In search of dog and owner. My dog and a neighbors dog was bitten yesterday and would like to contact her. Continue reading Letter to the Editor: looking for Responsible Party in Somerville
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Chen-Chieh Jack Su on his passing.
Chen-Chieh Jack Su was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Chen-Chieh Jack Su
By William Tauro
Somerville Ward 2 City Councilor JT Scott is pleading for your financial help for money to pay his own personal mortgage on his own personal Somerville based CrossFit Gym business.
Continue reading Typical Socialist City Councilor Trying To Pay Own Mortgage With Other People’s Money In Somerville
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Daniel F. O’Connor on his passing. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Daniel F. O’Connor
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
Hi Billy, do you know why the firefighters names are not in the back of their coats like other cities? Continue reading Somerville/Medford Speakup Line:Firefighters Need More Protection, City Needs New Leadership That Cares
Click on link below to read April 6th, 2021 The Somerville Medford News Weekly Print Edition Online:
Happy Birthday to Caroline DeMaria, Rob Dellanno, Katie-Rose, Frank Ciulla, Nickie Moulaison, Mike Sabatino, Karen Hunt, Hugo Pereira, Izzi DeAngelis, Sabrina Moulaison, Christine Doherty, Happy 104th Birthday to Auntie Evie, Michael and Melissa Mahoney, David M Rivera, Carlo Richard DeMaria, Sharyn Wilcox, Jeanine Jenks Farley, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!
20 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
Instant Shoe and Luggage Repair is located on the corner of Broadway and Mt. Vernon Street, just before the I-93 overpass and only a few blocks from Sullivan Station. Continue reading Instant Shoe & Luggage Repair 20 Broadway, Somerville
By Bob Katzen
This bill (SD 2478) requires health insurers in Massachusetts to provide coverage for medically necessary expenses of diagnosis of infertility and fertility treatment and prohibits the establishment of any conditions to receiving these benefits based on required waiting periods, number of attempts, prior treatment, age, sexual orientation or familial status.
Continue reading LGBTQ FAMILIES
By Bob Katzen
Governor Baker signed into law a bill that supporters said will stabilize the state’s unemployment system and provide targeted tax relief to employers and workers. The governor also returned some sections of the bill with amendments which the Legislature will consider.
By Bob Katzen
There were no roll calls in the House and Senate last week. This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call reports on the number of times each representative sided with Gov. Charlie Baker on his 151 vetoes of items in the 2020 session.
The City of Somerville’s Elections Department has set up an online appointment system to allow candidates for municipal office to safely pick up and drop off nomination papers and speak with Elections staff while City Hall remains closed to the public. Candidates can sign up for a 30-minute appointment between May 3 and June 9 at http://www.somervillema.gov/elections.
Continue reading Somerville Elections Department Launches Appointment System for Municipal Candidates
This bill moves the state primary election from September to May.
“Currently, the primary is held in September, which only allows for several weeks of campaigning before the [November] general election,” said sponsor Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton). Continue reading MOVE STATE PRIMARIES FROM SEPTEMBER TO MAY BILL
By Bob Katzen
BILL (SD 2432) – Establishes the After School and Out-of-School Time Opportunity Fund, to be administered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to support the establishment and expansion of quality afterschool and out-of-school time programs. Continue reading AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS
This bill allows for school absences to be permitted for behavioral health concerns the same way they are for physical illnesses.
By Bob Katzen
This bill relieves drivers of old, outstanding balances owed to the RMV. The forgiven debts would apply only to charges incurred before July 1, 2020. It would not relieve drivers or automobile owners of charges incurred after that date or diminish the obligations to maintain a valid license and to register and insure their vehicles. Continue reading FORGIVE REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLE (RMV) DEBTS
Regular street sweeping schedules resume Thursday, April 1, and continue through December 31, unless otherwise announced.
Adam Sherman Triangle Sky
The Go Gos
Lou Spinnazola, The Spin Room
Adam Sherman’s voice has serenaded Boston for decades and this February 2021 release, Triangle Sky, is exquisite from track 1 to track 11. #7 is “Loveless Days” – three minutes and forty-one seconds of majestic elegance. It is superb. Continue reading HOTLINE TO THE UNDERGROUND
Bernard M. BUSSEY– 57, Of Somerville, formerly of Revere where he was born and raised passed away on March 28, 2021.
Devoted father of Michael B., Eric J., and Daniel C. Bussey all of Lexington.
Former husband of Mary Jean Bussey of Lexington. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Bernard M. BUSSEY
The cities of Somerville and Methuen are working with state public health officials on a pilot of MassNotify, a new tool that helps fight COVID-19 with smartphones. The pilot begins Monday, April 5. MassNotify can send you an “exposure alert” if you were in close contact with someone who anonymously shared through MassNotify that they tested positive for COVID-19. Continue reading MassNotify App Alerts Users of Possible COVID-19 Exposure
This is an appeal to all Veterans to let you know that all of our VFW Posts need new members to stay open. A lot of our Posts have gone out of existence due to not having enough war veterans to fill the Officer ranks. Continue reading Medford VFW Looking to Recruit War Veterans to Fill Officer Ranks
On Friday, April 2, 2021 while assigned to W-6, myself along with W-5, Officer R. Sullivan, and W-7, Officer C. Collette were dispatched to Mike’s Restaurant at 9 Davis Square for a report of a fight.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Adan AVALOS (Disorderly, Resisting Arrest)