Somerville Remembering “ACE THUNDER BUDDY” Somerville’s Dog 16 Years

Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Lee Anderson on the passing of “Ace Thunder Buddy” Somerville’s Dog.

Ace has been a part of the Somerville community for the past 16 years where many of us have grown fond of him as he became a Somerville celebrity dog over the years with all of his hundreds of Facebook appearances. Continue reading Somerville Remembering “ACE THUNDER BUDDY” Somerville’s Dog 16 Years

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, August 31, the 243rd day of 2019 with 122 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:07 and sunset is @ 7:22. 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: 1823 – Ferdinand VII was restored to the throne of Spain when invited French forces entered Cadiz. The event is known as the Battle of Trocadero. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line:Letter To Ward 5 City Councilor Mark Niedergang Regarding Demolition Delay/Historic Ordinance

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Please share this email to Ward 5 City Councilor Mark Niedergang regarding Demolition Delay/Historic Ordinance

Dear Mark (With great attention to Alderman Ballantyne, Rossetti, and Scott – Who ask great and careful questions on this topic),

Thank you for sending the Flowchart showing the timeline delay of the Demo Review ordinance (for NON-Historic buildings) Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Letter To Ward 5 City Councilor Mark Niedergang Regarding Demolition Delay/Historic Ordinance

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, August 30, the 242nd day of 2019 with 123 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:06 and sunset is @ 7:23. The New Moon is exact @ 6:38 AM EDT. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1146 – European leaders outlawed the crossbow. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

City Seeking Members for Human Rights Commission, the Somerville Commission for Women, and the Commission for Persons with Disabilities

SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville is seeking to fill vacancies on three commissions under the purview of the Health and Human Services Department: the Human Rights Commission, the Commission for Women, and the Commission for Persons with Disabilities. Continue reading City Seeking Members for Human Rights Commission, the Somerville Commission for Women, and the Commission for Persons with Disabilities

Task Force Releases Recommendations for Creating More Open Space in Somerville

Recommendations to be discussed at September 4 City Council Committee meeting

SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville Open Space Creation Task Force recently released a strategy memo with recommendations on new and innovative approaches for the creation of more open space in Somerville, the most densely populated city in New England. Continue reading Task Force Releases Recommendations for Creating More Open Space in Somerville

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, August 29, the 241st day of 2019 with 124 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:05 and sunset is @ 7:25. 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: 1828 – A patent was issued to Robert Turner for the self-regulating wagon brake. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Educator Receives Teacher Champion Award

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From left: Priyadarshini Kumar, ELA/Humanities teacher at Edwards Middle School; Jeff Bellows, VP of Corporate Citizenship + Public Affairs at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts; and Erin McAleer, President of Project Bread

Edwards Middle School teacher Priyadarshini Kumar honored by Project Bread, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts for commitment to ending student hunger Continue reading Somerville Educator Receives Teacher Champion Award

Good Food For All Raises Funds to Provide Match for 600 Families


More than 50 businesses help to sustain a more inclusive farmers market

[Somerville, MA, August 26, 2019] Food insecurity is real in Somerville: 9.5% of residents rely on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and more than 50% of Somerville Public School students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. Continue reading Good Food For All Raises Funds to Provide Match for 600 Families

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, August 27, the 239th day of 2019 with 126 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:03 and sunset is @ 7:28. 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: 1660 – The books of John Milton were burned in London due to his attacks on King Charles II. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

I Felt Guilty For a Few Minutes For Somerville Mayor and DPW Commissioner, Then I Realized They Made Their Own Beds With No Consideration For Others

By William Tauro

This past Sunday, just one day after my daughter’s wedding, I attended a wake in Somerville. It was definitely a sad occasion especially after the day I married my daughter off. Continue reading I Felt Guilty For a Few Minutes For Somerville Mayor and DPW Commissioner, Then I Realized They Made Their Own Beds With No Consideration For Others