SOMERVILLE – As snow season approaches, the City of Somerville reminds all residents that for the winter season 2018-2019, the side of the street where snow emergency parking is allowed is the even side. Continue reading For Winter 2018/19, It’s a Park EVEN Snow Season also Parking Will No Longer be Allowed in School Lots During Snow Emergencies
Many of you reached out to me recently, wondering why gates were being installed in all school lots. After two days of researching this question, I LEARNED that there was a potential consideration to no longer allow neighborhoods to use school parking lots in Declared Snow Emergencies. Continue reading MARY JO ROSSETTI ALDERMAN-AT-LARGE:Parking/Gates In School Lots
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, October 31, the 304th day of 2018 with 61 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:15 and sunset is @ 5:39. 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: 1517 – Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, October 30, the 303rd day of 2018 with 62 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:14 and sunset is @ 5:40. 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: 1735 – John Adams, the second President of the United States, was born in Braintree, MA. His son became the sixth President of the U.S. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
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Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to George J Hardy, Steve Derany, Sondra Madison, Aurelio Ferreira, Tom Metivier, Jason Mesiti, Peter Petruzziello, Dennis Sullivan, Christopher Collette, Palmira Santos, David Ross, Theresa Hussey Rogers, Mike Morton, Alicia Dasilva, Christina Pasq, William Latta, Timothy Gager, Ivette Mesmar, Mike DiBacco, Ron Baldasaro, Michael Buckley Jr. and Isabella Hong
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Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,
I just read your heart wrenching story about Sean Collier trying so hard to get on the department as a Somerville cop but got screwed by the Mayor Curtaphony and his city thugs.
Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Some Somerville Cops Just Don’t Want To Leave Without Draining The City Completely
By William Tauro
Did a conspiracy of combined political retaliation tactics exist in Somerville including abuse of powers and Somerville politics getting in the way of dozens of hard working and innocent police candidate’s dreams who were on the list of becoming a Somerville Police officer?
Continue reading Was Slain MIT Police Officer Sean Collier A Victim of Somerville Manipulated Politics? The True Story
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Continue reading Somerville News Weekly Magic Halloween Moments Series
Per City of Somerville ordinance, the committee reviewing applications for the two open Community Preservation Committee general public member seats is seeking feedback on the applicants from the community. Continue reading Community Preservation Committee’s Application Review Committee Seeks Feedback on Candidates for Two Open General Public Member Spots
On 10/23/2018 at approximately 07:36am I, Officer Scrugli, was assigned to uniform patrol to unit East-4. I along with Officer Bork (unit East-1 and Officer Messaoudi (unit East-3) responded to 3xx Broadway Apt #xxx for a report of a fight.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: James MACNEIL (A&B DW, Possess B, VCO Possess DW, DW Carry)
On Wednesday, 24, 2018, at 01:21 A.M., I Officer Scrugli while assigned to uniform patrol in unit East-4. I, along with Officer Ruf (unit East-1) responded to 154 Central St for a report of a motor vehicle accident with a vehicle rolled over on its side (MA xxxx). Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Brendan SULLIVAN (OUI Liquor, Negligent MV Op, Open Container)
On 10/27/2018, during the first half shift, I, Officer Christopher Collette was assigned to Somerville marked unit East Three. At approximately 21:10 hours I was dispatched to 250 Summer St. for a motor vehicle crash involving several parked vehicles, and an operator who appeared to be leaving the scene in a vehicle bearing New Jersey tags. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Fabien JOLLY (OUI Liquor, Reckless MV Op)
New Parade planned to honor our veterans following cancellation of 2018 Memorial Week Parade. Somerville’s is one of only two parades planned in the region in honor of Veterans Month in November.
Continue reading Somerville Veterans’ Memorial Parade: Sunday, November 4
TAB Building on Holland St. to House Small, Temporary Library Space for Duration of Renovation
SOMERVILLE – Beginning in January 2019, the 109-year-old West Branch Library will undergo renovations to expand and enhance programming and resources, community space, and operations, following a lengthy community process which culminated earlier this year. Continue reading West Branch Library to Close for Renovations as of November 2018
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Tony Alibrandi
Tony Alibrandi, an icon in the city who owns and operates Alibrandi’s Barber Shop that’s located on Holland Street in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Tony Alibrandi
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, October 29, the 302nd day of 2018 with 63 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:13 and sunset is @ 5:42. 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: 1618 – Sir Walter Raleigh was beheaded under a sentence that had been brought against him 15 years earlier for conspiracy against King James I. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Emmet Franklin (Frankie) Smith III who sadly passed away on October 19th.
Emmet, a Somerville high class of 70 graduate who cherished his many friends and was proud of his Somerville roots.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Emmet Franklin (Frankie) Smith III
The City of Somerville is developing a campus plan for Central Hill, home to City Hall, Somerville High School, the Central Library, and Central Playground. Please join us on Thursday, November 1, at 6 p.m. for a meeting in the High School cafeteria to help shape the plan. Continue reading Share Your Thoughts on the Future of Central Hill – Thursday, November 1, 6 p.m.
Copies of “Exit West” now available at all three library branches.
SOMERVILLE – The 2018 “Somerville Reads” program officially begins on Saturday, November 3, with a block party at our East Branch Library beginning at noon! This Exit West inspired celebration will feature live music performances by local groups El Sistema Somerville and Grooversity, as well as refreshments, and activities for all ages. Continue reading 2018 “Somerville Reads” Events and Program Schedule Announced