GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, November 04, the 308th day of 2018 with 57 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:20 and sunset is @ 4:34. 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: 1842 – Abraham Lincoln married Mary Todd in Springfield, IL. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that the proceeds of 112 forfeited cell phones will be donated to benefit Portal To Hope, an organization that works to end domestic violence. Continue reading District Attorney Ryan Donates 112 Forfeited Cells Phone to Aid Victims of Domestic Violence
Join the City of Somerville for the annual Somerville Bulb Blitz this November, and help prepare your neighborhood for a bright and colorful spring 2019! Residents are invited to join City staff to plant bulbs that will bloom in Spring 2019. Since the Bulb Blitz began in 2011, residents have planted nearly 15,000 bulbs citywide!
Continue reading Join the 2018 “Bulb Blitz” at Locations Throughout Somerville in November
All interested community members are invited to join the City of Somerville’s Urban Forestry Division and the Mystic River Watershed Association for a series of community planting events in November, at locations in East Somerville and Ten Hills.
Continue reading City of Somerville, Mystic River Watershed Association to Co-Host Community Planting Events in East Somerville, Ten Hills in November
The Somerville Public Library and Somerville Media Center are still seeking people to enroll in our collaborative training program for improving people’s digital & technology skills called, Getting Comfortable in the Digital Age.
Continue reading Somerville Public Library and Somerville Media Center :FREE CLASS: Using Canva for Visual Marketing & Personal Use
In a galaxy not so far away, experience LEGO® Star Wars™ Days at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston on November 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18.
Continue reading Awaken the force at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston/Somerville for LEGO® Star Wars™ Days in November
Polls are Open Election Day Nov. 6 between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
SOMERVILLE – Tuesday, November 6, is Election Day in Massachusetts, and Somerville residents are reminded to cast their votes. Continue reading Reminder: Election Day is Tuesday, November 6
Our condolences go out family and friends of Beatrice I. (Callahan) Bergstrom on her passing.
Beatrice I. (Callahan) Bergstrom was a very nice lady who will be sadly missed here in Somerville by her many friends and relatives in the city.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Beatrice I. (Callahan) Bergstrom
Naveo Credit Union employees dressed up in costumes on Wednesday, October 31 and raised $300 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during their Costumed for a Cure event. Naveo raised funds at their branches in less than a week and then matched those funds.
Continue reading Naveo Credit Union Raises $300 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society During Their Annual Costumed for a Cure Event
Massachusetts State Treasurer and Receiver General Deborah B. Goldberg will deliver the keynote address at the Somerville Chamber of Commerce 72nd Annual Dinner & Powderhouse Awards on November 7th. Jack Connolly of Wedgwood Crane & Connolly will be the recipient of the John W. Fitzgerald Lifetime Achievement Award and will be joined by Powderhouse Award recipients for business, economic and community excellence.
Continue reading Treasurer Goldberg to Keynote Chamber dinner; Connolly to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
By Bob Katzen
The Election Laws Committee shipped several bills off to a study committee. Most measures that are sent to a study committee are never actually studied and are essentially defeated. Continue reading ELECTION-RELATED BILLS SENT TO STUDY
By Bob Katzen
“Each day, millions of Americans, and millions of our children, get on diesel-powered buses that emit toxic fumes that make them sick,” said Brendan Mahoney, policy fellow with MASSPIRG Education Fund. Continue reading ELECTRIC BUSES REPORT
By Bob Katzen
The Department of Developmental Services held an oversight meeting last week and heard testimony supporting the creation of a registry of abusers of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Continue reading REGISTRY OF ABUSIVE CAREGIVERS
By Bob Katzen
$62,547 BASE SALARY – The current base salary for legislators is $62,547. Their salary is up for adjustment in January every two years, either up or down, under a 1998 constitutional amendment approved by a better than two-to-one margin by voters. Continue reading Salaries and Other Benefits Received by Local State Senators and Representatives
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, November 03, the 307th day of 2018 with 58 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:19 and sunset is @ 5:35. 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: 1507 – Leonardo DaVinci was commissioned by the husband of Lisa Gherardini to paint her. The work is known as the Mona Lisa.
Continue reading GOOD DAY- TODAY IS by John Dwyer