Somerville Stands Together Demands Responsible Development for Union Square

Growing advocacy group plans major rally ahead of hearing on US2 development

Somerville, MA – Somerville Stands Together, a community-labor coalition fighting for affordable housing, good jobs and responsible development, knocked hundreds of doors in a campaign to make sure Union Square won’t turn into another Assembly Row–where developers got rich and local residents got nothing but skyrocketing rents and worse traffic.  Continue reading Somerville Stands Together Demands Responsible Development for Union Square

SPD Awarded 2018 Community Policing Award in the category of city population over 50,000

This past Wednesday afternoon, Chief Gary L. Thomann of the Pelham Police Department representing the New England Association of Chiefs awarded the Somerville Police Department with the 2018 Community Policing Award in the category of city population over 50,000.

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MBTA THE RIDE, A Humiliating Disaster In Somerville/Metro Boston Areas

By William Tauro

What on earth is going on with the quality of service with the MBTA THE RIDE that it has become so stressful and absolutely humiliating for riders that use this service.

In my own opinion and observations of witnessing horror show situations with THE RIDE and multiple run ins with (Veterans Transportation Services aka V.T.S.), a contractor of the MBTA and boy do I have a story to tell. Continue reading MBTA THE RIDE, A Humiliating Disaster In Somerville/Metro Boston Areas

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, October 04, the 277th day of 2018 with 88 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:43 and sunset is @ 6:21. 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: 1535 – The first complete English translation of the Bible was printed in Zurich, Switzerland.

1648 – The first volunteer fire department was established in New York by Peter Stuyvesant. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer