All-American City Championship Celebration  


To celebrate Somerville’s All-America City Awards win, we are throwing a party on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Baxter Park in Assembly Row. Come by for music – including performances by some of our All-America team members – and other fun community activities. In keeping with the award’s theme this year of supporting boys and young men, this celebration will kick off several months of activities and programs geared toward engaging and empowering young people. Stay tuned for more details.

Fire on Greenville St Somerville


At 1150 a.m. on Thursday, September 24th, the Somerville Fire Department responded to a fire at 9 Greenville Street. Firefighters arrived to find a fire involving the contents of a construction dumpster located in the driveway. Heat from the fire resulted in considerable damage to the exterior of the three family home.

Lower photo– Firefighters work to stretch a hose line into the driveway of 9 Greenville Street.


 Bottom photo – Lt. Dennis Sullivan extinguishes the burning contents of the dumpster.






By Mayor Joseph Curtatone

We are a nation founded upon and strengthened by a long history of social activism and protest—from the Boston Tea Party to the Freedom Marches for Civil Rights. When something is profoundly wrong in this nation, our citizens speak up and act up peacefully to set it right, and our freedoms—freedoms that are the envy of so many around the world—make this possible.  Continue reading DROP THE CHARGES AGAINST THE SOMERVILLE 18: 



GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, September 24, the 267th day of 2015 with 98 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:33 and sunset is @ 6:40. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are, Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1789 – The U.S. Congress passed the First Judiciary Act. The act provided for an Attorney General and a lower federal courts.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer