Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Cong NGUYEN (Larceny, Furnish False Name) (Rockland Warrant)


On October 2, 2020, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol of Assembly Row. At 6:37pm, I was dispatched along with Officer Alex Lorenti (East 1) for a shoplifter fleeing from Home Depot. The reporting party, Loss prevention Associate XXXX, stated an Asian male wearing a blue jacket and shorts shoplifted, and was running through the parking lot. XXXX followed and updated dispatch with the location of the suspect.

Officer Lorenti encountered the suspect on Canal St outside of the Montaje Garage. The suspect was uncooperative, and Officer Lorenti placed him in handcuffs to prevent further flight. I arrived shortly thereafter and spoke with XXXX. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Cong NGUYEN (Larceny, Furnish False Name) (Rockland Warrant)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, October 05, the 278th day of 2020 with 88 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:45 and sunset is @ 6:19. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1813 – Chief Tecumseh of the Shawnee Indians was killed at the Battle of Thames when American forced defeated the British and the allied Indian warriors. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville to Hold Four Flu Vaccination Clinics in October and November

First clinic for seniors and veterans Thursday, Oct. 1

Additional clinics set for Oct. 17, Nov. 3 and Nov. 7

Pre-clinic registration required

SOMERVILLE, MA – The City of Somerville has set up four
free flu vaccination clinics for residents in October and November that will be open by appointment. The City is also partnering with schools to offer additional clinics to students. Residents are strongly encouraged to get the vaccine to protect their health
as well as to support the community’s efforts to lessen the impacts of both influenza and the coronavirus. Continue reading Somerville to Hold Four Flu Vaccination Clinics in October and November

BREAKFAST AFTER THE BELL

The House 158-0, Senate 35-0, approved a law designed to boost participation rates in school breakfast programs in high-poverty schools. The measure would require that breakfast be offered only after the school day begins, through a variety of ways including breakfast in the classroom, grab-and-go and second-chance breakfast. Currently, only 150,000 of the 300,000 students eligible for breakfast actually take part in it. Continue reading BREAKFAST AFTER THE BELL

PROTECT DISABLED PERSONS – NICKY’S BILL

The House 154-0, Senate 40-0, approved a law that established a registry that identifies individuals who have been found to have committed abuse against persons with disabilities. The measure was filed by Sen. Mike Moore (D-Millbury) at the request of a constituent who is the mother of Nicky, an intellectually disabled and non-verbal individual. Continue reading PROTECT DISABLED PERSONS – NICKY’S BILL

CREATE COMMISSION ON THE SOCIAL STATUS OF MEN AND BOYS OF COLOR

By Bob Katzen

On August 1, 2019, the Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities gave a favorable report to a bill creating a 19-member permanent Commission on the Social Status of men and boys of color. The commission is charged with conducting an ongoing study of all matters concerning black men and boys, Continue reading CREATE COMMISSION ON THE SOCIAL STATUS OF MEN AND BOYS OF COLOR