Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Anthony Dellanno, John Foscarota, Stanley Dobrowolski, Marli E Braga, Meghan Russell, Julio Out, David, Cynthia Saltman, Dickie Skinz, Dawn Cardillo Legee, Charlene Cardillo, Eileen Costigan, Mary Jane Rod, Deb Goldberg, Charlie Lacombe, Daniela Vandett, Michelle Angiulo Bowler, Billy Korecki, Gayle A Snow, Ed Palazzolo, Tina Ramsey Cosentino, Melissa Hurley and Happy Birthday to Mrs Vendetti
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By Joe Curtatone
We recently joined in the national celebration for the week of the young child and I’m extremely proud of all the teachers, school employees, volunteers and community advocates who strive to make sure every child in Somerville has a stimulating start to what hopefully will be an amazing life.
As you can see, it’s a job I clearly can’t handle. Continue reading Somerville Joins in National Young Child Celebrations
By Joe Curtatone
Texas would have done well to listen to its police chiefs. On top of the legal challenges this measure will face, expect the social pressure to ratchet up much like we saw with the Arizona “papers, please” law and the North Carolina bathroom bill. Continue reading Mayor Joe Curtatone on Texas’s Sanctuary City Status
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston will host a Construction/Truck themed Toddler Tuesday on May 9th and on May 23rd, the event will go down to the Farm and feature DUPLO farm animals and a farm-themed story! Continue reading LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER BOSTON TO HOST CONSTRUCTION/TRUCK & FARM THEME TODDLER TUESDAYS IN MAY
Informational Meeting 5/18
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 2 Alderman Maryann Heuston and Ward 3 Alderman Robert McWatters invite you to an important informational meeting on the upcoming Somerville Avenue Utility and Streetscape Improvements Project. Continue reading Somerville Ave Utility and Streetscape Project
The City of Somerville’s Styrofoam Recycling program will return for all Somerville residents on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Residents may visit the Department of Public Works yard, located at 1 Franey Rd., between 9 a.m. and noon to dispose of all types of EPS (Styrofoam) foam packing materials, including foam bracing and packing peanuts. Continue reading Somerville Styrofoam Recycling Event Returns May 13, at DPW
CONSIDERING SELLING, CALL US AND WE WILL:
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Dear Editor:Joe Curtabologna has to go!
I’m an old school Somerville senior who has had enough with this crooked mayor. I’ve been saying it for quite some time now that this guy is ripping off the city and he is horrible for the future of Somerville! All he is interested in is lining his own pockets. It’s about time this newspaper saw though him and started writing against him calling him out.
Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Joe Curtabologna Has To Go!
By William Tauro
This past Monday, Candidate Will Mbah pulled his papers fir candidacy for Alderman-At-Large at the Somerville City Hall election office. It’s official
By William Tauro
Candidate Jesse Clingan officially pulled his nomination papers at Somerville City Halls Election Department this past Monday morning. Continue reading Jesse Clingan Pulls Nomination Papers for Somerville Ward 4 Alderman
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By William Tauro
This past weekend a busload of Somerville Council on aging seniors travel to Kentucky to attend the Kentucky Derby at the famous Churchhill Downs Race Track. Continue reading Somerville COA Seniors Attend 2017 Kentucky Derby
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Jack Kehoe
By Frank Santangelo
Jack Kehoe is a long time Somerville resident. Jack grew up in the Mystic Projects and went on to work as a landscaper for Mike’s Landscaping in Malden. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Jack Kehoe
Free Smoke Alarm / Carbon Monoxide Detectors – VERY LIMITED AMOUNT AVAILABLE – The SCOA, The Health & Human Services Department in partnering with the SFD has a limited amount of free smoke alarm / carbon monoxide detectors available to qualifying older adults. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the West Branch Library Visioning meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, has been postponed. Information on an alternate date will be shared as soon as available. We look forward to continuing our discussion about renovations to the West Branch Library and hearing your feedback at that time. If you have any further questions, please contact Director of Capital Project Management Rob King at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On May 6, 2017, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty, and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 1. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Carl CORDEIRO (OUI Liquor) Arrest
On Friday, May 5, 2017, while assigned to unit Alpha-3 at Assembly Row for the Somerville Police Department, I was contacted by loss prevention associates from K-Mart and was informed that they had two shoplifters that they were trying to get back into the store and would not co-operate with them. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Richard D’ALIO & Brandon TRACY (Shoplifting) Assembly Row KMart Arrest
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, May 08, the 128th day of 2017 with 237 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:30 and sunset is @ 7:50. 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: 1096 – Peter the Hermit and his army reached Hungary. They passed through without incident.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer