GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, March 12, the 71st day of 2019 with 294 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:02 and sunset is @ 6:45. 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: 1496 – Jews were expelled from Syria. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Fire Damages Partners Parking Garage at 255 Grand Union Boulevard at Assembly Row Somerville

By Charles J. Breen Jr.

The Somerville Fire Department responded to a reported fire inside the Partners Healthcare parking garage at 255 Grand Union Boulevard on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The fire was reported at 508 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find a maintenance utility vehicle fully engulfed in a first floor equipment storage area of the seven story garage. Continue reading Fire Damages Partners Parking Garage at 255 Grand Union Boulevard at Assembly Row Somerville

The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week: Joann Bocca- Rivieccio

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Joann Bocca- Rivieccio

After JoAnn lost her son Franke , who fought a 10 year battle of addiction until his passing on November 15th 2009. Franke sustained injuries do to a motorcycle accident. He was prescribed oxycontin in which he asked,” Is this medication addictive?” He never got an answer and found out the hard way. She became very involved as a advocate for addiction awareness.   Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week: Joann Bocca- Rivieccio