Building Somerville’s Police Marine Unit

   
 
By William Tauro

On Wednesday Commander Maryanne Richarson, director of Shore Side services for Mass Maritime visited Somerville as part of the Somerville Police departments ongoing collaboration with Mass Maritime to develop a marine unit for the police department. Senior Paul Hennebury has been working under the direction of Sgt Kiely and Captain Cotter this summer on this initiative.  Continue reading Building Somerville’s Police Marine Unit

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer   
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, August 13, the 226th day of 2015 with 140 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:48 and sunset is @ 7:50. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1521 – Present day Mexico City was captured by Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez from the Aztec Indians.  Continue reading

Somerville’s McGrath Highway Parking Restriction Controversy

   
 
By William Tauro
This past Tuesday night a community room full of concerned residents and business owners attended a meeting held by the city and state officials and including in attendance was Ward 2 Alderman Maryann Heuston, board of Alderman President William White, Aldermen Rossetti, Sullivan and McWatters including a representative from state representative Tim Toomey’s office at the Somerville Police Station located at 220 Washington Street.    Continue reading Somerville’s McGrath Highway Parking Restriction Controversy