By William Tauro
Hundreds of firefighters, police officers, various police law enforcement agencies, friends, relatives and residents of the city of Somerville and beyond turned out to say goodbye on Friday morning to Somerville Firefighter-EMT Robert Quinn who sadly passed away this past week. Continue reading Somerville Saying Goodbye to Firefighter Robert Quinn
Joshua McCann -a Somerville resident for 26 years, currently living in the East Somerville area where he has been living for the past 17 years! Joshua has participated in many events in the city and he is an active member of the Somerville Auxiliary Fire Dept. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Joshua McCann
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, October 09, the 282nd day of 2015 with 83 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:49 and sunset is @ 6:14. 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: 1635 – Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island, was banished from Massachusetts because he had spoken out against punishments for religious offenses and giving away land that belonged to the Indians. Williams had founded Providence, Rhode Island as a place for people to seek religious freedom. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Please join us for Somerville Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner & John W. Fitzgerald Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation
6:30 P.M. Reception; 7:30 P.M. Dinner; Thursday, November 5, 2015
Holiday Inn, 30 Washington Street
Table of 8 guests ($800); non-members ($1,200)
Individuals $100 per person; non-members ($150)
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Chamber members welcome for a very special
Legoland Adult Night (21+)
Legoland Discovery Center
598 Assembly Row Somerville, MA 02145
6:00 PM, Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Cash bar – no credit cards – for beer & wine
Price: $10.00 per person (at the door)
About fifty residents took part in a community meeting in the shell of a new Winter Hill business last Monday. The community members met to share ideas and brainstorm a vision for the future of Broadway. The City of Somerville brought in urban planning firm Better Block to help lead discussion and take concrete steps towards improvements.
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GivingTuesday is the first Tuesday in December (this year that’s December 1!), and it is an annual global day of giving that helps to raise funds and awareness for important causes everywhere. In Somerville, 14 nonprofit organizations are joining forces to collaborate on a second-annual joint fundraising effort as part of the international GivingTuesday program. Learn more about GivingTuesday in this segment and find out how you can support this cause!
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Continue reading Somerville’s Giving Tuesday Kicks Off