The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

  
  
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Mike Sorrentino, Edward Abate, Diane LeBlanc, Maria Tamagna, Larry Rogers, Paul Anderson,Virginia Hussey, Kathy Webber, Ron Tauro, Ellie Blute, John DiMille, Charles Sillari, Dennis Hodgdon, Nancy Medeiros, Dominic Catino, Laila F,Ramirel,Andy Scinicarello, Happy Birthday to Hannah Johnson, Happy 17th Birthday to Paul ZafirisJr, Happy 11th Birthday to Emma Miele, and Happy 14th Birthday to Bella Chiaravalloti
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Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Brian LOUNSBURY (Poss. Class A), David DOWNEY (Poss. Class A & Poss. DW) & Kathleen SULLIVAN (Reading Warrant)

   
 

On Thursday, April 07, 2016 at 6:50 P.M., I was reviewing surveillance videos at Saks from a previous shoplifting incident that occurred on 04/02/16. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Brian LOUNSBURY (Poss. Class A), David DOWNEY (Poss. Class A & Poss. DW) & Kathleen SULLIVAN (Reading Warrant)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, April 11, the 102nd day day of 2016 with 264 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:09 and sunset is @ 7:21. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1512 – The forces of the Holy League were heavily defeated by the French at the Battle of Ravenna.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Come support the Green Line Extension (GLX): This Wednesday, April 13, 5:30-9:00, Somerville High School auditorium

   
 

This Wednesday evening, April 13th, we have an opportunity to make sure that State officials recognize how essential the Green Line Extension (GLX) and the Community Path Extension (CPX) are to us in Somerville. Continue reading Come support the Green Line Extension (GLX): This Wednesday, April 13, 5:30-9:00, Somerville High School auditorium

Somerville Community Access Television​ ​hosts the 5th Hyperlocal News & Media​ ​Meetup this Thursday, April 14th from 7:00-9:00pm @ SCATV

  

This quarterly meetup will be followed by a tour of SCATV. Our featured guests are the founders of Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (and their Facebook page!). Continue reading Somerville Community Access Television​ ​hosts the 5th Hyperlocal News & Media​ ​Meetup this Thursday, April 14th from 7:00-9:00pm @ SCATV

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, April 10, the 101st day day of 2016 with 265 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:11 and sunset is @ 7:19. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1741 – Frederick II of Prussia defeated Maria Theresa’s forces at Mollwitz and conquered Silesia. 

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

 

GOOD MORNING – Happy 100th Day of 2016 – TODAY IS SATURDAY, April 9, the 100th day day of 2016 with 266 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:13 and sunset is @ 7:18. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 0193 – In the Balkans, the distinguished soldier Septimius Seversus was proclaimed emperor by the army in Illyricum.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, April 8, the 99th day day of 2016 with 267 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:14 and sunset is @ 7:17. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1513 – Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

   

 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, April 7, the 98th day day of 2016 with 268 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:16 and sunset is @ 7:16. The New Moon is exact @ 7:25 AM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1712 – A slave revolt broke out in New York City.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, April 6, the 97th day day of 2016 with 269 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:18 and sunset is @ 7:15. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1199 – English King Richard I was killed by an arrow at the siege of the castle of Chaluz in France.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, April 5, the 96th day day of 2016 with 270 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:19 and sunset is @ 7:14. 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: 1242 – Russian troops repelled an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights. 
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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

   
 
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Tommy Campo, Jim Younker, Gene Leonard, Jonathan Doran, Suzanne Burroughs-Eaton, Jason Oliveira, Steve Mac, Carol Foley, Lance Barretto, John Oconnor, Rick Scirocco, Riane Scirocco, Vera Spagnuolo, Haley Theresa Catino, Will Gannon, and Cash the Dog! Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Come See What’s New at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston During Massachusetts’ April School Vacation Week

  
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston has two recent additions that visitors can enjoy during Massachusetts school vacation week, April 16-24- The LEGO® Movie™ 4D A New Adventure and Space Mission. Continue reading Come See What’s New at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston During Massachusetts’ April School Vacation Week

Fresh Foods Store Coming to Davis Square’s 240 Elm St. Building

  
Urban grocer’s model aims to focus on fresh foods

SOMERVILLE – An urban grocer, Fresh Formats LLC, has filed building permit applications to open a fresh foods market at 240 Elm St. in Davis Square, the site of the former Social Security Building. Ongoing renovation of the building is underway and it is expected that the 11,000-square-foot ground floor will be a neighborhood market later this year. Continue reading Fresh Foods Store Coming to Davis Square’s 240 Elm St. Building

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: David GHIOZZI (Shoplifting, A&B, Disturbing the Peace)Big KMART 

   
 

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

 

     On April 3, 2016 at approximately 18:01 hours, while assigned as marked unit Alpha-1, I was dispatched to K-Mart for a report of a shoplifter fighting loss prevention associates in the parking lot. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: David GHIOZZI (Shoplifting, A&B, Disturbing the Peace)Big KMART 

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Joao FERNANDES (Larceny, Larceny by Scheme) Shoplifting at Home Depot 

   
 

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

 

     On April 3, 2016 at approximately 13:13 hours, while assigned as marked unit Alpha-1, I was dispatched to Home Depot for a report of a shoplifter in the office. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Joao FERNANDES (Larceny, Larceny by Scheme) Shoplifting at Home Depot 

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Anthony GUARINO (Poss. to Distribute Class B & E, Poss. Class B, Drug Violation Near School; Arlington & Weston Warrants)

   
 
The following is a brief summary to incident #16018207.

 

  Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit initiated a drug investigation of Mr. Anthony Guarino and his alleged role in the ongoing distribution of Heroin. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Anthony GUARINO (Poss. to Distribute Class B & E, Poss. Class B, Drug Violation Near School; Arlington & Weston Warrants)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jatinder SINGH (Leave Scene of Property Damage, Larceny of MV, Unlicensed Op. of MV, Marked Lanes Violation, Reckless Op. of MV)

   
 
On March 30, 2016, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 1. At approximately 4:11pm I was dispatched along with Officer Chris Fusco (East 2) to Cataldo Ambulance located at 137 Washington St for a motor vehicle accident. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jatinder SINGH (Leave Scene of Property Damage, Larceny of MV, Unlicensed Op. of MV, Marked Lanes Violation, Reckless Op. of MV)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, April 4, the 95th day day of 2016 with 271 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:21 and sunset is @ 7:13. 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: 0896 – Formosus ended his reign as pope.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, April 3, the 94th day day of 2016 with 272 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:23 and sunset is @ 7:12. 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: 1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed in Florida. He had sighted the land the day before. 
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, April 2, the 93rd day day of 2016 with 273 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:24 and sunset is @ 7:10. 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: 1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted Florida. The next day he went ashore.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville Prepares To Protect Its Citizens On Its Own Waterfront

 

Photos by William Tauro 

By William Tauro 

This past Friday morning, Lieutenant Robert Gillan, Commander of the Homeland Security Unit for the Quincy Police Department, along with Quincy Police Officer Robert Bell assisted Somerville Police Chief David Fallon, Deputy Chief Paul Trant and Director of Communications Denise Taylor for Mayor Curtatone on a tour and test ride of the Mystic River and the inner Boston Harbor on board QuIncy Police Department’s 34′ Safe Boat.  Continue reading Somerville Prepares To Protect Its Citizens On Its Own Waterfront

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, April 1, the 92nd day day of 2016 with 274 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:26 and sunset is @ 7:09. 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: 0527 – Justinianus became the emperor of Byzantium.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer