(Somerville, MA) For the eighth consecutive year, Naveo Credit Union participated in the Miracle Jeans Day initiative to raise funds for Boston Children’s Hospital, the local Miracle Network hospital. During the month of September, Naveo joined hundreds of organizations and raised $1,500 from employees and members. Naveo then matched the employee donations. Continue reading Naveo Credit Union raises $1,500 for Boston Children’s Hospital through the Miracle Jeans Day initiative. →
Hola Runnahs,Walkahs,Countrymen, Beer & Coffee Drinkahs;
The Marathon Sports “Bill Rodgers Jingle Bell Run” 5Km is taking place on December 16th in Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts.
Continue reading Marathon Sports “Bill Rodgers Jingle Bell Run” registration has OPENED! →
Audit found seven instances of serious abuse or neglect of seniors not reported to district attorneys
After a report by State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump found the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and its contractors did not always properly report serious incidents of abuse or neglect of seniors to local district attorneys, the agency reports that it is taking steps to address the problem. Continue reading Somerville-Audit Leads to Improved Reporting of Instances of Elder Abuse →
On October 7, 2018 at about 10:10 PM, Officer Dylan Lambert and I (Officer Mark Nevin) were driving east on Broadway in front of the Frozen Hoagie store near the Powderhouse Rotary when we came upon a car that was stopped in the middle of the eastbound lane. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Spencer CAMARA-HARRISON (OUI Drugs, PWID D, Negligent Op of MV) on Broadway →
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Officer Nevin and I (Officer Dylan Lambert) were working our assigned 8 AM-4 PM shift in Ward 6.
At approximately 11:15 AM Officer Nevin and I heard Captain Donovan over the radio state that he was conducting a check condition at the Holland street MBTA bus station located in front Davis square. Officer Nevin, Chris Collette (West 7)and I responded to the location to assist Captain Donovan.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Kimberly DUFFEY (VCO Open Container & Boston Warrant) →
On October 3, 2018, I was patrolling area East 1 for the Somerville Police Department. At approximately 03:24, East 4, Ofc. Ruf, and I, were dispatched to 4xx Foley Street (XXXX) for multiple motion alarms.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Amy MCGREGOR (B&E Nighttime for Felony) at Assembly Row →
On Tuesday, October 1st, 2018, at about 11:20 PM Officer Mark Nevin, Officer Chris Collette, and I (Officer Dylan Lambert) were conducting a directed patrol in Seven Hills Park on foot. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Scott BADEAU (VCO Open Container, Trespass) →
By Bob Katzen
This bill prohibits the use of cell phones by drivers in a school zone. Violators would be fined $100 for a first offense, $200 for a second offense and $300 for subsequent offenses.
By Bob Katzen
This bill (H 1178) approved by the Public Health Committee on May 21, 2018 and still stuck in the House Ways and Means Committee is a bill that would require the state to develop and publicize a statewide plan for ensuring the availability of prescription medications during a state of emergency. Continue reading ENSURE PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE IS AVAILABLE DURING EMERGENCIES →
By Bob Katzen
Bill (S 1217), approved by the Public Health Committee on April 2, 2018 and still stuck in the Senate Ways and Means Committee is a bill that would require all food and beverages sold through vending machines located in government buildings be limited to items that comply with the nutritional standards established by the state’s commissioner of public health.
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 43 – Report No.41 October 8-12, 2018 →
Fall is in the air and before we put away our clubs for the winter we have a golf tournament to honor the memory and legacy of Ken Kelly.
Continue reading KEN KELLY MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT – Help RESPOND on October 15th →
In this issue:
• Even worse traffic nightmares coming soon; more on Broadway/Ball Square Bridge closure, detour routes, and mitigating the traffic and public safety impacts
• Cedar Street to be paved next week
• Tree slaughter and the need for more open and green space in Somerville
• Citywide zoning overhaul up again for round 3; public hearing rescheduled to October 30, 6 PM
• Important meetings, public hearings and early voting schedule Continue reading Somerville Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang:Worse traffic nightmares coming; Cedar St paving; trees & open space; citywide zoning overhaul →
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, October 13, the 286th day of 2018 with 79 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:54 and sunset is @ 6:06. 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: 1775 – The U.S. Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet.
1792 – The cornerstone of the Executive Mansion was laid in Washington, DC. The building became known as the White House in 1818. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer →
Please join Ward 7 Alderman Katjana Ballantyne, and staff from the City’s Engineering Department and Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development on Wednesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the West Somerville Neighborhood School at 177 Powder House Blvd. to discuss upcoming improvements and paving to Powder House Blvd.
Continue reading Community Meeting to Discuss Powder House Blvd. Improvements, October 24 →
The Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities invites all community members to its annual event in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, on Tuesday, October 23, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Continue reading National Disability Employment Awareness Month Event, October 23 →