By William Tauro
Early Friday afternoon, a Cataldo Ambulance transportation bus while in traffic burst into flames on Prospect Stret just past Webster Avenue at Bennet Court directly across the street from Dunkin Donuts. Continue reading Ambulance Bus Fire in Union Square Somerville
Our condolences go out to DeAmato Family for the loss of Father Norbert DeAmato. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Father Norbert DeAmato
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By Joe Curtatone
There are those who would force us to adopt cruel, nonsensical, failed policing policies. They want us to tear families apart and heighten tension for people all across our city. Continue reading Mayor Joe Curtatone on Sanctuary City Ice Raids
I’d like some feedback from residents dealing with unexplained hikes in water bills. My bill doubled this quarter. $875 to $1700
Has anyone else had a similar experience?
By Martin Polignone
Once again the seniors at Cobble Hill enjoyed a great BBQ and their favorite DJ Alan LaBella that never fails to get everyone dancing and singing along to old and new tunes. Continue reading Cobble Hill Elders Have Annual Summer BBQ Extravaganza
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
Last week, Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) and her colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which guarantees reasonable accommodations and safety measures for pregnant workers. Continue reading Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Signed Into Law
Weather permitting, both Prospect St. and Webster Ave. will be permanently changed to accommodate two-way traffic as of Saturday, July 29, by approximately 3 p.m. Continue reading REMINDER: Prospect St/Webster Ave Traffic Change Happens THIS WEEKEND
Somerville and Medford State Representative Christine P. Barber voted with House colleagues Wednesday to reject an amendment Governor Baker made to the fiscal year 2018 budget that would have cut eligibility and benefits for MassHealth, the Commonwealth’s Medicaid program for low-income families.
Continue reading REPRESENTATIVE BARBER, HOUSE VOTE TO REJECT GOVERNOR BAKER’S HARMFUL MASSHEALTH CUTS
BOSTON – This week, Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) and her colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed An Act for language opportunity for our kids (S.2125), also known as the LOOK Bill. Continue reading Senate Passes Bill to Expand Language Opportunities for Students
(BOSTON) – Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that fully implements consumer access to adult-use marijuana while creating a robust public health and safety framework. Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville), Senate Chair of the Joint Marijuana Policy Committee, served on the six-member conference committee responsible for negotiating the final bill. Continue reading Comprehensive Marijuana Legislation Signed Into Law