UPCOMING EVENTS Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Updates & Information
BOSTON—The Massachusetts Senate passed Senate Bill 2562, An Act relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification. This bill would establish a non-binary gender identity option for Massachusetts licenses.
Continue reading MA Senate Passes Bill to Allow Non-Binary Gender Option on State Licenses
Members of the public are invited to attend and speak at a Monday, July 9, Public Hearing on the application of the Union Square Neighborhood Council (USNC) requesting to be designated by the City as the neighborhood council for the Union Square area. Continue reading Public Hearing on Union Square Neighborhood Council Designation, July 9, 6 p.m.
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The ongoing debate in your paper regarding the proposed update to the Demolition Review ordinance has become emotional and doesn’t discuss the reality of the updates proposed.
Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Regarding Somerville Demolition Review Ordinance
The Somerville Police Department is happy to announce the second year it will host the Junior Police Academy for interested Somerville youth. There will be 30 cadet seats open to Somerville Youths interested and committed to attend.
Comprehensive legislation addresses health care cost inequities, consumer protections and transparency
State Representative Christine P. Barber joined her house colleagues last week in passing H.4639, An Act establishing the Honorable Peter V. Kocot Act to enhance access to high quality, affordable, and transparent health care in the Commonwealth. The bill, named in honor of the late Chairman of Health Care Financing, takes significant steps to tackle cost inequities, consumer protections, and transparency in health care, and addresses three critical health care priorities on which Rep. Barber has focused this legislative session. Continue reading REP. BARBER SECURES THREE MAJOR PRIORITIES IN HOUSE HEALTH CARE BILL
Happy New (Fiscal) Year!
Welcome to the weekly Right-of-Way construction update email. As a
reminder, this summary email is intended to keep city departments and
officials whose operations and constituents may be impacted by
construction informed of those activities at a citywide, high level. Continue reading President of Board Ward 7 Somerville Alderman Katjana Ballantyne: Right of Way (RoW) Construction Update Week of 7/2/2018
SOMERVILLE – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Teddy Browar-Jarus, 34, of Somerville, was sentenced today in Middlesex Superior Court. On June 8, after a bench trial, he was found guilty of 25 counts of secretly recording a person in a state of nudity, 11 counts of willful interception of oral communication and one count of attempting to commit a crime.
Continue reading Somerville Man Sentenced for Secretly Taping Women
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, June 29, the 180th day of 2018 with 185 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1236 – Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon took Cordoba in Spain.
1652 – Massachusetts declared itself an independent commonwealth. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
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205 Holland Street Somerville Mass
Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,
I reside in Somerville on Bradley Street. I own a townhouse here. My neighbor next door, who is from India and has not been very polite or courteous to our Family. My husband who passed in 2016 never got along with him, due to his actions back then. He can get very vicious, he tries to be controlling to women in general. He has a very bad temper.
Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Neighborly Assault In Somerville Over Trash