GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, August 31, the 243rd day of 2014 with
122 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:07 and sunset is @
7:21. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter,
Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1521 – Cortes captured the city of Tenochtitlan,
Mexico, and set it on fire.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
MEMO TO BHRC SUBSCRIBERS: This week’s report is on the 2014 roll call attendance record of your local senators through August 31. Some senators may have poor attendance records for a variety of reasons, including health problems or military service. We do not ask each senator Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 35 August 29, 2014
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Wednesday, September 3
9:00am:Art Beat 2014
12:00pm:Voices of Somerville
12:30pm:Haiti & Brazil in the ‘Ville
1:00pm: Somerville Fight Night 2014
3:00pm:Family Fun Day
Continue reading SOMERVILLE CITY CABLE CONNECTION
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang invite neighbors and community members to a public meeting on Monday, September 8 to discuss the Cedar Street Flood Mitigation Project. The meeting will be held in the Kennedy School cafeteria, 5 Cherry Street, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Acting City Engineer, Melissa Miguel, and Weston & Sampson Consulting Engineers will present twenty-five percent design plans and review the proposed timeline for the planned sewer separation project. For more information about the project, contact Melissa Miguel at 617-625-6600 ext. 5412, or MMiguel@somervillema.gov.
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 2 Alderman Maryann Heuston invite neighbors and community members to a “Listening Session,” the latest in a series of public meetings to discuss the upcoming Lincoln Park Renovation, on Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Argenziano School cafeteria, 290 Washington Street, and will review results from earlier community meetings and discuss plans for the Landscape Design process. For more information about the project, contact Melissa Miguel at 617-625-6600 ext. 5412, or MMiguel@somervillema.gov. The meeting location is accessible to people with disabilities. To request language assistance, handouts in alternate formats, or information on the meeting, please contact Arn Franzen at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or (617) 625-6600, ext 2500.
To mark the historic opening of the Orange Line Assembly Station T-stop in Somerville, MA—the first new MBTA T- Continue reading A Tribute to Assembly Row and new Assembly Station September 2, 2014
Comedian Tony V, Jimmy Delponte and a younger Frank Santangelo at an early Kiss 108 Radio event back in the day.
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The purpose of this letter is to proudly congratulate and acknowledge Ariana Baldasaro of Londonderry New Hampshire who is now a Somerville resident and is also an avid Somerville News Weekly reader on her acceptance to Suffolk University Law school starting this fall.
It is that time of year, when the streets of East Cambridge will come alive for the 88th Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian THIS WEEKEND (September 6 & 7). The feast will be celebrated on Warren Street in East Cambridge. As always, there will be a food festival, parades, amusement rides, “Frozen” movie characters Elsa and Anna, carnival games, antique cars, street performers, Red Sox World Series Trophies, and live entertainment throughout the weekend. There will also be a special healing service on September 6th.
Continue reading “Tavares” Headlining Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian!
The five students were paid stipends for their time working on the project. They learned video production and editing skills, scriptwriting, how to record voice-overs, conduct interviews, Continue reading Somerville Community Access Television: Crossroads: Searching for the American Dream
Matthew Buckley awarded Robert W. Ritchie Special Achievement Award for work in recent court cases
Continue reading ASSISTANT CITY SOLICITOR RECOGNIZED FOR ‘OUTSTANDING APPELLATE WORK’
Combined Partners & Federal Realty Investment Trust payments estimated to yield $1.7M to $2.2M in annual City revenue from former IKEA parcel
Continue reading PARTNERS HEALTHCARE, SOMERVILLE SIGN COMMUNITY SERVICES AGREEMENT
SOMERVILLE – It’s official. Homeowners who live in their Somerville property will now receive the highest property tax exemption in the state after Governor Deval Patrick Continue reading GOV. PATRICK SIGNS HOME RULE PETITION TO INCREASE SOMERVILLE’S RESIDENTIAL TAX EXEMPTION TO 35%
SOMERVILLE – The Community Path is going all the way to Boston and to celebrate, the City of Somerville and the Friends of the Community Path are throwing a zero-waste community party Continue reading CITY & ‘FRIENDS OF THE COMMUNITY PATH’ PLAN ZERO-WASTE CELEBRATION, PARTY ON THE PATH, SEPT. 6
SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville and Partners HealthCare have signed a Community Services Understanding through which the tax-exempt nonprofit healthcare provider has agreed to make annual payments to the City as a municipal services contribution for the offices they plan to build on the former IKEA parcel in Assembly Square. The Continue reading PARTNERS HEALTHCARE, SOMERVILLE SIGN COMMUNITY SERVICES AGREEMENT
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You need to keep the old with the new, or the new will become the old and never grow into something special.
Continue reading Reality Bites by James A. Norton
Friday, August 22nd the Somerville Boxing Club hosted another unforgettable Fight Night at Dilboy Stadium. The line up featured amateur fighters both from Somerville and