On June 18, 2018, at approximately 08:00 hours, I was contacted by Home Depot Loss Prevention Officer, XXXX, regarding a known shoplifter, later identified as Jillian BOURQUE, who was in the store. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Jillian BOURQE & Casey FITZGERALD (Larceny Under, Conspiracy)
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On June 22, 2018 at approximately 16:51 hours, while assigned to marked unit West-6, I was dispatched to xx Thorndike Street for a report of someone breaking a glass window to a front door and entering the residence. I arrived on scene at this address and found the front door’s large glass window had been smashed in and the door was closed. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Troy LAROCQUE (B&E Daytime Felony, Poss Burglarious Intrument)
Somerville Flea and the Somerville Arts Council have teamed up to offer this artisan and flea market. Find cool vintage stuff and local arts and crafts, enjoy live music, and spend some time in the beer garden.
Bekka Teerlink, a painter and illustrator who’s behind the Bikeyface comic, is Somerville’s June Artist of the Month. Continue reading ‘Bikeyface’ Creator is Artist of the Month
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) are active on this project and working to assist us as we continue with our assessment, and we took several important steps forward last week. Continue reading Conway Field Update
A consistent piece of feedback about Davis Square is the traffic-light system is frustrating for everyone. It can take up to six minutes for pedestrians to legally cross the main intersection at walk signals. It’s no surprise more than 75 percent of pedestrians jaywalk! Continue reading Traffic Light Changes in Davis Square Somerville
The Somerville Board of Aldermen is holding a public hearing about the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget on June 26, at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
Continue reading Public Hearing on City Budget
Join us at Trum Field on Thursday, June 28, for music, fun and fireworks. As part of Somerville’s annual Independence Day festivities, the 215th Army Band will perform along with Booty Vortex, a local disco-funk band. Continue reading City of Somerville June 28th Independence Day Fireworks
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 25, the 176th day of 2018 with 189 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 0841 – Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeated Lothar at Fontenay. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
By William Tauro
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Alfred Martins on his passing.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Alfred Martins
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Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Philip Benevides, Victoria Walshaw, Tony Uglietto, Jillian Corbett, Ryan James McNeill, Anthony Baliola, Karen A. Jenner, Rod Laurenz, Diane Dee-Dee Smith, Kathy Esquivel, Donna Itrato Nichols, Darren Rankin, Joe Hamel, Isabella Rotola, Katherine Cremin, Len Ferrari, Courtney Ho, EJ Frammartino, Patricia Morrison Shaughnessy, Happy 70th Birthday to Momma DiDomenico and Happy 90th Birthday to James Bremis.
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