Public Hearing on Proposed Transfer Fee Home Rule Petition to be Held ‪Wednesday, April 4‬  

Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing hosted by the Board of Aldermen to discuss the proposed transfer fee home rule petition. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, April 4, at 6 p.m., at Somerville City Hall on the 2nd Floor in the Aldermanic Chambers.

Continue reading Public Hearing on Proposed Transfer Fee Home Rule Petition to be Held ‪Wednesday, April 4‬  

Naveo Credit Union launches book drive during the month of April to benefit the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless and local non-profits.

 

(Somerville, MA) In honor of Children’s Book Month, Naveo Credit Union is launching a book drive during the month of April at both its branches to benefit the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, based in Lynn, MA.  Continue reading Naveo Credit Union launches book drive during the month of April to benefit the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless and local non-profits.

Patriot’s Day Ceremonies ‪on April 16‬, to Commemorate Paul Revere’s Ride

Annual celebration of the historic event to include colonial games, refreshments, visit by “Paul Revere” on horseback.

SOMERVILLE – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 1 Alderman Matt McLaughlin, and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission invite all residents and community members to the City’s annual Patriot’s Day celebration, to be held at Foss Park on Mon., April 16, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Co-sponsored by the Preservation Commission, Continue reading Patriot’s Day Ceremonies ‪on April 16‬, to Commemorate Paul Revere’s Ride

Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Updates & Information

UPCOMING EVENTS.

Diabetic Shoe Clinic – Monday, April 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at our Holland Street Center.  Did you know that you may be eligible for a new pair of diabetic shoes?  Must have appointment.  If you require additional information, have any questions or want to reserve your spot please contact Natasha at 617-625-6600, ext. 2317.

Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Updates & Information

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, March 31, the 90th day of 2018 with 275 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:28 and sunset is @ 7:07. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1492 – King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain issued the Alhambra edict expelling Jews who were unwilling to convert to Christianity. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Tipped Workers, Industry Advocates Shed Light on Harassment & Assault In Restaurant Industry

Senator Patricia Jehlen, Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier, and the Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) Boston hosted a briefing at the State House yesterday calling for One Fair Wage in Massachusetts. The event, titled “#MeToo in the Restaurant Industry,” Continue reading Tipped Workers, Industry Advocates Shed Light on Harassment & Assault In Restaurant Industry

A Message From Katherine Cremin: There Will Be Justice For Deanna Cremin, I Promise!

By Katherine Cremin

On this day. The heartbreak is beyond words. I had an appointment today which took me to the MBTA for transportation. I vividly recalled this day 23 years ago when I was taking the train home from work not knowing what to expect when I got there but scared out of my wits.

Continue reading A Message From Katherine Cremin: There Will Be Justice For Deanna Cremin, I Promise!

Applications for Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Available ‪April 2‬

Program open to Somerville youth ages 16 and older. Employment opportunities available in City departments and with local business partners.

SOMERVILLE – Attention Somerville Youth! The Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program will be accepting applications for summer 2018 starting Monday, April 2. Continue reading Applications for Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Available ‪April 2‬

REMINDER: Street Sweeping Resumes April 1 in Somerville; Street Sweeping Alerts Available

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville Traffic and Parking Department remind all residents that regular street sweeping schedules officially resume Sunday, April 1, and continue through Dec. 31, 2018. Because street sweeping takes place only on weekdays, this means the first day of sweeping this season will take place on Monday, April 2.

Continue reading REMINDER: Street Sweeping Resumes April 1 in Somerville; Street Sweeping Alerts Available

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, March 30, the 89th day of 2018 with 276 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:30 and sunset is @ 7:06. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1533 – Henry VIII divorced his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, March 29, the 88th day of 2018 with 277 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:32 and sunset is @ 7:05. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1461 – Edward IV secured his claim to the English thrown by defeating Henry VI’s Lancastrians at the battle of Towdon. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing:Don’t Be Fooled and Let Somerville Properties Fall Under New Disguised Demolition Review Ordinance aka Historic Ordinance Overhaul

By William Tauro

Thank you!….. to Dr. Mouhab Z. Rizkallah for heroically exposing a deceptive new city ordinance. We should all be grateful to him for identifying a dangerous “wolf in sheep’s clothing,” which is an idiom of Biblical origin used to describe those playing a role contrary to their real character.

So please read this letter below by Dr. Mouhab Z. Rizkallah and try to really comprehend the importance of this and the major blindsiding that is taking place here in Somerville concerning your properties that are over a certain age that may become unknowingly deemed HISTORICAL” forever by our Board of Aldermen.

Continue reading A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing:Don’t Be Fooled and Let Somerville Properties Fall Under New Disguised Demolition Review Ordinance aka Historic Ordinance Overhaul

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, March 28, the 87th day of 2018 with 278 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:34 and sunset is @ 7:04. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1774 – Britain passed the Coercive Act against Massachusetts.

1797 – Nathaniel Briggs patented a washing machine. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, March 27, the 86th day of 2018 with 279 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:35 and sunset is @ 7:03. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1794 – The U.S. Congress authorized the creation of the U.S. Navy. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line:Letter Sent to BOA In Opposition of Transfer Fee Tax

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line:

Here is the email I sent to the Aldermen yesterday.

Dear Board of Aldermen,

This transfer fee is nothing more than a socialist extortion and should not pass in any form. If the “People’s Republic of Cambridge” stopped it so will we.

Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Letter Sent to BOA In Opposition of Transfer Fee Tax

Conway Field & Playground Meeting ‪Thursday, March 29, 6:30 p.m. ‬ Public Safety Building Meeting Room, ‪220 Washington St.‬

A public information session regarding the temporary closure of Conway field and playground will be held on Thursday, March 29, at the Public Safety Building (Police Headquarters) on 220 Washington St. The consultants in charge of soil testing and City staff will be on hand to discuss the testing results and next steps as well as to answer questions. Continue reading Conway Field & Playground Meeting ‪Thursday, March 29, 6:30 p.m. ‬ Public Safety Building Meeting Room, ‪220 Washington St.‬

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Jose ALVARADO-ARIAS (Unlicensed Op of MV)

The following is a summary of the details related to this incident.

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, I, Officer David Ruf, was in full-uniform and assigned to marked cruiser East-4, for the Somerville Police Department. While conducting proactive patrols in my area, I encountered a male, later identified as Jose Alvarado-Arias, operating two different motor vehicles while unlicensed.

Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Jose ALVARADO-ARIAS (Unlicensed Op of MV)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Joanir DEOLIVEIRA (B&E, Trespass)

“Report entered by SPD Records Personnel based upon report by SHA (LC)”

This is a summary of facts for JP18016842

Charges: MGL. c. 266 s. 18 -BREAK AND ENTER DAY TIME

on 3/21/2018 did in the day time break and enter a building, ship, motor vehicle or vessel, the property of SOMERVILLE HOUSING AUTHORITY/BATISTE

Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Joanir DEOLIVEIRA (B&E, Trespass)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, March 26, the 85th day of 2018 with 280 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:37 and sunset is @ 7:02. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1026 – Conrad II was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope John XIX. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Paula Vancini, Ted Woo, Vinícius Braga, Hago Jack Grigorian, Jimmy Halloran, James Norton, Mary C. Alcaro, Matthew Capobianco, John K Gibbons, Andrea Gregory, Jorge Chaves, Patti Moschella Kalicki, Stephen O’Donnell, Scott Delp, Lisa Chiapperini, Betsy Gypsy Lister, Karen Allan, Happy 13th Birthday to Savannah Brosnahan, Happy 87th Birthday to Carol Goldberg and Happy 90th Birthday to Rita Murphy

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Somerville BOA Now Interviewing New Police Cadets and Asking Questions, But Not Enough

By William Tauro

Its nice to see the new Somerville Board of Aldermen (BOA) interviewing new Somerville Police Department cadets before they go through extensive training at the police academy especially after the police department had already conducted the same type of extensive investigation interviews on them already.

Continue reading Somerville BOA Now Interviewing New Police Cadets and Asking Questions, But Not Enough

SHS High School Tour 2018 Through the Eyes of Harry Agritha

By Harry Agritha

It was fun touring SHS with a great group of people many whom I graduated with in 1978. I made many new friends today and never expected to run into so many awesome people. Somerville Pride at its best!

The first section comes down next June with partial occupancy of the new building in 2020 and completion by 2021.

Continue reading SHS High School Tour 2018 Through the Eyes of Harry Agritha

Somerville Speakup Line: To All Struggling Local Homeowners of Somerville— Say NO to the Transfer Tax and Right-of-First-Refusal 

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Somerville Home Owners,

I urge you to write to your representatives today in an effort to not let either of these bills pass— Tranfer Tax and Right-of-first-refusal are wrong and will hurt our community.

Mark Niedergang has really crossed the line, in my opinion and so has Lance Davis. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: To All Struggling Local Homeowners of Somerville— Say NO to the Transfer Tax and Right-of-First-Refusal 

City of Somerville March Snowstorms Postpone Events and Project

Due to this month’s weather, a number of meetings and projects were rescheduled or postponed – sometimes more than once. Below is the latest information about some of these events. Please visit somervillema.gov and the City’s Facebook and Twitter channels for the most current information. You may also contact 311. Continue reading City of Somerville March Snowstorms Postpone Events and Project

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, March 23, the 82nd day of 2018 with 283 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:42 and sunset is @ 6:58. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1026 – Koenraad II crowned himself king of Italy. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line:Why I’m Against The New Transfer Fee

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

When they purchased their homes do you think it wasn’t difficult ? My father purchased his home in 1975 – worked 3 jobs to afford his home and raise his 6 children – paid his taxes – mortgage – ridiculous water bills with added fees – for 43 years now !

Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Why I’m Against The New Transfer Fee

Somerville Speakup Line: Somerbridge or Camberville? #Somerville #Cambridge

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

There’s something which crossed my mind more than once and I was wondering what my contemporary counterparts of Somerville thought about it. I’m located in Cambridge (just next door) but I admire Somerville, as it seems to have the vibe or feel of how Cambridge used to feel. Esp. around Davis Sq. area.

Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Somerbridge or Camberville? #Somerville #Cambridge

Somerville-Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Overhaul Rescheduled for April 3

Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing by the Somerville Planning Board and the Board of Aldermen’s Land Use Committee on Tuesday, April 3, at 6 p.m., to provide feedback. The hearing will be held in the Aldermanic Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 93 Highland Ave. Feedback can also be submitted online at www.somervillezoning.com, where detailed information on the overhaul, timeline, and upcoming meetings and events are also available.

Continue reading Somerville-Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Overhaul Rescheduled for April 3

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, March 22, the 81st day of 2018 with 284 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:44 and sunset is @ 6:57. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1457 – Gutenberg Bible became the first printed book. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

As the Tufts PILOT agreement is about to expire, Medford and Somerville activists are jointly campaigning for a better deal for all residents

Our Revolution affiliates in Medford and Somerville have joined forces to demand more Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) from Tufts University. Continue reading As the Tufts PILOT agreement is about to expire, Medford and Somerville activists are jointly campaigning for a better deal for all residents

COOKING WITH THE CALAMARI SISTERS: JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO BACK INTO THE KITCHEN, ‪April 12 to May 20, 2018‬

 

 

BOSTON, Ma. (Jan 26, 2018):  Mangia Italiano! Hilarity, delicious dishes and two over-the-top plus-size Italian sisters from Brooklyn, stars of their very own fictional cable television show, take you on a tour-de-force of show tunes, pop and Italian songs & cuisine.  Songs like (Volare, Botcha – Me and much more; you’ll find yourself dancing and laughing through a very special cooking musical comedy in Cooking With the Calamari Sisters Continue reading COOKING WITH THE CALAMARI SISTERS: JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO BACK INTO THE KITCHEN, ‪April 12 to May 20, 2018‬

Penn Medicine Orphan Disease Center (ODC) To Host 5th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride Sunday, May 20th, 2018 to Raise Money for Rare Disease Research-Msud and Team Scott Foster

The Penn Medicine Orphan Disease Center (ODC) will host the 5th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 to raise money for rare disease research. The Million Dollar Bike Ride brings over 500 cyclists and volunteers to Penn’s campus to ride either 13, 34, or 72 miles starting in the city, and ranging across the Greater Philadelphia region. Continue reading Penn Medicine Orphan Disease Center (ODC) To Host 5th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride Sunday, May 20th, 2018 to Raise Money for Rare Disease Research-Msud and Team Scott Foster

Somerville Speakup Line:Somerville Just Say NO To Another Transfer Fee Tax

I urge any of my friends who are homeowners or know homeowners in the city of Somerville to attend the next Board of Aldermen meeting on April 4th at 6:00 PM at Somerville City Hall regarding the attached – PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO SECTIONS 2 & 5 – Did the homeowners who have been paying their mortgages – taxes and water bills cause this problem ? Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Somerville Just Say NO To Another Transfer Fee Tax

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, March 20, the 79th day of 2018 with 286 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:48 and sunset is @ 6:55. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 0141 – The 6th recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet took place. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

THE SOMERVILLE NEWS WEEKLY’S SPECIAL PERSON OF THE WEEK NINA EICHNER

Nina Eichner, a born and raised Somervillian, is the Special Events Manager for the Somerville Arts Council, an office of the City of Somerville. In her position she coordinates a variety of events and festivals for the City including the SomerStreets festivals, annual independence day fireworks, and a variety of arts festivals including the ArtsUnion series.

Continue reading THE SOMERVILLE NEWS WEEKLY’S SPECIAL PERSON OF THE WEEK NINA EICHNER

Somerville Survey:Tell Us About Your Health and Wellbeing Needs

The City of Somerville and the Cambridge Health Alliance recently released a 175-page report about the health and wellbeing of Somerville residents – The Wellbeing of Somerville Report 2017. It will help spark a conversation and inform decisions as Somerville develops a community health improvement plan. This plan will aim to make the city a healthier and happier place for all residents.

Continue reading Somerville Survey:Tell Us About Your Health and Wellbeing Needs

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Valerie Gardner, Patricia McGovern, Jody Connelly, Deborah Wayne, Neil Gillis Sr., Tom Flynn, Jennifer Gjulameti, Toni Shelzi, Anisah Ali, Gerry Daly, Amy Pacheco, Paul Carafotes, Paul Feeney, Linda Petrosillo Mirabella, Lucas Braga, Dawn Colameta, Robert Powers, Gregory B. Roche, Ward 1 Aldermen Matthew McLaughlin, Maria Tauro, Paul Allan, Paul Cardoso and Happy 90th Birthday to Mary Murphy

Sent in by our readers!

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Somerville Speakup Line:Let Your Voices Be Heard Tell Them NO to Both Transfer Fee and First Right of Refusal.

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Hot off the press the first banner! Just wanted to get the word out.  It is my understanding the Alderman from Ward 5 is on a mission to fast track the transfer fee.

Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Let Your Voices Be Heard Tell Them NO to Both Transfer Fee and First Right of Refusal.

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, March 18, the 77th day of 2018 with 288 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:51 and sunset is @ 6:52. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 0037 – The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, March 17, the 76th day of 2018 with 289 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:53 and sunset is @ 6:51. The New Moon is exact @ 9:13 AM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 0461 – Bishop Patrick, St. Patrick, died in Saul. Ireland celebrates this day in his honor. (More about St. Patrick’s Day) Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, March 16, the 75th day of 2018 with 290 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:55 and sunset is @ 6:50. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1190 – The Crusaders began the massacre of Jews in York, England. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Public Hearing to Discuss Tree Removal Somerville Ave. Utility & Streetscape Improvements Project, ‪March 28‬

The City of Somerville Tree Warden invites all interested residents and community members to a public hearing on Wednesday, March 28, to discuss upcoming tree removal as part of the construction process for the Somerville Ave. Utility & Streetscape Improvements Project. The  hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at the Albert F. Argenziano School, 290 Washington St.

Continue reading Public Hearing to Discuss Tree Removal Somerville Ave. Utility & Streetscape Improvements Project, ‪March 28‬

“2017-2018 MCSAO Champion Crowned”

Photos courtesy of Assistant Coach Correen Demers and Team Photographer Fatima Benmimoun

By Katie Harris

This year’s Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization (MCSAO) girls’ basketball season started with 21 schools divided into three divisions—North, Central and South. Any team with as many wins as losses or better during the regular season, regardless of division, would earn a berth in the MCSAO’s end of season championship state tournament. Continue reading “2017-2018 MCSAO Champion Crowned”

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, March 15, the 74th day of 2018 with 291 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:56 and sunset is @ 6:49. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 44 BC – Roman Emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated by high ranking Roman Senators. The day is known as the “Ides of March.” Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line:The Cross Examination of Captain Coverup

Dear Billy T and The Somerville Speakup Line,

I had the misfortune of sitting through Captain Dan Cotter’s testimony yesterday during Dante’s termination hearing at the Somerville Police Department. It was truly disgraceful. At this moment, I am embarrassed to have been a member of that police department for 26 years. I’m disgusted. The entire command staff should resign.

Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:The Cross Examination of Captain Coverup

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, March 14, the 73rd day of 2018 with 292 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @6:58 and sunset is @ 6:48. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1489 – Catherine Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus, sold her kingdom to Venice. She was the last of the Lusignan dynasty. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED: Proposed Zoning Overhaul Public Hearing

Proposed Zoning Overhaul Public Hearing – come and let City Administration & Aldermen know what you think of the

More details can be found at www.SomervilleZoning.com

When:     Tue., Mar. 13, 6pm —CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW STORM!

Location: Somerville City Hall, Aldermanic Chambers

Continue reading THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED: Proposed Zoning Overhaul Public Hearing

Mount Vernon Somerville

We will be open for the snow storm, cmon down for a fresh sliced roast beef and cold draught beer! Full menu available! 10:30 am till close! Also serving our famous corned beef and cabbage dinner all week through Sunday, accepting Easter reservations

Www.mtvernonsomerville.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, March 13, the 72nd day of 2018 with 293 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:00 and sunset is @ 6:46. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 0483 – St. Felix III began his reign as Pope. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Tony McDade, Donald Gay, Karena Jean, Jim Halloran, Shelia Hickey Santangelo, John B. Ritchie, Karen Love, Robert Rotola, Michael Emond, Joseph Micheal Souza, Nancy Soares Chaves, Robert Rebelo Laura McCormack and Happy 99th Birthday to Millie Wayne!

Sent in by our readers!

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