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.
Continue reading Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan Announces Grand Jury Indictments Including 4 Somerville Men
We all intend to fill out the City census, but time goes by and somewhere along the way the form gets lost or recycled. Continue reading Somerville 2017 Census
Amazing what happens when sanctuary city issues go to court. San Francisco has sued the Trump administration over its threat to deny the funding based on sanctuary status. Continue reading Mayor Joseph Curtatone on San Francisco Sanctuary City/Trump Law Suit
By Ward1 Alderman Matthew McLaughlin
Assembly Row is one of the few areas in the city that can accommodate large commercial and residential growth. That is why I fought to have it included in the city’s 20 percent affordable housing ordinance that the Board of Aldermen passed last May.
Continue reading More affordable housing needed in Assembly Square
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
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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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Dear Somerville Speak Up Line,
Apparently the good Mayor is not telling us all the facts regarding the Somerville Sanctuary City status and the resolution that was cut loose in 1989 Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Mayor Curtatone Not Stating All The Facts on Sanctuary City Status #The Big Bluff
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
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
Please join the Somerville Capital Projects and Planning Department, the Somerville Public Library, Ward 6 Alderman Lance Davis, and our architect, Design Lab, to discuss planned renovations to the West Branch Library. Continue reading West Branch Library Visioning Meeting, May 10
On Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 2:09 A.M., while traveling on Washington Street, I observed a blue BMW bearing Massachusetts registration XXXXX turn left from Washington Street onto McGrath Hwy traveling the wrong way on the southbound. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Ramon LUGO (OUI, Reckless Op)
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)
The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident
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)
The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident
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)
On April 20, 2017, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 1. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Joao BAIROS (Suspended License OUI, Reg Revoked Op MV)
On Monday, April 17, 2017, while assigned to marked unit West-6, I was dispatched to Dunkin’ Donuts, located at 240 Elm Street, for the report of a larceny. Charlie 6 also responded.
ST.ROSE , RODERICK
240 ALBANY ST CAMBRIDGE MA
LARCENY OVER $250 c266 S30
Continue reading Somerville Police Department Weekly Arrest Log 4/17/17-4/24/17
SOMERVILLE — The Irish American Police Officers Association is pleased to announce an benefit concert by vocalist and association member Pauline Wells.
Continue reading Irish American Police Officers Association Announces Benefit Concert with Vocalist and Cambridge Police Lt. Pauline Wells
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
Our condolences go out to the Murphy Family on the recent passing of John Kenneth “Lefty” Murphy.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering John Kenneth “Lefty” Murphy
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.