You may see our Officers sporting new looks this Winter. Any Officer who donates to CAAS Community Action Agency of Somerville, will be able to keep his beard/goatee for (4) months, starting Nov. 1st, through Feb 28th. All Officers will resume with a clean shave Mar 1st. Donations will help further CAAS’ mission to reduce poverty among local families in Somerville. #donatingforagoodcause #SomervilleMA #NoShaveWinterofGiving
Happy 65 wedding anniversary to Frank and Betty Smith!
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, October 25, the 299th day of 2016 with 67 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:09 and sunset is @ 5:47. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1415 – In Northern France, England won the Battle of Agincourt over France during the Hundred Years’ War. Almost 6000 Frenchmen were killed while fewer than 400 were lost by the English. [Read more…]
Click on link to read October 25th, 2016 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online: october-25th-2016-the-somerville-news-weekly-print-edition-online
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Support a good cause
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Fight For A Cure
Come buy you breast cancer stamps at Union Square Post Office 18 Bow St Somerville, MA [Read more…]
We have some very family-fun-friendly community activities coming up in the Hall this Halloween weekend! We won’t be hosting our usual Haunted House this year, but, never fear, the good times keep on rollin’ at 191 Highland Avenue in Somerville… [Read more…]
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
November 25th – December 17th
Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre
BOSTON, MA – Somerville actors, Caroline Keeler and Katie O’Reilly, will star in Moonbox Productions’, upcoming production of Amadeus, November 25th – December 17th at the Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre, 539 Tremont Street, Boston. [Read more…]
On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016, I, Officer Devin Schneider, was in full uniform while assigned to the Assembly Square unit. The following report is a summary of the events of that I witnessed that day, as they pertains to incident #16067384: [Read more…]
Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Claudio FONTOURA (B&E & Somerville Warrant) & J David DOHERTY (B&E)
Upon arrival, I immediately recognized the house and knew it was uninhabited. The house is currently owned by company known as Lolastar LLC. [Read more…]
On Friday, October 21st, 2016 at approximately 7:28 p.m., I, Officer Goncalves, while in full uniform and assigned to area East 4, was dispatched to the intersection of Bond St. and Jacques St. for a motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle who had crashed into a tree. Officers Messaoudi (East 1), Rivera (East 3) Difava (West 5) and McNally (Tango 2) also responded. [Read more…]
The following is a summary of the details related to this incident.
On October 20, 2016 while assigned as marked unit East-4, Somerville Dispatch relayed a traffic complaint to all units. [Read more…]
Real Life Somerville Police Stories:James MEUSE (OUI Liquor; 2nd Offense, Negligent Operation of MV, Poss. Dangerous Weapon)
On 10/20/2016, I , Officer Joseph S. Teves was working in full uniform, assigned to marked cruiser west 7. [Read more…]
The following is a brief summary of the incident. It does not contain every minute detail of the incident. On October 17, 2016, at @ 8:38 PM, while assigned to the SPD Traffic Unit, operating Traffic Unit Tango 2, in full uniform, I was performing a Selective Enforcement assignment at the intersection of Somerville Ave, Washington St. and Prospect St. [Read more…]
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UNLICENSED OPERATION OF MV c90 [Read more…]
Huge turnout for early voting this Monday morning at Somerville City Hall.
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, October 24, the 298th day of 2016 with 68 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:08 and sunset is @ 5:49. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1632 – Scientist Anthony van Leeuwenhoek was born in Delft, Holland. He created the first microscope lenses that were powerful enough to observe single-celled animals. [Read more…]
Photos by Harry Agritha
By Sophia Carafotes & Harry Agritha
The Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church celebrated 100 years of Christian Worship (1916-2016) in a Centennial Celebration Weekend for the past and present parish. [Read more…]
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to John Gannon, Linda Dove Mochi, Paul Glejzer, Kathy Webber, Linda A Bond, Erin DiBenedetto, Charlene Clifford Finos, Joe Donnelly, Chuck Viola, Peter Petruzziello,Jason Mesiti, Dennis Sullivan, Palmira Santos, David Ross, Christopher Collette, Tony Costa, Aurelio Ferreira, Tommy Doucette, Caitlyn Marie Russell, Happy 95th Birthday to Emily Tauro and Happy 100th Birthday to Somerville native Louise Palmer
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House and Senate last week.
NO 2016 SALES TAX HOLIDAY – The Retailers Association of Massachusetts (RAM) released the results of a study of the effect on retailers of the Legislature and Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision not to hold a Sales Tax Holiday this past August as it has done every year except one since 2004. [Read more…]
By Frank Santangelo
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Mark Alston Folansbee Director of Somerville Homeless Coalition [Read more…]