GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, November 27, the 331st day of 2017 with 34 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:49 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:  1684 – Japan’s shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa was born.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, November 26, the 330th day of 2017 with 35 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:48 and sunset is @ 4:14. 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:  1716 – The first lion to be exhibited in America went on display in Boston, MA.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, November 25, the 329th day of 2017 with 36 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:4 and sunset is @ 4:1. 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:  1715 – Sybilla Thomas Masters became the first American to be granted an English patent for cleaning and curing Indian corn.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, November 24, the 328th day of 2017 with 37 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:45 and sunset is @ 4:15. 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:  1615 – French King Louis XIII married Ann of Austria. They were both 14 years old.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, November 23, the 327th day of 2017 with 38 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:44 and sunset is @ 4:15. 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:  1765 – Frederick County, MD, repudiated the British Stamp Act.

1835 – Henry Burden patented the horseshoe manufacturing machine.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

How Your Turkey Purchase Can Protect Public Health

By Veronica Berger

This Thursday, the turkey industry estimates that Americans will eat over 40 million turkeys. If that number sounds high, it is–over the last quarter century, turkey consumption has nearly doubled in the U.S. If you’re among the 88 percent of Americans who will eat turkey this Thanksgiving, there may be a surprise ingredient on the menu: antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, November 22, the 326th day of 2017 with 39 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:43 and sunset is @ 4:16. 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:  1699 – A treaty was signed by Denmark, Russia, Saxony and Poland for the partitioning of the Swedish Empire.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

The 26th Annual Holiday Arts & Craft Fair will take place at Somerville High on Saturday, November 25th from 9am-3pm Free Admission

SHS Track PAC is proud that the Holiday Arts & Craft Fair is a Thanksgiving weekend destination for so many to begin their holiday shopping.

While the fair features handcrafted items from many New England area artists selling their wares, one of the most popular tables is the “Country Store” table, where items and gift certificates are raffled off to fair attendees, who gravitate there all day long.

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Somerville-Middlesex Federal Donates Turkeys to Project SOUP

Photo:  Rachel Weil, Project SOUP Manager, helps Middlesex Federal employee Donald Shaw, unload donated turkeys. 

Somerville, MA  November 20, 2017 – Middlesex Federal employees deliver turkeys to Project SOUP (Share our United Pantry), a food assistance program operated by Somerville Homeless Coalition.  Project SOUP will distribute more than 100 turkey dinners to Somerville families.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, November 21, the 325th day of 2017 with 40 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:42 and sunset is @ 4:17. 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:  1620 – The Mayflower reached Provincetown, MA. The ship discharged the Pilgrims at Plymouth, MA, on December 26, 1620.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

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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