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 !

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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.

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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.

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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.

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