GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, November 14, the 318th day of 2014 with 47 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:33 and sunset is @ 4:23. 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: 1501 – Arthur Tudor of England married Katherine of Aragon.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY by John Dwyer
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
Beacon Hill Roll Call this week examines the voting records of local representatives on Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick’s 87 vetoes during the 2013-2014 session.
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 46 November 14, 2014
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 7 Alderman Katjana Ballantyne invite all residents to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new North St. Veterans Playground on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. The new park will include: new LED lighting; security cameras; ADA accessibility; a water spray feature; children’s play area; climbing structure; café-style seating area; permeable rubber surfacing; ½ basketball court; tennis backboard; combination street hockey and soccer goal; and enhance plantings and green space. The playground will also be increased in size by one-half. For more information on parks and open space projects in the City, visit http://www.somervillema.gov/departments/ospcd/parks-and-open-space.
Michael Terrio, is in need of a double lung transplant. In 2007 he was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. The only cure for this disease is a lung transplant. At the time of his diagnosis he was told he had three years to live. Since that time he has been working toward his goal of getting new lungs. Continue reading Lifelong Somerville resident Mike Terrio could be hours away from a second chance at life.
As a courtesy to our property owners, The City of Somerville Board of Assessors is making fiscal year (FY) 2015 assessments available early and holding evening mobile office hours to answer property owner’s questions. Usually, property owners receive notice of their new assessed values in their third quarter tax bill in late Continue reading Somerville Assessor’s Office to Release FY15 Property Assessments Early and to Host Evening Mobile Office Hours for Property Owners