SOMERVILLE, MA – On the afternoon of November 3, the Somerville Police Department responded to the intersection of College and Kidder avenues for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. The pedestrian, Leah A. Zallman, 40, of Somerville was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital where she died from her injuries on November 4. Continue reading Fatal Crash Under Investigation by Middlesex DA’s Office, Somerville Police
By William Tauro
This is Somerville senior Sandy Mallotte and her son Joe Mallotte. Sandy lives at the Clarendon Hill Towers apartment complex that’s located on Broadway. Joe is homeless and lives under a tree in a nearby Somerville park. The name of the park has been redacted so that city workers are not ordered to kick him out. Continue reading Homeless Citizens Sleeping Out In The Rain & Snow In Somerville Treated Worst Than Dogs
By Arthur Moore
Our council members are at it again to make it more impossible for businesses to remain open here. Councilor Ballantyne said the Bike Committee wants to protect the bike lane on Beacon Street. Cyclists report that delivery trucks park illegally on the lane, creating a safety hazard. Continue reading Let’s Close Up the Businesses In Somerville
Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,
Need not to worry the city’s new housing czar has been brought on board at a costly price to solve all these issues. They have begun by training people how to screw their landlords.
Continue reading SOMERVILLE SPEAKUP LINE:SOMERVILLE’S AFFORDABLE HOUSE & HOMELESS PROBLEM
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
They are at it again, Billy! At the end of Elmwood there is an enormous development being built. Just how many flushes do these brilliant minds think the old sewer system can handle? Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: more Overloading of our Somerville Sewers
One of the big reasons after all these years of deciding to become Ward Four Council is I got so tired of the issues of Ward Four being ignored. Ignoring has gotten bigger here as I am guessing if you ignore it it will go away. I am elderly so I know some of the problems facing the elderly here and I can assure it is indeed ignored. Continue reading Arthur Moore on Ward Four
By Arthur Moore
These council members want to take this away from the police department. Ward Three City Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen, Ward Two City Councilor Jefferson Thomas (“J.T.”) Scott, Ward Four City Councilor Jesse Clingan, City Councilor at Large Kristen Strezo, Ward Six City Councilor Lance L. Davis, City Councilor At Large Wilfred N. Mbah. Continue reading Take away the use of Tear Gas from the police?