GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, May 25, the 146th day day of 2016 with 220 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:13 and sunset is @ 8:08. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 585 BC – The first known prediction of a solar eclipse was made in Greece.  [Read more…]

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & CEREMONIES SET FOR MAY 29

  

Parade steps off from City Hall Concourse at 1 p.m. Morning ceremonies planned.

 

SOMERVILLE – Somerville’s annual Memorial Day Parade, the largest in the Boston metro region, and corresponding ceremonies are set for Sun., May 29.

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LGBTQ Pride Flag Annual Raising Somerville

   
 
Photos by Frank Santangelo

By William Tauro 

 This past Tuesday afternoon, Somerville High School students, elected officials, and Somerville residents raised the Pride flag on the City Hall Concourse. [Read more…]

Can you Pass the Citizenship Test? SNN #63

Somerville Neighborhood News is a production of Somerville Community Access Television, made by professional journalists, volunteers and staff. The half-hour news show has as its mission to provide a lively, informative newscast focusing on the events, issues and information impacting Somerville residents.

MAYOR WALSH TO SPEAK AT WHITE HOUSE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION CONVENING 

  

BOSTON – Monday, May 23, 2016 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced he has been invited to the White House State and Local Gun Violence Prevention Convening on Tuesday, May 24 in Washington, D.C. [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, May 24, the 145th day day of 2016 with 221 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:14 and sunset is @ 8:07. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1610 – Sir Thomas Gates institutes “laws divine moral and marshal,” a harsh civil code for Jamestown.  [Read more…]

May 24th, 2016 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online

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Pictures of The Week Series by Skip Murray:Honoring Somerville’s War Veteran’s

   
 
Memorial Day coming next week. Here is a further look at Somerville honoring its war vets. [Read more…]

OP-ED:Rethinking Language Immersion By Senator Sal DiDomenico

  

One of the most important priorities for our Commonwealth’s schools is to ensure that our students have the tools to succeed – both academically and vocationally – in today’s rapidly globalizing economy. [Read more…]

Somerville COA:Another Great Workshop!

   

 

Somerville’s Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery From Above by Frank Santangelo

   
 
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Somerville-Everett High Tide CREW Wins Mayors Cup Regatta

   
 
Somerville-Everett High Tide CREW has won The Mayors Cup Regatta in Medford this past Saturday and The Moose on The Malden Regatta on Sunday!

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

  
  

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Annette McGloin, Michael Ring, Romell King, Kim Gentile, Willy Medeiros, Carol Toomey, Maninder Singh, Debbie Mains, Frank Pasquarello, David Miele, Mike Legee , Lenny Silva, Christopher Ali, Tim Morine, Mark Murdza, Conor J. Murphy, Lewis Bacon, Ann Sabbey, Ashley Febbi, Gayle Bowers, Dylan Anthony English, Ray Snow Jr, Bryan Crowley,  Kaitlyn and Mary Coutoumas and Happy Birthday to Natalie Flynn!
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LGBTQ Pride Flag Raising Somerville 

   

 Tomorrow May 24th: Join Somerville High School students, elected officials, and Somerville residents as we raise the Pride flag on the City Hall Concourse. If you can’t make it check twitter.com/SomervilleLive around 2:45 p.m. to watch the ceremony on Periscope.

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jerome PELLOT (Shoplifting) at Big KMart Assembly Square Somerville 

  

 
 On 5/22/16 at approximately 7:13pm, I was contacted by loss prevention agents XXXXX and YYYYY of Kmart about two suspicious people they had observed in their store. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Yulial CUELLO-REYNOSO (Fugitive from Justice on Court Warrant, Fail to Stop)

   
 
On May 21, 2016, while assigned to the SPD Traffic Unit, operating subdued Traffic Unit Tango 2, in full uniform, I was performing a Selective Enforcement assignment at the intersection of Washington St. @ Somerville Ave. [Read more…]

Somerville Police Department Weekly Arrest Log (5/16/16-5/23/16)

  

 

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, May 23, the 144th day day of 2016 with 222 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:15 and sunset is @ 8:06. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1430 – Joan of Arc was captured by Burgundians. She was then sold to the English.  [Read more…]

American Legion Marsh Post Burger Run – 5/19/2016 Results

  

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2.6 Miler
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The Ville From Above Photos by Frank Santangelo

   
 
This week’s Somerville News Weekly Aerial Ville Photos Series “The Ville From Above”

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CITY’S SOMERSTREETS PROGRAM RETURNS FOR SUMMER 2016

  

Kicking off with “Carnaval” along East Broadway, SomerStreets promotes active living, reconnecting with city neighborhoods [Read more…]

Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 41-Report No. 20 May 16-20, 2016

  

By Bob Katzen 

   THE HOUSE AND SENATE. Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ and representatives’ votes on roll calls from the week of May 16-20.
4 PERCENT TAX HIKE ON MILLIONAIRES (H 3933) [Read more…]

JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST ADDICTION Register for the Just One Run –In Memory of Sean P. Curtis

  

 

 

The Ryan Harrington Foundation is holding a 5k Walk/Run to raise funds to help individuals and families impacted by addiction.
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Ward 7 Alderman Katjana Ballantyne Fundraiser 

  
Please join our neighbors and me at Sabur Restaurant in Teele Square on Monday, May 23, 6:00 – 8:00 PM [Read more…]

Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

   
 
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

De-cluttering Peer Support Group – this is a closed support group for individuals who are concerned about their clutter. Please contact Natasha Naim at 617-625-6600, ext. 2300 if you are interested in attending. [Read more…]

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