By Judy Locchi Jacobs
Oh Christmas Tree…. Oh Christmas Tree… why won’t the city pick you up because they want to fine instead…..this story is ongoing. I had to rush home after discovering they are fining residents who put their trees out today and this week.
Continue reading Somerville’s Day After Christmas Tree Crisis
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:John Buccelli
Since 1989, 30 years, real estate executive broker of Buccellirealestate.com and of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Verani Realty in Somerville who’s office is located at 368 Highland Avenue in Davis Square, John Buccelli’s primary focus is on his seller’s and his buyer’s representation for residential and commercial real estate transactions. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week John Buccelli
The books are restocked and finally being delivered again and making their way to Somerville after being sold out on Amazon and Barnes and Nobel within a week!
An excellent read! Makes for a perfect gift! An absolute collectors item! Continue reading STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City
Turn your favorite photos into “Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments!”
Sent in by our readers! Continue reading Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments Series
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Marina Mirabella, Thomas Ross, Mena Tuccinardi, Jim McNally, Maryann Kumar, Allen Collier, Harry Agritha, Chris Monteiro, Hung Goon, Bob Boudreau, Jimmy Deoliveira, Arthur Souza, Marie Miele, Mark Newman,Ray Perez, Gale Mahan, Joe Vendetti, Paul Cook, Gambino Adam, Rich Marifiote, Diana Ritchie, Happy Birthday to Somerville’s own Johnny Caruso and congratulations on your retirement with the Middlesex County Sheriffs Office, Happy 50th Birthday to Maggie Chaves, Happy 12th Birthday to James Nicole, Happy 50th and 51st Birthdays to Jim Bob Farrell and Jack Farrell, Happy 96th Birthday to Josie Moschella and Happy 3rd Birthday to our good friend Lucus!
Sent in by our readers!
Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
Exchange Street Bistro has maintained its place in the culinary scene as a true trendsetting gem, delivering Boston atmosphere with neighborhood prices. Our menu covers a broad range of variety while staying up to date with the current trends. A state of the art kitchen and an experienced staff provide reasonably priced culinary treats that will exceed your expectations. Continue reading Exchange Street Bistro Malden Mass
The Lord called a true and beloved friend to Heaven this past Weekend.
Retired Cambridge Police Detective Paul Jarosiewicz passed away in his sleep on Saturday. Paul was the ultimate husband, father, and police officer.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Retired Cambridge Police Detective Paul Jarosiewicz
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, December 30, the 364th day of 2018 with 01 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:13 and sunset is @ 4:19. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1460 – At the Battle of Wakefield, in England’s Wars of the Roses, the Duke of York was defeated and killed by the Lancastrians. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
On December 22, 2018, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on-duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 1. At approximately 9:52pm, Officer Shaun Clark (East 4) and I were dispatched to XX Wheatland St for the report of a dump truck striking parked vehicles. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: German PENA-FERNANDEZ (OUI Liquor)
The following is a brief summary pertaining to incident #18075038:
Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit initiated a drug investigation of Mr. Felipe De Souza Leao and his alleged role in the ongoing distribution of Marijuana. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Felipe LEAO (Possession C, Possession D)
On 12/18/2018, while assigned to marked unit East-4. I was dispatched to a MV accident with injury. East-3 (Officer Catatao) was already on scene. I spoke to the operator of the struck vehicle, XXX. XXX stated that he was crossing the intersection of Central Street and Medford Street, both public ways in the City of Somerville, after stopped at the red light. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Jose RIVERA (OUI Liquor)
By William Tauro
If you like a real deal old fashion barbecue setting then you gotta try Bobby & Jack’s Memphis Barbecue One of my new favorite places! 🤤 Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere and an enjoyable evening aka new destination! This gem of a hideaway is located at 1777 Main St. in Tewksbury and tell them that we sent you and you still might even get served! 😂
Continue reading Bobby & Jack’s Memphis Barbecue
An excellent read! Makes for a perfect gift! An absolute collectors item!
The book Stealing Somerville has been released! It is available on Amazon now and will soon be available on Barnes & Noble, Kindle and on bookstores shelves worldwide within a week then the movie! 566 pages of telling the Curtatone‘s life story of corruption! Continue reading STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City
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“This is the first time in years that I have felt completely safe!”
“HELP! I left my abuser two years ago, but he just showed up at my home – threatening to kill me & my kids!” Continue reading RESPOND Help in the fight to end domestic violence!
SOMERVILLE, December 28, 2018 – Revolutionary Clinics today released its 2018 “Cannabis by the Numbers” snapshot, detailing among other indicators, average patient age, the top-10 most purchased products and other fun facts. Continue reading Revolutionary Clinics Reports “Cannabis by the Numbers” for 2018
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association reminds all riders that with the new year comes a new Registration Period!
Does your License Plate look like this?
If your license plate has a sticker that says, “18” on it – replace it with your 2019 Registration Sticker! Continue reading MMA Reminder:Change Your Motorcycle Registration Sticker!
Start off the New Year right!
By Bob Katzen
On Christmas Eve the House and Senate approved and sent to Gov. Baker a bill extending unemployment benefits to workers during a lockout until the lockout has ended. Continue reading BENEFITS FOR LOCKED OUT GAS WORKERS BILL APPROVED
By Bob Katzen
The House and Senate approved and sent to Gov. Baker a bill aimed at ensuring confidentiality for first responders who seek mental health services from a peer counselor. Current law does not guarantee confidentiality. Continue reading CONFIDENTIALITY OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
By Bob Katzen
The House and Senate approved and sent to Gov. Baker a bill extending until 2020 the current law, due to expire in 2019, that allows consumers to use coupons to get discounts and rebates when purchasing prescription drugs. Continue reading ALLOW COUPONS FOR DRUGS
By Bob Katzen
The House and Senate approved and sent to Gov. Baker a bill that would require that all-natural gas work that might pose a material risk to the public be reviewed and approved by a certified professional engineer to ensure the safe construction, operation and maintenance of gas infrastructure. Continue reading GAS SAFETY BILL APPROVED
By Bob Katzen
The state’s minimum wage goes from $11 per hour to $12 per hour beginning January 1. It is the first step in an annual hike of $1 until it reaches $15 per hour in 2022. Continue reading MINIMUM WAGE HIKE ON JANUARY 1
By Bob Katzen
A total of $1.2 million per year is the price tag for the salary hikes given last week to the governor, the other five constitutional statewide officers, 40 senators and 160 representatives. Here’s how it all went down: Continue reading $1.2 MILLION IN PAY HIKES FOR LEGISLATORS, GOV. BAKER AND OTHERS