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