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories

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Moran arrest

On October 15, 2014 I, Officer deOliveira, was in full uniform and assigned marked unit 664 for the Somerville Police Department. At [Read more...]

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