Somerville Speakup Line:Transfer Tax

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

I’m not a happy camper…..

Bubba

Email from From: Robert Ciampi

Date: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Subject: Property Transfer Tax

Sent To: Somerville Board of Aldermen

boardofaldermen@somervillema.gov

Dear BOA,

Most of y’all I know and some I do not.  I just wanted to express my displeasure about this new “TAX” y’all are putting on the lifelong Somerville homeowners.  Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Transfer Tax

Letter From The Editor:Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang’s Response to Proposed Real Estate Transfer Fee

Why should those of us who were fortunate enough, through no effort of our own, to have our properties appreciate in value many times more than we ever dreamed possible, due to what the entire community has done to change Somerville for the better, not share a teeny portion (1%) of the incredible, unearned additional wealth we have received here in Somerville, so that working people can stay here and continue to live here? Continue reading Letter From The Editor:Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang’s Response to Proposed Real Estate Transfer Fee

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, February 21, the 52nd day of 2018 with 313 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:32 and sunset is @ 5:22. 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: 1804 – The first self-propelled locomotive on rails was demonstrated in Wales. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer