Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan Announces Grand Jury Indictments Including 4 Somerville Men

These indictments were handed down between March 7 and March 23, 2017. Defendants are listed by towns where alleged offenses occurred. Defendants without a hometown listed do not have a last known address. These charges are allegations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, April 25, the 115th day of 2017 with 250 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:47 and sunset is @ 7:36. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1590 – The Sultan of Morocco launched his successful attack to capture Timbuktu.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

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 Vincent Migliore, Brett Henry, Mike Moccia, Timothy F Cottier, Jeffrey Snow, Andy Roya, Raheel Ghafoor, Thomas Rose, Joe Macarelli Happy 21st Birthday to Miss Ferrara and Happy 5th Birthday to Princess Bree!

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Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information


 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

 

Free Smoke Alarm / Carbon Monoxide Detectors – VERY LIMITED AMOUNT AVAILABLE – The SCOA, The Health & Human Services Department in partnering with the SFD has a limited amount of free smoke alarm / carbon monoxide detectors available to qualifying older adults. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

Winter Hill Playground Community Meeting, April 26

 

Please join the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, and Ward 4 Alderman Tony Lafuente, for the fourth in a series of community meetings to discuss upcoming renovations to the Winter Hill School Yard, on Wednesday, April 26, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Winter Hill Community Innovation School cafeteria, entrance on the Medford St. side. Continue reading Winter Hill Playground Community Meeting, April 26

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Robert SULLIVAN (OUI, Leave Scene)


The following is a summary of the details related to this incident.

 

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, I, Officer David Ruf, was in full-uniform and assigned to marked cruiser East-2, for the Somerville Police Department. At approximately 1:33 A.M., Officer Beckford (East-3) and I were dispatched to the area of 54 Elm Street for a motor vehicle accident. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Robert SULLIVAN (OUI, Leave Scene)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Avery WALKER (PWID B)


 

The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident

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On Friday, April 21, 2017, I was working in the Somerville Police Drug Unit as Delta-18. At approximately 4:10 P.M., members of the Somerville Police Drug Unit were conducting surveillance in the area of Cross Street and Alston Street. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Avery WALKER (PWID B)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jahhiaha CARR (Distribute Class B, Receive Stolen MV)

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On Thursday, April 20th 2016, Members of the Somerville Police Narcotics Unit were conducting routine surveillance in the area of East Somerville, close proximity to Pearl Street and Cross Street. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jahhiaha CARR (Distribute Class B, Receive Stolen MV)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, April 24, the 114th day of 2017 with 251 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:49 and sunset is @ 7:35. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1519 – Envoys of Montezuma II attended the first Easter mass in Central America.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

RESIDENTIAL RENEWABLE ENERGY TAX CREDITS 

By Bob Katzen 
 CREDIT BILL(H 3320) Hearing –May 16 at 10 a.m. in Room A-1 in the Statehouse on a bill that will allow a residential renewable energy credit of up to $1,000 for installing solar and wind equipment at a person’s second home. Current law offers the credit only for a primary residence. The credit offsets a taxpayer’s personal income tax in the year that the system was financed.

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