Somerville Speakup Line:How Come The City Has No Money When it Comes to Notifying Residents

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

The city has no money for resident mailings of important meetings, yet they are spending money on postcards and pink plastic bags alerting residents of pink bags being dropped off and asking for donations of clothing, shoes and accessories be left on the curb, yet do not say where this is going.

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Massachusetts Senate Passes Automatic Voter Registration

 

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Senate passed H.4671, An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud.

“Voting amplifies our voices, giving us a way to both inform policy and express how it will impact us,” said Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville). “Adding more voices to that process can only benefit our democracy.”

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, July 13, the 194th day of 2018 with 171 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:18 and sunset is @ 8:21. 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: 1099 – The Crusaders launched their final assault on Muslims in Jerusalem. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, July 12, the 193rd day of 2018 with 172 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:11 and sunset is @ 8:21. The New Moon is exact @ 10:49 PM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1096 – Crusaders under Peter the Hermit reached Sofia, Bulgaria. There they met their Byzantine escort, which brought them safely the rest of the way to Constantinople. by August 1. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, July 11, the 192nd day of 2018 with 173 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:16 and sunset is @ 8:22. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1346 – Charles IV of Luxembourg was elected Holy Roman Emperor in Germany. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, July 10, the 191st day of 2018 with 174 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:15 and sunset is @ 8:22. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1609 – The Catholic states in Germany set up a league under the leadership of Maximillian of Bavaria. 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 Michael Terrio, John Stamatakis, MJ Wyatt, Mary Lorden, Charles Grillo Jr., Janeen Mobilia, Joe E Vanessa, Gerly Adrien, Tommy Colon, Sissy Doherty, Linda Brietzke, Jennifer Oliveira, Hoyt Siggins, Billy Tauro, Gene Brune, Captain Mark Healey and Happy 91st Birthday to Mr. Siciliano

Sent in by our readers!

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Michael HALEY (PWID B, Distribute B)

The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident #18040477:

On Saturday, July 7th, 2018, I, Detective Goncalves, was working in the Somerville Police Drug Unit as Delta-20. At approximately 5:05 p.m., Detectives Cicerone, Legros and I were conducting surveillance in the area of lower Broadway. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Michael HALEY (PWID B, Distribute B)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Steven GUEVARA (Cocaine Trafficking 14grams+, MV Violations)

On July 6, 2018, I, Sergeant Michael Capasso, was on duty for the Somerville Police assigned to the Gang Unit. I, along with Detective Mark Pulli and Detective Rob Pasqualino were operating an unmarked cruiser conducting “hot spot” directed patrols in conjunction with the Shannon Community Safety Initiative, aimed at suppressing youth violence and gang activity. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Steven GUEVARA (Cocaine Trafficking 14grams+, MV Violations)

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