Those snow-covered tree branches sure are pretty, but they are also at risk of falling and causing some problems. If a downed tree branch is causing a public safety hazard or has taken down wires, please call 911 immediately. DO NOT report down wires on social media.
For non-emergency instances of tree limbs falling, please report the location to 311.
(Photo by Larry Krause)
On average, residents report high satisfaction with neighborhoods, City services.
SOMERVILLE – The results are in, and Somerville residents are, on average, still happy! In fact, according to the City’s most recent Happiness Survey, Somerville residents are happier on average than the happiest country in the world, Switzerland. Continue reading SOMERVILLE’S 2015 HAPPINESS REPORT FINDINGS RELEASED
Photo: PDG Matthew Richardson, Somerville Lion’s Club member /sponsor Chuks, Rev Obie, Kristen Thavenet and her sponsor Somerville Lion’s Club Secretary Larry Murphy
By William Tauro
The membership welcomed Kristen Thavenet and Rev Obie last week as new members of the Somerville Lions Club. Continue reading Somerville Lion’s Club Installs Two New Members
Due to today’s forecast, the City’s public meeting on Economic Development as part of the proposed Zoning Overhaul Process has been POSTPONED. The meeting, originally scheduled for Mon., Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m., will be rescheduled for a later date. For the full meeting series schedule and additional information, visit http://www.somervillema.gov/zoning.
Somerville, MA — Union Square Station Associates (US2), Somerville’s master developer partner for Union Square’s revitalization, and Union Square Main Streets (USMS) announced the launch of a mystery shopper survey to support local businesses participating in the City of Somerville’s Small Business Technical Assistance Program. Continue reading US2 & Union Square Main Streets Launch Mystery Shopper Survey To Assist Local Businesses
On February 03, 2016 at approximately 0754, I Officer Randy Isaacs and Officer Mark Nevin was dispatched to the area of 14 Bolton St, for a report of a stolen motor vehicle with someone inside the vehicle that the Somerville Police had dealt with in the past. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Terrance MORRISON Arrest Larceny
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It’s nearly bedtime, but you find yourself sitting at your laptop finishing a report the boss expects in the morning. Continue reading 3 Reasons To Go Independent With Your Career In 2016
While in full police uniform and assigned to a marked cruiser, I was dispatched to the above address for a possible breaking and entering during the nighttime in a construction site by two white males. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Sean GNERRE & Robert PRATT (B&E)
On February 03, 2016 at approximately 0754, I Officer Randy Isaacs and Officer Mark Nevin was dispatched to the area of 14 Bolton St, for a report of a stolen motor vehicle with someone inside the vehicle that the Somerville Police had dealt with in the past. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Terrance MORRISON (Receiving Stolen MV, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly & Somerville, Everett, Saugus, Watertown, Cambridge, Medford & Boston Warrants)
On Monday, February 01, 2016 at 11:57 A.M., I received a call on my department issued phone from Saks’ Loss Prevention agent, XXXXX, who stated he had observed a male conceal sunglasses in his jacket and exit the store without paying for the merchandise. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Miguel CHAVEZ TUNJAR (Larceny, Removal of Theft Detection Device) & Hugo CABRERA (Op. MV with License Suspended, False Name)
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, February 8, the 39th day of 2016 with 327 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:51 and sunset is @ 5:05. The New Moon is exact @ 9:40 AM EST. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Saturn & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1693 – A charter was granted for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Some Areas to have Blizzard Conditions
Highway Operations Center Being Activated at 3am Continue reading MassDOT Prepares For Storm
Photo:Congratulations JoAnn Rivieccio and Judi Walker for completing a 30 hour Behavioral Health Training.. Recovery Coach Academy Both looking forward to helping those they love and those you love
Continue reading Somerville Overcoming Addiction News
How To Deal With Differences In A Long-Term Relationship
A frequently cited statistic – that nearly half of marriages end in divorce in the United States – has an emotional pull on the intuitions of many, says scholarly writer D. Scott Trettenero. Continue reading Are You Married To Your Opposite?
3 Financial Mistakes You Should Avoid During Your Golden Years
Americans are part of an amazing yet curious phenomenon: most are extremely well-educated in their professions and careers, yet are quite uneducated when it comes to the purpose behind their jobs – money. Continue reading Is Ignorance Ruining Your Retirement?
All cars must be moved by 9 a.m. to avoid ticketing and towing. Somerville Public Schools, Libraries closed Monday.
Continue reading SOMERVILLE DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE MON., FEB. 8, AT 5 A.M.