GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Good Morning is Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Stealingsomerville.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, February 16, the 47th day of 2019 with 318 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:40 and sunset is @ 5:15. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1741 – Benjamin Franklin published America’s second magazine, “The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle”. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Union Square Traffic Detour Starts Soon

Somerville’s working on a big project to improve the city’s storm water drainage and reduce Union Square flooding, and that means two things: drainage for about two-thirds of the city will ultimately benefit, but for now we’re all going to have to adjust to a roughly 6-month detour on the Union Square end of Somerville Ave.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Good morning is sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Stealingsomerville.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, February 15, the 46th day of 2019 with 319 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:41 and sunset is @ 5:14. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1758 – Mustard was advertised for the first time in America. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Norwood Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Somerville Hit-and-Run


Surveillance footage captured at 7:15 p.m. in the area of Curtis and Winthrop Street

SOMERVILLE – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, Somerville Chief of Police David Fallon and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone today announced that Edward Clark, 55, of Norwood has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing death in connection with the fatal hit-and-run that occurred on Powder House Boulevard on February 8. Continue reading Norwood Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Somerville Hit-and-Run

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Good Morning is Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Stealingsomerville.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, February 14, the 45th day of 2019 with 320 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:43 and sunset is @ 5:13. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1778 – The Stars and Stripes was carried to a foreign port, in France, for the first time. It was aboard the American ship Ranger. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Media Center will be hosting its 2019 SMC Honors Gala at Arts At The Armory on Friday, March 8 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm.

Somerville Media Center will be hosting its 2019 SMC Honors Gala at Arts At The Armory on Friday, March 8 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm. This night recognizes the best facets of community-made media shared in greater Somerville! Continue reading Somerville Media Center will be hosting its 2019 SMC Honors Gala at Arts At The Armory on Friday, March 8 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm.

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Good Morning is Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Stealingsomerville.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, February 13, the 44th day of 2019 with 321 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:44 and sunset is @ 5:11. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1542 – Catherine Howard was executed for adultery. She was the fifth wife of England’s King Henry VIII. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Afternoon and Evening City, School, Library, and Recreation Activities Canceled, Tuesday, 2/12

Because of the snowfall predicted today, Tuesday, February 12, afternoon and evening activities will be canceled. There will be no Somerville Public Schools or Somerville Parks and Recreation activities after 3 p.m. and all Somerville Public Library branches, the Veterans Memorial Skating Rink, and the Kennedy Pool will be closed at 3 p.m. Continue reading Afternoon and Evening City, School, Library, and Recreation Activities Canceled, Tuesday, 2/12

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Good Morning is sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Stealingsomerville.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, February 12, the 43rd day of 2019 with 322 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:45 and sunset is @ 5:10. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1541 – The city of Santiago, Chile was founded. 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 Pam McLaughlin, JoAnn Bocca-Rivieccio, Jimmy Nutt, Jessica Mantia Snow, John Rogan, Ann Flynn Dickerson, Cindy Moss, Francis Khalil, Patricia Daley, Mario Muraca, Marvin Dionne, Barbara Carvello, Dino Alves, Michael Cunha, Gus Filosi, Ray Snow SR.,Darrell English, Bernard Gibbins, Albert Piacentini, Jimmy Gondolfe, Tommy Abisso, Lou Ferrara, Cherie Gingola, Heather Da La Cruz, Steve Grossman, Susan Lampedecchio, Karen Taylor and the Wilkerson Triplets

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Somerville News Weekly’s Special Persons of the Week:The Great Men & Women of the Somerville Fire Department

Meet this week’s Special Persons of the Week:The Great Men & Women of the Somerville Fire Department

Congratulations to our 10 members on successfully completing the BFit Challenge to benefit the 100 Club last week at the TD Garden. These guys raised over $6000 and ran the stair climb in full turnout gear with SCBA! Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Persons of the Week:The Great Men & Women of the Somerville Fire Department

Somerville Overcoming Addiction Updates

Good Day Everyone …My Name is JoAnn Bocca Rivieccio

I will be writing a column here weekly . If there is a subject about addiction you are interested in knowing about please ask.. I will do my best to retrieve the info for you, if I don’t already know the answer at hand. Here is a little history to as who I am . A Mom that has been faced with over 24 years of addiction. I have a happy and sad story . Continue reading Somerville Overcoming Addiction Updates

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