GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, September 30, the 273rd day of 2017 with 92 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:39 and sunset is @ 6:28. 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: 1399 – Henry Bolingbroke became the King of England as Henry IV.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville to Cap off 175th Birthday Celebrations with “Birthday Soireé” in November

Year-end event, co-sponsored by Tufts University, to feature live entertainment, food from local restaurants, limited edition 175th Birthday brew by Aeronaut Brewing Company, and viewing of limited time Chinese art exhibit at Tufts’ Aidekman Art Gallery.

SOMERVILLE – Join the City of Somerville and Tufts University on Saturday, November 11, for the finale in a series of events celebrating the 175th anniversary of Somerville’s separation from Charlestown. Continue reading Somerville to Cap off 175th Birthday Celebrations with “Birthday Soireé” in November

Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Keith Laporta

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Keith Laporta

My name is Keith Laporta and I am a heroin addict. After being incarcerated for nearly nine years, and facing up to an additional twenty-years in prison, I was released on an ankle bracelet to a sober living environment. Since then, I have been in recovery for around four years. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Keith Laporta

Letter to the Editor:Somerville Police Captain Gets Chief’s Days Off, Dodges Getting Arrested

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

After your recent article regarding Captain Cotter and that the chief of police should step up to the plate and do the right thing regarding Captain Cotter’s allegations of several crimes that he allegedly has committed including covering up police investigations aka obstruction of justice and total disregard of the definitions of “Malfeasance vs Misfeasance,” we newbies on the job have assembled to discuss this serious matter. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Somerville Police Captain Gets Chief’s Days Off, Dodges Getting Arrested