Mysterious Oil Leaking From Somerville’s Assembly Row Ocean Side Polluting Boston Harbor and Mystic River

By William Tauro

For the past two weeks, a large unknown source of oil has been mysteriously leaking from an unknown source into the Boston Harbor from the outer oceanside of the Amelia Earhart Dam from next to the shores of Assembly Row in Somerville along the soccer field directly across from the Wynn Casino Boston site

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Katherine Cremin: I’m Still Waiting

The past 23 years of seeking justice for my daughter Deanna Cremin have been so rough and chaotic at times.

Also that purpose has had the good fortune of bringing wonderful people together to show their love and consistent persistence in great numbers to continue to pursue who killed my daughter, your sister, your best friend, your niece, your cousin, your student, your classmate, your babysitter, your neighbor and she had so much to give and so much she wanted to learn..

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Somerville Rotary Club & Somerville Visting Nurse Association Zeroed in on Arbor Day

The Somerville Rotary Club has accepted the challenge of Rotary International President Ian Riseley to plant one new tree for each Rotarian in the club. The challenge is intended to combat global warming and beautify local communities. Australian native Riseley explained,

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, May 02, the 122nd day of 2018 with 243 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:38 and sunset is @ 7:43 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: 1670 – The Hudson Bay Company was founded by England’s King Charles II. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, May 01, the 121st day of 2018 with 244 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:39 and sunset is @ 7:42. 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: 0408 – Theodosius II succeeded to the throne of Constantinople. 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 Ester DeOliveira, Andy Roya, Raheel Ghafoor, Thomas Rose, Joe Macarelli, Melissa Gay, Bobby Kenney, Fran Owens, Phil Cota, Warren Yee, Robin Legee-Voss, Sue Mezger Foran, Dan Roselando, Eric Miele and Happy Sweet 16th Birthday to Gigi Santilli

Sent in by our readers!

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Does Somerville Have an Affordable Housing Crisis or Not?

By William Tauro

This past Monday evening in the Aldermanic Chambers of Somerville City Hall, the Committee on Housing and Community Development met to investigate the condition of affordable housing units in the City, including the taking of testimony and the compilation of relevant data, to determine whether there is an affordable housing crisis in the City of Somerville that constitutes a public emergency.  Continue reading Does Somerville Have an Affordable Housing Crisis or Not?