Letter to the Editor: Wahlburg Family & New Kids Treat Somerville Resident to Concert

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Dear Arthur, Donny and Mark Wahlberg, The Wahlburgers Foundation, Billy Tauro and the entire staff at Boston News Group/Somerville News Weekly
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“The Rock” Filming Movie in Somerville

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Photo by Debi Lydon Mitrano

By William Tauro

You may have noticed the huge tents and movie equipment set up in front of the Somerville Department of Public Works at Trum Field early Monday morning.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 29, the 180th day of 2015 with 185 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:25. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1566 – The Stationers Company was granted a monopoly in Great Britain.
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The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan

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Meet The DA Who Grew Up in Somerville

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Refuge Point Founder/Executive Director Sasha Chanoff of Somerville One of Many Honored at White House as World Refugee Day Champion of Change

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This past Thursday, RefugePoint Founder and Executive Director Sasha Chanoff was honored at the White House as a World Refugee Day Champion of Change.
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DATE CHANGE OF THE CIRCLE HOPE SUPPORT GROUP FOR LOVED ONES AFFECTED BY ADDICTION

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There is a rescheduled date change for the Circle of Hope Support group for family and loved ones affected by addiction

The new date will be held on Monday Nights 6-7pm, at the Somerville Police Station 221 Washingtion Street, Somerville Ma

you can contact Jane at 1-857-277-2480, or at thecircleofhope@Yahoo.com

Thanks for all your support

Somerville Council on Aging Enjoy Drifters at Luciano’s

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This past Tuesday several of Somerville’s finest older adults went to Luciano’s Restaurant in Wretham where they had an amazing meal and were entertained by none other than The Drifters. They also made it safely out of Wretham right before the tornado hit, thankfully! [Read more…]

Somerville ArtBeat 2015:LOOPS July17

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Come join us for ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS
Fri, July 17 6:00 PM – 10pm Sat, July 18 11- 6:00 PM

This year’s festival and theme is Loops. Line up & content is looping in, check it out.
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Arts Council Presents: Dancing in the Streets: BoSoma Dance Company July 11

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Rain Date: Sunday July 12

This performance by BoSoma Dance Company is one of eight free outdoor pop-up dance performances in Somerville.
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Somerville Arts Council Presents: Dancing in the Streets: Chun Jou Tsai July 10

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Rain Date: Thursday July 16

This performance by Chun Jou Tsai is one of eight free outdoor pop-up dance performances in Somerville.

Chun Jou Tsai Presents: The Dream Project
For more details about this performance visit: http://www.somervilleartscouncil.org/dancefest/Chunjoutsai
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Assembly Row at Assembly Square Somerville

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We love The Row in summertime. And the Summer Bucket List photo contest is another reason why. Over each of the next eight weeks, share on Instagram your best photo from The Row, and you’ll have a chance to win a $75 gift card. Post your photo on Instagram with the hashtag ‪#‎SummerOnTheRow‬ in your caption and make sure you’re following @AssemblyRow.
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Mayor Joe Curtatone on Right to Gay Marriage Decision

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Never let anyone tell you there’s no point in trying to change the world for the better. Never let anyone tell you’ve got to wait another lifetime before the system is ready to do the right thing. ‪#‎MarriageEquality‬ just became the law in all 50 states. ‪#‎LoveWins
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A Note of Thanks to the Somerville Community from Superintendent Pierantozzi

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As I prepare to enter the next chapter in my life starting on July 6, 2015, I do so with gratitude for the opportunity to be part this outstanding community.

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The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market

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Shouldn’t All Restaurants Have Functioning Restrooms in Somerville?

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By William Tauro

And by “restaurants,” I;m also talking Subway, Dunkin Donuts, etc…

These are eating establishments, right? Shouldn’t there be a place available for me to wash my hands before eating at the restaurant? Or if I’m a customer, shouldn’t I be able to use the restroom after I eat or drink my 64 oz. coffee?

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Ward 3 Alderman Bob McWatters Event

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Please join Somerville Ward 3 Alderman Bob McWatters at his first re-election Summer Campaign Fundraiser on Monday June 29 at Sally O’Brien’s on Somerville Avenue.
5:30-7:30

Sunday Morning Storm Damage in Somerville

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Photos by Steve Mac

By William Tauro

Somerville Police closed off a section of Properzi Way early Sunday morning while DPW crews removed a large section of a tree that fell during high winds and heavy rains.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, June 28, the 179th day of 2015 with 186 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:25. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1519 – Charles I of Spain was elected Holy Roman Emperor. He was crowned as Emperor Charles V.
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SOMERVILLE FAMILY FUN DAY

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Photos by Frank Santangelo

By William Tauro

Summer officially kicked off this past Saturday with it’s annual Family Fun Day at Trum Field in Somerville.
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Good Morning Today Is By John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, June 27, the 178th day of 2015 with 187 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:08 and sunset is @ 8:25. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1829 – English scientist James Smithson died after a long illness, leaving behind a will which established the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.; it provided for a museum, a library, and a program of research, publication, and collection in the sciences, arts, and history.
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Pictures of The Week Series by Skip Murray

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1. Sunset gathering on Shore Drive
2. St. Catherine’s church
3. St. Catherine’s church
4. Columbus
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Connections: A Newsletter from the Somerville Public Schools – June 25, 2015

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Only 3 more days of school and the summer break officially begins! Have a fun and safe summer, and please stay connected throughout the next few months. Summer reading lists are available on your schools’ home page. Take time to explore through reading, and join us for free summer meals starting July 6th. Thank you for another great year!

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Jimmy on the Air with “Jimmy Del Ponte”

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I am happy to announce that I will be the guest on Fireside with Jim Callahan on Saturday July 4th from 11am to 1pm on WMEX 1510 AM radio ! All my friends from my Matty in The Morning Kiss 108, and Dale Dorman And

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Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Press Organizational Updates & Information

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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