At approximately 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, one lane of vehicle travel will reopen on Elm St. Continue reading Davis Square UPDATE: Elm St., Somerville Partial Closure
Due to public safety concerns over a structurally compromised front exterior of the building at 240 Elm St. in Davis Square, Elm Street between Dover Street and Russell Street will be closed to all cars and there will be no access for pedestrians between Chester Street and Grove Street until further notice.
Continue reading Davis Square 240 Elm Street Closure Update
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 23, the 174th day of 2015 with 191 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:25. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1845 – A special session of the legislature of Texas voted in favor of annexation by the United States.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
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Here’s the thing, I believe in a data-driven approach to problem solving. However, an MCAS test is fairly crude way of generating data about student and teacher performance. Our assessment tools should match the rigor we demand of our teachers and students. It’s like trying to measure an ocean with a ruler. We aren’t using the right tool for the job and we’re not getting the ata that might lead us to better decisions.
Continue reading Mayor Joseph Curtatone on MCAS Testing
Turn your favorite photos into “Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments!”
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Happy 23rd wedding anniversary to Felista and Skip Murray.
Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Wedding Anniversary Photos of the Week
Many Villens in the Ville this week celebrating their birthdays! Happy Birthday greetings go out to John Eleftherakis of “Johns Auto Sales”, Mike Delgizzi, Roger Fisk, Karen A. Jenner, Kathy Esquivel, Donna Itrato Nichols, Darren “Bubba” Rankin, Joe Hamel, Isabella Rotola, Josh McCann, Maria Clark, Happy 85th Birthday to Jean McLean, Roy & Billy Desrochers and our good friend Philip Benevides!
Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
Please sign this online petition to show your support and demand better and safer field conditions for our kids!
Continue reading Petitioning City of Somerville Mayor Curtatone and DPW Commissioner Koty
VIASWORLD, a special events company based in Boston, has started to become an outlet for local artists to express themselves and show the city their talents.
Neighbors are outraged and business owners are furious over last months decision to due away with the parking and imposing no parking anytime signs on McGrath Highway, on both sides, from Washington Street to Somerville Avenue.