The History of Veterans Day

World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Continue reading The History of Veterans Day

Gaviiformes Invade the Hotline to the Underground

Joe Viglione Interview

Gaviiformes, of course, are majestic loons or, to quote Wikipedia “… an order of aquatic birds containing the loons or divers and their closest extinct relatives. Modern gaviiformes are found in many parts of North America and northern Eurasia (Europe, Asia and debatably Africa), though prehistoric species were more widespread. Continue reading Gaviiformes Invade the Hotline to the Underground

Somerville Virtual Meeting to Discuss Redesign of Powder House Boulevard and Alewife Brook Parkway Intersection, November 17

Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 7 City Councilor Katjana Ballantyne, and City staff invite you to a virtual community meeting to discuss plans to redesign the intersection of Powder House Boulevard and Alewife Brook Parkway. Continue reading Somerville Virtual Meeting to Discuss Redesign of Powder House Boulevard and Alewife Brook Parkway Intersection, November 17