Somerville Speakup Line:City Bullying Property Owners With Signs

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Does the city have the right to place a sign like this on the side of my house without telling me .. looks like it’s going to be a no parking sign .. but I own 3 feet off my property to the street .. Tannery brook way … been here over 40 years never had a sign .. they just finished building 5 ..condos behind my house .. any advice ..

Jose Fernandes Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:City Bullying Property Owners With Signs

Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Virginia M. Boos

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week: Virginia M. Boos (Ginger)

Virginia is celebrating her Birthday on this April 9th. This will be her 80th and we here at The Somerville News Weekly wanted to do something special and different for this birthday by making her special person of the week. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Virginia M. Boos

Somerville Speakup Line: It is a shame that there isn’t an anti corruption unit in Massachusetts

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

It is a shame that there isn’t an anti corruption unit in Massachusetts to thoroughly investigate Chief Fallon and his command staff for the actions they perpetrated and or the egregious violations ignored on several innocent and guilty people from 2014 thru 2017 at a minimum. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: It is a shame that there isn’t an anti corruption unit in Massachusetts

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, March 30, the 89th day of 2019 with 276 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:31 and sunset is @ 7:06. 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: 1533 – Henry VIII divorced his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville PD Begin Examining Various Aspects of the Somerville Police Department’s Policies and Procedures, Operations and Facilities

Dear Somerville!

Chief David Fallon is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on Monday, April 22, 2019 to begin examining various aspects of the Somerville Police Department’s policies and procedures, operations and facilities. Continue reading Somerville PD Begin Examining Various Aspects of the Somerville Police Department’s Policies and Procedures, Operations and Facilities

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, March 29, the 88th day of 2019 with 277 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:32 and sunset is @ 7:05. 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: 1461 – Edward IV secured his claim to the English thrown by defeating Henry VI’s Lancastrians at the battle of Towdon. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, March 28, the 87th day of 2019 with 278 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:34 and sunset is @ 7:04. 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: 1774 – Britain passed the Coercive Act against Massachusetts.
1797 – Nathaniel Briggs patented a washing machine. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to:www.Stealingsomerville.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, March 26, the 85th day of 2019 with 280 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:37 and sunset is @ 7:01. 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: 1026 – Conrad II was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope John XIX. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Greek Independence Day Celebration In Somerville

Photos taken during various Greek Independence Day celebrations at Somerville City Hall courtesy of Harry Agritha

By William Tauro

Each year, Greeks all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day on March 25, which is a national holiday in Greece. This is when Greeks remember their long struggle against the Ottoman Empire (Turks), an effort that eventually leads to their independence. Interestingly enough, March 25 marks the beginning of the Greek War for Independence, not the end. Here’s some more information on the history of how Greece eventually won its freedom. Continue reading Greek Independence Day Celebration In Somerville

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 Paul Valente, Hago Jack Grigorian, Paula Vancini, Ted Woo, Vinícius Braga, James Norton, Mary C. Alcaro, Cheryl’Ann Cabral, Bobbie Halliday, Elliott Irwin Moore, John K Gibbons, Kerry Rae, Dana Scali Paulino, Andrea Gregory, Patti Moschella Kalicki, Adam Bonito, Stephen O’donnell, Scott Delp, Stephen Dibenedetto, Lisa Chiapperini, Happy 25th Happy Birthday to Marysa Linor and Happy 14th Birthday to Savanna Brosnahan

Sent in by our readers! Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week