GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, December 14, the 348th day of 2018 with 17 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:05 and sunset is @ 4:11. 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: 1503 – Physician, astrologer and clairvoyant Nostradamus was born at St. Remy, Provence, France. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, December 13, the 347th day of 2018 with 18 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:04 and sunset is @ 4:10. 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: 1577 – Five ships under the command of Sir Francis Drake left Plymouth, England, to embark on Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe. The journey took almost three years. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, December 12, the 346th day of 2018 with 19 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:03 and sunset is @ 4:10. 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: 1787 – Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, December 11, the 345th day of 2018 with 20 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:03 and sunset is @ 4:10. 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: 1282 – Llywelyn (Llewelyn ap Gruffydd) was killed in Cilmeri, central Wales. 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 Antoniette Brooks, Nancy Fucile, Vanessa Oppedisano, Gravin Zaiyken Guillen, Neil W. McCabe, Eva Montibello, Patrick Healey, John L. De Simone, Patricia J Gately, Irene Bremis, Debbie Mahoney, Carol Siciliano Bailey, Kathy Barrett- Pitcher, Joseph Nargi, Joe Pereira, Lisa Rodes, Brooke Scannell, Annamarie Tortora, Claudette Moussa, Ray Hegarty, Debbie Rushing, Happy 25 th Birthday to Frankie Santangelo (not to be confused by his father Frank), Happy 12th Birthday to Graham Ross and Happy 76th Birthday to Nana Peggy!

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hinmer RODRIGUEZ (Negligent MV Op, Op MV w/License Susp for OUI, OUI Liquor 3rd Offense)

On Saturday, 12/8/2018, I (Officer Devin Schneider) was in full uniform while assigned to marked cruiser West-7 during the 4pm-12am shift. The following report is a summary of the events that I witnessed that day, as they pertain to incident #18072376: Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hinmer RODRIGUEZ (Negligent MV Op, Op MV w/License Susp for OUI, OUI Liquor 3rd Offense)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Shea MORTON (Receive Stolen Property, Cambridge Warrants)

On Friday, December 7, 2018, while assigned to marked unit East-3, I, Officer Ashley Catatao, responded to Marshall’s, located at 22 McGrath Highway, for the report of a woman who may have just stolen another woman’s wallet. Marked unit Sector East also responded. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Shea MORTON (Receive Stolen Property, Cambridge Warrants)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hassan BAHIA (Poss Counterfeit CC, Poss False/Stolen RMV Doc, Intimidate Witness)

On December 7, 2018, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser 781. At approximately 2:03pm, Somerville 9-1-1 received a call from XXXX, the manager of Kay Jewelers located at 360 Artisan Way. XXXX was aware of recent distraction thefts occurring at other Kay Jewelers locations, and believed there were four individuals in the store exhibiting behavior consistent with distraction thefts. I, along with Officer Chris Collette (East 3), Officer Keith O’Donnell (East 4), Officer Mark McLaughlin (east 2) and Detective Mark Pulli (D13) responded to the area. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hassan BAHIA (Poss Counterfeit CC, Poss False/Stolen RMV Doc, Intimidate Witness)

Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week In Memory of Fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy

In memory of this week’s “Special Person of the Week: Fallen Firefighter Christopher Roy

STATEMENT FROM WORCESTER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Worcester Fire Chief Michael Lavoie announced this past weekend the Line of Duty Death of Worcester Firefighter Christopher J. Roy. Firefighter Roy, age 36, was assigned to Ladder 4, Group 3 at the Webster Square Fire Station. He had served on the Worcester Fire Department for 2 ½ years. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week In Memory of Fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy

New Library Director and West Branch Location

Earlier this week Cathy Piantigini was appointed Somerville’s newest Library Director. She’s worked in the Somerville Public Libraries for 25 years in a variety of positions including Junior Assistant at the East Branch, Reference Librarian, Community Services Librarian, Young Adult Librarian, Head of Youth Services, and most recently Deputy Director.

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