Rotary of Somerville inducts and welcomes 2 new members; Chris Rodrigues from East Cambridge Savings Bank and Vincent Maganzini from Rockland Trust to their club. Continue reading Rotary of Somerville Inducts 2 New Members Chris Rodrigues and Vincent Maganzini
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Julie Anne (Barber) Green who sadly passed away this past week.
Julie Anne (Barber) Green was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville.
Julie Anne (Barber) Green is also the loving sister of Representative Christine Barber of Somerville.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Julie Anne (Barber) Green
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, December 06, the 340th day of 2018 with 25 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:58 and sunset is @ 4:10. 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: 1735 – In London, French surgeon Claudius Amyand peformed the first successful appendectomy at St. George’s Hospital. The patient was an 11-year old boy that had swallowed a pin. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
By Judy Locchi Jacobs
I’m sure friends of the historical commission will be house hunting…. has anyone gone on their tours? They are a devious bunch. Remember the $350 added to our taxes for the Community Preservation Act? Continue reading Keep an Eye on Those Historical Somerville Homes
Dear Alderman Niedergang and Mr. Alan Bingham (cc all Alderman, Somerville News Weekly, Somerville Matters, ZoneSmart Somerville, SomervilleYIMBY.org)
I have reviewed Commissioner Alan Bingham’s letter to the Board of Alderman (below for others to review) and I have found it frustratingly inaccurate. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Dr Mouhab Z. Rizkallah’s Email to Alderman Niedergang and Mr. Alan Bingham Regarding Demolition Review Ordinance/Standing against Tyranny and Corruption
In this issue:
Green Line Extension (GLX) moving forward; Ball Square buildings and Homans Building to be demolished
Broadway/Ball Square Bridge closure delayed until late February-early March; detour routes set; traffic and public safety impactsCitywide zoning overhaul round 3: major focus for Board of Aldermen in first half of 2019
Other big issues before the Board of Aldermen
Continue reading Mark Niedergang, Ward 5 Alderman Update: GLX moving forward, Ball Sq. Bridge closure, big issues for 2019