Model Z charging stations in Union Square, Davis Square, Assembly Row, and Ball Square will enhance citizen connectivity and promote sustainability. Continue reading SOMERVILLE GREEN TECH PROGRAM LAUNCHES SOLAR CELL PHONE CHARGING PILOT
SOMERVILLE – Can you just not hide your Somerville pride? Somerville residents, show us what’s awesome about your neighborhood and your local business district by sharing your #SquareFlair! Continue reading Somerville: Share Your #SquareFlair, Help Your Neighborhood Get Celebratory Banners!
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS DAY, October 31, the 304th day of 2015 with 61 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:15 and sunset is @ 5:40. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are, Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1517 – Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Attention! The Summer hiatus is over! Bowling, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Yoga and Walking Group are back! Please call Chris Kowaleski at 617-625-6600 ext. 2300 for more information on any of our Health & Wellness programs, start dates and times and for registration. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
BOSTON, Mass. — October 30, 2015 – WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, announced today that Anthony Brooks has been selected as the station’s new Senior Political Correspondent after five years as the co-host of Radio Boston. Continue reading Somerville Resident Anthony Brooks Named Senior Political Correspondent for WBUR
Please remember to turn your clocks back one hour this weekend. Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00am on Sunday, November 1st.
News & Notes
Somerville High’s Joe Tarello Inducted into MA Science Educators Hall of Fame Continue reading Connections: A Newsletter from the Somerville Public Schools – October 30, 2015
(Boston) – Last Friday, Representative Christine P. Barber and Senator Patricia D. Jehlen joined members of the Harm Reduction & Drug Law Reform Caucus for a tour of MCI-Shirley and a presentation by inmates on various criminal justice issues and recommendations for reform.
Ward 4 School Committee Candidate Forum & DebateJamie O’Leary and Andre Green, candidates for Ward 4 School Committee, recently participated in a forum and dbate at the SCATV studios. Watch the replay here.
And please remember to vote on Tuesday, November 3.
Join the City of Somerville for the fifth annual Somerville Bulb Blitz on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon, and help prepare your neighborhood for a bright and colorful spring 2016! Continue reading Somerville Sign Up for Bulb Blitz 2015!
There are so many beautiful things about Thailand. Just ask Chu Race, who is a native of that country and a weekly participant in the Cross Street Center’s English Conversation group. In Thailand, Chu explains, it’s common to see fruits and vegetables beautifully sculpted into flowers and art. People then use the creations decorations for plates, for their home, and in their food. Continue reading Somerville COA:Beautiful Food at Cross Street
As world leaders prepare for UN climate negotiations, Mayors’ National Climate Action Agenda releases Compendium of City Climate Action;
#ClimateMayors mark countdown to Paris talks with Twitter dialogue Oct. 30, 1 p.m. EST Continue reading SOMERVILLE MAYOR CURTATONE JOINS LA MAYOR GARCETTI, NY MAYOR DE BLASIO, CHICAGO MAYOR EMANUEL, AND MAYORS ACROSS U.S. AS MEMBER OF NATIONAL COALITION OF #CLIMATEMAYORS
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ votes on roll calls from the week of October 26-30. There were no roll calls in the Senate last week.
$328 MILLION SUPP BUDGET (H 3829) Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 40 – Report No. 43 October 26-30, 2015
BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2015—A Somerville man was arraigned today on charges he stabbed another man during an early morning fight in the North End, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Somerville Man Charged in North End Stabbing
Photos by Frank Santangelo
By William Tauro
This past Thursday evening hundreds of trick-or-treaters attended the 2015 Hunted Hall at City Hall in Somerville.
There were ghosts and there were goblins, witches on brooms with cats and of course Batman and Robin. Continue reading Somerville’s Spooky Haunted Hall
Stephen Jones is lifelong resident of Somerville and a graduate of Somerville High School. He went on to receive his masters in Criminal Justice from UMASS Lowell. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Stephen Jones
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, October 30, the 303rd day of 2015 with 62 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:14 and sunset is @ 5:41. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are, Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1735 – John Adams, the second President of the United States, was born in Braintree, MA. His son became the sixth President of the U.S. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Alicia Barton will deliver the keynote address at the Somerville Chamber of Commerce 69th Annual Dinner & Powderhouse Awards on November 5th. Continue reading Barton to keynote Chamber Dinner; Rubel to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
4 brass-centered dance bands
perform a concert dinner-dance festival Continue reading Cuisine en Locale Presents Brass Attack!
This coming Tuesday (Nov. 3) is election day here in Somerville and the Elections Department still needs some people to help work the polls. The shift is 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. with two hours off over the course of the day and workers will be paid $135. The only requirement is that you are a registered Massachusetts voter. For more information or to apply, please call Maria Pierotti at 617-625-6600 ext. 4204.
By William Tauro
On Thursday, Somerville prosecutors accepted a plea deal of continued without a finding and community service from fourteen out of the eighteen protesters that got arrested for shutting down and protesting on Route 93 last winter in a Somerville Courtroom. Continue reading Somerville Rt93 18 Protesters, Plea Deal “Continued Without a Finding”
518 Medford Street Continue reading Olde Magoun Saloon 5Km – October 22, 2015 results