Somerville Police Conducts Joint Hazardous Material Decontamination Exercise

Photo:(L to R) K9 Unit, Tim Sullivan, Neighborhood Policing Unit: Ofc.McDaid, Ofc. Berrouet, Sgt. Shackelford, Ofc.Ubda, Ofc.Manzelli.

This past Saturday, members of the Somerville Neighborhood Policing Unit along with the K-9 Unit participated in joint hazardous material decontamination exercise at the Somerville Hospital that’s located on Tower Street in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Police Conducts Joint Hazardous Material Decontamination Exercise

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 10, the 161st day of 2019 with 204 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:20. 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: 1776 – The Continental Congress appointed a committee to write a Declaration of Independence. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

TWO AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS AVAILABLE: 38 DAY STREET & 1119-1133 BROADWAY SOMERVILLE

SOMERVILLE – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), in collaboration with Shree Ganesh Realty Trust & Darin Associates announce Affordable rental opportunities for two (2) rental apartments, at 1119-1133 Broadway and 38 Day Street, respectively. Continue reading TWO AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS AVAILABLE: 38 DAY STREET & 1119-1133 BROADWAY SOMERVILLE

GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION TRAINING CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE

By Bob Katzen

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has awarded a two-year $700,000 grant to UTEC Inc. of Lowell to establish a Gun Violence Prevention Training Center for Excellence to address gun violence through both a public health and racial equity lens. According to their website, UTEC’s “mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of our most disconnected young people to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.” Continue reading GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION TRAINING CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE

STATE TO REQUIRE SUICIDE HOTLINE ON SCHOOL ID CARDS

By Bob Katzen

Another bill heard by the Education Committee would require that beginning August 1, 2020 all public schools that teach grades 7 to 12 and all state colleges that issue student ID cards to include the telephone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the Crisis Text Line and the school’s campus police or security telephone number. Continue reading STATE TO REQUIRE SUICIDE HOTLINE ON SCHOOL ID CARDS