Reality Bites by James A. Norton: What do you mean “Black Lives Matter”? Reincarnated post from August 25, 2015    


  
Now that I have your attention, let me elaborate. ALL lives matter. Black, white, brown, beige, yellow, purple – it doesn’t matter – all lives matter, period. This isn’t Ferguson MO or Hicksticks TN – this is Somerville, once part of Boston. Continue reading Reality Bites by James A. Norton: What do you mean “Black Lives Matter”? Reincarnated post from August 25, 2015    

Does A Company’s Reputation Rest On The Shoulders Of The CEO?


By Karen Tiber Leland

When you think Facebook, you think Mark Zuckerberg.

When you think Amazon.com, you think Jeff Bezos.

These and other examples of celebrity corporate leaders show that a CEO’s personal brand can work in concert with the corporation’s brand, helping elevate both in the public’s eye. Continue reading Does A Company’s Reputation Rest On The Shoulders Of The CEO?

Somerville Theatre to show rare silent feature film starring Mary Pickford


Intense melodrama ‘Stella Maris’ (1918) to be screened in 35mm and with live music
SOMERVILLE, Mass.—She was a pioneering figure in early cinema, and all the more remarkable because she worked in an otherwise male-dominated industry.
She was Mary Pickford, one of biggest superstars of the silent film era, as well as a major force behind the cameras during her long career. Continue reading Somerville Theatre to show rare silent feature film starring Mary Pickford

NAACP MYSTIC VALLEY BRANCH RESPONSES DIRECTLY TO SOMERVILLE POLICE EMPLOYEE’S ASSOCIATION’S LETTER REQUESTING REMOVAL BLACK LIVES MATTER BANNER

 

 

Medford, MA – July 27, 2016

Today in a letter addressed to Somerville Police Employee’s Association the Mystic Valley Area Branch of NAACP responded to the Police Union’s request that Mayor Curtatone of Somerville remove a Black Lives Matter banner from City Hall. Continue reading NAACP MYSTIC VALLEY BRANCH RESPONSES DIRECTLY TO SOMERVILLE POLICE EMPLOYEE’S ASSOCIATION’S LETTER REQUESTING REMOVAL BLACK LIVES MATTER BANNER

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, July 27, the 209th day of 2016 with 157 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:31 and sunset is @ 8:10. 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: 1214 – At the Battle of Bouvines in France, Philip Augustus of France defeated John of England.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville Remembering William (Billy O) O’keefe


William O’keefe( Billy O) Of Somerville passed away peacefully in his home on July 26th Beloved and loving husband of Cornelia O’ Keefe of 40 years loving father of William O’Keefe Jr and His companion Gail of Haverhill loving father of Connor O’Keefe and his wife Megan Hayes O’Keefe of Tyngsboro devoted father to his only daughter Courtney Catherine O’Keefe former Ward 5 alderman . Continue reading Somerville Remembering William (Billy O) O’keefe