Somerville Ward 4 Alderman Candidate Jesse Clingan Hits The Ground Running 

Photos by Frank Santangelo 

By William Tauro 

This past Saturday afternoon, candidate for Somerville’s Ward 4 Alderman Jesse Clingan held his first campaign kickoff party. 
Clingan, a very well known and highly respected member of the community drew a crowd of over two hundred supporters that packed the house at Casey’s Bar that’s located on Broadway in Somerville.  Continue reading Somerville Ward 4 Alderman Candidate Jesse Clingan Hits The Ground Running 

The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Patty Gallagher

By Frank Santangelo

Meet this week’s Special Person of the Week: Patty Gallagher

Patty was born in March of 1965 at the Somerville Hospital, so literally born in the Ville. 
Patty grew up in the Clarendon Hill Projects and like many others who worked hard their whole life, she made something of herself instead of being a statistic.  Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Patty Gallagher

Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 31 – Report No. 9 February 27 – March 3, 2017

By Bob Katzen 
   

THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. Immigration continues to be one of the widely debated and most discussed topics across the nation.
   Where do Massachusetts state senators stand on the issue? This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on several roll calls on the immigration issue in 2013-2014. There were no roll calls on the issue in the 2015-2016 session. Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 31 – Report No. 9 February 27 – March 3, 2017

Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

 
ONGOING PROGRAMS

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. Help us reach our goal of 200 blankets. Knitted, crochet or handmade fleece accepted. Please contact Debby Higgins at 617-625-6600, ext. 2321. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

Middlesex County DA News:Winners Announced In 2017 MPY, Inc. Poster Project

Photo:Margie Daniels, Executive Director, Middlesex Partnerships for Youth; Malint Kang a senior at Greater Lowell Technical High School; Cheyanne Thistle, a junior at Nashoba Valley Technical High School; Marian Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney; Melanie Hennessey, a junior, at Minuteman Regional Technical High School; Jack Ross, a junior at Minuteman Regional Technical High School

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., are pleased to announce that Melanie Hennessey, a junior, at Minuteman Regional Technical High School has been named the winner of the fifth annual Poster Project for her submission titled “Stormy Seas.” Continue reading Middlesex County DA News:Winners Announced In 2017 MPY, Inc. Poster Project

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, March 05, the 64th day of 2017 with 301 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:13 and sunset is @ 5:37. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1623 – The first alcohol temperance law in the colonies was enacted in Virginia.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville Man Asks Public’s Help To Bring News Home on Missing Brother 


This is my younger brother Mark G. Cafferty.Today is his 52nd birthday.He’s been missing since my Dad passed away in 2006.I was the last person to see him before he went to NYC then to L.A. I’m hoping that somehow or someone sees this and brings news (Good,bad or indifferent)..Thanks and God bless

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, March 04, the 63rd day of 2017 with 302 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:14 and sunset is @ 5:36. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1634 – Samuel Cole opened the first tavern in Boston, MA.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer