Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information


 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

 

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. Please contact Debby Higgins at 617-625-6600, ext. 2321. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information

ALLEGATIONS OF EMINENT DOMAIN AND FEMA FRAUD SURFACE IN SOMERVILLE ACCUSING MAYOR CURTATONE OF ORCHESTRATING & RUBBER STAMPING DEVELOPMENT DEALS

By William Tauro

Allegations surfaced that Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone is abusing his power by enforcing eminent domain laws in an elaborate plot to defraud residents of parcels of land of their property.  Continue reading ALLEGATIONS OF EMINENT DOMAIN AND FEMA FRAUD SURFACE IN SOMERVILLE ACCUSING MAYOR CURTATONE OF ORCHESTRATING & RUBBER STAMPING DEVELOPMENT DEALS

Allegations of Eminent Domain and FEMA Fraud Surface in Somerville Accusing Mayor Curtatone of Orchestrating & Rubber Stamping Development Deals


By William Tauro

Allegations surfaced that Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone is abusing his power by enforcing eminent domain laws in an elaborate plot to defraud residents of parcels of land of their property.  Continue reading Allegations of Eminent Domain and FEMA Fraud Surface in Somerville Accusing Mayor Curtatone of Orchestrating & Rubber Stamping Development Deals

Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 42 – Report No. 33 August 21-25, 2017

By Bob Katzen 
  
    THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, August 26, the 235th day of 2017 with 130 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:02 and sunset is @ 7:29. 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: 55 B.C. – Britain was invaded by Roman forces under Julius Caesar. 
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Dark Corruption Allegation Clouds Hovering Over Somerville Elected Curtatone Siblings

 

By William Tauro 

This past Wednesday, a formal ten page letter notice was delivered to Mayor Joseph Curtatone at Somerville City Hall, the Somerville Chief of Police at the Police Station, Registrar of Deeds Maria Curtatone in Cambridge at her office at the Middlesex Register of Deeds as well as to twelve other people named recipients regarding allegations of corruption within the Curtatone Administration over the past several years.  Continue reading Dark Corruption Allegation Clouds Hovering Over Somerville Elected Curtatone Siblings

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, August 24, the 233rd day of 2017 with 132 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:00 and sunset is @ 7:32. 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: 0079 – Mount Vesuvius erupted killing approximately 20,000 people. The cities of Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum were buried in volcanic ash.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville A City Cloaked in Secrecy Clutches it’s Dangling Threads

By Judy Locchi Jacobs 

If there’s one thing about politics I learned that’s true– making ones friends rich can have endless possibilities. It’s a twisted road filled with peaks and valleys, wide bends, fallen trees, and sharp turns that can result in unexpected cliff hangers.  Continue reading Somerville A City Cloaked in Secrecy Clutches it’s Dangling Threads

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, August 23, the 232nd day of 2017 with 133 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:59 and sunset is @ 7:34. 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: 1838 – The first class graduated from Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, MA. It was one of the first colleges for women.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, August 22, the 231st day of 2017 with 134 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:56 and sunset is @ 7:35. 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: 1485 – The War of the Roses ended with the death of England’s King Richard III. He was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field. His successor was Henry V II. 
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The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week  

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Ron Draper, Carol Allen, Sandy Pinto, Bill Monahan, Anthony Ward GiGante, Judy Demerchant, Christopher Darlene English, Myriam Abeilice, Erin Buckley, Deb Fitzgerald, Ashley Rebelo, Peter Nardella, John MacGillivray, Alfred Martins, Stan Boliver, Christine Barber and Happy first Birthday to Joel Mbah

 

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DEMONSTRATORS BLOCKING HIGHWAYS DISCUSSED ON BEACON Hill 


By Bob Katzen 

Another bill before the Judiciary Committee would fine and jail any demonstrator or protester who intentionally blocks or prevents access to a public road or highway with a speed limit of 30 miles per hour or higher. Offenders would be fined up to $2,500 and imprisoned for up to one year. Continue reading DEMONSTRATORS BLOCKING HIGHWAYS DISCUSSED ON BEACON Hill 

Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Raulison DESOUZA (Attempted Murder)


 

On the evening of Wednesday, August 16, 2017, I Detective Robert M. Pasqualino was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division as Delta 6. At 9:21 hrs, I along with Sgt. Fusco, E-1 Officer Van Nostrand, And E-4 Officer Shaun Clark was dispatched to Sullivan Square Liquors 30 Broadway Somerville, MA for a report of a stabbing. Upon our arrival, we observed a white male sitting on the bench in front of 30 Broadway, bleeding from multiple wounds. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Raulison DESOUZA (Attempted Murder)