Suspicious Package at Somerville Winter Hill Post Office

By William Tauro 

Late Tuesday afternoon, Somerville Police and Firefighters responded to a call of a suspicious package that was beeping at the Winter Hill Post Office that’s located on Broadway in Somerville putting the area on high alert.  [Read more…]

Bank Robbery Somerville Century Bank

By William Tauro 
The Century Bank branch that’s located at the intersection of Mystic Avenue and Fellsway West in Somerville was robbed late Tuesday afternoon.  [Read more…]

5TH Annual Fundraiser For The Walk for Autism Team Jake The Snake 2016

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, September 27, the 271st day of 2016 with 95 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:37 and sunset is @ 6:33. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus &Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1779 – John Adams was elected to negotiate with the British over the American Revolutionary War peace terms. [Read more…]

Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments Series

Happy Anniversary to Nr & Mrs LaCourse

Happy Anniversary to Mr & Mrs Farreira [Read more…]

September 27th, 2016 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online

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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 Greg Eibell, Teresa Paribello, Irene Reni Macarelli, Christina Ferguson, Jim Vargas, Kathy Maggiacomo, Jo-Ann Crosby, Christopher Dube, Mark Lavelle, Helen- Bill Gioiosa, Michelle Petruzziello Doherty, Donna Baldasaro, Dylan DaSilva, Mark Riley, Kaitlyn Eileen O’Connor, Ada Tauro, Judson Walker Greene, Papa DiDomenico, Joey Lacey, Colleen Larry, Sergei Sterev, Jean Mickiewicz Brunco, Anthony Petruccelli, Tammy Doe and Nancy Beach Bunny Shea [Read more…]

Prospect Hill Tower Ribbon Cutting Event 

Photos by Skip Murray

By William Tauro 
 

This past Tuesday, Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 3 Alderman Robert J. McWatters, the Community Preservation Committee and Community Preservation Act (CPA) gathered for a celebration to mark the reopening of Prospect Hill Tower.  [Read more…]

Somerville COA Upcoming Events

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Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

National Senior Center Month: September is National Senior Center month. Visit any of the senior centers to learn about the great things happening.

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Reality Bites by James A. Norton

 

Did you miss me? I bet there’s a few people who didn’t…and I’m ok with that.

 

I don’t even know how many weeks it’s been, and after stating I needed to be more consistent with my writing here too. Well, here I am and honestly I was going to write about the debate between Trump and Clinton, but, I thought better of it. All I can say right here, right now, is that you need to be able to find some kind of sanity in the soup. [Read more…]

Somerville Firefighters Quinn and Sullivan Families With Members of SFD Local 76 at IAFF Fallen Fighters’ Memorial, Colorado Springs

Photos by Dennis Murphy

By William Tauro 

A contingency of families, friends and fellow firefighters of Somerville Lt. Paul Sullivan and Somerville Firefighter-EMT Robert Quinn of the Somerville Fire Department traveled to Colorado Springs to witness the installation of Paul Sullivan’s and Robert Quinn’s name on the IAFF’s Fallen Firefighters Memorial. [Read more…]

ArtsUnion’s “AgriCultural Festival” Comes to ArtFarm October 1

SOMERVILLE – The 1st ever AgriCultural Festival will take place at ArtFarm (10 Poplar St.) in Somerville on Saturday, October 1st 3-7pm (raindate Oct 2nd). [Read more…]

Hoyt-Sullivan Playground Community Meeting Sept. 29 


Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang, and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) invite all interested community members to a community meeting to review design plans for the renovation of Hoyt-Sullivan Playground. [Read more…]

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS –SOMERVILLE CITY CABLE CONNECTION City TV (13 RCN/22 COMCAST) & Educational Channel 15 (15)


*Programs and broadcast times can change due to event addition or cancellation.
 

CITY TV 13/22

Wednesday, September 28

9:00 AM​Aldermen at Work – Jack Connolly  [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Victor SIMMONS (Malicious Damage to Motor Vehicle)

On 09/24/2016, I Officer Christopher Collette was assigned to Somerville marked unit East Four. At approximately 15:29 hours I was dispatched to an assault and motor vehicle vandalism at 10 Sewall St. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:John CATER (Trafficking Heroin, PWID Class B, Conspiracy) & Jean WELCH (Trafficking Heroin, PWID Class B, Conspiracy & Warrants)


Members of the New England Field Division Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force One in collaboration with the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit have been conducting an ongoing narcotic investigation of the above named defendants John Cater, Jean Welch along with their alleged criminal associate XXXXX. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Stephen TOLLIVER (B&E, Poss. Burglarious Instrument)

I, Officer Michael Marra, report the following summary of events based on direct and indirect interview with the persons named.
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Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Brawel DIAZ, Kelvin VARGAS, Michael SANTOS (Conspiracy, Utter Check, Check Forgery, Larceny by Check)


On the morning of Thursday, September 22, 2016 I was assigned to marked unit E-3. At approximately 11:54 AM I, was dispatched along with E-2 Officer Soares to 40 Union Square, the Citizens Bank for a report of a male attempting to cash a stolen check. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Steeve ALPHONSE (Poss. of Dangerous Weapon)

I, Officer Michael Marra, report the following summary of events based on direct and indirect interview with the persons named. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Gary MERCER (Op. MV with License Susp, Poss. Class A, Carry Firearm w/o License, Carry Firearm with Ammo, Poss. Ammo w/o FID Card, & Warrants) & Jennifer CASTRO (Poss. Class A, Carry Firearm w/o License, Carry Firearm with Ammo, Poss. Ammo w/o FID Card)


The following is a brief summary to incident # 16059993.

 

  During the evening of September 21, 2016, members of the Somerville Police Drug Control Unit were conducting routine narcotic interdiction surveillance within the lower Broadway area of the City of Somerville. [Read more…]

Somerville Police Department Weekly Arrest Log 9/19/16-9/26/16

09/21/2016 13:42:45

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BROADWAY

MCKENNA , JAMES

14 TENNYSON ST SOMERVILLE MA

LICENSE SUSPENDED, OP MV WITH, [Read more…]

Tufts Dorm Renamed for Trailblazer for Inclusion & Education in Higher Education


This past Friday afternoon, to honor the first African American hired for a tenured-track position at Tufts in 1956. [Read more…]

Mayor Brune Guest Speaker for Somerville Hospital Aids


By William Tauro 

This past Wednesday evening, Former Somerville Mayor Gene Brune was the guest speaker for the Somerville Hospital Ladies Aids.  [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, September 26, the 270th day of 2016 with 96 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:36 and sunset is @ 6:35. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1777 – Philadelphia was occupied by British troops during the American Revolutionary War.  [Read more…]