THIS WEEK ON SOMERVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – ​DISPLACEMENT, THE NEW FACE OF HOMELESSNESS


Rising rents, soaring home prices and high-end developments are causing displacement across Somerville. The organizations that fight homelessness are finding their resources are being taxed to keep residents in their homes, before they are displaced, and at greater risk of homelessness. Continue reading THIS WEEK ON SOMERVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – ​DISPLACEMENT, THE NEW FACE OF HOMELESSNESS

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, May 10, the 131st day day of 2016 with 235 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:27 and sunset is @ 7:53. 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: 1503 – Christopher Columbus discovered the Cayman Islands.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week 

   
 
Many Villens out there celebrating birthdays this week! Happy Birthday greetings going out to Dawn Cardillo Legee, Charlene Cardillo, Mary Jane Rod, Michael OBrien, Eileen Costigan, Dickie Skinz, Deb Goldberg, Charlie Lacombe, Michelle Angiulo Bowler, Ashley Dellanno, Meghan Russell, Lisa Ruiz Doucette and Anthony Dellanno Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week 

2016 Cinco de Mayo with the Somerville Arts Council at 70 Union Square, Somerville

   
 
Photo by Frank Santangelo 
By William Tauro 

This past week, the Somerville Arts Council put on a free celebration in Union Square from 6-8:30 p.m. featuring mariachi music, dancers, and hands-on activities for the kids like making maracas and a giant piñata. Continue reading 2016 Cinco de Mayo with the Somerville Arts Council at 70 Union Square, Somerville