GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, November 14, the 318th day of 2017 with 47 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:33 and sunset is @ 4:23. 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:  1832 – The first streetcar went into operation in New York City, NY. The vehicle was horse-drawn and had room for 30 people.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

George Dilboy Humanitarian Awards Champagne Brunch Reception 

By Harry Agritha

George Dilboy was born in 1896 from Alatsata, Greece, the same village where my maternal grandparents emigrated from settling in Somerville around the same time as his family. In 1912 at the age of 17, while living in Somerville, George Dilboy went voluntarily back to Greece to fight with his fellow countrymen in the Balkan wars against the Turks.

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Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 42 -Report No. 45 November 6-10, 2017

By Bob Katzen

THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on roll calls from the week of November 6-10.

PARKING FOR VETERANS (H 2763)

House 156-0, approved and sent to the Senate a bill requiring all cities and towns to designate a parking space, for veterans only parking, during regular business hours at the city or town hall. The city or town would also erect and maintain a sign designating the space as follows: “Veteran parking only. This space is reserved for those who have served.”

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Somerville Public Library Hires Health Services Coordinator

Coordinator believed to be first-of-its-kind position within the Minuteman Library Network.

SOMERVILLE – The Somerville Public Library is pleased to announce the hiring of a Health Services Coordinator, to provide referrals and related services on behalf of vulnerable populations. Beginning in mid-November, the Coordinator will be available to members of the public at all three branches of the Library.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, November 13, the 317th day of 2017 with 48 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:32 and sunset is @ 4:24. 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:  1775 – During the American Revolution, U.S. forces captured Montreal.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer