Audit Finds 80 Children Born with a Physical Dependence on an Addictive Drug at UMass Memorial Medical Center Not Properly Reported to the State

Similar Problem found at Lowell General Hospital in Previous Audit
Boston, MA—Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit of the UMass Memorial Medical Center’s (UMMMC) compliance with mandatory reporting requirements when children are born with a physical dependence on an addictive drug, known as substance-exposed newborns. Continue reading Audit Finds 80 Children Born with a Physical Dependence on an Addictive Drug at UMass Memorial Medical Center Not Properly Reported to the State

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, June 30, the 179th day of 2017 with 186 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1097 – The Crusaders defeated the Turks at Dorylaeum. 
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Real Life Somerville Police Stories:PHYLECIA A RUCKER  Larceny over $250 Nike Factory Outlet Assembly Row


 

On June 26, 2017, at approximately 17:15 hours, I, Officer Rivera, while in full uniform and working as Alpha 1, responded to the Nike Factory Outlet, 300 Artisan Way, with Alpha 3, Officer Fusco, for a report of a shoplifter who exited the store and walked towards Assembly Row.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, June 29, the 178th day of 2017 with 187 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1236 – Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon took Cordoba in Spain.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


Photo by David Zammitti

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, June 28, the 177th day of 2017 with 188 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:0 and sunset is @ 8:2. 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: 1635 – The French colony of Guadeloupe was established in the Caribbean.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

P.A.A.R.I. To Honor Law Enforcement Leaders At Two-Year Anniversary Celebration And Awards Ceremony


Acting Director Of White House Office of National Drug Control Policy To Attend

GLOUCESTER — To celebrate its second year and recognize law enforcement leaders committed to its mission, the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) will host an anniversary celebration and awards ceremony. Continue reading P.A.A.R.I. To Honor Law Enforcement Leaders At Two-Year Anniversary Celebration And Awards Ceremony

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 27, the 176th day of 2017 with 189 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:08 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 0363 – The death of Roman Emperor Julian brought an end to the Pagan Revival. 
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Letter to the Editor:Who Is Vandalizing the Deanna Cremin Memorial Square Flagpole Wreaths

Dear Billy and Somerville Speak Up Line,

I am writing to you in disgust and if you could please publish this to shame whoever is involved.  
Are you aware that some ass destroyed the wreath on the sign pole? How cruel and senseless can this culprit be?
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Outdoor Dance Party at the Neighborhood #2 Neighborhood Restaurant Bow Street Somerville 

Come out to our next dance party! Maybe it will actually be warm by July 2nd. (Yes, we used this line for the June dance party, too!) Come relax with other parents while your kids get the sillies out dancing around to music you and they like. Continue reading Outdoor Dance Party at the Neighborhood #2 Neighborhood Restaurant Bow Street Somerville