GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, May 19, the 139th day of 2018 with 226 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:18 and sunset is @ 8:02. 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: 1535 – French explorer Jacques Cartier set sail for North America. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
There is a historic case being challenged in front of the Somerville ZBA right now, and one that could have long lasting ramifications for anyone that lives in a residential neighborhood. The city has approved plans by a developer to bring in narrow beds of soil to put against a house so it can go higher than what zoning allows and put an additional story/unit on the building.
By John Alan Roderick
Apparently, the Somerville (aka Moscow-on-the-Mystic) Real Estate Transfer Fee was reported out of the Politburo (aka Board of Aldermen) Legislative Matters Committee unanimously to be sent to the State Legislature in search of a Home Rule Petition.
Photo:David P. Stevens, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging seen with Cindy
Congratulations to our own COA Director Cindy Hickey on receiving the Innovator of the Year Award!