Letter to the Editor:Somerville Busker Invites Tim Kaine for a Duet

Dear all: 

My name is Chelsea Spear, and I am a singer and ukulele player. I frequently busk at Davis and Sullivan Stations on the T. As a woman of a certain age, I have a soft spot for The Replacements, a fondness shared by none other than Vice Presidential candidate and recreational harmonica player Tim Kaine.  Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Somerville Busker Invites Tim Kaine for a Duet

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, October 7, the 281st day of 2016 with 85 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:48 and sunset is @ 6:16. 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: 1765 – Nine American colonies sent a total of 28 delegates to New York City for the Stamp Act Congress. The delegates adopted the “Declaration of Rights and Grievances.”  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville’s No On 2 Rally at the Concourse 

Photos by Frank Santangelo 

Massachusetts Authorization of Additional Charter Schools and Charter School Expansion, Question 2 (2016)

The Massachusetts Authorization of Additional Charter Schools and Charter School Expansion Initiative, also known as Question 2, is on the November 8, 2016, ballotin Massachusetts as an indirect initiated state statute.
A “yes” vote supports this proposal to authorize up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansions in existing charter schools by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education per year. Continue reading Somerville’s No On 2 Rally at the Concourse