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