GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, May 27, the 147th day of 2014 with 218 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:12 and sunset is @ 8:10. The New Moon is exact @ 2:41 PM EST. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1647 – Achsah Young became the first woman known to be executed as a witch in Massachusetts.
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Happy Birthday to a few Villens out in the Ville this week! Happy Birthday to Lewis Bacon, Ann Sabbey, Mark Murza, Tim Morine, Diane Gentile, George Vendetti, Darlene Kelly Dumond ,Conor J. Murphy, Julian Lewis. , Ray Snow jr and Mitchell Haley

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The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Timothy O’Malley

Tim is the Part Time Membership Director of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce.

Tim directs and manages new member sales and is responsible for monitoring member satisfaction and retention.

He also assists with office functions and the development and implementation of programs and activities designed to involve and serve members.

Tim brings thirty years of experience in Somerville’s business community.

A former executive with Somerset Savings Bank, US Trust, Citizens Bank and Winter Hill Bank he possesses a thorough understanding of the challenges of local businesses and business development.

He is a former member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors during which time he served as Chair of the Union Square Business Group and was recipient of the Powderhouse Award for Distinguished Service to the Chamber.

He also serves Treasurer of the Somerville Lions – local service club.

Tim is always there for local charities, his community and he is always ready to assist Somerville business owners to help make Somerville a better place.

The Somerville News Weekly salutes you for all your dedicated service and for all the good that you do for the citizens of Somerville!