GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
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 

Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

   
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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

SOMERVILLE LEGISLATORS TOUR MCI-SHIRLEY, DISCUSS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMS

   
 
 
(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.

  Continue reading SOMERVILLE LEGISLATORS TOUR MCI-SHIRLEY, DISCUSS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMS

Somerville COA:Beautiful Food at Cross Street

  

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

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

  

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
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 

Somerville Elections Department Still Needs Some People

  
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.

Somerville Rt93 18 Protesters, Plea Deal “Continued Without a Finding”

  

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”