Seize the Summer’ at SomerStreets on Holland St., Sunday August 6


Celebrate Free Open Streets event to feature live music, family-friendly activities, food, and more!

 

SOMERVILLE – Celebrate the season at “Seize the Summer,” the August installment of the City’s SomerStreets festival, on Sunday, Aug. 6, from 2 to 6 p.m. between Davis Square and Teele Square on Holland Street. Continue reading Seize the Summer’ at SomerStreets on Holland St., Sunday August 6

Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Former Somerville Alderman/Massachusetts Army National Guard Brigadier General Richard F. Johnson

By Frank Santangelo

 

Brigadier General Richard F. Johnson is currently assigned as the Land Component Commander, Massachusetts National Guard. He advises the Adjutant General regarding Army issues and is responsible for all aspects of training, readiness, and force development for the Massachusetts Army National Guard. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Former Somerville Alderman/Massachusetts Army National Guard Brigadier General Richard F. Johnson

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, July 31, the 209th day of 2017 with 156 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:34 and sunset is @ 8:05. 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: 1498 – Christopher Columbus, on his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, arrived at the island of Trinidad.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Candidates Endorsed by Our Revolution Somerville 

Photo:Candidates endorsed by Our Revolution Somerville. From left: Payton Corbett (candidate for mayor), Ben Ewen-Campen (candidate for Ward 3 Alderman), JT Scott (candidate for Ward 2 Alderman), Will Mbah (candidate for Alderman-at-Large), Mary Jo Rossetti (candidate for Alderman-At-Large), Bill White (candidate for Alderman-At-Large). Not pictured: Matt McLaughlin (candidate for Ward 1 Alderman), Jesse Clingan (candidate for Ward 4 Alderman), Mark Niedergang (candidate for Ward 5 Alderman), Lance Davis (candidate for Ward 6 Alderman). 
Continue reading Candidates Endorsed by Our Revolution Somerville 

Poseidon’s Wrath – Somerville Residents Getting Soaked by Increased Water & Sewer Bills

By Judy Locchi Jacobs 

Poseidon, God of water was known for his unyielding temper and overbearing arrogance. Those who angered him became victims of his wrath. 
He was known for causing floods, sea storms and unleashed his sea monsters on his enemies.  Continue reading Poseidon’s Wrath – Somerville Residents Getting Soaked by Increased Water & Sewer Bills

Times Riding Sad Times

By William Tauro 

The Times has brought its approach to media reporting in Somerville to another all time low with their crazy antics and phony character-plants that are trolling Facebook. All this while being egged-on by the Mayor and his administration as a distraction, fueled by more political games. It’s a sad day when the Mayor, facing a Primary (and if he’s lucky a General) election, has to turn to phony characters on Facebook to divert breaking news about his administration’s downfalls. Continue reading Times Riding Sad Times

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, July 30, the 208th day of 2017 with 157 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:33 and sunset is @ 8:06. 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: 1502 – Christopher Columbus landed at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, July 29, the 207th day of 2017 with 158 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:32 and sunset is @ 8:08. 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: 1588 – The English defeated the Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer