By Frank Santangelo
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Mary Carr
This coming week Somerville’s Mary Carr will be 85 years old. Mary has lived in Somerville most of her life.
Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Mary Carr
Dear Somerville Speak Up Line,
A few years back, Ocean State Job Lots was interested in leasing out the old Star Market that’s located on Broadway in Winter Hill. As I recall correctly, Mayor Curtatone went out of his way to see that the development deal fell through. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Why Did The Mayor Throw a Wrench In and Sabotage The Winter Hill Star Market Development
Photos by: Frankie’s crazy friends.
By William Tauro
This past Saturday, musicians and bands throughout Somerville celebrated and utilized an underused public venue: The Porch. Acts ranging from bollywood funk, cosmic americana, killer blues, Moroccan, Balkan, gospel, American space rock and clawhammer banjo were serenaded by passersbys from porches throughout Somerville. Continue reading PorchFest 2017 Invades Somerville
Demonstrate for more affordable housing at City Hall, May 18, 5 PM
Next week will be busy in Somerville, with many meetings, events, important decisions, and a big demonstration for affordable housing. Here are the details on what’s happening and some thoughts about key policy issues so you can participate and be informed. Continue reading Message From Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang:Ward 5 Resistat Tues; rally for affordable housing Thurs & more
Dollars disappear into thin air as natural gas seeps through our streets
Massachusetts consumers pay for wasted, harmful methane gas that leaks from pipes beneath our streets.
The amount of gas seeping out in Greater Boston alone could heat 200,000 homes. Continue reading Somerville Mothers Out Front to Hold a Public Forum on Gas Leaks
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, May 14, the 134th day of 2017 with 231 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:23 and sunset is @ 7:57. 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: 1264 – King Henry III was captured by his brother in law Simon deMontfort at the Battle of Lewes in France. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer