On December 10, 2016, I was invited to give a presentation as part of a program titled “Reviving Federal Investment in Public Transit: Build Subways, not Submarines.” The program, held at MIT’s Stata Center, was expected to draw 50 -75 people; 125 from around the region attended, and an overflow room with a video screen had to be set up to accommodate those present. Continue reading Building the Green Line Extension (GLX) We Need
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, December 13, the 348th day of 2016 with 18 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:05 and sunset is @ 4:11. 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: 1577 – Five ships under the command of Sir Francis Drake left Plymouth, England, to embark on Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe. The journey took almost three years. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Anna Raphael, Joe Nargi, Frankie Santangelo Jr, Vanessa Leigh, Irene Bremis, Debbie Mahoney, Carol Siciliano Bailey, Kathy Barrett- Pitcher, Cheryl Callahan, Joe Pereira, Brooke Scannell, Claudette Moussa, Ray Hegarty, Debbie Rushing, Maria C. Curtatone, Stacy Finos Fialho, Leo R Bracken, Bruna Araujo M, Happy 7th Birthday to Cash Hardy and Happy Birthday to our friend Bob McGowan Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
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Francesco “Frank” DelBorgo of Medford died on Tuesday, December 6, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Born and raised in Gaeta, Italy, he was the son of the late Antonio and Concetta (Ventura) DelBorgo. Frank came to the U.S. in 1958, settling first in Somerville, then moving to Medford in 1983. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Francesco “Frank” DelBorgo