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 Theresa Hussey Rogers, William Latta, Lisa Rubera, Mike DiBacco, Kimmy Moss, Timothy Gager, Michael Buckley Jr., Nancy O’Brien, Lou Remigio, Herc Kalos, Linda Brown and Happy 4th Birthday to beautiful Myah Cabral
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Letter to the Editor:City leaders spell out the likely consequences for Somerville if Question 2 passes


 

If Question 2 passes and a new charter school opens in Somerville, the School Department could be forced to close one or two elementary schools and/or slash popular school programs like music and athletics, Somerville’s School Committee chair, mayor, and legislative leaders said today. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:City leaders spell out the likely consequences for Somerville if Question 2 passes

Somerville Solar Panel Discount Program Extended: Site Visits now through 11/23, Agreement to Purchase by 12/16

Due to high interest in the Solarize Somerville program, Somerville residents and businesses now have more time to take advantage of free solar energy consultations and discounted solar panel purchases being offered for a limited time through the program. Continue reading Somerville Solar Panel Discount Program Extended: Site Visits now through 11/23, Agreement to Purchase by 12/16

The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Rachel Strutt

By Frank Santangelo 

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Rachel Strutt
Rachel is a Magoun Square resident who has worked at the Somerville Arts Council for the past fifteen years, curating and producing large-scale public events like ArtBeat and the Ignite Global Street Food and Fire Festival and running cultural economic initiatives like the ArtsUnion Project.  Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Rachel Strutt

Hair Cuttery Salutes Servicemen and Women with Veterans Day Share-A-Haircut Program

 

Hair Cuttery to Donate Thousands of Haircuts to Former Military in Honor of

Veterans Day

 

Somerville, MA, October 25, 2016 – This Veterans Day the Somerville Hair Cuttery salon at 495 Artisan Way is honoring and giving back to former servicemen and women through its Share-A-Haircut program. Continue reading Hair Cuttery Salutes Servicemen and Women with Veterans Day Share-A-Haircut Program

Join Historic Preservation Commission for Tours of Milk Row Cemetery, Prospect Hill Tower

Wondering about the residents of this historic Milk Row Cemetery dating back to 1804? Join the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission on Sunday, November 6, from 2 to 4 p.m., for the final public opening of 2016. Due to its fragile condition, the site is often closed to the public, except by appointment, or during regular openings during the seasonal months. Continue reading Join Historic Preservation Commission for Tours of Milk Row Cemetery, Prospect Hill Tower

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, October 31, the 305th day of 2016 with 61 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:16 and sunset is @ 5:39. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1517 – Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Letter to the Editor:Help Local Somerville Resident (advocate for the elderly and disabled)With Bar Exam

Matin Polignone of Somerville “The Voice of the elderly and disabled”

Finished and paid for law school on a very limited low income and have been my education to volunteer and provide help for the elderly and disabled persons like myself. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Help Local Somerville Resident (advocate for the elderly and disabled)With Bar Exam

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, October 30, the 304th day of 2016 with 62 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:15 and sunset is @ 5:40. The New Moon is exact @ 1:40 PM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1735 – John Adams, the second President of the United States, was born in Braintree, MA. His son became the sixth President of the U.S.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Ageless Grace: Ageless Grace, the Council on Aging’s new Fitness class for the body and mind. The 5-week series, held at 4:00 p.m. at the Holland Street Center, the Ageless Grace program is an innovative wellness and fitness program done seated in a chair to upbeat music. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information