Tuesday, 23 February, marks the 71st anniversary of the raising of the American flag on Mount Suribachi on the Island of Iwo Jima. Very few people realize that there were two flag raising a that day. Continue reading HONORING A SOMERVILLE HERO
The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) announced today the selection of six cities, including Somerville, for a new multi-year initiative — By All Means: Redesigning Education to Restore Opportunity — aimed at developing comprehensive child wellbeing and education systems that help eliminate the link between children’s socioeconomic status and achievement. Continue reading Somerville Selected to Join Harvard By All Means Consortium
BOSTON and SOMERVILLE, MA Issued February 21, 2016… Irish Film Festival (IFF), Boston presents a riveting lineup of events, screenings and awards at the 16th annual Irish Film Festival, from March 10 through 13 at Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA. A complete schedule of events is available at http://www.irishfilmfestival.com.
Continue reading Centenarians, Rebellion and Comedy to Premiere at 16th Annual Irish Film Festival, Boston/Somerville
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, February 23, the 54th day of 2016 with 312 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:30 and sunset is @ 5:24. 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: 1574 – France began the 5th holy war against the Huguenots.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
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Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Celia Taylor, John Zafiris Jr, Ross Scabin, Rod Kreimeyer, Donald Arbeene, David Mangan, Allie Chaves, Bobby Travers, Dana Iacopucci, Courtney Russell, Sebastion Patriot Wells, Brian Horan and Happy Birthday to our good friend Terri Medeiros! Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
Inventory sets baseline for Somerville’s carbon neutrality goals.
SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville took an important step forward this week in its efforts to reduce the entire Somerville community’s contribution to climate change. Continue reading GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY HELPS SOMERVILLE SET GOALS FOR NETZERO 2050 PLAN