Somerville Neighborhood News Update:More about Jill Stein,the Green Party Nominee for President

In this special of Somerville Neighborhood News we hear more about Jill Stein,the Green Party Nominee for President in the 2016 election. She is also a respected physician, social and environmental activist and resident of nearby Lexington, MA. Continue reading Somerville Neighborhood News Update:More about Jill Stein,the Green Party Nominee for President

Tufts welcomes Class of 2020, most selective in university’s history


Newcomers include first SMFA at Tufts students, first matriculating 1+4 bridge year fellows

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – (August 31, 2016) –Tufts University’s Class of 2020 boasts the title of most selective ever: only 14.3 percent of a record 20,223 applicants were admitted, placing Tufts among the most selective colleges and universities in the country. Continue reading Tufts welcomes Class of 2020, most selective in university’s history

Come Read at Somerville’s Banned Book Readathon


About Banned Book Week / Day
Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982 according to the American Library Association. Check out some of the banned books online here. Continue reading Come Read at Somerville’s Banned Book Readathon

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, September 6, the 250th day of 2016 with 116 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:14 and sunset is @ 7:10. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1620 – The Pilgrims left on the Mayflower from Plymouth, England to settle in the New World.  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 Michael Bowler, Zaidon Voss, Dorothy DiMille, Lori Ryan Sciurca, Nick Papadinis, Vanessa Salvucci, Nancy Gaudet-Bacci, Vivian Shepard Quinlan, Jeremy Sheehan, Judith Medeiros, Leigh-Ann Scolaro, Denice Desrochers, Daniel Hurley, Stephen J. Bremis, Tom Champion, Cosmo Nardella and Ace Thunder Buddy Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week