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.
General public and rink users welcome to attend ice allocation meeting
CAMBRIDGE, MA – On Thursday, April 19th, the general public and current rink users are invited to attend the annual ice allocation meeting for the Simoni Ice Rink. Continue reading PUBLIC ICE MEETING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
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)
“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)
The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident #18016606:
Within the past few months I began a drug investigation into Mr. William Pires and his role in the distribution of Marijuana. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Oscar LOPEZ and William PIRES (Distribute D, Poss Stun Gun)
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
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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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Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
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
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, March 25, the 84th day of 2018 with 281 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:39 and sunset is @ 7:00. 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: 0421 – The city of Venice was founded. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
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
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Benito “Uncle Benny” Tauro on his passing this past Saturday.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Benito “Uncle Benny” Tauro
Talking about the new Somerville Transfer Fee Tax and First Right of Refusal with Special Guest Marco Soares
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Continue reading Get Ready for The Somerville News Weekly‘s “SPEAKUP LINE ROUND TABLE” with Billy Tauro (857)770-TALK
By Judy Locchi Jacobs
“Im hearing from other residents that the state has its own separtate transfer tax imposed on home sellers as the city officials of Somerville are trying to enforce its own. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Just Say No It Will Be Bad For Homeowners
Please be advised the Green Line Extension (GLX) project public meeting recently scheduled for March 21, 2018, has been RESCHEDULED due to weather.
The new meeting date is :
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
6:30 to 8:00 PM
Somerville High School Auditorium
81 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
Continue reading GLX Public Meeting RESCHEDULED to March 28, 2018
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
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ and representatives’ votes on roll calls from the week of March 19-23.
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call 43 – Report No. 12 March 19-23, 2018
Soil testing conducted in preparation for the proposed renovation of Conway field has revealed contamination in the soil requiring its closure. Continue reading Somerville-Conway Field and Playground Update
Somerville uses a data-driven approach to roadway maintenance to save taxpayers as much money as possible. Every $1 spent on regular maintenance avoids between $6 and $14 on expensive rebuilding projects. Continue reading 2018 Somerville Paving and Patching Schedule