Somerville’s 2nd Annual Veteran “Heroes Salute” Ceremony 

   
 
Photos Kim Moss

By William Tauro 

 

The Veterans’ Commission on Monuments, Memorials and Dedications, in cooperation with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Department of Veterans Services, hosted Somerville’s 2nd annual “Heroes Salute” Ceremony, inducting nine Somerville veterans to the City’s ”Heroes Square” program.  Continue reading Somerville’s 2nd Annual Veteran “Heroes Salute” Ceremony 

Porchfest 2016 Takes Somerville By Storm

   
 
Photos by Rosalee Zammuto and Frank Santangelo

 
By William Tauro

This past Saturday, musicians and bands throughout Somerville celebrated and utilized an underused public venue: The Porch. Acts—ranging from bollywood funk, cosmic americana, killer blues, Moroccan, Balkan, gospel, American space rock and clawhammer banjo—were serenaded passersby from porches throughout Somerville.  Continue reading Porchfest 2016 Takes Somerville By Storm

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, May 22, the 143rd day day of 2016 with 223 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:16 and sunset is @ 8:05. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1246 – Henry Raspe was elected anti-king by the Rhenish prelates in France.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer