Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Savannah SANCHEZ & Frank Roberto (Attempt Crime, Extortion by Threat, Conspiracy) & Shalik JORDAN (same, plus Reckless Operation, Support from Prostitution, Open Container, Fail to Stop)

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On Saturday February 18, 2017 at approximately 2055, I Officer Randy Isaacs, along with Officer Pasqualino were dispatched to XX Adrian St for a report of an attempted B and E in progress. While en route, dispatch came over the radio and advised us that there were more than one person attempting to break in. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Savannah SANCHEZ & Frank Roberto (Attempt Crime, Extortion by Threat, Conspiracy) & Shalik JORDAN (same, plus Reckless Operation, Support from Prostitution, Open Container, Fail to Stop)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Derrik PANNESI (Firearm – Large Capacity, Firearm, PWID A, PWID B)

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The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident #17010508:

 

Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit initiated a drug investigation of Mr. Derrik Pannesi and his alleged role in the ongoing distribution of Heroin. The alleged distribution occurs from Mr. Pannesi’s vehicle which is sometimes located at a residence we know Mr. Pannesi to be living at. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Derrik PANNESI (Firearm – Large Capacity, Firearm, PWID A, PWID B)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jasmine NOILES (Larceny Over – Shoplifting) Saks 5th Ave Assembly Row Somerville

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On Monday, February 13, 2017 at approximately 17:40 hours I, Officer Rivera, while in full uniform and working as Alpha 1, was contacted by Saks Fifth Loss Prevention Detective XXXXX for a shoplifter. Officer Schneider, who was working as East 1, arrived as backup. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jasmine NOILES (Larceny Over – Shoplifting) Saks 5th Ave Assembly Row Somerville

SOMERVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOST THE NEXT INNOVATION CENTER: WHY NOT SOMERVILLE? PANEL


 

Somerville, MA – The Somerville Chamber of Commerce announced today that it will host a panel discussion on February 28, 2017 entitled The Next Innovation Center: Why Not Somerville?. Attendees will learn insights from industry thought leaders as to how the City of Somerville can capitalize on the current market environment to realize its goals of becoming a regional jobs and innovation center. The event is scheduled to occur at the Holiday Inn – Bunker Hill, 30 Washington Street, Somerville, at 4:00 PM. Doors open at 3:30 PM.
Continue reading SOMERVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOST THE NEXT INNOVATION CENTER: WHY NOT SOMERVILLE? PANEL

Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 41 -Report No. 7 February 13-17, 2017

By Bob Katzen 
   

THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on three roll calls from February 2. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
  All three roll calls are on proposed new rules to a package of rules under which the Legislature will operate in 2017-2018.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORTS BY 5 P.M. (H 2019) Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 41 -Report No. 7 February 13-17, 2017

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, February 20, the 51st day of 2017 with 314 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:34 and sunset is @ 5:22. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1673 – The first recorded wine auction took place in London.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

How Safe Are Our Crumbling Bridges And Vulnerable Buildings?

By Douglas P. Taylor

America’s bridges need work.
So do some of the nation’s buildings – both old and new – that were designed to avoid collapsing during an earthquake or other major catastrophe, but aren’t quite up to the task of remaining inhabitable after disaster strikes. Continue reading

Teaching Money Lessons To Kids Who Don’t Have It As Tough As You Did

By Rebecca Walser

The hardest thing about upward mobility – the so-called American dream – is attaining it.

Perhaps the second hardest thing is this: Once you’ve risen from a hardscrabble upbringing and gained financial success, how do you pass the traits that helped get you there – hard work, accountability, passion and discipline – on to your children? Continue reading Teaching Money Lessons To Kids Who Don’t Have It As Tough As You Did

Attend Mass Hysteria to Help Feed Pets and People:Beer and Taco Event will Support the New Somerville Pet Food Bank

SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Thursday March 9th 7-10 pm Once Ballroom 156 Highland Ave, Somerville MA 02143 
Pet lovers can attend an event to support a new initiative in Somerville that is seeking to fight hunger in both people and pets. Continue reading Attend Mass Hysteria to Help Feed Pets and People:Beer and Taco Event will Support the New Somerville Pet Food Bank