2017 Somerville Heroes Salute Ceremonies

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Photos by Skip Murray 

By William Tauro 

This past Saturday morning, hundreds of friends, relatives and residents assembled in the Somerville High School Auditorium to help honor the 2017 Somerville Heroes Salute with a wonderful dedication ceremony hosted by the City of Somerville and Veterans Service Department Director Byran Bishop.  Continue reading 2017 Somerville Heroes Salute Ceremonies

Curtatone Reports”This is Serious and People Might be Going to Jail”

By Joe Curtatone 

We’ve got months of news and events around the Trump-Russia connection and it all points in the same direction – that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials to release stolen information to disrupt the 2016 election, and they are now covering it up. There’s no burying your head in the sand on this. A special prosecutor has been appointed. This is serious and people might be going to jail. Continue reading Curtatone Reports”This is Serious and People Might be Going to Jail”

Somerville Planning Board Approves New Phase of Housing in Assembly Square by Mayor Joe Curtatone


By Joe Curtatone 

this past week the Planning Board approved a new phase of housing in Assembly Square that ultimately should net the city 80-93 affordable housing units.It was a contentious issue and I appreciate that some people are raw about an outcome that wasn’t 100% of what they went in demanding, but I will submit that the public pressure on this application helped achieve a positive result. Continue reading Somerville Planning Board Approves New Phase of Housing in Assembly Square by Mayor Joe Curtatone

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, May 21, the 139th day of 2017 with 226 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:16 and sunset is @ 8:04. 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: 0996 – Sixteen year old Otto III was crowned the Roman Emperor.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer