The City of Somerville Seeks Crossing Guards

The City of Somerville seeks qualified candidates to work as a Crossing Guard for the current school year. Morning shift is 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM; afternoon shift is 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Assignments to specific work sites will be determined. Must pass a pre-employment CORI and drug screen.

Applications must be submitted to and are available at the City Hall Personnel Office, 93 Highland Avenue, Somerville MA 02143. You can also fax (617-666-4426) or email resume to: or the Somerville Police Safety Officer:



The Somerville Police Arrest Pages of the Week




On 11/1/2013, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser West 5. While monitoring traffic on Broadway, a public way in the city of Somerville, I queried Massachusetts registration on my laptop computer. The result of my RMV query showed the registered owner, .revoked license.

I activated my emergency lights and siren and stopped the vehicle in front of 855 Broadway. As soon as I stopped the vehicle, the front seat female passenger, and the rear seat male passenger attempted to exit the vehicle. I informed them to remain in the car, and informed Somerville Control of the stop.

I identified the operator as the registered owner, and informed him the reason why I had stopped him. While speaking with the operator both passengers continued to move around, and seemed very nervous. Due to neither one of them wearing a seat belt, I asked for their names in order to issue Continue reading The Somerville Police Arrest Pages of the Week

Somerville Council on Aging and Teen Empowerment goes to Symphony Hall



The Somerville Council on Aging and Teen Empowerment went to Symphony Hall November 1st as part of an ongoing collaboration together. This specific program was done through a grant with The Boston Symphony Orchestra. They chose the COA and Teen Empowerment to participate in its Symphony for Our City program, which includes three special concerts and some educational presentations about classical music. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging and Teen Empowerment goes to Symphony Hall

The November 5th, 2013 Print Edition of The Somerville News Weekly

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Late Breaking News For Newstalk Shout Out:


Well, did we called it right in last week’s Newstalk Shout out?  Hit the nail right on the head! We heard through the grapevines that the police chief resigned today! We also heard that anyone appliying to be interim chief until they find a replacement will not be allowed to apply to be the chief. We heard that the interim chief could even qualify to go as back possibly far as a lieutenant, but who knows,? Alway remember that this is Somerville and anything is possible! Let’s just hope the the mayor remains with an open mind and stays within the homegrown local box this time and picks a local talent from within the department!  We wish Former Somerville Police Chief Tom all the best and thank you for a job well done sir!

Now for the News:




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Staff and all lobbies at Winter Hill Bank were dressed in “Pink” to bring awareness and help fight Breast Cancer during the entire month of October.
Winter Hill Bank, its customers and staff raised monies during the month which will be donated to help fight breast cancer. All locations of the bank provided valuable handouts about early Breast Cancer detection and as a “Thank You” for a donation each customer received a token of appreciation. To date approximately $5,000.00 raised will go towards breast cancer research, education, advocacy, health services and social support programs.