GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, April 29, the 119th day of 2017 with 246 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:41 and sunset is @ 7:40. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1289 – Qala’un, the Sultan of Egypt, captured Tripoli. 
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Somerville Police Warn Residents- Scam Alert for the Somerville Area

“The perpetrators of the scam present themselves as employees with “U.S. Immigration” and can alter caller ID systems to make it appear that the call is coming from the DHS OIG Hotline telephone number (1-800-323-8603).”
These scammers are trying to obtain your personal information. They will use scare tactics such as claiming that you have been a victim of identity theft. Continue reading Somerville Police Warn Residents- Scam Alert for the Somerville Area

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, April 28, the 118th day of 2017 with 247 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:43 and sunset is @ 7:39. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 0357 – Constantius II visited Rome for the first time. 
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Alderman Dennis Sullivan to hold bi-annual neighborhood mobile office hours next three Saturdays – May 6, May 13, and May 20


Sullivan will make stops across city to hear from residents 

Alderman at Large Dennis Sullivan will bring his mobile neighborhood office hours across the city starting Saturday, May 6 through May 20. Continue reading Alderman Dennis Sullivan to hold bi-annual neighborhood mobile office hours next three Saturdays – May 6, May 13, and May 20

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, April 27, the 117th day of 2017 with 248 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:44 and sunset is @ 7:38. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1296 – The Scots were defeated by Edward I at the Battle of Dunbar. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, April 26, the 116th day of 2017 with 249 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:46 and sunset is @ 7:37. The New Moon is exact @ 8:17 AM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1478 – Pazzi conspirators attacked Lorenzo and killed Giuliano de’Medici. 
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Somerville’s Patriot’s Day Ceremonies Commemorated Paul Revere’s Ride


The annual celebration of the historic event to included colonial games, refreshments, visit by “Paul Revere” on horseback.

Photos by Frank Santangelo 

By William Tauro 

This past Monday, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 1 Alderman Matt McLaughlin, and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission invited all residents and community members to the City’s annual Patriot’s Day celebration, that was held at Foss Park.  Continue reading Somerville’s Patriot’s Day Ceremonies Commemorated Paul Revere’s Ride

Letter to the Editor: Mayor Trying To Take Somerville Courthouse by Eminent Domain for Federal’s New Assembly Project

Dear Somerville News Weekly Speak Up Line,

I am writing to let you know that your beloved Mayor Joseph Curtatone is trying to take the Somerville District Courthouse by eminent domain. 
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