Click on link to read July 21st 2015 Somerville News Weekly Print Edition OnlineJuly 21st 2015 Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week”
This week we recognize an amazing person, Jesse Clingan, a lifelong Somerville resident who’s heart and soul is dedicated in his voluntary assisting and support of his fellow Somervillian.
Jesse does what it takes to raise awareness to help keep our Somerville youths away from the evil habits of addiction and the tragedy of overdosing. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Jesse Clingan
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays in the Ville this week! Happy birthday greetings go out to Cheryl Chaille Horan, Margi Frattura, Somerville Police Deputy Chief Paul Trant, Marie Linscott, Rick Spinosa, Jeff Northrup, George Barnoski, John Casey, Debbie Brune-Cabral, Joanne Blundon, v,Patricia Talbot, Ron Elwood, Vincent Chiappini, Joan Campo McKenna, John Serpico and Mark A. Tocci
Sent in by our readers!
Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
Entertainment of the Evening
The very talented voices of Vanessa Salvucci and Dom Catino performing a duet of a popular variety of songs from the Early Rat Pack Era! Continue reading You’re Invited to a Reception in Honor of Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone
Picture 1. James Otis Statue, Barnstable, MA. He of “Taxation without Representation is Tyranny.
Picture 2. Mercy Otis Warren Statue, Barnstable, MA. She was an extremely important and not well known Patriot, who opposed ratification of the Constitution unless The Bill of Rights was included. She was a prolific Revolutionary writer who, among other accomplishments, heavily influenced John Adams’ thinking.
Continue reading Pictures of The Week Series by Skip Murray
On July 17, 2015 at approximately 1944 I was in full uniform and assigned to the Somerville Police Traffic Bureau. I was conducting speed enforcement on Route 16 (Alewife Brook Parkway), a public way and posted 30 MPH Zone within the City of Somerville. I observed a 1968 Lincoln Mark 3 color yellow, NH 68-LINC, traveling south on Rte 16 at an estimated 55 MPH. I directed my lidar unit at the vehicle and got a reading of 54 MPH as it passed vehicles at a quick pace. The vehicle was traveling in the left lane and I lost the lidar signal as the beam struck a tree while I attempted to keep tracking its speed. The vehicle passed my location and I re-acquired its speed on Lidar at 51 MPH and locked it in at 50 MPH at a distance of 309.2 feet. I immediately activated lights and siren and pulled out in an attempt to stop the MV. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:LICENSE REVOKED AS HTO, OPERATE MV WITH c90 S23