Medford Spreading Awareness to Cities & Towns on the Growing Battle of Addiction

By William Tauro 

This past Wednesday night,

President Shannon Deyeso The Medford Lions Club hosted a Narcan and overdose awareness talk at Carroll’s Restaurant that’s located in Medford Square.  
Guest speakers Patrol Officer Rory Lockowittz, Lieutenant Joe Casey and K9 Officer Harry MacGilvray of the Medford Police Department and Medford’s Prevention Outreach Manager Penny Funaiole spoke on how they handle overdoses in the city of Medford, the use of Narcan and the drug infestation problems within surrendering cities and town and how they are battling this serious growing problem.  Continue reading Medford Spreading Awareness to Cities & Towns on the Growing Battle of Addiction

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, March 23, the 82nd day of 2017 with 283 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:42 and sunset is @ 6:58. 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: 1026 – Koenraad II crowned himself king of Italy.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Latest Somerville Neighborhood News 

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Representative Michael Capuano Holds a Town Hall at Somerville High School
On March 13th, Representative Michael E. Capuano​ , a former Somerville Mayor, hosted his town hall at Somerville High School. The audience, estimated to be more than 400 people, asked questions of the Congressman for over 90 minutes.

Gaming Convention PAX East features Somerville Musician on Mainstage
Somerville resident and professional violinist Michael Hustedde​ performed on the main stage at popular gaming convention PAX East 2017​. Michael’s group, Videri String Quartet​, is an ensemble dedicated to performing the music of video games at the highest level. Take a look!

Happy Birthday, Somerville! City to Celebrate on March 29 with a “Very Somerville” Party at Somerville-Charlestown Line

Live music, Somerville-made root beer toast, and launch of Aeronaut Brewing’s “Municipal Freedom Gives National Strength” gluten free beer, capped off with a rendition of “Happy Birthday!”

 

SOMERVILLE – The month of March officially marks 175 years since Somerville separated from Charlestown (in 1842), and we’re throwing a birthday party that is “very Somerville.” Continue reading Happy Birthday, Somerville! City to Celebrate on March 29 with a “Very Somerville” Party at Somerville-Charlestown Line