Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard Jr. and Somerville Chief of Police David Fallon have confirmed that two fatal shootings occurred last night: one in Cambridge and one in Somerville.
At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning Ednilson Decosta, 28, of Dorchester, was shot in a motor vehicle on Windsor Street at Evereteze Way in Cambridge. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
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By William Tauro
This past Saturday morning, reports that multiple shootings and multiple murders occurred overnight in Somerville.
Continue reading Saturday Morning Multiple Shootings Two People Dead Including A College Student Murdered in Somerville
Interdisciplinary space to serve as hub of innovation, research and collaboration
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 13, 2017) – Tufts University today unveiled the state-of-the-art Science and Engineering Complex (SEC), a combination of new and renovated space on the Medford/Somerville campus that will foster innovation, collaboration and discovery.
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BOSTON- Yesterday the Massachusetts Senate voted to ban bump stocks and trigger cranks, and classify them under the same general law that governs machine guns. Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) voted in favor of the amendment, which would establish identical penalties – eighteen months to life in prison – for the use and possession of bump stocks and trigger cranks as current law holds for machine guns.
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By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives and senators on roll calls from the week of October 9-13.
$485,559 TO CITIES AND TOWNS FOR EARLY VOTING COSTS (H 3951)
House approved 154-0, Senate rejected 9-28, an amendment to a fiscal 2017 supplemental budget that closes out the books on fiscal 2017 that ended on June 30.
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 42 -Report No. 41 October 9-13, 2017
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, October 14, the 287th day of 2017 with 78 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:55 and sunset is @ 6:04. 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: 1066 – The Battle of Hastings occurred in England. The Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeated King Harold II of England.
1879 – Thomas Edison signed an agreement with Jose D. Husbands for the sale of Edison telephones in Chile.
1887 – Thomas Edison and George E. Gouraud reached an agreement for the international marketing rights for the phonograph. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer