Letter to the Editor: Is There Alleged Culpability in Covering Up Crimes in the City of Somerville by Certain High Level Officials?

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Here’s my personal story:

As some of you may know, I was a blogger for a well known case of the murder of a woman on the Cape in January 2002.

At the time I began writing about the case, most believed the killer was an average guy, someone who knew the victim, a boyfriend a black trash collector, who 4-5 years later was sentenced to 30 years without the chance of parole.

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Letter to the Editor:Mayor Turns Back on Portuguese/American Community Oriented Establishments in Somerville

The Portuguese Club, Nucleo Sportinguista da Area de Boston, which was founded in 1991, has been a member of the Somerville community for over 26 years.  The Club has been at its current location, 282 McGrath Highway for the past 19 years.

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Letter to the Editor:Why Was Mayor Joe Curtatone and Commissioner Stan Koty Allowed to Strike Again and Allow These Two Somerville Fire Department Jobs To Go Through After Both Applicants Had Allegations of Previously Lying on the Application?

Dear Billy T and Somerville News Weekly Speakup Line,

Why is there no mention anywhere on how the two brothers who both allegedly lied several years ago about residency in Somerville.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, October 30, the 303rd day of 2017 with 62 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:10 and sunset is @ 5:40. 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: 1735 – John Adams, the second President of the United States, was born in Braintree, MA. His son became the sixth President of the U.S.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Residents Who Support Change and Accountability of Our Political Establishment

By Judy Locchi Jacobs

My overall point I’m trying to convey to everyone who supports change and accountability of our political establishment—

They appear to be wasting millions of taxpayer funding on the wrong things, while making their friends rich— that’s how they get votes on Election Day. This money could be going to fix the sewer system which I’m told will cost up to $3 billion for the entire city.

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