MassDOT Prepares For Storm

   
 

Some Areas to have Blizzard Conditions

Highway Operations Center Being Activated at 3am [Read more…]

Somerville Overcoming Addiction News

 
Photo:Congratulations JoAnn Rivieccio and Judi Walker for completing a 30 hour Behavioral Health Training.. Recovery Coach Academy Both looking forward to helping those they love and those you love

 
[Read more…]

Are You Married To Your Opposite?

  
How To Deal With Differences In A Long-Term Relationship
A frequently cited statistic – that nearly half of marriages end in divorce in the United States – has an emotional pull on the intuitions of many, says scholarly writer D. Scott Trettenero. [Read more…]

Is Ignorance Ruining Your Retirement?

  

3 Financial Mistakes You Should Avoid During Your Golden Years
Americans are part of an amazing yet curious phenomenon: most are extremely well-educated in their professions and careers, yet are quite uneducated when it comes to the purpose behind their jobs – money. [Read more…]

SOMERVILLE DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE MON., FEB. 8, AT 5 A.M.

  

All cars must be moved by 9 a.m. to avoid ticketing and towing. Somerville Public Schools, Libraries closed Monday.
  [Read more…]

How To Protect More Than Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

  

4 Ways To Make The Best Of A Potentially Bad Situation

There may be no worse feeling than having your heart broken, especially on Valentine’s Day. [Read more…]

Pictures of The Week Series by Skip Murray

   
 
Lots to choose this week. What a week.
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Tufts University employees give grants to 31 Medford and Somerville programs

  

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF) committee recently awarded grants to 31 programs in Medford and Somerville. [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, February 7, the 38th day of 2016 with 328 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:52 and sunset is @ 5:04. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Saturn & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1795 – The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified.  [Read more…]

Somerville Seniors Celebrate Valentine’s Day Party on the Water

   
 
Photos by Kim Moss

By William Tauro 

Red was the official color of the day as over one hundred Somerville seniors of the Somerville Council on Aging celebrated a pre-Saint Valentines Day Party at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club this past Thursday afternoon. [Read more…]

A Knee, Hip Or Shoulder Replacement To Go

  
Surgeon Says Handling More Of These Procedures  

On An Outpatient Basis Is Wave Of The Future
When retired NHL goaltender Olie Kolzig underwent hip surgery a few years after his 14-year professional hockey career ended, his orthopedic surgeon planned something unusual for his recovery. [Read more…]

Somerville:Second Annual Sensory Friendly Learn-to-Skate Clinic for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities.

  
Somerville Firefighter Eric Saulnier and his family are happy to announce that they will be running their second annual sensory friendly Learn-to-Skate clinic for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities.

The five week program will skate once per week on Sunday’s from Noon-1:00pm at the Somerville skating rinks on Somerville Avenue beginning Sunday, [Read more…]

Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 41 – Report No. 6 February 1-5, 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 February 1-5.
RAINY DAY FUND (S 61) [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Drone Video Aerial Photography by Snapdrone@yahoo.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, February 6, the 37th day of 2016 with 329 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:53 and sunset is @ 5:02. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Saturn & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1778 – The United States gained official recognition from France as the two nations signed the Treaty of Amity and Commerce and the Treaty of Alliance in Paris.  [Read more…]

Letter to the Editor:City Plows Are Causing Havoc

  
We the people of ILLINOIS ave in Somerville have been out all day shoveling for the elderly and disabled children on our street.  [Read more…]

Tree Down During Friday’s Storm in Somerville 

  
Photo by Mike Colbert
 A tree down during Friday’s storm on Summer Steet between Cedar Street and Linden Avenue. 

Somerville Snow Emergency Lifted 

  
Somerville’s snow emergency will end, and normal parking rules will go back into effect, tonight at 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5. Here’s some important information to help you avoid being ticketed and to be a good neighbor. [Read more…]

Hazard Caution Alert:Tree Down Broadway Somerville   

   
Photo by Frank Santagelo 

By William Tauro

There is a hazard caution alert that there is yet another tree is down in Somerville causeing traffic disturbances this time on Broadway.  [Read more…]

Tree Down on Summer Street During Friday Morning’s Snow Storm 

   


Photo by Anne Collette 

By William Tauro [Read more…]

Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week Timothy Winn 

  Comedian film star Steve Martin shown here with Timothy Winn
By Frank Santangelo 

Meet this week’s Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week Timothy Winn 
Timothy Winn was born in the Somerville Hospital on July 6th, 1957 and from that day on Somerville was his world.  [Read more…]

4 Key Ingredients To Family Business Success

  

The Right Planning Can Limit Discord When 
Personal And Professional Roles Mix
At the office, Alex Sutherland calls his boss by his first name, Ken.
After business hours, he calls him “Dad.” [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Drone Video Aerial Photography by Snapdrone@yahoo.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, February 5, the 36th day of 2016 with 330 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:54 and sunset is @ 5:01. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Saturn & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1782 – The Spanish captured Minorca from the British.  [Read more…]

Update from your Ward 5 Alderman: Green Line; Affordable Housing; Zoning; Lincoln Park & playing fields

   
 
In this edition:

Future of the Green Line Extension (GLX)  

Zoning:20% affordable housing; Union Square redevelopment; citywide overhaul v.2 [Read more…]

Somerville Remembering Paul A. DiPasquale

  

DIPASQUALE, Paul A. – Of Somerville February 4, 2016. Boston College Graduate Class of 1961. [Read more…]

SOMERVILLE DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE FRI., FEB. 5, AT 12 A.M. (MIDNIGHT THURS.)

  

All cars must be moved by 4 a.m. to avoid ticketing and towing. Somerville Public Schools closed Friday. [Read more…]

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