GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 18, the 169th day of 2019 with 196 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:24. 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: 1155 – Frederick I Barbarossa was crowned emperor of Rome.
1429 – French forces defeated the English at the battle of Patay. The English had been retreating after the siege of Orleans. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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 Jessie Sousa, Anthony Legee, John Alves, Jennifer McSorley, Noah Galvin, Anthony Dominic Lima, Michael Dobrowolski, Darryl Buckley, Brittany Dawson, Mia Ella Demarco, Frank Santangelo, Claire Moran, Joannie Allison, Sandy Buckly, Chris Piacentini, Linda Caristi Iacopucci, Rich Vendetti, Joseph W. Mercuri, Riccardo Martell, Sal DiDomenico, Victoria Dakota, Charlie Morrison, Josh McCann, Alan Russo, John Eleftherakis, Mike Delgizzi, Scott Capuano, Claire Seaboyer, Roger Fisk, Mary Murphy, Robert Clough and Kathy Webber

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Somerville Speakup Line: Its That Time to STOP THE TRANSFER TAX

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Somerville homeowners you are on the verge of being screwed by your elected officials again. Please contact the Chair of both the Senate and House tell them enough is enough we pay taxes yearly, struggle to keep the pace with increased revauluation increases along with the two and one half percent increase every other year. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Its That Time to STOP THE TRANSFER TAX

Cambridge Health Alliance Raises $545K at Its Annual Art of Healing Award Dinner

Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region, honored Mary Otto, an independent journalist, with its annual Art of Healing Award on June 13 at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge. Continue reading Cambridge Health Alliance Raises $545K at Its Annual Art of Healing Award Dinner