Pictures of The Week Series by Skip Murray

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1. Powderhouse Mill. An incident here, in 1774, led directly to the formation of the Minutemen. [Read more…]

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

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This Week’s Somervillen Voice

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What would you do if the City of Somerville decided to construct a massive fire headquarters and training tower right next door to you, without any consultation or discussion?
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The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of The Week Antonia Shelzi

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Antonia Shelzi the principal and manager of Associated Brokerage Group, founded her first office in 1988. With degree’s in Economics and Management Finance she has started and manages several companies.
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Reality Bites by James A. Norton

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After an extended vacation, it’s good to be back in the ‘Ville…
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Letter to the Editor:Family Thanks Somerville Police Detective and State Trooper on Sousa Murder Investigation and Arrest

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The family of Christopher Souza would like to thank Somerville Police Detective Paul Duffy and State Trooper Jeffrey Saunders for receiving the Medal of Honor Award for their dedication and not giving up on finding Christopher’s murderer and helping us get justice for for Christopher, which he deserves and we needed, we will be for ever grateful to them

The Souza and Medeiros family

Somerville Pop Warner Members March in Annual Somerville Memorial Day Parade

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, May 25, the 145th day of 2015 with 219 to follow. Today is Memorial Day in the U.S. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:14 and sunset is @ 8:08. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune Uranus & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1234 – The Mongols took Kaifeng and destroyed the Chin dynasty.
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Somerville Overcoming Addiction Members March in Annual Memorial Day Parade

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Punching Patrons and Spitting on Bouncers at the Burren

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ANTHONY F NIHAN Arrest

On the above date and time while assigned to cruiser West Six, I was dispatched to the above address for an unwanted male fighting outside the Burren Pub.
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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Malicious destruction of a motor vehicle

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PETER MCILROY Arrest

The following is a brief summary of the events pertaining to incident #15023914. It does not include every minute detail.
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Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Accused of Attempting to Steal Three Air conditioners from Home Depot

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ROBERT SCAFIDI Arrest

This is a summary of the events pertaining to incident # 15023344.

On Thursday, 05/21/2015, at approximately 2:00 PM, Officer Joseph Moreira assigned to East 1 along with Officer Christopher Collette assigned to East 4 was dispatched for a man at Home Depot that stole 3 air conditioners and is waving a knife at people in the store. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Drug Transaction

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SAMSON ALEMAYEHU Arrest

The following is a summary of the facts pertaining to incident #15023385:

On 05/21/2015, I Detective Douglas Brioso was assigned to the Narcotics Unit, in plain clothes, operating an unmarked police vehicle. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Larceny Arrest

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JEREMY MICHAEL CORREIA warrant

On May 20, 2015 at approximately 18:33 hours. While in uniform patrol and assigned to marked cruiser East Two, along with officer Pasqualino assigned to marked cruiser East Three. We both were dispatched to 103 Marion St for a report on a hang up emergency call.
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Somerville Police Department Arrest Log 5/18/15-5/24/15

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05/18/2015 19:52:28
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PEARL ST
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05/19/2015 12:45:47
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Edmund J. Jr Medeiros Sports Scholarship Awarded to SHS Graduates

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By William Tauro

This past week, the Medeiros Family was honored to award two Somerville High School graduates, Anne Chan and Delmy Hernandez, the Annual Edmund J. Jr Medeiros Sports Scholarship.

2015 Annual Somerville Memorial Day Parade Photos

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By Frank Santangelo, Kim Moss and Rosalee Zammuto

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Somerville Kiwanis Club Celebrates 90 Years Of Service In Somerville

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By William Tauro

This past Saturday evening, the Somerville Kiwanis Club celebrated ninty years of service as a club in the City of Somerville.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, May 24, the 144th day of 2015 with 220 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:15 and sunset is @ 8:07. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune Uranus & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1543 – Nicolaus Copernicus published proof of a sun-centered planetary system.
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Somerville Police Detective Presented IAPOA Award on Somerville Murder Investigation

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On May 2nd, the Irish American Police Officers Association of Massachusetts presented the Investigative Award to Somerville Police Detective Paul Duffy and Massachusetts State Police Trooper Jeffrey Saunders for their commitment and perseverance in the face of numerous obstacles and frustration during the investigation of the murder of Christopher Souza in 2009, which led to the conviction of his killer on June 8, 2014.
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Massachusetts Motorcycle Association’s 14th Annual “Storm the State House” Video From Somerville

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Click link to see “2015 MMA Storm the State House in Somerville video: http://youtu.be/8uXPpdxmBec

By William Tauro

This past Thursday morning, motorcyclists from all across Massachusetts rode to the State House in Boston for the MMA’s 14th annual “Storm the State House” Legislative Lobbying Day.

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Somerville Arts Union Dance Event Photos

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Photos by Frank Santangelo

By William Tauro

The Somerville Arts Union Dance Event took place this past afternoon in Union Square with many onlookers in attendance.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, May 23, the 143rd day of 2015 with 221 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:15 and sunset is @ 8:06. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune Uranus & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1430 – Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians, who sold her to the English.
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DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF PATRICK J. SULLIVAN III NAMED ACTING FIRE CHIEF

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Sullivan appointed interim Chief following retirement of 37-year veteran Kevin Kelleher.

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Have a Happy & Safe Memorial Day Weekend from the Publishers and staff of the Somerville News Weekly

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