Late Tuesday afternoon, Somerville Firefighters extinguished a fire of a motor vehicle’s engine compartment that burst into flames. Continue reading Car Engine Fire In Somerville
Daily Archives: February 21, 2017
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS –SOMERVILLE CITY CABLE CONNECTION_City TV (13 RCN/22 COMCAST) & Educational Channel 15 (15)
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Somerville Remembering Michael “George” Bishop
Photo: Michael and his wife Joan Bishop and their great granddaughter, Brianna Bishop.
Michael George Bishop went by the name of George. He moved to Somerville from East Boston in the 1950’s, to Puritan Road in the Ten Hills. He worked at Harvard University for his whole career and was active at St. Polycarp Church and then St. Ann’s when St. Polycarp closed. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Michael “George” Bishop
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, February 21, the 52nd day of 2017 with 313 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:32 and sunset is @ 5:23. 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: 1804 – The first self-propelled locomotive on rails was demonstrated in Wales. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Boston Herald Radio With Mayor Joe Curtatone on Immigration
Went on Herald Radio this a.m. Talked about immigration and snow. Just want to say that these two issue make for a useful contrast. Snow is a concrete problem. It can be a massive and costly problem. It can create lots of side issues (trash removal, parking, kids missing too many school days), but we know what we’re dealing with and generally how to handle it, even when it requires a ton of work. It’s got a hammer-and-nail solution. Continue reading Boston Herald Radio With Mayor Joe Curtatone on Immigration
This Is Why Somerville Is A Sanctuary City By Mayor Joseph Curtatone
This is a perfect example of why Somerville is a sanctuary city. We want the victims of crimes to be able to come forward. We want to arrest domestic abusers. That makes our community safer. Driving people underground, making them fearful to report crimes because they or someone close to them might get rounded up for deportation ultimately puts more criminals on our streets. Continue reading This Is Why Somerville Is A Sanctuary City By Mayor Joseph Curtatone
February 21st 2017 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online
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Anniversary of Henry Hansen, An American Hero From Somerville
By Skip Murray
On the morning of February 23, 1945, American soldiers took the summit of Mt. Suribachi, in The Battle of Iwo Jima. Once the summit was taken, an American flag was raised.
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Wynn Boston Harbor Casino Plans Discussed in Somerville
This past Thursday afternoon, Somerville Kiwanis Club President Michael McWilliams hosted an event that was held at the Mount Vernon Restaurant in Somerville with guest speaker John Tocco, Director of Community Relations, Wynn Boston Harbor Casino. Continue reading Wynn Boston Harbor Casino Plans Discussed in Somerville
Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments Series
Turn your favorite photos into “Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments!”
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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 Jamie Love, Sheila Borges-Foley, Brian Horan, Joey Carroll, Celia Taylor, Michelle Mobilia, Ross Scabin, Rod Kreimeyer, Alexandra Chaves, David Mangan, Donald Arbeene, Bobby Travers and Happy 100th Birthday to Lorraine Solari
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Somerville Kwanis March 16th, St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon
5 Trends And Factors That Continue To Impact Cyber Security In 2017
By Gary S. Miliefsky
It’s become news that’s not unexpected any more.
We awaken to learn that yet another national retailer has been hacked and once again credit-card information for millions of customers is at risk.
Yet, despite all the publicity these security breaches receive and all the warning consumers hear, cyber criminals still achieve success and seem more brazen than ever. Continue reading 5 Trends And Factors That Continue To Impact Cyber Security In 2017
ENCOURAGE DOCTORS TO DISCUSS GUNS WITH PATIENTS
By Bob Katzen
Attorney General Maura Healey has partnered with the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) to develop informational brochures and an online training program to support doctors in their efforts to prevent gun-related accidents, self-harm and violence by talking to patients about it. Continue reading ENCOURAGE DOCTORS TO DISCUSS GUNS WITH PATIENTS
BAY STATE SCHOOLS DRINKING WATER IS GRADED A “D”
By Bob Katzen
Massachusetts was graded on protecting children from lead in water at schools and received a grade of “D.” Continue reading BAY STATE SCHOOLS DRINKING WATER IS GRADED A “D”
HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY JFK
By Bob Katzen
The late President John F. Kennedy would turn 100 years old on May 29. The House and Senate commemorated and honored the 35th president at a joint session last week. Continue reading HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY JFK
Beacon Hill Forms “JOINT” COMMITTEE ON MARIJUANA
The brand new Joint Committee on Marijuana will be chaired by Sen. Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) and Rep. Mark Cusack (D-Braintree). In December, the Legislature approved and Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a controversial bill that delays by six months, from January 2018 to July 2018, the earliest possible date for the opening of retail recreational marijuana stores in the Bay State. Continue reading Beacon Hill Forms “JOINT” COMMITTEE ON MARIJUANA
Is My Teen Using Drugs? Can I Know For Sure?
By Dr. Matt McCarty, M.D.
The drug-abuse crisis among teenagers and young adults isn’t abating.
Prescription drugs, especially opioids, are a growing threat to the health of young people, with 6 percent of teens 12 to 17 saying they use the drugs for non-medical reasons. Continue reading Is My Teen Using Drugs? Can I Know For Sure?