By William Tauro
School buses posing serious parking problems and safety concerns on Joy Street, Somerville.
Photographed here, an Easton school bus parked in front of a fire hydrant during the day while pupils are in school hours before pickup.
While assigned to marked patrol unit East One, in full police uniform, on the above date and time I was dispatched to 115 Pennsylvania Ave for a report of a victim that has been hit over the head with a bottle. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Isreal MANZANARES (ABDW, False Name & Boston Warrant)
On Saturday, February 27, 2016, I, Officer Paul Beckford, was on duty for the Somerville Police (E1). At approximately 12:48 AM, Officer Joseph Moreira (E4), Sergeant Michael Holland (S8), and I were dispatched to Franklin St at Oliver St. for a motor vehicle accident.James. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:James CLOVER (OUI Liquor, Leave Scene of Property Damage)
On Friday, February 26, 2016 at 2:00 P.M., while walking on Grand Union Blvd. along with Officer Anderson, I observed a man who was later identified as Oscar Hernandez-Rivera open the side door of a trash receptacle and place a plastic shopping bag inside the metal frame. Hernandez walked west on Grand Union Blvd and entered Express store. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Oscar HERNANDEZ-RIVERA (Receiving Stolen Property & Roxbury DC Warrant)Assembly Row Somerville
While assigned to marked police unit East One, in full police uniform, on the above date and time I was dispatched to the Laquinta Inn located at 23 Cumming St., Room number 421 for a report of two males that have been loud and appeared to be intoxicated. Upon arrival, Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Alfred GARO (Disorderly Conduct)
On Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6:05 P.M., I received a call on my department issued phone from Puma store manager, XXXXX, stating a male entered the store with two empty bags and left with the bags full, activating the security system as he exited the store. XXXXX stated the man made no attempt to purchase the merchandise. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Steven SHEA (Shoplifting, Receiving Stolen Property, Resisting Arrest)at Puma Assembly Row Somerville
On February 23, 2016 at approximately 0900 I was in full uniform and assigned to the Somerville Police Traffic Bureau.
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CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAW
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Bread & Salt Hospitality’s Hotly Anticipated Neighborhood Restaurant & Café Debuts in Union Square Continue reading JULIET OPENS IN SOMERVILLE
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, February 29, the 60th day of 2016 with 306 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:21 and sunset is @ 5:32. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are, Mercury & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1288 – Scotland established this day as one when a woman could propose marriage to a man. In the event that he refused the proposal he was required to pay a fine. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
This week’s Somerville News Weekly Arial Ville Photos Series “The Ville From Above Photos by Frank Santangelo!”
Continue reading The Ville From Above Photos by Frank Santangelo
The undefeated Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards will take their perfect record of 16-0 into post-season play on Friday, March 4, at 4 pm at the Clark Athletic Center on the campus of U Mass Boston. Continue reading PROSPECT HILL ACADEMY ENTERS TOURNAMENT UNDEFEATED
Tony Medeiros, a 1992 Matignon High School graduate and local Somerville businessman, Tony Medeiros is now a name that many people have known and admired in Somerville where he has been the owner of Dunkin Donuts in Magoun Square since 2008. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Tony Medeiros
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, February 28, the 59th day of 2016 with 307 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:23 and sunset is @ 5:31. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are, Mercury & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1827 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the first railroad incorporated for commercial transportation of people and freight. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert with Wellesley singer/songwriter Beth DeSombre, Easthampton multi-instrumentalist Eric Lee and Philadelphia singer/songwriter Avi Wisnia on Saturday March 5. Continue reading Beth DeSombre, Eric Lee, Avi Wisnia at Somerville Armory Saturday March 5
MISSING: Leonard Quirk, 66 year old male, missing from the Moody Street area. Last seen on 2/16 in area of River Street near Rite-Aid. Leonard is 5’6″, 140 lbs (extremely thin), with brown eyes, thinning gray hair, and facial scars. He walks with the aid of a cane and has difficulty getting around. If you have any information or see Leonard, please contact the Waltham Police Department at 781-314-3600. Please SHARE and help spread the word.
Once upon a time, sugar was mostly relegated to desserts. But now, excessive amounts can be found in our everyday foods and beverages, and it’s taking a toll, according to recently published studies. Continue reading Cutting Sugar’s Umbilical Cord
This is Rocky. He has been missing since 2/25. He is 9 pounds and microchipped. Be on the lookout for this boy and help get him back home and safe. Continue reading Somerville Animal Control- Lost & Found Pets
When retired NHL goaltender Olie Kolzig underwent hip surgery after his 14-year professional hockey career ended, his orthopedic surgeon planned something unusual for his recovery. Continue reading Is Drive-Through Surgery The Wave Of The Future?
Free Groceries Every Month? You may be eligible for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program! CSFP is a once a month food distribution for individuals 60 years of age or older. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
It’s time to drop the cliché that older generations don’t know what they’re doing with today’s technology.
In fact, it’s changing the way most retirees are living, says Edward Sota, partner at Safeguard Investment Advisory Group, LLC, Continue reading Seniors & Technology: A Perfect Match For Retirement?
President William A. White, Jr., has called for a Special Meeting of the Board of Aldermen on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:00 PM, for the purpose of hearing the Administration’s presentation on fields and considering a $9,425,000 bond for the renovation of Lincoln Park.
This meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM. Initially it was scheduled to begin earlier, but it was rescheduled to accommodate a MA DOT meeting on the Green Line Extension scheduled for 6:30 PM at the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue. Continue reading Somerville BOA Special Meeting 3/2/16, 8PM
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ and representatives’ votes on roll calls from the week of February 22-26.
HOME CONTRACTOR LICENSES (H 4022) Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 41 – Report No. 8 February 22-26, 2016