Davis Square Theatre Hosts “Something Big” with Mehran Khaghani

Somerville hotspot monthly comedic series announces July lineup

 

WHAT: There’s “Something Big” coming to Somerville’s Davis Square Theatre. On July 21, the Davis Square Theatre is hosting the third show in its monthly comedic showcase featuring stand-up in an intimate setting from the country’s best and brightest talent. Continue reading Davis Square Theatre Hosts “Something Big” with Mehran Khaghani

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, June 30, the 180th day of 2016 with 184 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:10 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1097 – The Crusaders defeated the Turks at Dorylaeum.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 28, the 178th day day of 2016 with 186 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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:1635 – The French colony of Guadeloupe was established in the Caribbean.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

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 Darren Rankin, Donna Itrato Nichols, Joe Hamel, Isabella Rotola, Alessandro Capobianco, Katherine Cremin, Patricia Morrison Shaughnessy, Melanie Murray, Alena McMahan Durbin, Devon Costa, Mr Woo, Aliana Milan Oppedisano, Richard Foley, Twins Felicia and Mike Sorrentino and Happy 1st birthday Daniel Fusco! Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week 

KICK OFF SUMMERTIME IN THE CITY AT THE SOMERVILLE FIREWORKS & BEYOND


(Find complete list of 4th of July Fireworks Near You in MA 2016 by date)

Somerville’s Fourth of July Fireworks will be held on June 30, at Trum Field.

On Thurs., June 30, live entertainment at Trum Field will begin at 6 p.m. and will include performances by the 215th Army Band, local Disco-Funk band Booty Vortex, the USO Metropolitan New York Performers, and the Somerville Sunsetters, leading up to a 30-minute fireworks display at approximately 9:15 p.m. Continue reading KICK OFF SUMMERTIME IN THE CITY AT THE SOMERVILLE FIREWORKS & BEYOND

Grow Your Business at The Mills at Pulaski Place New England’s Largest Antique Marketplace 

Want to join the ever growing number of antique dealers, artists, and other service providers here at the mills? We’re just as excited as you are to have you come check out the available space. Space is filling quickly. Contact Gary P. Decicco directly at 781-844-9253 Continue reading Grow Your Business at The Mills at Pulaski Place New England’s Largest Antique Marketplace 

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Kieran BEE (Reckless Operation of Motor Vehicle, Poss. Class E, Poss. to Dist. Class E)


On Sunday June 26, 2016, while on full uniformed patrol, I (Officer Patrick Canty) was at the corner of Herbert Street and Chester Street, both public ways in the City of Somerville, when I observed a black sedan travel past me at an extremely high rate of speed above 50 mph. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Kieran BEE (Reckless Operation of Motor Vehicle, Poss. Class E, Poss. to Dist. Class E)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Stephen AMOAKO (OUI Liquor)


On June 24, 2016 at approximately 2:35 PM, Officer J. Ducasse (West 6) and I (Officer Mark Nevin / West 5) were dispatched to the area of Mystic Avenue at Wheatland Street to investigate a report of an intoxicated black male that may try to drive away in a Gray Dodge Durango. Dispatch updated as we were en route that the man had driven away on Mystic Avenue going toward Fellsway West. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Stephen AMOAKO (OUI Liquor)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jean LENORD (Poss. of Dangerous Weapon, Assault with Dangerous Weapon, Open Container)

 

    On June 23, 2016 at approximately 20:17 hours, while I was assigned as marked unit East-2, units East-1 Officer Van Nostrand and West-5 Officer Gee were dispatched to the area of 255 Washington Street for a report of a suspicious person. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jean LENORD (Poss. of Dangerous Weapon, Assault with Dangerous Weapon, Open Container)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Luis ACOSTA (Shoplifting, Resisting Arrest, Poss. of Dangerous Weapon, A&B on Police Officer)


On Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 12:30 P.M., I received a telephone call from XXXXX, stating he observed a male conceal merchandise at TJ Maxx, and then exit the store without paying for the merchandise. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Luis ACOSTA (Shoplifting, Resisting Arrest, Poss. of Dangerous Weapon, A&B on Police Officer)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Oscar HERNANZEZ-RIVERA (Shoplifting & Resisting Arrest) at Assembly Row


On June 22, 2016, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 1. At approximately 6:32pm, I was dispatched to the Assembly Row area for a shoplifter who fled Sports Authority toward the MBTA station. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Oscar HERNANZEZ-RIVERA (Shoplifting & Resisting Arrest) at Assembly Row

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Lisa PRIMEAU (Conspiracy, Distribute Class A & Somerville Warrant) & Ryan MUNSON (Poss. Class A & Conspiracy)


The following is a brief summary pertaining to incident # 16037118:

 

Members of the Somerville Police Department Narcotics unit were in the area of Greenville Street in Somerville where we were conducting surveillance due to numerous complaints of drug transactions. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Lisa PRIMEAU (Conspiracy, Distribute Class A & Somerville Warrant) & Ryan MUNSON (Poss. Class A & Conspiracy)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 27, the 177th day day of 2016 with 187 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:0 and sunset is @ 8:2. 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: 0363 – The death of Roman Emperor Julian brought an end to the Pagan Revival.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:George Lally

By Frank Santangelo 

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week

George Lally is a longtime Somerville resident. He is a Somerville High School graduate and a very familiar face around the Ville where most of you will know him as a longtime employee at Vicente Brothers/Good Gas on Medford Street.  Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:George Lally

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING- TODAY IS SUNDAY, June 26, the 176th day day of 2016 with 188 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:08 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1096 – Peter the Hermit’s crusaders forced their way across Sava, Hungary.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville PD & Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Hosts Gun Buyback Event


Photos by Frank Santangelo 

By William Tauro

The Somerville Police Department, in partnership with the Middlesex Sheriff’s office, held a gun buyback event this past Saturday, June 25 at the Department of Public Works to help get unwanted guns out of homes. 
Those who brought in unwanted firearms received a gift card worth $100 for each firearm turned in.  Continue reading Somerville PD & Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Hosts Gun Buyback Event

2016 SOMERVILLE FAMILY FUN DAY

Photos by Frank Santangelo

By William Tauro

Summer officially kicked off this past weekend with the 12th annual Family Fun Day in Somerville on Saturday. 
Hundreds of Somerville families attended Somerville Family Fun Day at Trum Field and enjoyed their favorite summertime events and new programs for residents of all ages. 
Family Fun Day featured free, family-friendly programming including a community BBQ, pony rides, train rides, children’s activities, face painting, music, and more. Continue reading 2016 SOMERVILLE FAMILY FUN DAY

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, June 25, the 175th day day of 2016 with 189 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:08 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 0841 – Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeated Lothar at Fontenay.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

The Somerville News Weekly Expands Its Readership/Distribution With Over 30 New Locations!



This week an army of sparkling new red news boxes will be hitting the streets of Somerville and other locations with all new red boxes to join our existing over one hundred fifty locations already in place to deliver you your favorite weekly newspaper news source, 

“The Somerville News Weekly” Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Expands Its Readership/Distribution With Over 30 New Locations!

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, June 24, the 174th day day of 2016 with 190 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:08 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1314 – Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce won over Edward II of England at the Battle of Bannockburn in Scotland.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Kick Off Summertime in Somerville at Family Fun Day, Fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks, Family Fun Day set for June 25 & 30, at Trum Field.

