Photos by Frank Santangelo
By William Tauro
This past Saturday afternoon, candidate for Somerville’s Ward 4 Alderman Jesse Clingan held his first campaign kickoff party.
Clingan, a very well known and highly respected member of the community drew a crowd of over two hundred supporters that packed the house at Casey’s Bar that’s located on Broadway in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Ward 4 Alderman Candidate Jesse Clingan Hits The Ground Running
By Frank Santangelo
Meet this week’s Special Person of the Week: Patty Gallagher
Patty was born in March of 1965 at the Somerville Hospital, so literally born in the Ville.
Patty grew up in the Clarendon Hill Projects and like many others who worked hard their whole life, she made something of herself instead of being a statistic. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Patty Gallagher
Just a reminder this is the last meeting before this project goes to the Planning Board and it is next Monday night March 6th at the senior center on Broadway 6:00.
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. Immigration continues to be one of the widely debated and most discussed topics across the nation.
Where do Massachusetts state senators stand on the issue? This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on several roll calls on the immigration issue in 2013-2014. There were no roll calls on the issue in the 2015-2016 session. Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 31 – Report No. 9 February 27 – March 3, 2017
Senator Patricia Jehlen hosts legislative briefing to introduce the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment (MCIEA), a partnership creating a new approach to student assessment and school accountability Continue reading Six Massachusetts Districts Launch Consortium to bring Alternative Measures to Schools
The Council on Aging wants you! – The SCOA is supporting D.A. Marian Ryan’s Project C.A.R.E. and Project Linus. Helping children of trauma have some comfort in their time of need by providing them with homemade blankets. Help us reach our goal of 200 blankets. Knitted, crochet or handmade fleece accepted. Please contact Debby Higgins at 617-625-6600, ext. 2321. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
Expanded Access and Support Leads to Impressive Increase in Somerville Public Schools AP Enrollment and Success
Somerville High School AP enrollment more than doubles in two years
Continue reading Somerville AP Enrollment and Success
Photo:Margie Daniels, Executive Director, Middlesex Partnerships for Youth; Malint Kang a senior at Greater Lowell Technical High School; Cheyanne Thistle, a junior at Nashoba Valley Technical High School; Marian Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney; Melanie Hennessey, a junior, at Minuteman Regional Technical High School; Jack Ross, a junior at Minuteman Regional Technical High School
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., are pleased to announce that Melanie Hennessey, a junior, at Minuteman Regional Technical High School has been named the winner of the fifth annual Poster Project for her submission titled “Stormy Seas.” Continue reading Middlesex County DA News:Winners Announced In 2017 MPY, Inc. Poster Project
RapidSOS and RESPOND partner to support victims of domestic violence and provide enhanced emergency communication
● 240 million 9-1-1 calls are made every year in the U.S.; over 70% are from mobile phones, which fail to provide exact location to emergency dispatchers Continue reading RapidSOS and RESPOND partner to support victims of DV
March 1, 2017
The Somervile News Weekly
Dear Mr.Tauro & Somerville News:
The Somerville News Weekly, as a newspaper, would be considered the media enemy by the present administration. Why would Somerville want Presdent Trump here?
Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Re: Somerville Topic of the Week – OH, NO!
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, March 05, the 64th day of 2017 with 301 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:13 and sunset is @ 5:37. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1623 – The first alcohol temperance law in the colonies was enacted in Virginia. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
This is my younger brother Mark G. Cafferty.Today is his 52nd birthday.He’s been missing since my Dad passed away in 2006.I was the last person to see him before he went to NYC then to L.A. I’m hoping that somehow or someone sees this and brings news (Good,bad or indifferent)..Thanks and God bless
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There is a scheduled memorial mass for Deanna Cremin at St. Ann’s Church located at 50 Thurston St, Somerville, MA 02145 for Saturday, March 25th, at 4p.m.
Deanna Cremin’s 39th birthday would have been on March 26th.
It will 22 years on this coming March 30th, that her murder still remains unsolved.
This may be the year.
MISSING Hound X Puppy: #Somerville/ #Medford, MA 3-4-17
“Gronk” is 6 mos./50 lbs., Tan w/White blaze and dappled bib. North St./Raymond Ave., near the Medford Line.
Continue reading Somerville Animal Control Update Missing Dog
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, March 04, the 63rd day of 2017 with 302 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:14 and sunset is @ 5:36. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1634 – Samuel Cole opened the first tavern in Boston, MA. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer