Ward 2 Alderman Maryann Heuston and the City’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) invite all interested residents to a community meeting to discuss construction updates and schedules for the ongoing McGrath Highway Interim Improvements project. The meeting will be held in the Public Safety Building’s Academy Room at 220 Washington St. from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Continue reading Community Note: McGrath Highway Construction Meeting Tues., Aug. 11
Somerville Public Library (MA) and The Center for Teen Empowerment, Inc. have teamed up to host a series of open mics at the library. The first one is Wed., Aug. 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come sing, dance, play an instrument, perform a poem, or crack some jokes – this is a judgement free zone! Night of the Mics will be held in the Central Library, 79 Highland Ave.
More than $3.7 million is available through the Community Preservation Act (CPA) for affordable housing, open space, outdoor recreation and historic preservation projects, and Somerville residents, organizations and businesses are invited to submit their project proposals to see if they are eligible for funding. Details on what CPA funds can be used for are available at http://www.somervillema.gov/cpa. Continue reading City of Somerville: $3.7 million is available through the Community Preservation Act (CPA) for affordable housing
Somerville Animal Control Missing Dogs
Age unknown/5 lbs., Tan. Found wandering on McArthur Street. Currently being held at Somerville Animal Control. Please share to help find this boys owners. Call: 617-625-6600 ext. 2190
Approx 4 yrs./35 lbs, Tan and White. Wearing a collar and dragging a cable. Found wandering inside of Market Basket on Somerville Ave. Currently being held at Somerville Animal Control. Please share to help find his owners.
Call: 617-625-6600 ext. 2190 if you have any information on this dog.
On the above date and time, while assigned to E-4, I was dispatched to the area of Broadway and School St. for a disabled motor vehicle. The reporting person stated there was a motor vehicle in the intersection with the lights on causing a traffic issue. He heard several vehicles honking their horns due to the vehicle in the roadway. He said this went on for several minutes before he called. He could not tell if anyone was in the vehicle. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:OUI Liquor Arrest
On August, 8, 2015, I Officer Jason Costa was assigned to uniform Patrol in marked Cruiser East 3. At 2024 hrs, I along with several units responded to the area of XX Florence Street for the report of a fight with possible knives. Upon arrival, I was met by XXXXX, who resides at XX Florence St. XXXXX, who only speaks Spanish, advised me that he was in the back yard of his residence with some friends and that he walked to the front of his house, because he was waiting for his friend YYYYY to arrive home. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Assault via DangerousWeapon
VIKTORIYA BLINDMAN Arrest
On 08/08/2105, at around 0106 hours, XXXXX called Somerville Police to report a possible drunk driver who was heading into Union Sq. At the time of the call, both XXXXX and the possible drunk driver were on Washington St (a public way in the City of Somerville). XXXXX kept referring to the driver of the vehicle as a “she”. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:OUI/A&B on A Police Officer
(Release Note: This report pertains to an investigation by the Somerville Police Drug Control Unit into Mr. Luis Cora and his role as a narcotics distributor.) Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Drug Arrest
I, Sgt. Joseph Macarelli, am the primary investigator assigned to this matter. On 06/19/2015 at 1525 hours my victim returned to his motor vehicle which was parked adjacent to number seven Corinthian Road just south of the intersection of Broadway and Corinthian Road. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Receiving Stolen Property $250 Arrest
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, August 10, the 223rd day of 2015 with 143 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:45 and sunset is @ 7:54. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
On Thursday, August 06, 2015 I was assigned to marked unit East-1. At 12:40 A.M., I conducted a directed patrol in the Cobble Hill apartments and plaza located at 50 Washington Street.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Disorderly/Possession of Open Container Arrest
Mary Ellen Ford, a lifelong Somerville resident who works for the United States Postal Service at the Union Square Post Office in Somerville. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Mary Ellen Ford
By Patrick Tauro
This past week, a Somerville Animal Control officer was called to the Winter Hill Yacht Club that’s located on Foley Street in Somerville for the removal of an unwanted guest.
The unwanted guest, a full grown opossum that was found sunbathing on one of the members boats at the yacht club just relaxing in the sun.
Continue reading Opossums Boating on the Mystic River in Somerville
Crossing Guards provide essential public safety by ensuring safe student crossing at intersections along the routes to school
Salary is $33.66 per day Continue reading SOMERVILLE IS LOOKING FOR CROSSING GUARDS
is presented for outstanding dedication and effort for the month of May 2015 to Sgt. Michael Kiely. Continue reading Somerville Police Department Beyond the Call of Duty Award
Officer Louis Remigio goes above and beyond the call of duty, not only while on-duty, but while off-duty as well.While on-duty for the Somerville Police last month during a major incident in Davis Square that resulted in evacuations and significant road closures and massive traffic, Louis assisted throughout the night as a true leader and someone that “gets it.” Continue reading Somerville Police Department Beyond the Call of Duty Award