GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, August 29, the 238th day of 2017 with 127 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:05 and sunset is @ 7:24. 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: 1828 – A patent was issued to Robert Turner for the self-regulating wagon brake. 
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The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Paul Carafotes

By William Tauro 

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Paul Carafotes

Success came relatively quickly to Paul Carafotes, who made his film debut in a major motion picture at the tender age of 20, two years after setting out to study stage acting with Uta Hagen in New York City. Born in Somerville and a diehard Red Sox fan.  Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Paul Carafotes

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Michael DOYLE (Inhale Substance, Carry Dangerous Weapon)

The following is a summary of the details related to this incident.

 

On August 27, 2017 at approximately 13:38 hours, while assigned as marked unit West-6, I was dispatched to Kenney Park & Playground located at 394 Highland Avenue for a report of a man huffing paint cans next to the park. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Michael DOYLE (Inhale Substance, Carry Dangerous Weapon)