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Moss Family Square Dedication in Somerville



By William Tauro

Congratulations to the Moss family on the dedication of the “SFP2 Delton (Pete) Moss US Navy Korea
Clara (Noni) Moss” Square!

The square was dedicated on Saturday, October 12th to the husband-wife for Delton’s service contribution in the armed services in the Korean Conflict and his wife Clara, a local hometown hero for saving a young child’s life in the City of Somerville when she was a crossing guard.

The sign hangs proudly outside the family residence at the Intersection of Richardson Street and Richardson Terrace in Somerville.

The dedication was provided by the city of Somerville to the Moss Family.

Congratulations to the entire Moss family for this honor!


Food, Glorious Food In The VILLE

People all around the county will mark Food Day on Thursday October 24, 2013 – a celebration of healthy, affordable and sustainable food around the country.

While one day might be enough for everyone else, we decided we needed a whole Food Week. Join in the fun by hosting a public event, offering an education session, creating a specialty meal, or finding a creative way to promote healthy, affordable and sustainable food.
If you’re planning an event that’s open to the public, email the details to by October 14 and we will add it to the City’s Food Week calendar and promote it via Facebook and Twitter.
For more information on how you can get involved with Food Week, contact Rachel Plitch at 617-625-6600 ext. 4321 or Stay tuned for a full Food Week schedule.


The “HONKS” Festival in Somerville

Friday kicked off a long music weekend in Somerville. The HONK! Festival started last night with musical performances in Union Square, and continues into Sunday. For a full schedule of events (including in Cambridge and Boston), visit Sunday afternoon RadioBDC is throwing a free concert in Union Square. “Live on the Square” starts at 12:30 with a line-up of local bands, including The Sheila Divine, American Authors, Sea Monsters, Speedy Ortiz, and Rhett Price.


Governor’s Councilor Michael J Callahan Remembered


By William Tauro

Dedication ceremony in Memory of the Michael J Callahan, Governor’s Councilor at Wrights Park at the Middlesex Fells Reservation in Medford.

Dedicated by Medford Mayor Mike McGlynn on October 12th, 2013 many attended to pay their respect to a friend and good man.

Michel Callahan passed away on June 6th 2007 at the very same time and day that his predecessor Terrence Kennedy got sworn into Michael’s former seat as Governors’s Councilor.

Michael had many friends and he was very will liked and respected everywhere especially in Medford and Somerville.

Michael was also a former aid to the late former Senator Dennis McKenna of Somerville.

The Great Pumpkin Glow Oct 24th 4pm

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The Great Pumpkin Patch will be waiting for you on October 24th 
from 4 to 7pm.
Bring your creative juices and get carving! 
North Plaza
300 Athenaeum St., Kendall Sq. 
Cambridge, MA
Tickets & Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available!
3rd Annual Pumpkin Glow
The 3rd Annual Pumpkin Glow in Kendall Square is just around the corner! There is still time to purchase your individual tickets, sign up a team or become a corporate sponsor of this evening to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middlesex County.
Please sign up today and join us on October 24th (rain date October 30th)! Come on your own, with friends or coworkers, or even put together a pumpkin carving team! Get in touch with the inner kid and get ready to “Carve for a Cause”.
There will be food from local restaurants, a live band, activities for kids, and lots of fun! Carving tools and pumpkin decorations will be supplied and volunteers will be available for carving assistance. 
If you would like to sign up your own team of 
4 ($100) or 8 ($200)
please call our office at (617) 764-5958 or 
email We do not have this option available through the PayPal system, but can take payment over the phone.
To learn more about the event, purchase individual tickets, corporate sponsorships or to make a donation at:
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Middlesex County operates Clubs in Cambridge, Somerville, Medford and Everett. Our Club in Cambridge has been serving the youth of Area IV and beyond since 2002. The Pumpkin Glow will support our efforts to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, responsible and productive citizens. Learn more at: