Sent in by our readers:
“How about UberX as idiot or douche of the week.”
During the rain this past week, UberX had surge pricing four times the normal rate. A $15 ride was $60. Such deceptive business practices.
Imagine if every Friday and Saturday night, taxis charges four times the rate? It’s supply and demand right? No it’s price gauging and predatory pricing!
Check out this article below:
FARE IS FAIR!!! No so with UberX.
A concerned citizen
Send Us Your Choice for This Week’s Somerville News Weekly “Village Idiot” of the Week!
Who is the most deserving of that title for the world to see for any recent idiotic thing that they may have recently accomplished!
Continue reading Heres this Week’s Village Idiot of The Week” choice and you decide!
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By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll call votes in the House or Senate last week.
This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call reports the percentage of times local representatives voted with their party’s Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 45 November 7, 2014
November 12th, 6:30-8:30pm Entertainment * Cocktails * H’orderves
“SINATRA, His Very Best” performed by Dom Catino performing live this Wednesday at the Mayor Curtatone Fundraising Event at the Winter Hill Yacht Club So Don’t Miss it!
RSVP Bill Tauro at: Wmtauro@aol.com or simply call at:(617)293-2016
By Marian Berkowitz
It’s a crisp fall morning and I’m heading over to East Somerville to meet Roger Washburn, who has lived on Franklin Street for 15 years. He received a 2014 Director’s Award from the Somerville Continue reading East Somerville homeowner wins Director’s Award for 8 Franklin Street
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, November 09, the 313th day of 2014 with 52 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:22 and sunset is @ 4:28. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1799 – Napoleon Bonaparte pulled off a coup and declared himself dictator of France.
1872 – A fire spread in windy weather, destroying nearly 800 buildings in Boston.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Three pictures for this week.
Top: Lit up tree on Somerville High School campus on election day.
Middle: Conway Park
Bottom: Columbus Ave