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. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
Please join the Somerville Commission for Women on Tuesday, March 21, for a special event in honor of Women’s History Month. Continue reading Somerville Commission for Women to Host Women’s History Month Event March 21
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 41 – Report No. 11 March 13-17, 2017
Due to ongoing construction on Beacon St., the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, City of Somerville, and project contractors have determined that it is in the interest of public safety to CLOSE the protected bike lane, between Oxford St. and Washington St., for the 2017 construction season, beginning on Monday, March 20. Continue reading Beacon Street Protected Bicycle Lane to Close for 2017 Construction Season
(BOSTON) – This past week the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy, chaired by Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville) and Representative Mark Cusack (D-Braintree), announced details for the four public hearings they will be holding across the state. The hearings will allow the committee to receive testimony from advocates, state officials, municipalities, and the public, among other groups. Continue reading JOINT COMMITTEE ON MARIJUANA POLICY TO HOLD STATEWIDE HEARINGS
By William Tauro
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Retired Somerville Resident Richard Johnstin Finds Purpose Playing
Many Americans struggle with navigating life after retirement. For Richard Johnstin, 66, of Somerville, who spent 10 years working as a senior planner for RCA Automated Systems Department and 18 years working at Somerville Community Schools After-School Program, retirement came too early. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Richard Johnstin
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, March 18, the 77th day of 2017 with 288 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:51 and sunset is @ 6:53. 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: 0037 – The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
By William Tauro
The 2017 Annual Somerville Council on Aging’s St. Patrick’s Day Party was held this past Friday afternoon at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club.
Continue reading All Happy Green Smiles at 2017 Somerville COA Seniors St. Patrick’s Day Party