Somerville Speakup Line: Regarding Closed McGrath Offramp ‚ÄúI More Often Bicycle to Target and Home Depot!‚ÄĚ

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Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

I read with dismay the front-page story this week which claimed that

the southbound off-ramp from McGrath Highway to Somerville Ave. was

“crucial for the survival of many businesses in that area” and promoted

a conspiracy theory that this was being done intentionally to reduce

property values(?!). Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Regarding Closed McGrath Offramp ‚ÄúI More Often Bicycle to Target and Home Depot!‚ÄĚ

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, September 20, the 263rd day of 2018 with 102 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:28 and sunset is @ 6:46. 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: 1519 – Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan left Spain to find a route to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. Magellan was killed during the trip, but one of his ships eventually made the journey. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, September 19, the 242nd day of 2018 with 103 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:27 and sunset is @ 6:48. 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: 1356 – The Battle of Poitiers was fought between England and France. Edward “the Black Prince” captured France’s King John. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line:Our Youth Have Been Brainwashed by the Far Left Liberal Fascists

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Does anyone here understand what is happening to our youth? Especially those going to college? They have been brainwashed by the far left liberal fascists who are anti-American. Do you recall the protests of Antifa?

We have a group of angry protestors in Somerville who call themselves Our Revolution- they claim to be the followers of Bernie Sanders.

Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Our Youth Have Been Brainwashed by the Far Left Liberal Fascists

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 Lenny Clarke, Sophia DeMarco, Anthony Monteiro, Alec Dellanno, Ellen Sullivan, Walter Tauro, Ken Webber, Mary Jo Rossetti, Jay Blake, Cathy Derany, Steven Maguire, Mary Ellen Gil, Joseph Tsang, Chris Stockbridge, Mark Riley, Mario Sousa, Joyce Haley-Brogna, Janette Giso, Dan Hamel, Marsha Hamel McGlashing, Emma Labrecque, Jo√£o L. M. Lopes, Thomas Doherty, Ellie A Stolp Manning, Robert W Hickey, Debra O’Connor, Mark Alston-Follansbee, Fanny Chan, Matthew Desmond, Michael Ray, Timothy Shwartz and Happy 98th Birthday to our good friend Mr Ferullo!

Sent in by our readers! Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

SUSPECT OF DEFACING GRAVES AND URINATING ON FLAGS IN SOMERVILLE ON SUICIDE WATCH AFTER CAUGHT FLEEING STATE

By William Tauro

A suspect that was allegedly accused of defacing a grave and urinating on American flags last week at a Somerville Veterans cemetery is being detained on a court ordered 14 day evaluation stay in a Rhode Island psychiatric facility after he allegedly made threats to kill himself.

Continue reading SUSPECT OF DEFACING GRAVES AND URINATING ON FLAGS IN SOMERVILLE ON SUICIDE WATCH AFTER CAUGHT FLEEING STATE

Somerville-Public Invited to Learn about Transgender Lives and Issues at ‚ÄúConversations about Gender Identity‚ÄĚ Event

Sept. 25th event hosted by City, the Somerville High GSA, SpeakOUT, and the Human Rights Commission to feature first-hand stories about transgender lives and gender identity

SOMERVILLE ‚Äď At an upcoming public conversation and learning session, Somerville community members will be offered an opportunity to gain a better understanding of gender identity and transgender lives and issues. Continue reading Somerville-Public Invited to Learn about Transgender Lives and Issues at ‚ÄúConversations about Gender Identity‚ÄĚ Event

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, September 17, the 240th day of 2018 with 105 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:25 and sunset is @ 6:51. 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: 1394 – In France, Charles VI published an ordinance that expelled all Jews from France. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, September 16, the 239th day of 2018 with 106 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:24 and sunset is @ 6:53. 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: 1400 – Owain Glyndwr was proclaimed Prince of Wales after rebelling against English rule. He was the last Welsh-born Prince of Wales. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

New Somerville Veterans’ Memorial Parade Set for ‪Sunday, November 4, 2018‬

New Parade planned to honor our veterans following cancellation of 2018 Memorial Week Parade. Somerville’s is one of only two parades planned in the region in honor of Veterans Month in November.

SOMERVILLE ‚ÄďMayor Joseph Curtatone and Director of Veterans Services Bryan Bishop announce a brand new ceremony to honor our City‚Äôs and our nation‚Äôs Veterans. Please mark your calendars for Sunday, November 4, 2018, for the rescheduled Veterans Memorial Parade. Continue reading New Somerville Veterans‚Äô Memorial Parade Set for ‚Ä™Sunday, November 4, 2018‚Ĩ

Somerville POW-MIA Flag Ceremony Scheduled for ‪September 21‬ on City Hall Concourse

 

Please join Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Veterans‚Äô Commissioner Bryan Bishop on Friday, September 21 at noon to raise the POW-MIA¬† (Prisoner of War ‚Äď Missing in Action) Flag and remember the brave soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who served as Prisoners of War or are considered Missing In Action. Continue reading Somerville POW-MIA Flag Ceremony Scheduled for ‚Ä™September 21‚Ĩ on City Hall Concourse

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