GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, August 17, the 229th day of 2018 with 136 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:52 and sunset is @ 7:43. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1790 – The capital city of the U.S. moved to Philadelphia from New York City. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, August 16, the 228th day of 2018 with 137 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:51 and sunset is @ 7:45. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1777 – During the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Bennington took place. New England’s minutemen routed the British regulars.

1812 – Detroit fell to Indian and British troops in the War of 1812. 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 Mike Fitzgerald, Meredith Lerner Moghimi, Karen Lampedecchio, Aaron Lewis, Bert Oliveira, Richard Foscarota, Michael Scarpa, Dawn Silvestri-See, Ellen Wright, Frank Corbin, Rich Clark, Adam Knight, Courtney O’keefe, Judy Locchi Jacobs, Marina Centofanti Monteiro, Anita Dill Fusco, Shannon Hardy, Pat Ng, Paul Pascucci and Happy Birthday to little Joel Mbah

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Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Emmet F. Smith “Frank”

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Emmet F. Smith “Frank”

By William Tauro

This past Saturday at the State House in Boston, longtime Somerville resident Emmet F. Smith “Frank” was presented the “Ambassador for Peace Medal” in recognition for his services in the Korean War.

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Rodrigo SETTE-DE AGUIAR (Operate MV w/Revoked License as HTO, Attaching Wrong MV Plates, A&B PO, Resisting Arrest…)

On Monday, August 08, 2018, while on full uniform patrol in marked unit 784, I (Officer Patrick Canty) was on routine patrol at Pearl Street and McGrath Highway, when I randomly queried Ma Tag xxxx. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Rodrigo SETTE-DE AGUIAR (Operate MV w/Revoked License as HTO, Attaching Wrong MV Plates, A&B PO, Resisting Arrest…)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Cody DOMINGS (Drug Possess A, Resisting & Everett Warrant)

The following is a brief summary of the incident. It does not contain every minute detail of the arrest. On the above date and time, while assigned to the Somerville P.D. Narcotics Unit, working in an undercover capacity, operating an unmarked motor vehicle, I observed XXXX and an unidentifiable W/M walking westerly on Broadway from Franklin St. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Cody DOMINGS (Drug Possess A, Resisting & Everett Warrant)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Stephen REMICK (A&B PO, Disorderly, Threat to Commit Crime)

On August 10, 2018 at about 9:10 AM, Officer Mark DiFava was working at a nearby detail and was flagged down by a citizen who notified him about a man sleeping on a bench in front of the MBTA station on Holland Street. He was concerned for his welfare. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Stephen REMICK (A&B PO, Disorderly, Threat to Commit Crime)

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