231 Lowell St, corner of Woodbine; will hold 22 units & two commercial spaces
In this edition:
Ward 5 developments: street & infrastructure work; parks; real estate development projects
FY 2018 budget: Mayor’s presentation tonight; Public Hearing June 21, 6 PM
Why I voted for Union Square zoning
Continue reading Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang:Ward 5 developments, FY 2018 budget, Why I voted for Union Square zoning
22-mile relay raises funds for Dana-Farber and MassGeneral Hospital for Children
BOSTON, MA – Susannah Ford and Stefan McDonough of Somerville, MA will swim in the Boston Harbor alongside Olympic swimmers Heather Petri, Kristy Kowal, Carlton Bruner, Janel Jorgensen McArdle, Alex Meyer and Eric Wunderlich for the 21st annual Swim Across America Boston Harbor Swim on July 7, 2017 to support pediatric cancer programs at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at MassGeneral Hospital for Children.
Continue reading Somerville swimmers join Swim Across America for the 21st annual Boston Harbor Swim – July 7
Family Fun Day set for June 24, Fireworks June 29 both at Trum Field.
SOMERVILLE – Summertime in Somerville officially kicks off with the annual Family Fun Day in on Saturday, June 24, from noon to 4 p.m. at Trum Field (rain date June 25). Continue reading Somerville’s Annual Family Fun Day & Independence Day Fireworks Celebrations Set for June, Will Honor City’s 175th Anniversary
SOMERVILLE – The How To Fix The World Festival brings together art and activism to consider ways we can improve our communities and the larger world. Continue reading Somerville How to Fix the World Festival Set for Sun, June 18 in Union Square
Happy Birthday to a number of Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday to Lauren Crockton, Mira McCabe, Michael T. Dwyer, Jim Crowley, Chuck Roche, Donna Amenta, Raíssa Storch, Larry Bethune, Edward M. Merrick, Lynda Norton, Gregg Moree, Robert Ambrogi, Chris Dello Russo, Claire Moran and Joanne Allison!
Sent in by our readers!
Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
By Frank Santangelo
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Debi Lydon Mitrano
Debi Lydon Mitrano was born in Somerville. Debi attended the Healey school and relocated to RI In 1972 and graduated 1981 from high school in Coventry. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Debi Lydon Mitrano
The Council on Aging wants you! – The SCOA is supporting D.A. Marian Ryan’s Project C.A.R.E. and Project Linus. Helping children of trauma have some comfort in their time of need by providing them with homemade blankets. Help us reach our goal of 200 blankets. Knitted, crochet or handmade fleece accepted. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ votes on the only roll call from the week of June 5-9. There were no roll calls in the Senate.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (H 3736)
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 42 – Report No. 23 June 5-9, 2017
On June 11, 2017, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 1. At approximately 6:16pm, I was dispatched, along with Officer Chris Collette (East 4) to Stop & Shop located at 775 McGrath Highway for a shoplifter. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Brian KOBS (Larceny, Resisting Arrest, Threats)
On Sunday, June 11, 2017, while assigned to Assembly Row as Unit Alpha-3, I was contacted on my department issued cell phone from Saks off Fifth Loss Prevention Agent XXXXX. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jerry ORTIZ (Shoplifting, Resisting Arrest) Sals Fifth Ave Assembly Row
The following is a brief summary of the incident. It does not contain every minute detail of the incident. On June 6, 2017, while assigned to the SPD Narcotics Unit, operating an unmarked, undercover vehicle, in plain clothes, I was conducting an investigation/surveillance of the Summer St, Central St, and Benton Rd. area for possible narcotics activity. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Luis PENA (MV Infractions)
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Continue reading Somerville Police Department Weekly Arrest Log 6/5/17-6/12/17
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 12, the 161st day of 2017 with 204 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:21. 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: 1099 – Crusade leaders visited the Mount of Olives where they met a hermit who urged them to assault Jerusalem. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Since we didn’t see much accumulation of snow fall this past winter, we should have $9 million in the budget we spent one of the previous years when we had several large snow storms. Continue reading Questions for City Hall by Judy Locchi Jacobs
And so this Monday begins the very important process of reviewing the Administration’s proposed FY’18 City Budget. Continue reading A Message fromAlderman-At-Large Mary Jo Rossetti RE:FY’18 City Budget
The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission announces its annual Docent Tours of historic sites in Somerville. For the first time, the series will also include Docent-led tours of the old Powder House, located between Ball Square and Teele Square. Continue reading Join Historic Preservation Commission for Tours of Milk Row Cemetery, Prospect Hill Tower