GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, November 30, the 334th day of 2017 with 31 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:52 and sunset is @ 4:12. 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:  1700 – 8,000 Swedish troops under King Charles XII defeated an army of at least 50,000 Russians at the Battle of Narva. King Charles XII died on this day.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Middlesex Federal Will Match Toys for Tots Donations Made ‪November 24th through December 13th‬

Photo :Michael McWilliams, Middlesex Federal Assistant Vice President-Lending and Somerville Kiwanis Past-President, places his toy donation into the Middlesex Federal’s Davis Square Toys for Tots collection box.  For every toy collected at its Davis, Teele, and Medford Square locations between November 24th and December 13th, Middlesex Federal will donate another, up to at least 125 additional toys.  U.S. Marine Corp will distribute these toys to less fortunate children living in the local communities.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, November 29, the 333rd day of 2017 with 32 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:51 and sunset is @ 4:12. 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:  1530 – Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, former adviser to England’s King Henry VIII, died.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville-Meals on Wheels delivered more than Food on Thanksgiving

Photo:Rachel Marta Greenberg (center) and about 40 others volunteered to make Meals on Wheels deliveries for Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services on Thanksgiving

By Rachel Marta Greenberg

Thanksgiving is a day off for Meals on Wheels drivers at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES), and volunteers help make that possible. This year I was very happy to be part of that effort.

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Letter to the Editor:Somerville Teachers and Residents Left to Fend for Themselves

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

How come when the proposal for the new high school was voted on there was a parking structure but immediately after the proposal passed the parking structure was eliminated? Leaving teachers and residents around the high school to fend for themselves.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, November 28, the 322nd day of 2017 with 33 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:50 and sunset is @ 4:13. 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: 1520 – Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait. The strait was named after him. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east.

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Michael WALLACE (Shoplifting) at Assembly Row Brooks Brothers

On Friday, November 24, 2017 I, Officer Justin Buswell, worked my assigned 8am-4pm shift in marked Somerville Police Cruiser East-1 and in full uniform. The following report is a summary of events that I witnessed as they pertain to Incident# 17071467:

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Brandon DEJESUS (Shoplifting, Furnish False Name)

On November 18, 2017, at approximately 17:30 hours, Officer Ducasse and I were contacted by Kmart loss prevention for assistance with a group of shoplifters. Upon arrival, loss prevention officers directed us to two suspects as they exited the store. The female suspect was immediately very vocal, and noticeably reluctant to follow our commands.

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Celebrate the Holidays in Somerville with Christmas Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Illuminations Tour in December

SOMERVILLE – Join Mayor Curtatone and City staff for Somerville’s annual holiday celebrations, kicking off on Thursday, December 7, with the Christmas Tree Lighting and visit from Santa Claus, on the City Hall Concourse. Continue reading Celebrate the Holidays in Somerville with Christmas Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Illuminations Tour in December

It is that time of year again to put in your wreath order with the Somerville Community Growing Center! 

In addition to our wreaths being a beautiful, hand-decorated craft item, your purchase helps support programming and maintenance at the Growing Center. With that said, we would like to say how greatly appreciative we are for your support and community love. These wreaths include hand made bows, in choice of three colors (red, burgundy or purple), cones and other natural materials.

ORDER YOURS TODAY

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PICKUP INFORMATION

Wreaths will be available for pick-up at the first day of the season of the Winter Farmers Market at the Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Ave) on Saturday, December 2nd, 9:30am-1:00pm.  Wreath orders received before 11/25th are $35, later order wreaths are $40.

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Comedian John Poveromo performing @ the Somerville Brewery on Dec. 10th

John will be performing @ the Somerville Brewery on Dec. 10th as well as

Improv Boston and the Riot Theateron Dec. 7th, the Limelight Café on Dec. 8th,

and Improv Boston on Dec. 9th.

John has opened for Jimmy Fallon and was recently guest on Fox 29 in Philadelphia

to promote his new book “Drawings From a Nobody.”

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