SOMERVILLE – Summer officially kicks off next weekend with the annual Family Fun Day in Somerville on Saturday, June 25, from noon to 4 p.m. at Trum Field. Summertime in Somerville from June to September will include annual favorite events and series as well as some new programs for residents of all ages. Continue reading Kick Off Summertime in Somerville at Family Fun Day, Fireworks

Statement from Rep. Mike Capuano on House Sit-In,Demands a Vote on Gun Control Legislation

You may view Rep. Capuano’s floor speech here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN_ySqzHe6s&feature=youtu.be

 

“I am joining Members of Congress from all over the country today, including Rep. John Larson of Connecticut, Rep. John Lewis of Georgia and Rep. Robyn Kelly of Illinois on the floor of the House today, demanding action on gun control legislation. Continue reading Statement from Rep. Mike Capuano on House Sit-In,Demands a Vote on Gun Control Legislation

Somerville Resident Honored at State House


MBHP receives award for employment program with MRC
 

On June 9, Somerville resident Mauricio Lopez was honored with the Distinguished Consumer Award by the Greater Boston Employer Advisory Board. Lopez was hired by Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership through a partnership with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission that provides employment opportunities to people with disabilities. Continue reading Somerville Resident Honored at State House

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, June 23, the 173rdh day day of 2016 with 191 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1683 – William Penn signed a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 21, the 171st day day of 2016 with 193 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1404 – Owain Glyndwr established a Welsh Parliament at Machynlleth and was crowned Prince of Wales.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

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 Josh McCann, Paul Carroll, MichaelT. Dwyer, John Eleftherakis, Mike Delgizzi, Roger Fisk, Kenneth Carroll, Karen A. Jenner, Philip Benevides, Diane Dee Dee Smith, Linda Caristi Iacopucci and Lexi Sousa Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week 

US2 & Union Square Main Streets Announce “Union Lunch” Summer Series Celebrating Union Square Restaurants & Businesses


Join In Wednesday Festivities Including Lunch and Live Music!
Somerville, MA – In partnership with Union Square Main Streets, Union Square Station Associates (US2), Somerville’s master developer partner for Union Square’s revitalization would like to announce this year’s “Union Lunch” summer series showcasing delicious lunch fare from a different neighborhood restaurant each Wednesday from June 22 through July 27 on Union Square Plaza.
Continue reading US2 & Union Square Main Streets Announce “Union Lunch” Summer Series Celebrating Union Square Restaurants & Businesses

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Nathan SCHINDLER (OUI Liquor)


On June 19, 2016 at approximately 11:12 PM, Officers J. Yvonne, Marc DiFava, and I (Officer Mark Nevin / West 5) were finishing up a call for a noise complaint on College Avenue and were about to clear when I observed a motor vehicle drive past me heading Northbound without its headlights on. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Nathan SCHINDLER (OUI Liquor)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Felix DIAZ (Shoplifting, Trespass)at Big KMart Assembly Row 


On June 17th, 2016, I, Officer Devin Schneider, was in full uniform and assigned to marked cruiser East-4 during the day shift. The following report is a summary of events that I witnessed, as they pertain to incident #16036137:
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Felix DIAZ (Shoplifting, Trespass)at Big KMart Assembly Row 

RESIDENTS URGED TO REPORT AIRPLANE NOISE


The City of Somerville is pleased that in spring 2013, Boston Logan International Airport implemented a new departure procedure for one of its runways that should decrease aircraft noise pollution over parts of the city, but urges residents to continue reporting aircraft noise to compel the Federal Aviation Administration and Massport’s adoption of further alternative operations at Logan Airport that would provide relief to all of Somerville. Continue reading RESIDENTS URGED TO REPORT AIRPLANE NOISE

Somerville High School Chosen As the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth Inc. 2016 PSA Project Winner


            WOBURN – Somerville High School has been named the winner of the 8th Annual PSA Project hosted by Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., for an original video highlighting the theme of “Write the Story You Want to Tell.” Continue reading Somerville High School Chosen As the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth Inc. 2016 PSA Project Winner

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 20, the 170th day day of 2016 with 194 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:24. The Full “Strawberry Moon” is exact @ 7:02 AM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 0451 – Roman and Barbarian warriors brought Attila’s army to a halt at the Catalaunian Plains in eastern France.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, June 19, the 169th day day of 2016 with 195 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:24. 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: 0240 BC – Eratosthenes estimated the circumference of the Earth using two sticks.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, June 18, the 168th day day of 2016 with 196 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:24. 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: 1155 – Frederick I Barbarossa was crowned emperor of Rome.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

What Socrates Can Teach You To Teach Your Kids

By Dean Chavooshian
Moms and dads determined to raise children who love to learn and who respect others might do well to skip the latest parenting guides and turn instead to Socrates and Confucius.
They and other great thinkers who lived hundreds or thousands of years ago still offer surprisingly relevant advice that one generation can pass on to the next. Continue reading What Socrates Can Teach You To Teach Your Kids

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, June 17, the 167th day day of 2016 with 197 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:23. 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: 0362 – Emperor Julian issued an edict banning Christians from teaching in Syria.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, June 16, the 166th day day of 2016 with 198 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:22. 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: 0455 – Rome was sacked by the Vandal army.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Congratulations to East Somerville Fifth grader Anthony!


Somerville Firefighters and SPD Chief Fallon thanking East Somerville 5th Grade Anthony. Somerville Fire Department Lieutenant Blanca Alcaraz encouraged fellow classmates to “choose to do the right thing, like Anthony” and to look to personal values as a motivator. #escs #Somerville City of Somerville (Official) Somerville Fire Department Somerville Police Department Somerville Auxiliary Fire Department. Continue reading Congratulations to East Somerville Fifth grader Anthony!

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, June 15, the 165th day day of 2016 with 199 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:23. 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: 1215 – King John of England put his seal on the Magna Carta.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

KICK OFF SUMMERTIME IN SOMERVILLE AT FAMILY FUN DAY, FIREWORKS

Fourth of July Fireworks, Family Fun Day set for June 25 & 30, at Trum Field.

 

SOMERVILLE – Summer officially kicks off next weekend with the annual Family Fun Day in Somerville on Saturday, June 25, from noon to 4 p.m. at Trum Field. Summertime in Somerville from June to September will include annual favorite events and series as well as some new programs for residents of all ages. Following Family Fun Day, the City will host its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration at Trum Field on Thursday, June 30. Continue reading KICK OFF SUMMERTIME IN SOMERVILLE AT FAMILY FUN DAY, FIREWORKS

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 Edward M. Merrick, Larry Bethune, Frank Santangelo, Gregg Moree, Lynda Norton, Robert Ambrogi, Chris Dello Russo, Claire Moran, Joannie Allison, Sal DiDomenico, Chuck Roche, Karen Lambert, Dylan Tamagna, John Doucette, Josephine Dipersio, Jeff Lima and Anthony Legee! Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week 

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Timothy WALSH (Shoplifting)Nike Store Assembly Row

On Sunday, June 12, 2016, at 4:18 P.M., I received a telephone call from Nike Store Manager, XXXXX, stating a store employee, YYYYY observed a male conceal a pair of sneakers in a bag and exit the store without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Timothy WALSH (Shoplifting)Nike Store Assembly Row

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jason ALIZEE (Operate MV with License Suspended & Norwood Warrant)

On 06/11/2016, I Officer John Howe was on duty for the Somerville Police Department West 6. At approximately 6:45pm while parked in front of the Foundry Restaurant located at 255 Elm St. Somerville. I observed a 2004 Nissan Maxima parked approximately 2 car lengths in front of my marked cruiser parked approximately 2 and a half feet from the curb unoccupied. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jason ALIZEE (Operate MV with License Suspended & Norwood Warrant)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Bianca MONTEIRO (Disorderly Conduct) & Clailton JUNIOR (Disorderly Conduct)


On June 11,2016, I was in full uniform working a paid detail at Samba Bar. At approximately 12:00 am, the owners of the establishment had asked a female , later identified as Bianca Monteiro, to leave because she was bothering other patrons and begging for drinks after she had been told by staff there that they would no longer serve her any more alcohol. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Bianca MONTEIRO (Disorderly Conduct) & Clailton JUNIOR (Disorderly Conduct)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Bonnie DWYER (Disorderly Conduct)


On Thursday, June 9, 2016, I, Officer Paul Beckford, was on duty for the Somerville Police (Station Man). At approximately 12:11 AM, I heard someone yelling in the front lobby of the police station. The disturbance was coming from Ms. Bonnie Dwyer. Ms. Dwyer is well known to the department. One of our civilian employees, XXXXX informed Ms. Dwyer that she was not allowed to sleep on our public benches. Ms. Dwyer has been told not sleep on the public benches in the past, due to prior disruptions. The benches are located in the main lobby of the station.

 

        Ms. Dwyer was very upset that she couldn’t spend the night on the benches. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Bonnie DWYER (Disorderly Conduct)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Anthony GULLOTTO (ADW, ABDW) Assault & Battery 


On Wednesday June 8, 2016, I, Officer Christine Bork was patrolling marked unit East-2. At approximately 07:15 I was dispatched to 282 Somerville Ave. (Dunkin Donuts) for a report of an unknown male party who had just assaulted two individuals, East-3 Officer Khoury, Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Anthony GULLOTTO (ADW, ABDW) Assault & Battery 

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Henry ALVAREZ (Shoplifting, Resisting, A&B) & Hamza WARSAME (Shoplifting, Resisting) Saks Fifth Avenue Assembly Row


On Monday, June 06, 2016, at 6:30 P.M., I received a telephone call from Saks Loss Prevention Agent, XXXXX, stating he observed four males enter the store from the Canal Street door; one male selected a pair of sweatpants, put them on and exited the store without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. XXXXX described the shoplifter as a Hispanic male, with long hair, wearing gray sweatpants. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Henry ALVAREZ (Shoplifting, Resisting, A&B) & Hamza WARSAME (Shoplifting, Resisting) Saks Fifth Avenue Assembly Row

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


Photo by David Zammitti

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 13, the 163rd day day of 2016 with 201 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:22. 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: 1415 – Henry the Navigator, the prince of Portugal, embarked on an expedition to Africa.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer Reporting Live from “Bike Week 2016″Laconia New Hampshire


John Dwyer reporting live from “Bike Week 2016″Laconia New Hampshire
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, June 12, the 162nd day day of 2016 with 202 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:21. 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: 1099 – Crusade leaders visited the Mount of Olives where they met a hermit who urged them to assault Jerusalem.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer Reporting Live from “Bike Week 2016″Laconia New Hampshire

The Ryan Harrington Foundation 5K Race Just One Run In Memory of Sean P. Curtis

Photos by Frank Santangelo 

By William Tauro 

This past Sunday, the Just One Run 5k race started and ended at the Blessing of the Bay Boat House in Somerville and followed the Mystic River over to Medford, through the Mystic River Reservation, and back over the Wellington Bridge to the finish.  Continue reading The Ryan Harrington Foundation 5K Race Just One Run In Memory of Sean P. Curtis

Somerville Representatives March In Boston 2016 Pride Parade 


Photo:Rep Tim Toomey, Martin Polignone and Attorney General Maura Healy

By Martin Polignone

A few raindrops only added to the excitement of this Saturday’s Pride Parade in Boston.  State Representatives Tim Toomey and Denise Provost marched along with Attorney General Maura Healy supporters and friends. Continue reading Somerville Representatives March In Boston 2016 Pride Parade 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Photo by Rosalee Zammuto 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, June 11, the 161st day day of 2016 with 203 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:21. 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: 1346 – Charles IV of Luxembourg was elected Holy Roman Emperor in Germany.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, June 10, the 160th day day of 2016 with 204 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:20. 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: 1776 – The Continental Congress appointed a committee to write a Declaration of Independence.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer