Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go to Avram Goldberg Dale Gallant, Laura Winning Young, Hago Jack Grigorian, Vinícius Braga, our own James Norton, Mary C. Alcaro, Matthew Capobianco, Mike Desroches, Andrea Gregory, Patti Moschella Kalicki, Stephen O’Donnell, Scott Delp, Lisa Chiapperini, Karen Allan, Ian Talty, Denise Mckenna, Meghan Seppala,, Happy 21st Birthday to twins Ashley and Shaley Horan and Happy 27th Birthday to Paula Carroll’s granddaughter Caitlyn
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By William Tauro
Ward 7 Alderman Katjana Ballantyne held her fundraiser this past Monday evening at Sabur Restaurant on Holland Street. Continue reading SOMERVILLE WARD 7 ALDERMAN KAJIANA BALENTINE FUNDRAISING EVENT
It seems like so long ago when I first wrote about the Black Lives Matter sign on City Hall and how it needed to be removed. Continue reading Reality Bites by James A. Norton:Enough is Enough is Enough, Take Down the Damned Sign
By William Tauro
Our condolences go out to the Bishop family, for the passing of Joan Bishop. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Joan Bishop
Congratulations to Somerville Firefighters Local 76 who was recognized on Monday for raising $16,000 in 2016 for MDA.
Continue reading Somerville Firefighters Local 76 Making a Muscle for MDA
By Frank Santangelo
Late Monday afternoon Sullivan Square Liquors that’s located on Broadway in Somerville was robbed at knifepoint.
The suspect is described as a short black male all dressed in black who fled westbound on foot on Broadway.
The story is still developing…
By Frank Santagelo
Late Monday afternoon, Sullivan Square Liquors was robbed at knife point.
The suspect is believed to be a short black male all dressed in black who fled westbound on foot on Broadway.
Welcome To Our New Somerville News Weekly Speak Up Line
“Are You Tired of Dealing With Troubling Idiotic Issues and Lack of Response and Responsibility up at Somerville City Hall?” Continue reading Somerville News Weekly Speak Up Line
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Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Health & Human Services Department, and Somerville Animal Control are pleased to host the 17th Annual Rabies Clinic in the yard at the DPW Highway Garage on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon. Continue reading 17th Annual Rabies Clinic to Be Held Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to Noon
The Council on Aging wants you! – The SCOA is supporting D.A. Marian Ryan’s Project C.A.R.E. and Project Linus. Helping children of trauma have some comfort in their time of need by providing them with homemade blankets. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
On March 26, 2016, at approximately 12:00 hours, I, Officer Rivera, while in full uniform and working as Alpha 1, was contacted by Kmart Loss Prevention Detective, XXXXX, of a suspicious person that concealed a watch inside of a duffel bag. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:William NELSON (Possess Class A, Boston & Everett Warrants)
On Sunday, March 26, 2017 I, Officer Prophete, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 4. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:John MORIARTY (OUI Liquor, Fail to Stop/Yield)
On Friday, 03/24/17 at approximately 23:29, I Officer Brioso (East 2) along with Officer Soares (East 3) was dispatched to X Leland St, a public way within the City of Somerville for a motor vehicle crash which possibly involved an intoxicated operator. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Edmond BRUCE (OUI Liquor)
Members of the Somerville Police Drug Control Unit have been conducting an investigation involving the above named defendant Mottis Brown. This narcotic investigation was initiated upon receiving intelligence regarding defendant Brown and his alleged cocaine distribution operation within the City of Somerville. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Mottis BROWN (Distribute Class B, Resisting)
BROWN , MOTTIS
299 CENTRE ST DORCHESTER MA
DRUG, DISTRIBUTE CLASS B, SUBS
Continue reading Somerville Police Department Weekly Arrest Log 3/20/17-3/27/17
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, March 27, the 86th day of 2017 with 279 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:35 and sunset is @ 7:03. The New Moon is exact @ 10:58 PM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1794 – The U.S. Congress authorized the creation of the U.S. Navy. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
I have read many posts and comments here on this news site regarding abuse and neglect at the Somerville Police Department so I had to include this letter to the editor. Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Somerville Police Officer Slips and Falls on Ice in SPD Parking Lot
By Anthony John Boyd Jr.
Charlene Harris was 57 years old when she died and she was also very well known and well respected all around Somerville. Continue reading Charlene Harris, A Remarkable Somerville Legend Passes
This past Sunday I read a posting of a story written by Somerville News Weekly’s William Tauro on his Facebook page that on Saturday he was attending a police officer’s father’s funeral and he had encountered a Somerville policeman standing outside of his police cruiser. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:”Mom, Doesn’t Everyone Deserve To Work in a Safe & Healthy Workplace? Even If That Workplace is a Car?”
HARRIS, Charlene F. (Hession) Of Somerville, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Brian Harris of Somerville. Continue reading Somerville:Obituary CHARLENE F. (HESSION) HARRIS