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Happy Birthday to more Villens this week celebrating in the Ville! Happy Birthday to Paul Craven , Michael Buckley, Nancy Murphy Curtatone, Jean Ferullo-Oconnell, Flaviane Coelho and Alfred Baldasaro

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The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of The Week Joe Vivolo

Joe Vivolo is a retired former Somerville Police Officer who now is employed at the Somerville Traffic & Parking Department as a hearing officer.

Over the years as a police officer while patrolling the streets of Somerville, Joe has changed the lives, for the better of many people who’s paths he has crossed along the way.

Joe is a very understanding and people friendly person who uses his good old-fashioned commonsense to defuse troubling situations and solve problems in everyday life.

You can always find Joe at just about any charitable fund raising event helping out and always contributing his time to good causes.

We here at the Somerville News Weekly salute you for everything that you do to make Somerville a better place.