Reality Bites by James A. Norton

 

Did you miss me? I bet there’s a few people who didn’t…and I’m ok with that.

 

I don’t even know how many weeks it’s been, and after stating I needed to be more consistent with my writing here too. Well, here I am and honestly I was going to write about the debate between Trump and Clinton, but, I thought better of it. All I can say right here, right now, is that you need to be able to find some kind of sanity in the soup. Continue reading Reality Bites by James A. Norton

Somerville Firefighters Quinn and Sullivan Families With Members of SFD Local 76 at IAFF Fallen Fighters’ Memorial, Colorado Springs

Photos by Dennis Murphy

By William Tauro 

A contingency of families, friends and fellow firefighters of Somerville Lt. Paul Sullivan and Somerville Firefighter-EMT Robert Quinn of the Somerville Fire Department traveled to Colorado Springs to witness the installation of Paul Sullivan’s and Robert Quinn’s name on the IAFF’s Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Continue reading Somerville Firefighters Quinn and Sullivan Families With Members of SFD Local 76 at IAFF Fallen Fighters’ Memorial, Colorado Springs

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


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CITY TV 13/22

Wednesday, September 28

9:00 AM​Aldermen at Work – Jack Connolly  Continue reading EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS –SOMERVILLE CITY CABLE CONNECTION City TV (13 RCN/22 COMCAST) & Educational Channel 15 (15)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:John CATER (Trafficking Heroin, PWID Class B, Conspiracy) & Jean WELCH (Trafficking Heroin, PWID Class B, Conspiracy & Warrants)


Members of the New England Field Division Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force One in collaboration with the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit have been conducting an ongoing narcotic investigation of the above named defendants John Cater, Jean Welch along with their alleged criminal associate XXXXX. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:John CATER (Trafficking Heroin, PWID Class B, Conspiracy) & Jean WELCH (Trafficking Heroin, PWID Class B, Conspiracy & Warrants)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Brawel DIAZ, Kelvin VARGAS, Michael SANTOS (Conspiracy, Utter Check, Check Forgery, Larceny by Check)


On the morning of Thursday, September 22, 2016 I was assigned to marked unit E-3. At approximately 11:54 AM I, was dispatched along with E-2 Officer Soares to 40 Union Square, the Citizens Bank for a report of a male attempting to cash a stolen check. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Brawel DIAZ, Kelvin VARGAS, Michael SANTOS (Conspiracy, Utter Check, Check Forgery, Larceny by Check)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Gary MERCER (Op. MV with License Susp, Poss. Class A, Carry Firearm w/o License, Carry Firearm with Ammo, Poss. Ammo w/o FID Card, & Warrants) & Jennifer CASTRO (Poss. Class A, Carry Firearm w/o License, Carry Firearm with Ammo, Poss. Ammo w/o FID Card)


The following is a brief summary to incident # 16059993.

 

  During the evening of September 21, 2016, members of the Somerville Police Drug Control Unit were conducting routine narcotic interdiction surveillance within the lower Broadway area of the City of Somerville. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Gary MERCER (Op. MV with License Susp, Poss. Class A, Carry Firearm w/o License, Carry Firearm with Ammo, Poss. Ammo w/o FID Card, & Warrants) & Jennifer CASTRO (Poss. Class A, Carry Firearm w/o License, Carry Firearm with Ammo, Poss. Ammo w/o FID Card)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, September 26, the 270th day of 2016 with 96 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:36 and sunset is @ 6:35. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1777 – Philadelphia was occupied by British troops during the American Revolutionary War.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer