Letter to the Editor:Somerville Noise Survey

  
  
Ms Rossetti and others, I know you all are interested in the noise traffic (especially airplanes) in our city and wanted to alert you of a neat survey being conducted by MS Walker, Doctoral Candidate Dept. of Environmental Health Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. This was primarily done for the city of Boston and then City of Somerville was added. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Somerville Noise Survey

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, December 7, the 341st day of 2015 with 24 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:59 and sunset is @ 4:11. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury, & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1431 – In Paris, Henry VI of England was crowned King of France.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Shoplifting Saks Fifth Ave Assembly Row

   
 
The following is a brief summary of facts surrounding the events which took place on December 5th, 2015, at approximately 7:18 P.M., involving Brent Thomas, the defendant on the matter of Larceny Over $250.00 and XXXXX (Asset Protection Investigator) employed by the Victim, Saks Fifth Avenue store. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Shoplifting Saks Fifth Ave Assembly Row

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Failure to stop for police & LICENSE SUSPENDED, OP MV WITH c90 S23

   
 
The following is a summary of the details related to this incident.

 

     On December 5, 2015 at approximately 14:17 hours, while assigned as marked unit Alpha-1, I was in my marked cruiser in the area of 300 Artisan Way. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Failure to stop for police & LICENSE SUSPENDED, OP MV WITH c90 S23

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Stolen Moped

   
 
I am the primary investigator assigned to this matter. On 12/04 while assigned as Night Detective Supervisor I had occasion to speak with two brothers who had responded to the lobby of the stationhouse to report that they had located what they believed to be XXXXX’s stolen 2015 Bashan, 1.8 horsepower, 49.5 cc, moped/scooter being offered for sale on the ‘OfferUp’ Internet sales site. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Stolen Moped

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:DRUG, POSSESS TO DISTRIB CLASS A & FURNISHING FALSE NAME OR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

   
 
The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident #15059325:

 

The Somerville Police Drug Control Unit has been conducting surveillance in and around the area of the Saint Polycarp Village. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:DRUG, POSSESS TO DISTRIB CLASS A & FURNISHING FALSE NAME OR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

Letter to the Editor: Recognizing a Good Friend, GENERAL JOSEPH F. DUNFORD, JR.

  
By Somerville Attorney Mike Dwyer 

Joe and I were roommates at St. Michael’s College in Vermont for three years. When I got to St. Mike’s, Joe was a sophomore, so he graduated a year before me. Joe is from Quincy, his father was a Boston police officer and mine was a Somerville police officer, so we immediately bonded.  Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Recognizing a Good Friend, GENERAL JOSEPH F. DUNFORD, JR.

The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Persons of the Week The Dracut Fire Department 

  

By Frank Santangelo

Dracut Firefighter Tim Grimes, the coordinator, and his crew of Dracut Firefighters have been participating with the Somerville Toys for Local Children organization’s program for the past ten years here in Somerville.   Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Persons of the Week The Dracut Fire Department