Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
Let me first start off this letter with a definition.
Irony: “A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often times amusing as a result…” – New Oxford American Dictionary.
I also feel it necessary to paint a picture of the last year; specifically drawing attention to the Somerville Police Department budget zoom meeting(s) in June. Somerville City Council outlined in a nearly 6 hour long meeting, the need for defunding of the police, civilian review boards, etc. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Shameful and Cowardly Move by Hypocrite Mayor and City Council Should Practice What They Preach