EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS –SOMERVILLE CITY CONNECTION City TV (13 RCN/22 COMCAST) & Educational Channel 15 (15)


 

*Programs and broadcast times can change due to event addition or cancellation.

 

CITY TV 13/22

Wednesday, August 31

8:30 AM​Sit & Be Fit All American Workout 

9:00 AM​Project STAR ’16

12:00 PM​School Committee Meeting – 8.29.16

3:30 PM​Congressional Update

  Continue reading EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS –SOMERVILLE CITY CONNECTION City TV (13 RCN/22 COMCAST) & Educational Channel 15 (15)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, August 31, the 244th day of 2016 with 122 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:08 and sunset is @ 7:20. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, & Venus. 

ON THIS DAY IN: 1823 – Ferdinand VII was restored to the throne of Spain when invited French forces entered Cadiz. The event is known as the Battle of Trocadero.  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 J Steve Dalrymple, Bruna Braga, Deb Shea Fede, Dave Oliveira, CJ Byrd, Michael A Gilberg, John Zafiris, Mile Giacoppo, Mike Podymaitis, Arthur Abeilice, Krystil Arena Benoit, Patty Oppedisano, Ronnie Tauro, Lori Ryan Sciurca, Christopher Darlene English, Anthony Cappy Capobianco and Mary Jo O’Connor Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Remembering Barbara E. Roderick (Carter)


Barbara RoderickBarbara Roderick of Somerville went to be with Our Lord on August 27, 2016. Beloved wife of the late John A. Roderick for nearly 65 years, she was the mother of the late Lana D. Roderick-Gilbert, Mark O. Roderick and his wife Linda of Simsbury CT, and John Alan Roderick and his wife Heather of Somerville, MA. Born January 28, 1926 in Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas, she was the sixth of 10 children–and eldest daughter–of the late Johnny and Leona (Moore) Carter, of Goldthwaite, TX. Continue reading Remembering Barbara E. Roderick (Carter)

Reality Bites by James A. Norton

 

Keeping it real is not a problem if you know just how to keep it real…

 

People who carry grudges for years and immerse themselves in personal vendettas (yes, there are a lot of those knuckleheads in this city) don’t know the first thing about how to keep it real. So this is not for anyone who falls into that category – I would like to keep you ensconced in your little blanket of delusion, so try not to read on. Continue reading Reality Bites by James A. Norton

East Broadway Foodie Crawl Showcases Culinary Destinations with an Interactive Tasting Tour & Aeronaut Beer Garden


Check Out a Revitalized East Somerville on Tuesday, September 13 at 6 pm
 

SOMERVILLE –Catch the flavors—and the culture—of Somerville’s East Broadway neighborhood with an interactive tasting tour of more than a dozen restaurants and a pop-up Aeronaut Beer Garden a the East Broadway Foodie Crawl on Tuesday, September 13 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Participants in the Crawl get a ticket to some of the city’s best-kept secrets and the opportunity to taste some of the most authentic ethnic food in Somerville limits, representing five continents. Continue reading East Broadway Foodie Crawl Showcases Culinary Destinations with an Interactive Tasting Tour & Aeronaut Beer Garden

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Christopher LOPES (OUI Drugs, Resisting Arrest, Possess Class B,C,D) & Sara FOGERTY (Disorderly, Intimidate Witness, Possess Class B, C)


I, Officer Michael Carroll of the Somerville Police Department, report the following summary of facts:

 

On Thursday, August 25, 2016, I worked my assigned 4pm to 12pm shift in marked cruiser East 2. Officer Timothy Van Nostrand was my partner for this shift.

 

At approximately 4:02pm, Officer Van Nostrand and I responded to a call at 27 Ibbetson Street for some unknown trouble. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Christopher LOPES (OUI Drugs, Resisting Arrest, Possess Class B,C,D) & Sara FOGERTY (Disorderly, Intimidate Witness, Possess Class B, C)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Kerri HIGHT & Michael PYRAM (Possess to Distribute Class B)


The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident #16052539:

 

On Tuesday, August 16, 2016 I was working in the Somerville Police Drug Control Unit as Delta-18. I was in the area of Fountain Avenue and Glen Street when I observed a male known to me as XXXXX pacing on Fountain Avenue using his cell phone multiple times. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Kerri HIGHT & Michael PYRAM (Possess to Distribute Class B)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Stanley GEORGES (Receive Stolen MV, Conceal Weapon) & Jude EUDOR (same + Possess to Distribute Class B)


I, Officer Michael Marra, report the following summary of events based on direct and indirect interviews with the persons named.

 

          On Tuesday August 23, 2016, I, Officer Marra, was in full-uniform and assigned to marked cruiser 873, patrolling area E3, for the Somerville Police Department. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Stanley GEORGES (Receive Stolen MV, Conceal Weapon) & Jude EUDOR (same + Possess to Distribute Class B)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, August 29, the 242nd day of 2016 with 124 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:06 and sunset is @ 7:24. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, & Venus. 

ON THIS DAY IN: 1828 – A patent was issued to Robert Turner for the self-regulating wagon brake.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACT FUNDING ELIGIBILITY NOW AVAILABLE

Community Preservation Committee will review submitted proposals for historic resources, open space and recreation land

SOMERVILLE – More than $1.5 million is available for historic resources, open spaces and recreation land projects in Somerville through the Community Preservation Act (CPA). Continue reading APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACT FUNDING ELIGIBILITY NOW AVAILABLE

The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:David (Twiggy) Moran

By Frank Santangelo 

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:David Moran

David was Born and raised in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School “Class of 1988.” 
David Works as a warehouse manager in New Hampshire but can always be found playing in softball many fundraisers across the city for many good causes such as the “Biko Salvato”, one he took part in this past Saturday. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:David (Twiggy) Moran

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, August 28, the 241st day of 2016 with 125 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:05 and sunset is @ 7:25. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1609 – Delaware Bay was discovered by Henry Hudson.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Ageless Grace: Ageless Grace, the Council on Aging’s new Fitness class for the body and mind, will be starting its next 5 week series on July 25th. Held on Mondays at 4:00pm at the Holland St. Center, the Ageless Grace program is an innovative wellness and fitness program done seated in a chair to upbeat music. Classes are playful, imaginative and different every time. Continue reading