GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, November 30, the 334th day of 2018 with 31 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:52 and sunset is @ 4:12. 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: 1700 – 8,000 Swedish troops under King Charles XII defeated an army of at least 50,000 Russians at the Battle of Narva. King Charles XII died on this day. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Celebrate the Holidays in Somerville with Christmas Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Illuminations Tour in December

SOMERVILLE – Join Mayor Curtatone and City staff for Somerville’s annual holiday celebrations, kicking off on Thursday, December 6, with the Christmas Tree Lighting and visit from Santa Claus, on the City Hall Concourse. Continue reading Celebrate the Holidays in Somerville with Christmas Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Illuminations Tour in December

Somerville to Host Community Meeting to Discuss DCR’s Plans for Renovation of Foss Park, December 12

The City of Somerville’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) invites all interested community members to an information session on Wednesday, December 12, to discuss upcoming renovations to Foss Park, planned by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). The meeting will be held at the East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Continue reading Somerville to Host Community Meeting to Discuss DCR’s Plans for Renovation of Foss Park, December 12

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, November 29, the 333rd day of 2018 with 32 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:51 and sunset is @ 4:12. 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: 1530 – Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, former adviser to England’s King Henry VIII, died. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, November 28, the 332nd day of 2018 with 33 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:50 and sunset is @ 4:13. 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: 1520 – Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait. The strait was named after him. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, November 27, the 331st day of 2018 with 34 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:49 and sunset is @ 4:13. 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: 1684 – Japan’s shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa was born. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Deadline Extended: Nominate Properties for 2019 Preservation Awards by Monday, December 10

Winners to be presented during Historic Preservation Month in May 2019.

SOMERVILLE – The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC) has extended the deadline to submit nominations for the 2019 Preservation Awards. Applications will be accepted through Monday, December 10.

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Christopher WILLIAMS (Break into Depository, Larceny Under, & SPD/Boston Warrants)

On Friday November 23, 2018, I, Officer Hartsgrove, was dispatched to 77 Middlesex Ave (Kmart) for a report of a shoplifting in progress at 1:46 AM. Officer Scrugli responded as back up.

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Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Sean ROMANO (Possess Firearm w/o FID Card, Possess Ammo w/o FID Card, Firearm Possess Large Cap & Boston Warrant)

On 11/21/2018, while assigned to marked unit East-1, East-4 (Officer Driscoll) and I were dispatched to the area of Thorpe Street for reports of a male pacing back and forth in the street with no shirt on. The RP reported to dispatch that they believed that the party was under the influence. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Sean ROMANO (Possess Firearm w/o FID Card, Possess Ammo w/o FID Card, Firearm Possess Large Cap & Boston Warrant)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Kerby CETOUTE (Unlicensed Op of MV, Giving False Name to PO, Fail to Stop for PO, Resisting Arrest…. & Melrose Warrant)

The following is a summary of the details related to this incident.

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, I, Officer David Ruf, was in full-uniform and assigned to marked cruiser Sector-East, for the Somerville Police Department. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Kerby CETOUTE (Unlicensed Op of MV, Giving False Name to PO, Fail to Stop for PO, Resisting Arrest…. & Melrose Warrant)

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Jimmy Dunne, Stephanie Peters, Lisa Kwan, Jimmy Del, Fred Doucette, Danny Cafferty, Joe Hourihan, Edward Woodruff, Michela Capobianco, Diane Accardi, Michael Roe O’Donnell, Timothy Tompkins, John Claudina, Henry Korecki, Janet Belloste Flynn, Tracy Desmond, Susan Caron, Sean Higgins, Robert Finocchiaro, John J Alberts, Craig Resmini, Peter Forcellese, Deborah Thomas, Louise A. Bernard, Lee Anderson, Antoinette Brooks and Happy 11th Birthday to Tyler Saltman

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