GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, October 1, the 275th day of 2016 with 91 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:41 and sunset is @ 6:26. 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: 1569 – The Duke of Norfolk was imprisoned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth for trying to marry Mary the Queen of Scots.  [Read more…]

XQ: The Super School Bus Tour Hits Somerville to Celebrate Local Super School 

 

 

Community Event to Showcase Powderhouse Studios

 

***XQ BUS STOP at SEVEN HILLS PARK, OCTOBER 3, 2016
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Somerville AgriCultural Festival Rescheduled To Sunday Rain Date

Sorry, folks, you’re going to have to wait an extra day to see a chicken climb a mini Prospect Hill Tower. With rain likely tomorrow the AgriCultural Festival has been rescheduled for its Sunday rain date.

Join Office of Somerville Commissions and RESPOND Inc.- Working to End Domestic Violence on Wednesday, October 5 for a Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil

The vigil will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in Davis Square’s Statue Park. Along with a speaking program there will be a display of the Clothesline Project, a visual display that honors survivors as well as victims of intimate partner violence.

Somdog Tom Taylor Memorial Doggie 5k Fun Walk/Run


Please consider joining our team, Tom’s Pawsetters, walking or running individually or starting a team for Somdogs Tom Taylor Memorial Doggie 5k Fun Walk / Run on Sunday, October 16th! [Read more…]

Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a MMA Pink Cap!


 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Support your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association and our partner, Mothers for Daughters, by purchasing a MMA Pink Camo Ball Cap! [Read more…]

Somerville Police:Street Closure Update for Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016- Thorpe St

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, September 30, the 274th day of 2016 with 92 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:40 and sunset is @ 6:28. The New Moon is exact @ 8:13 PM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus &Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1399 – Henry Bolingbroke became the King of England as Henry IV.  [Read more…]

Somerville PD Needs Publics Help to Catch Bank Robber

Chief David Fallon and the Somerville Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be responsible for three bank robberies this month. [Read more…]

Help Somerville “Build a Wall” at Corn Festival, Salsa Dance Party 10/15

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, September 29, the 273rd day of 2016 with 93 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:39 and sunset is @ 6:30. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1789 – A regular army was established by the U.S. War Department with several hundred men.  [Read more…]

Somerville & Malden Firefighters Pull Jet Blue Airbus for Hope

By William Tauro 

This past week, Somerville and Malden Firefighters aka “The Somerville/Malden Fire Team” participated in “Pulling for Hope” at Logan International Airport.  [Read more…]

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week 


Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Greg Eibell, Teresa Paribello, Irene Reni Macarelli, Christina Ferguson, Jim Vargas, Kathy Maggiacomo, Jo-Ann Crosby, Christopher Dube, Mark Lavelle, Jane Doucette, Helen- Bill Gioiosa, Michelle Petruzziello Doherty, Donna Baldasaro, Dylan DaSilva, Mark Riley, Kaitlyn Eileen O’Connor, Ada Tauro, Judson Walker Greene, Papa DiDomenico, Joey Lacey, Colleen Larry, Sergei Sterev, Jean Mickiewicz Brunco, Anthony Petruccelli, Tammy Doe and Nancy Beach Bunny Shea [Read more…]

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, September 28, the 272nd day of 2016 with 94 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:38 and sunset is @ 6:31. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1066 – England was invaded by William the Conqueror who claimed the English throne.  [Read more…]

Suspicious Package at Somerville Winter Hill Post Office

By William Tauro 

Late Tuesday afternoon, Somerville Police and Firefighters responded to a call of a suspicious package that was beeping at the Winter Hill Post Office that’s located on Broadway in Somerville putting the area on high alert.  [Read more…]

Bank Robbery Somerville Century Bank

By William Tauro 
The Century Bank branch that’s located at the intersection of Mystic Avenue and Fellsway West in Somerville was robbed late Tuesday afternoon.  [Read more…]

5TH Annual Fundraiser For The Walk for Autism Team Jake The Snake 2016

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, September 27, the 271st day of 2016 with 95 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:37 and sunset is @ 6:33. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus &Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1779 – John Adams was elected to negotiate with the British over the American Revolutionary War peace terms. [Read more…]

Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments Series

Happy Anniversary to Nr & Mrs LaCourse

Happy Anniversary to Mr & Mrs Farreira [Read more…]

September 27th, 2016 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online

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Prospect Hill Tower Ribbon Cutting Event 

Photos by Skip Murray

By William Tauro 
 

This past Tuesday, Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 3 Alderman Robert J. McWatters, the Community Preservation Committee and Community Preservation Act (CPA) gathered for a celebration to mark the reopening of Prospect Hill Tower.  [Read more…]

Somerville COA Upcoming Events

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Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

National Senior Center Month: September is National Senior Center month. Visit any of the senior centers to learn about the great things happening.

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Reality Bites by James A. Norton

 

Did you miss me? I bet there’s a few people who didn’t…and I’m ok with that.

 

I don’t even know how many weeks it’s been, and after stating I needed to be more consistent with my writing here too. Well, here I am and honestly I was going to write about the debate between Trump and Clinton, but, I thought better of it. All I can say right here, right now, is that you need to be able to find some kind of sanity in the soup. [Read more…]

Somerville Firefighters Quinn and Sullivan Families With Members of SFD Local 76 at IAFF Fallen Fighters’ Memorial, Colorado Springs

Photos by Dennis Murphy

By William Tauro 

A contingency of families, friends and fellow firefighters of Somerville Lt. Paul Sullivan and Somerville Firefighter-EMT Robert Quinn of the Somerville Fire Department traveled to Colorado Springs to witness the installation of Paul Sullivan’s and Robert Quinn’s name on the IAFF’s Fallen Firefighters Memorial. [Read more…]