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Somerville Shared Streets Joke is Over, Now to Ignore Them

By Aurther Moore

This city just keeps doing more and more stupid things that are senseless. They took a program like shared streets and turned it into a nightmare. So many of the streets they are designating as a shared street have no business being named one. They are running around tossing these stupid horses up everywhere. Continue reading Somerville Shared Streets Joke is Over, Now to Ignore Them

AFTER 28 YEARS, WE ARE AS DETERMINED AS EVER TO BRING SUSAN TARASKIEWICZ’S KILLER OR KILLERS TO JUSTICE

$250,000 REWARD IS STILL IN EFFECT

Twenty-eight years ago this morning, the body of Susan Taraskiewicz was found in the trunk of her car, which had been left outside an auto repair shop on Route 1A in Revere. So much time has passed since then. But the determination of the Massachusetts State Police and Revere Police to bring Susan’s killer or killers to justice is as fierce today as it ever was. Continue reading AFTER 28 YEARS, WE ARE AS DETERMINED AS EVER TO BRING SUSAN TARASKIEWICZ’S KILLER OR KILLERS TO JUSTICE

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Amazon.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, September 15, the 258th day of 2020 with 108 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:3 and sunset is @ 6:54. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1775 – An early and unofficial American flag was raised by Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Mott after the seizing of Fort Johnson from the British. The flag was dark blue with the white word “Liberty” spelled on it. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Happy Birthday to a number of Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville and in the square! Happy Birthday to Gary DiZoglio, Linda Arias, Roberta Riel, Sophia DeMarco, Lenny Clarke, Marybeth Caturello, Theresa Tsoi, Stephen Borelli, Phip J. Jeffres, Lynda Amorella Silva, Dorothy Martin, Eddie Bergen, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Steve MILICE (LEWDNESS, OPEN AND GROSS, VCO POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS WEAPONS)

On September 11th, 2020, I, Officer James Torres, was in full uniform, while assigned to marked unit East 2, during the First-half shift. At approximately 6:49 PM, I as well as Officer Ashley Catatao (East 3) responded to the area of Prospect Street and Somerville Ave, for a report of a black male wearing a gray shirt that had exposed himself.

Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Steve MILICE (LEWDNESS, OPEN AND GROSS, VCO POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS WEAPONS)

The Story of Rolling Stones Producer Jimmy Miller FEVER IN THE FUNK HOUSE

ROCK JOURNALIST JOE VIGLIONE’S
CHRONICLE OF
ROCK’S GREATEST RECORD PRODUCER

FOREWORD

Writing about Jimmy’s legacy.

As I write this at 10:15 pm on September 13, 2020, producer Jimmy Miller has broken yet another record. His final album with the Rolling Stones, Goat’s Head Soup, re-released on the fourth of September, 2020, hit #1 in just eight days in the United Kingdom! 13 #1 albums in a row according to the Universal Music Group online newsletter UDiscoverMusic dot com which states: Continue reading The Story of Rolling Stones Producer Jimmy Miller FEVER IN THE FUNK HOUSE

Winter Hill Bank Announces Promotion

Winter Hill Bank, a community bank, an- nounced today that Kevin J. Gatlin has been promoted to Chief Lending Officer. Mr. Gatlin will now be responsible for the strate- gic direction of the commercial lending function of the Bank, and overseeing the management and development of the Bank’s commercial, residential real estate lending and other lines of business. In addition, as a member of the Bank’s Executive Manage- ment Team, he will work closely with senior leaders to focus on the strategic growth of lending relationships. Continue reading Winter Hill Bank Announces Promotion

HELP CITY AND TOWN GOVERNMENTS, BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS

By Bob Katzen

Helps cities, towns, businesses and individuals solve some of the problems created by COVID-19.

Provisions permit a moderator of a town meeting to declare a 30-day postponement due to a public health emergency after consulting with the Select Board; permit a Select Board to vote to extend the date of an annual town meeting beyond the existing statutory cut-off of June 30; allow towns that are unable to finalize a budget before the start of the new fiscal year to continue month-to-month spending on essential operations at the same levels as the current fiscal year; and modify local permitting processes, extend municipal tax deadlines and allow municipalities to extend property tax exemptions and deferrals. Continue reading HELP CITY AND TOWN GOVERNMENTS, BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS

CHANGES TO HIGH SCHOOL STANDARDIZED TESTING REQUIREMENTS AND THE MBTA

By Bob Katzen

Allows changes to the state’s high school standardized testing requirements. The measure would allow Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley to authorize changes to the state’s high school standardized testing requirements, including suspending the MCAS test. Continue reading CHANGES TO HIGH SCHOOL STANDARDIZED TESTING REQUIREMENTS AND THE MBTA

BAN HOARDING DURING EMERGENCY


By Bob Katzen

On April 15, Rep. Alan Silvia  filed a bill that would prohibit retail food stores from accepting the bulk return of any groceries and other household goods purchased by a consumer during, and for 30 days following, a declared state of emergency resulting from a pandemic or other public health emergency. Violators would be fined $250 for the first offense, $500 for the second offense and $1,000 for a third or subsequent offense. Continue reading BAN HOARDING DURING EMERGENCY

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: http://www.Amazon.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, September 13, the 256th day of 2020 with 110 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:21 and sunset is @ 6:58. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1759 – The French were defeated by the British on the Plains of Abraham in the final French and Indian War. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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