We need bold ideas – and new revenue – to respond to this moment
By State Representative Christine P. Barber
Recent months have been incredibly challenging for our cities, our Commonwealth, and our nation. I consistently hear from constituents in Somerville and Medford who have been out of work for months, have trouble paying rent, have fears about their children’s education or have concerns about their future. Continue reading Closing Corporate Loopholes: A Solution to COVID-19 Economic Crises
Conservation Commission, Urban Forestry Commission, Jobs Creation and Retention Fund Board of Trustees, Condominium Review Board, and Human Rights Commission are accepting applications
SOMERVILLE, MA — The City of Somerville is seeking to fill vacancies on essential boards and commissions appointed by the Mayor. All new board and commission members must be approved by the City Council. Continue reading City of Somerville Seeking Members for Boards and Commissions
On September 18th, 2020, I, Officer James Torres, was in full uniform, while assigned to marked unit East 4, during the Day shift. At approximately 1:54 PM, I as well as Officer Joseph Moreira (East 1) responded to XXX Broadway, for a report of a Check Condition, where the reporting party stated that a female by the name of Monica Bairos, said she was going to break into his apartment. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Monica BAIROS (Defacement)
On 09/19/2020 at approximately 2330 I had just taken over car west 7 and was headed to XX Paulina Street for a report of a loud party. Upon my arrival my attention was drawn to loud music and conversation coming from the driveway to the left of XX Paulina Street. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Timothy SUGHRUE (Disorderly, Resisting Arrest, A&B on Police Officer)
On Sunday September 20, 2020 at 4:05 AM, I, Officer Hartsgrove, was dispatched to the area of 7 Union Sq for a report of a female behind the wheel in the middle of the road. Officer Johnson responded as back up.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Jerrica RUIZ-CRIBBS (OUI Liquor, Alcohol from Open Container in MV)
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
I saw your post about Kiely still having positions of influence. Apparently Ron Bonny is still chair of the Housing Authority. They have a treasurer so they must deal with money too. Wonder if he stole from affordable housing? Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Ron Bonny Still on SHA as chair of the Housing Authority. Why?
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, September 21, the 264th day of 2020 with 102 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:30 and sunset is @ 6:43. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1792 – The French National Convention voted to abolish the monarchy. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer