The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Somerville Police Officer Priscilla Riberio

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Somerville Police Officer Priscilla Riberio

Dear Billy T,

Subject: Priscilla Riberio

Sir,

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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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

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 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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Meeting-City of Somerville Assessing Bike Lane Scheme for Powderhouse Blvd 6pm Wednesday, 5/22

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

District Attorney Marian Ryan Announces Grand Jury Indictments

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

VOX POP Events: Live DJs, Free Yoga, Art Openings, Live Podcasts, Author Talks & more!

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!

Public Meeting to Discuss Next Phase of Construction on Somerville Ave., June 4

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

Audit Calls for Enhanced Oversight of Child Sex Abuse Allegations in the Commonwealth

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

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Paul ANDERSON (Armed Robbery, VCO Open Container) & Shannon MCKIM (Misc. Common Law Viol) Stop & Shop

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

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