Joe Curtatone the Nice Kid I Once Knew 

By William Tauro


Long ago, during Somerville’s “darker days”, people often times referred to our city as “Slumerville” and with good reason, to be honest. There was plenty of corruption, back room deals and mafia-style tactics that seeped out of every nook and cranny in local politics and business dealings, both legal and not so much. Due to the hard work of previous administrations and the fine people who make up our community, along with a healthy real estate market, that moniker is officially dead – or is it?
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, August 09, the 218th day of 2017 with 147 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:44 and sunset is @ 7:54. 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: 1790 – The Columbia returned to Boston Harbor after a three-year voyage. It was the first ship to carry the American flag around the world.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer