GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, May 31, the 149th day of 2017 with 216 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:13. 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: 1433 – Sigismund was crowned emperor of Rome.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, May 30, the 148th day of 2017 with 217 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:10 and sunset is @ 8:12. 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: 1416 – Jerome of Prague was burned as a heretic by the Church.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Maureen (Sissy) Doherty

By Frank Santangelo 

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Maureen (Sissy) Doherty
Sissy is a lifelong Somerville resident who loves this city with all her heart. Sissy, a daughter of veteran Somerville Police Officer Bernie Doherty, attended Saint Annes as a child then later graduated from Saint Clements with the Class of 1988.  Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Maureen (Sissy) Doherty

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 Timothy Dunne, Gianna Dunne, Charles Roche, Libby Earle, Shelly A Legee, Jim Pitcher, Diane Gentile, Ann Sabbey, George Vendetti, William Donovan, Nicolette Hardy, Frank Olivieri, Darlene Kelly Dumond, Bill Hill, Lori Santos Santoro, Joe Ferraro, Lawrence Fidalgo, Bill White and Happy 74th Birthday to Mr Frank Santangelo (Frank’s dad) and Happy Birthday to little Jonathan Richardson!
Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

RESCHEDULED: LGBTQ Flag Raising Initially Scheduled for Thursday, May 25, Moved to Thursday, June 1 

This event had previously been scheduled for Thursday, May 25.

 

Please join Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville High School Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) on Thursday, June 1, at 2:45 p.m., to raise the Pride flag in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month and LGBTQ Youth Pride. Continue reading RESCHEDULED: LGBTQ Flag Raising Initially Scheduled for Thursday, May 25, Moved to Thursday, June 1 

Chica Project and Friends of Rosanna announce a night of dancing, fun and fundraising to support the Full of Life Scholarship at Chica Project.  

Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at Once Ballroom, 156 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA from 6pm to 10pm.
Celebrate the life of Rosanna Y. de la Cruz and kick off a scholarship in her name at Chica Project: www.chicaproject.org. Continue reading Chica Project and Friends of Rosanna announce a night of dancing, fun and fundraising to support the Full of Life Scholarship at Chica Project.  

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston To Rename 20-Foot-Tall LEGO Giraffe in Honor of Medford’s Giovanni “Gio” Maggiore

On Wednesday, May 31, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston will host a ceremony to rename “Tessie” the large, 20-foot-tall LEGO Giraffe outside of their building to “Gio” in honor of Giovanni Maggiore, the Medford six-year-old who passed away in April after battling Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). Continue reading LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston To Rename 20-Foot-Tall LEGO Giraffe in Honor of Medford’s Giovanni “Gio” Maggiore

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Liliana ARAUJO (Larceny Over)/Shoplifting at Saks Fifth Ave Assembly Square 


 

On Tuesday May 23, 2017, while assigned to unit Alpha-3 at Assembly Row, I was contacted by the loss prevention officers at Saks, stating they had a shoplifter in the office that had taken several bottles of perfume. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Liliana ARAUJO (Larceny Over)/Shoplifting at Saks Fifth Ave Assembly Square 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, May 29, the 147th day of 2017 with 218 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:10 and sunset is @ 8:11. 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: 1453 – Constantinople fell to Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, ending the Byzantine Empire.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer