GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, May 19, the 140th day day of 2016 with 226 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:18 and sunset is @ 8:02. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1535 – French explorer Jacques Cartier set sail for North America.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Beacon Hill Roll Call – How legislators voted on a 4 percent tax hike on millionaires – Special Report – May 18, 2016

   
 
By Bob Katzen 

LEGISLATURE APPROVES 4 PERCENT TAX HIKE ON MILLIONAIRES

   (STATEHOUSE, BOSTON) May 18, 2016 – The House and Senate held a constitutional convention and approved 135-57, (House approved 102-50, Senate approved 33-7) a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call – How legislators voted on a 4 percent tax hike on millionaires – Special Report – May 18, 2016

Community Note: 2nd Annual Veteran “Heroes Salute” Ceremony Scheduled for May 21

   
 
Photos by William Tauro 

 

The Veterans’ Commission on Monuments, Memorials and Dedications, in cooperation with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Department of Veterans Services, announce Somerville’s 2nd annual “Heroes Salute” Ceremony, inducting nine Somerville veterans to the City’s ”Heroes Square” program. The Ceremony will be held on Sat., May 21, at 11 a.m., at the Somerville High School Auditorium, in conjunction with national Armed Forces Day. Continue reading Community Note: 2nd Annual Veteran “Heroes Salute” Ceremony Scheduled for May 21