Reminder: Thanksgiving Recess begins Wednesday, November 26 at noon (half day for all students).
All schools and district offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28.
Continue reading Connections: A Newsletter from the Somerville Public Schools – November 21, 2014
Somerville – The Somerville Retirement Board is seeking applicants to fill the 5th Board Member position, which is currently vacant.
Continue reading Somerville Retirement Board Seeking Applications for Vacant Retirement Board Member Position
Concord Museum – Thursday, December 4th – 19th Annual Family of Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature. A $20.00 fee includes transportation and museum admission. Lunch at a local restaurant is a separate Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Press & Organizational Information & Updates
A group of avid gardeners met on Monday, November 10th at the Somerville Council on Aging to put their skills to a different use—learning how to make “photograms” with sensitized paper , botanical objects, and help Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Making Photograms
SOMERVILLE – Somerville’s popular and festive holiday celebrations will return in December 2014, including the annual Christmas Tree lighting at City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 4, and the Somerville Arts Council’s Illuminations Tours on Saturday, Dec. 13. Mayor Continue reading HOLIDAY EVENTS SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR 2014 IN SOMERVILLE
Couple of things to ponder today:
1. Obama shouldn’t have just issued an Executive Order to institute Immigration Amnesty and force the debate over Immigration Reform.
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, November 21, the 325th day of 2014 with 40 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:42 and sunset is @ 4:17. 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: 1783 – François de Rozier and the Marquis d’Arlandres made the first human flight in a hot-air balloon, in Paris, in a balloon built by the Joseph-Michel Montgolfier and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY by John Dwyer
Two free markets featuring local businesses are taking place this weekend at the Armory. Saturday November 29th there will be a Continue reading What’s Happening at the Somerville Armory
Tom is the owner/president of Bent Electrical Contractors Inc. in Somerville.
He is a member of the: Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts; National Electrical Contractors Association; National Fire Protection Agency; and Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. He is the: Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of The Week Tom Bent
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 senators on Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick’s 88 vetoes during the 2013-2014 session. A two-thirds vote is required to override a gubernatorial veto in the 40-member Senate that Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 47 November 21, 2014
Flooding, water, and sewer issues have long plagued this City and as the Chair of the Flood Forum Committee this is one of my top priorities. Recently many projects were started, some already Continue reading Alderman Maryann Heuston:What’s New in Ward 2
Assessor to provide update on Fiscal Year 2015 Property Assessments; Aldermen to vote on allocation of the tax levy, exemptions and other provisions; Public invited to speak
SOMERVILLE – Each year in November, the Chief Assessor for the City presents an update to the Board of Continue reading PUBLIC INVITED TO ANNUAL PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATION HEARING, TUES., NOV. 25