President Barack Obama may have been sincere when he said: “For more than 13 years, ever since nearly 3,000 innocent lives were taken from us on 9/11, our nation has been at war in Afghanistan. Now, thanks to the extraordinary sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, our combat mission in Afghanistan is ending, and the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion.”
Continue reading The war in Afghanistan is neither this, nor that By Neil W. McCabe
“On tonight’s episode of Greater Somerville, KyAnn Anderson and Joe Lynch chat about the closing year, the holiday festivities and fashions, family, friends and 2015. Watch the show tonight on Somerville Community Access Television, channel 3, or go to http://www.greatersomerville.wordpress.com.
Continue reading Greater Somerville – 2014 In Review and Welcome 2015
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, December 30, the 364th day of 2014 with 01 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:13 and sunset is @ 4:19. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN:
1853 – The United States bought 45,000 square miles of land from Mexico in the Gadsden Purchase. The treaty established the final boundaries of the southern United States.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
As most know, Somerville High School has one of the most storied histories in Massachusetts High School Basketball that dates back almost 75 years. In those dominant years that stretched from the early 1940’s until the early 1980’s, Somerville was a constant contender for sectional and state titles.
Continue reading Somerville Leads the Way!