GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, May 6, the 127th day day of 2016 with 239 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:32 and sunset is @ 7:49. The New Moon is exact @ 3:31 PM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1527 – German troops began sacking Rome, bringing about the end of the Renaissance.  [Read more…]

Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week Somerville Police Officer Rob Pasqualino

  
Photo L to R:Deputy Police Chief Steve Carrabino, Officer Rob Pasqualino & Police Chief David Fallon

By William Tauro 

The this week’s Somerville Special Person of the Week Officer Rob Pasqualino

Based on two recommendations, received from two different officers, Officer Rob Pasqualino is hereby awarded the Somerville Police Department’s Beyond the Call of Duty Award. [Read more…]

2016 Somerville Memorial Day Parade Volunteer Sign-up Sheet

  

We are looking for individuals to serve as volunteers for this year’s parade. There will be a kick-off meeting on Thursday, April 21st at 3pm in the Aldermanic Chambers at City Hall and 2 subsequent dry run meetings prior to the parade. [Read more…]

Multiple Unit House Fire on Rush Street Somerville

   
 
By William Tauro 

Early Thursday evening at 9:00pm, Somerville firefighters were called in under heavy rain to battle a large three story multiple unit home fire on Rush Street in Somerville.  [Read more…]

New Somerville Neighborhood News

In​ ​Somerville Neighborhood News​ ​#62​ ​you will get these headlines: Displacement​:​ The New Face Of Homelessness In Somerville​, ​New​ ​Indoor​ ​Turf in Town,​ ​Somerville Drinking Water…Why we’re not Flint, and​ ​Will the Community Path Make the Cut?​ ​These stories and more in the latest Somerville Neighborhood Newscast. You can watch Tuesdays at 7pm on SCATV Ch. 3 or online at http://www.somervilleneighborhoodnews.org. 
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.

Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Cambridge City Manager Richard C. Rossi Regarding the Green Line Extension

  

 

May 5, 2016

 

Today the Cities of Somerville and Cambridge Massachusetts are pleased to make this important announcement of our continued support for and commitment of new funds to bridge the funding gap that will allow the construction of the Green Line Extension Project (GLX) to move forward. [Read more…]

Letter to Governor Baker – ReGarding GLX 

  
The Honorable Charles D. Baker

Governor of Massachusetts

State House

Boston, MA 02133

 

May 5, 2016

 

Dear Governor Baker,

We write again to reiterate our continued frustration with the abrupt cancellation of the May 5th public meeting to receive comments on the proposed Green Line Extension revision, the only meeting scheduled in a Medford location. Our April 28th letter to the administration to that effect remains unanswered, and no sufficient reason for the cancellation has been offered. This meeting would have served as the final opportunity for input from many of our constituents. [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, May 5, the 126th day day of 2016 with 240 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:33 and sunset is @ 7:48. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1494 – Christopher Columbus sighted Jamaica on his second trip to the Western Hemisphere. He named the island Santa Gloria.  [Read more…]

Beacon Street Reconstruction Project

  

Weather permitting the full depth reconstruction project on Beacon Street will start Monday, May 9. This project has been a long time coming and while the next two years of construction will cause occasional inconveniences, the end product will be a better corridor for cars, pedestrians, and cyclists. [Read more…]

Aguacate Verde Somerville 

  
You’re invited to this event to celebrate it https://www.facebook.com/events/1033300650096672/

Danny Jay Full Service Painting Contractor

   
   

 We’re a locally owned and operated company with over 20 years of industry experience. [Read more…]

Letter to the Editor: City Pole is a Sore Thumb

    
What’s wrong with this picture? At the corner of Virginia Street and Jasper Street in Somerville, this poll was just recently installed about two weeks ago for whatever reasons. The problem with it is its location where it was installed.  [Read more…]

Remove McGrath:Neighborhoods Not Highways 

   
 
After several years of work by designer and advocates from many groups and individuals we finally have a design that brings down the ugly highway overpass and creates a mixed four and six lane multi-modal boulevard. Check out these renderings below. [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, May 4, the 125th day day of 2016 with 241 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:35 and sunset is @ 7:47. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1471 – In England, the Yorkists defeated the Landcastrians at the battle of Tewkesbury in the War of the Roses. 
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Letter to the Editor:Dilboy Field Somerville, Lack of Bathroom Facilities

   
  
This past Saturday, May 1, I attended an AAU baseball game at Dilboy Field. These were teams were made up of players ages of eleven and twelve. At the close of the second inning, the pitcher came running off the mound, and needing to go to the bathroom, asked where it was, at least a porta potty. [Read more…]

Somerville’s NEW 311 PHONE APP STREAMLINES CITY SERVICES

  

New version includes Waste Wizard to help solve trash, recycling questions

 

SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville is launching an improved 311 mobile app that puts a positive spin on leaving residents to their own devices. With just a few clicks, the new app now [Read more…]

SULLIVAN TIRE TO OPEN NEW LOCATION IN SOMERVILLE, MA

  
 
SOMERVILLE, MA (May 2, 2016) – Sullivan Tire and Auto Service will open its newest location in the heart of Somerville at 263 Beacon Street, [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, May 3, the 124th day day of 2016 with 242 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:36 and sunset is @ 7:45. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1568 – French forces in Florida slaughtered hundreds of Spanish.  [Read more…]

May 3rd, 2016 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online

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Somerville COA Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

   
 Photos by Kim Moss

This past Wednesday every year the SCOA tries hard to show our appreciation to our many volunteers. This year we held a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the Mt. Vernon Restaurant. We can’t thank you enough! [Read more…]

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

   
 Many Villens celebrating their birthdays in the Ville this week! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Fran Owens, Leo Saltman, Robin Legee-Voss, Dan Roselando, Aguacate Verde, Sue Mezger Foran, Eric Miele, Lisa Ruiz Doucette, Eileen O’Connor, Mike Murphy,  Lori Bruno, Walter Pero, David Potter, Marcia Braga and Marli Braga! [Read more…]

Pictures of The Week Series by Skip Murray

   
 
Visit more of Skip’s photos on his website:
http://www.skipmurrayphotography.com
[Read more…]

Mass Motorcycle Association 

  

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Herver MEDRANO (OUI Liquor, Unlicensed Op. of MV)

   
 
On Sunday, May 1, 2016, while assigned to patrol in marked unit East-one, I was dispatched to the area of Broadway and Franklin Street along with unit East-Four, Officer Goulart, for reports of a vehicle operating erratically. [Read more…]

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:David GOGGIN (Conspiracy, Dist. Class A, Poss. to Dist. Class A, Poss. to Dist. Class B) & Janet JEFFERSON (Conspiracy, Dist. Class A, Poss. to Dist. Class A)

   
 
  Members of the Somerville Police Drug Control Unit have been conducting an ongoing Heroin investigation involving David Goggin and Janet Jefferson. [Read more…]

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