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The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!

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Happy Birthday to Helena Hardy, Olivia Scarpa, Mary Gagliardi, Mrs Martin, Philip Benevides, Noah Galvin, Sharon Quinlan, Talia Legerstrom, Josh McCann, David Goss, Samantha Swanton, Ruth Elizabeth, Cheryl Leonard Masiello, Billy McCarthy, Phillip Coutu, Mike Weaver, Charles Morrison, Kevin Wilson, Alan Russo, Charlie Morrison, Mike Delgizzi, Angel Ryan, Ann Leary, Christopher Marks, Christy Breidenbach, Brian Clarke, Diane Sherry, Debbie Cosgrove Moore, Brian A. Sweetser, Cliff Toppi, Jackie Quinn Hayes, Diane Powers, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!

Somerville Mayoral Candidate Already Building Bridges/Sharing Ideas With Other Communities

By William Tauro

I spent a good part of this past Thursday in Quincy with my friend Mayor Thomas P. Koch as his guest and I was invited to attend a mass with Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley celebrating “A Night 4 Life in Quincy as well.” Prior to the mass, I attended a luncheon with City of Quincy Treasurer Phi Du, Quincy Mayoral Aid Jack Donahue and members of the community at a Quincy Lions Club installation of officers. Continue reading Somerville Mayoral Candidate Already Building Bridges/Sharing Ideas With Other Communities

Somerville Seniors Hawaiian Luau at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club Photos

By Patrick Tauro

This past Wednesday, William “Billy” Tauro and the great members of the Winter Hill Yacht Club hosted a Hawaiian Luau for the Somerville seniors at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club. And the best part of it is that it was all free of charge and “It was on Billy!” Continue reading Somerville Seniors Hawaiian Luau at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club Photos

Three Local Fishermen Save 9 Year Old Autistic Boy from Drowning in Somerville

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By William Tauro

At about 6:15PM on Monday, June 21st, a nine-year-old Autistic boy ran from his mom as they were shopping at the Burlington Coat Factory Store that’s located at Assembly Row in Somerville. Continue reading Three Local Fishermen Save 9 Year Old Autistic Boy from Drowning in Somerville

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Pershing REID (Assault w/ Dangerous Weapon, Possession of Dangerous Weapons)

On 6/16/2021, at 9:36pm, I was assigned to uniform patrol in unit West-7. Ofc. T. Lambert (unit West-6), Ofc. Buswell (unit West-5), and I responded to XX Barton St. for a report of a suspect that was trying to open a car door and displayed a knife to the reporting party. The suspect description fit the same from an earlier nearby call for smashed windshield and it is believed that it is the same suspect for incident #21030457 Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Pershing REID (Assault w/ Dangerous Weapon, Possession of Dangerous Weapons)

Letter from the Editor:Don’t Judge Me If You Don’t Know Me and What I Do for Somerville

By William Tauro

I received this following message/comment from a reader that posted on my William Tauro for Mayor Facebook. It reads as follows: “Still waiting for the knock in the door to speak to this so call “Life Long Resident”, have issues I want to hear what his plans are…. Drugs, crime, DPW issues, parking, Condo construction, parks, green space and a few others…informed a few of his supports and still he has not visited the home of this TRUE LIFE LONG RESIDENT!!!! Continue reading Letter from the Editor:Don’t Judge Me If You Don’t Know Me and What I Do for Somerville

Ward 1 City Councilor Matt McLaughlin Withdraws from Our Revolution Somerville Endorsement

I am withdrawing my consideration for endorsement from Our Revolution Somerville (ORS).  I do this in solidarity with the candidates of color who received unfair treatment and outright exclusion at recent candidates forums. This is not an endorsement or rejection of any candidate, but rather an acknowledgement that all people deserve to be treated fairly and equally.

Continue reading Ward 1 City Councilor Matt McLaughlin Withdraws from Our Revolution Somerville Endorsement

Somerville Senior’s and Veteran’s Country Hoedown Luncheon at the Winter Hill Yacht Club

Please join William “Billy” Tauro and the great members of the Winter Hill Yacht Club on Wednesday July 14th from 12:00Noon-2:00PM for lunch and entertainment at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club located at 500 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145. And the best part of it is that it’s all free of charge and “It’s on Billy” so come and enjoy the festivities on Somerville’s Waterfront with Billy and the good people of the Winter Hill Yacht Club! ⛵️ Continue reading Somerville Senior’s and Veteran’s Country Hoedown Luncheon at the Winter Hill Yacht Club

Somerville Social Services Failed the Temple Street Fire Victims Miserably This Past Friday

By William Tauro

Channel 7 just reported the fire. The report said “Somerville brought in services to help the victims.”
This is so far from the truth and absolutely sickening and I could not disagree more! Somerville failed the victims miserably in this fire. Continue reading Somerville Social Services Failed the Temple Street Fire Victims Miserably This Past Friday

Letter from the Editor:Somerville City Hall Still Closed at Your Expense

By William Tauro

Nothing like making Somerville last in the nation again! City Hall should have been open months ago with no excuses along with all of our city buildings! The payroll never stopped since day one and it still continues even though all the doors are locked!  Continue reading Letter from the Editor:Somerville City Hall Still Closed at Your Expense

Spreading Awareness to Our Youth of the Many Dangers That Are Lurking Within Their Surroundings in Somerville and Beyond


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By William Tauro

This past Friday evening, Pastor Silvio Santos and Pastor Glaudner Oliviera hosted a program for teens at the Portuguese Baptist Church Place(PBC Place) located on Adams Street in Saugus on public safety, drug awareness, the immigrant community and unlocking safety federal funding. There were many church members in attendance from Somerville who also spoke as well as participated in a question and answer session that followed the program. Continue reading Spreading Awareness to Our Youth of the Many Dangers That Are Lurking Within Their Surroundings in Somerville and Beyond

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