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 Bret Henry, Mike Moccia, Jeffrey Snow, Charles Maserejian, Andy Roya, Raheel Ghafoor, Nancy Guerrera, Annie Robertson, Thomas Rose, Joe Macarelli, Nick Gulino, Bobby Kenney, Karen Branco Omeara, Melody Ruiz, Fran Owens, Phil Cota, Warren Yee, Robin Legee-Voss, Sue Mezger Foran, Dan Roselando, Cindy Mercogliano, Patricia Donaldson-Rizzo, Eric Miele, Patrick O’’Connel, Michael Nionakis, Phyllis Gondolfe, Happy 10th birthday to Alexandra DeMaria and Happy 100th Birthday to Helen Panis Celebrating her 100th Birthday! Helen was born in Cambridge on May 1, 1919. Lived in Somerville since 1971. Worked at MIT for 42 years and Retired at 73 years old. Enjoys knitting, traveling , and spending time with family. We wish her all the best!

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Prosecutors, Public Defenders, and Community Groups File Federal Lawsuit to Block Immigration Arrests in Courthouses

Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), and the Chelsea Collaborative filed a groundbreaking lawsuit demanding an end to federal immigration enforcement in and around Massachusetts courthouses. Continue reading Prosecutors, Public Defenders, and Community Groups File Federal Lawsuit to Block Immigration Arrests in Courthouses

Potential Mayoral Candidate Marianne Walles Says That Knowing The Details of What Developers Are Getting Out of Each Deal Matters

As a social worker, Walles has plenty of experience talking to people about their housing concerns, but she’d never been part of an activist group until joining SST. Learning about the specifics, she’s become more passionate, she says, a transformation she hopes other residents will also experience. Continue reading Potential Mayoral Candidate Marianne Walles Says That Knowing The Details of What Developers Are Getting Out of Each Deal Matters

Prosecutors, Public Defenders, and Community Groups To Announce Lawsuit Regarding Immigration Arrests in Courthouses

BOSTON – Today, prosecutors, public defenders, and community groups will file a federal lawsuit to address U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) policy and practice of arresting people at courthouses on civil immigration matters. Continue reading Prosecutors, Public Defenders, and Community Groups To Announce Lawsuit Regarding Immigration Arrests in Courthouses

STEALING SOMERVILLE BANNED NATIONWIDE ON IHEART RADIO, IGNITES $26 MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT AGAINST THE MEDIA GIANT

The Joe Curtatone Empire…
Accused of Extortion, Racketeering & Arson…
Elizabeth Warren Endorsed Him…
Maura Healey Hosted a Fundraiser for Him…
The People’s Voice Silenced…

By William Tauro

This is a story captured in a timeline of events of just how this administration tries to silence people when things aren’t going their way. This is a timeline of how the author, myself of “Stealing Somerville Death of an Urban City” was silenced once the book was featured on a television talk show exposing corruption within the city of Somerville. Continue reading STEALING SOMERVILLE BANNED NATIONWIDE ON IHEART RADIO, IGNITES $26 MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT AGAINST THE MEDIA GIANT

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 MONDAY, April 29, the 119th day of 2019 with 246 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:42 and sunset is @ 7:40. 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: 1289 – Qala’un, the Sultan of Egypt, captured Tripoli. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

SAVE THE DATE JUNE 9, 2019 2:00 P.M. 16TH ANNUAL SAVE OUR HOMES WALK CITY HALL SOMERVILLE

Please join us in our annual Save Our Homes Walk which raises funds to help vulnerable Somerville families stay in Somerville. All funds raised go to families and individuals who are homeless and need to be rehoused or who are at imminent risk of displacement due to rent arrears, utility shut offs or similar circumstances. Continue reading SAVE THE DATE JUNE 9, 2019 2:00 P.M. 16TH ANNUAL SAVE OUR HOMES WALK CITY HALL SOMERVILLE

Somerville Speakup Line: Replying to a Comment of April 25 Regarding Powderhouse Parking

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

This is a reply to anonymous who commented on April 25 at 2:23 p.m.    

To Anonymous who said we should “buy a parking space” – Having lived here my entire life, I have more than paid for a parking space through excise taxes, property taxes and parking permits.  You cannot “buy” a parking space on public property. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Replying to a Comment of April 25 Regarding Powderhouse Parking

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 SATURDAY, April 27, the 117th day of 2019 with 248 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:45 and sunset is @ 7:38. 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: 1296 – The Scots were defeated by Edward I at the Battle of Dunbar.
1509 – Pope Julius II excommunicated the Italian state of Venice. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer