On Saturday, 12/8/2018, I (Officer Devin Schneider) was in full uniform while assigned to marked cruiser West-7 during the 4pm-12am shift. The following report is a summary of the events that I witnessed that day, as they pertain to incident #18072376: Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hinmer RODRIGUEZ (Negligent MV Op, Op MV w/License Susp for OUI, OUI Liquor 3rd Offense)
On Friday, December 7, 2018, while assigned to marked unit East-3, I, Officer Ashley Catatao, responded to Marshall’s, located at 22 McGrath Highway, for the report of a woman who may have just stolen another woman’s wallet. Marked unit Sector East also responded. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Shea MORTON (Receive Stolen Property, Cambridge Warrants)
On December 7, 2018, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser 781. At approximately 2:03pm, Somerville 9-1-1 received a call from XXXX, the manager of Kay Jewelers located at 360 Artisan Way. XXXX was aware of recent distraction thefts occurring at other Kay Jewelers locations, and believed there were four individuals in the store exhibiting behavior consistent with distraction thefts. I, along with Officer Chris Collette (East 3), Officer Keith O’Donnell (East 4), Officer Mark McLaughlin (east 2) and Detective Mark Pulli (D13) responded to the area. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hassan BAHIA (Poss Counterfeit CC, Poss False/Stolen RMV Doc, Intimidate Witness)
The following is a summary of the details related to this incident.
On December 3, 2018 at approximately 18:49 hours, while assigned to marked unit West-6, I was dispatched to 1 Davis Square for a report of a person obstructing the sidewalk in front of the CVS business. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Shukry JUMA (Disorderly Conduct)
On 12/4/2018 at approximately 12:30 AM, I, Officer Haley (West 7), was dispatched to the area of Waterhouse St. and Woodstock St. for a call of a suspicious person. Officer Lambert (Sector West) and Officer Beckford (West 6) were also dispatched as backup.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Jason FONTAINE (B&E MV)
On 12/6/2018, I (Officer Devin Schneider) was in full uniform while assigned to marked cruiser East-1 during the 4pm-12am shift. The following report is a summary of the events that I witnessed, as they pertain to incident #18071992:
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Lesley SMITH (A&B PO, Saugus Warrant)
In memory of this week’s “Special Person of the Week: Fallen Firefighter Christopher Roy
STATEMENT FROM WORCESTER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Worcester Fire Chief Michael Lavoie announced this past weekend the Line of Duty Death of Worcester Firefighter Christopher J. Roy. Firefighter Roy, age 36, was assigned to Ladder 4, Group 3 at the Webster Square Fire Station. He had served on the Worcester Fire Department for 2 ½ years. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week In Memory of Fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy
You are invited to the Benjamin G Brown School Winter Concert!
Featuring performances by the General Music classes, Band, Strings, Choruses, and Ukulele Club Continue reading Somerville Benjamin Brown Winter Concert
December 10: Deadline to Nominate a Property for the 2019 Preservation Awards
December 11: Brown School Schoolyard Design Community Meeting
December 12: Meeting to Discuss Parking During the Somerville High School Building Project Continue reading Other Events And Dates In Somerville
The Office of Housing Stability is seeking members for the newly formed Housing Stability Advisory Board. Board members will: Continue reading Somerville Office of Housing Stability Advisory Board Seeks Members
Earlier this week Cathy Piantigini was appointed Somerville’s newest Library Director. She’s worked in the Somerville Public Libraries for 25 years in a variety of positions including Junior Assistant at the East Branch, Reference Librarian, Community Services Librarian, Young Adult Librarian, Head of Youth Services, and most recently Deputy Director.
Continue reading New Library Director and West Branch Location
Get Involved with Park Redesigns
It might be a little too chilly to head out to your favorite park right now, but it’s a great time to start planning for park renovations and improvements. Here are four upcoming opportunities to get involved with park planning: Continue reading Somerville News and Information
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, December 10, the 344th day of 2018 with 21 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:02 and sunset is @ 4:10. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1520 – Martin Luther publicly burned the papal edict. The papacy demanded that he recant or face excommunication. Luther refused and was formally expelled from the church in January 1521. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer