Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Somerville Police Officer Priscilla Riberio
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I am a Paramedic for Cataldo Ambulance. I have been working in the Somerville Division for approximately 11 years now. I was born and raised here. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Somerville Police Officer Priscilla Riberio
SOMERVILLE—10 years later, the family of Charline Rosemond is still looking for answers to solve the murder of their beloved Charline. Continue reading Rosemond Family, Somerville Police Looking for Answers
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, May 21, the 141st day of 2019 with 224 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:17 and sunset is @ 8:02. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 0996 – Sixteen year old Otto III was crowned the Roman Emperor. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
This very friendly young female husky was found yesterday(05/19/19) at the Grimmons playground in the Ten Hills neighborhood. She was tied to the fence with a leash. Please contact us with any information at 617-625-6600 ext 2190. Thank you!
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Angel L. Vellucci, Diana Dicenzo, Charles Roche, Khileigh, O’Leary, Venessa Lima, Rick Ster, Chuck Nease, John Delgado, Stephen Mitrano, Steven Levine, Annette McGloin, Nic Bac, Dave Fimiani, Brian Orr, Michael Ring, Eileen McMahon Woods, Romell King, Kim Gentile, Theodore Menounos, Willy Medeiros, Carol Toomey, Maninder Singh, Debbie Mains, Chris McLean, Amy Long, Mike Legee, David Miele, Kevin Tavares, Frank Pasquarello, Lenny Silva, Tim Morine and Mark Murdza
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Recently Elias Alves Campos of Malden has claimed the 48th $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “The Fastest Road to $1 Million” instant game. Continue reading LUCKY SOMERVILLE GAS STATION SELLS ONE MILLION DOLLAR LOTTERY WINNER
Join us for a discussion on our progress implementing the Powder House Boulevard Traffic Safety Plan and for the beginning of a community conversation about bike lane options on the boulevard. Continue reading Powder House Blvd. Traffic Safety Plan & Bike Lanes Community Meeting, 5/22
On Saturday, May 11, the Little Sisters of the Poor held their annual fundraising dinner in Somerville. This event, which is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Little Sisters, began with Mass in their Chapel which was celebrated by Vicar General Bishop Peter J. Uglietto. Continue reading Little Sisters of the Poor hold their 7th Annual Fundraising Dinner
The City of Somerville is assessing a bike lane scheme for Powderhouse Blvd involving an option to completely remove parking on one side of the street. This change would severely negatively affect Doherty Funeral Service, the adjacent field happenings ,the Presbyterian Church, the West Somerville Neighborhood School, and many residents. Continue reading Meeting-City of Somerville Assessing Bike Lane Scheme for Powderhouse Blvd 6pm Wednesday, 5/22
WOBURN – These indictments were handed down between January 17 and April 29, 2019. Defendants are listed by towns where alleged offenses occurred. Defendants without a hometown listed do not have a last known address. These charges are allegations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Continue reading District Attorney Marian Ryan Announces Grand Jury Indictments
On 5/15/2019, I (Officer Devin Schneider) was in full uniform while assigned to marked cruiser East-1 during the 4pm-12am shift. The following report is a summary of the events that I witnessed, as they pertain to incident #19026739: Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Noe HERNANDEZ (Disorderly, Resisting)
Event seeks to highlight true meaning of Memorial Day
Monday, May 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Sylvester Baxter State Park at Assembly Row
Continue reading Somerville to Honor Our Fallen Heroes with New Memorial on the Mystic Concert and Fireworks Tribute
By Charles J. Breen Jr.
Somerville Fire Department
On Friday, May 17, 2019, Legoland Discovery Center celebrated the Somerville Fire Department’s women firefighters. Continue reading Legoland Celebrates Somerville’s Women Firefighters
The morning services at Post 19 will still be done on 5/26/19 at 8am… Continue reading Somerville Post #19 Services 5/26/19 at 8:00am
VOX POP is a pop up community, media & arts space that is the result of a collaboration between Federal Investment Realty Trust (FRIT) the property developer and owner of Assembly Row and Somerville Media Center. VOX POP is located at 431 Artisan Way at Assembly Row. Parking is free for 3-hours in the garages and is accessible by MBTA Orange Line. Continue reading VOX POP Events: Live DJs, Free Yoga, Art Openings, Live Podcasts, Author Talks & more!
A public information session regarding contamination at Conway Park will be held on Wednesday, May 29, at the Public Safety Building (Police Headquarters) at 220 Washington Street, at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading Conway Park Contamination and PIP Plan Information Session 5/29
You are invited to a free public symposium that will address the role of white males in dismantling white supremacy in America & Beyond Continue reading Somerville Media Center and Let’s Talk About Race announce a symposium about White Supremacy: Where Do We Go From Here?
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 2 City Councilor J.T. Scott, and Ward 3 City Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen invite you to a public meeting for an update on the Somerville Ave. Utilities & Streetscape Improvements project and ongoing construction in the Union Square area. The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m. in the Academy Room at the Somerville Public Safety Building, 220 Washington St. Continue reading Public Meeting to Discuss Next Phase of Construction on Somerville Ave., June 4
Boston, MA – State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit of the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA) that recommends the agency seek more information relative to the incidence of child sexual abuse from the Department of Children and Families (DCF). Continue reading Audit Calls for Enhanced Oversight of Child Sex Abuse Allegations in the Commonwealth
Boston, MA – State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today is urging the Department of Labor Relations (DLR) to take steps to ensure timely resolution of public employee labor grievance cases. Continue reading Audit Shows Need for More Timely Resolution of Public Employee Labor Disputes
On May 7th, 2019, I, Officer James Torres, was in full uniform, while assigned to marked unit East 1, during the first-half shift. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Mario MEDERIOS (Shoplifting & Somerville, Medford Warrants) Home Depot
On Sunday, May 12, 2019, I, Officer Mackenzie Richardson, was in full uniform assigned to patrol area East 3 for the Somerville Police Department. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Richard HUGHES (A&B, Disorderly, VCO Open Container)
On 5/9/2019, I (Officer Devin Schneider) was in full uniform while assigned to marked unit East-1 during the 4pm-12am shift. The following report is a summary of the events that I witnessed, as they pertain to incident #19025597: Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Paul ANDERSON (Armed Robbery, VCO Open Container) & Shannon MCKIM (Misc. Common Law Viol) Stop & Shop