$137,544 TO FUND CHAIRS AND VICE-CHAIRS OF THREE NEWLY-CREATED STANDING LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES

By Bob Katzen

House Speaker Ron Mariano and Senate President Karen Spilka announced they plan to create three new standing joint committees in the 2021-2022 session aimed at specific areas that they feel require “sustained attention and policy expertise.” Continue reading $137,544 TO FUND CHAIRS AND VICE-CHAIRS OF THREE NEWLY-CREATED STANDING LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Ricardo FIELDS (ABDW)

I, Officer Roger Desrochers, report the following summary of events based on direct interview with the persons named.

On Thursday, February 04, 2021, I, Officer Desrochers, was in full-uniform and assigned to E4, cruiser 184 and working in the East District for the Somerville Police Department when I was dispatched at about 23:07 with W5 Officer Lambert to 389 Medford Street for a report that a short black male who was wearing a black jacket and a black hat, just pulled a gun on a female. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Ricardo FIELDS (ABDW)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Damion KIRKSEY (Trespass, Resisting Arrest) & Candall SMITH (Trespass, MV Charges, Animal Cruelty, Resisting) (Taunton & Mansfield Warrants)

On Thursday February 4, 2021 at approximately 1429, I Officer Randy Isaacs along with Officer Catatado were dispatched to 282 Somerville Ave (Dunkin Donuts) for an unwanted vehicle in the parking lot that was not trying leave. In the parking lot was a motor home parked sideways taking up four parking spots with the left front tire off the rim. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Damion KIRKSEY (Trespass, Resisting Arrest) & Candall SMITH (Trespass, MV Charges, Animal Cruelty, Resisting) (Taunton & Mansfield Warrants)

Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Abuse Notification – But do you care?

Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,

Dear Councilors and Mayor Curtatone (cc Somervillenewsweekly, Wicked Local, Attorneys),

Respectfully, in case you are wondering why I cc you in my emails of late, it is because I was criticized for not telling you these problems when they happened at 21 Cherry Street. Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Abuse Notification – But do you care?

Somerville/Medford Remembering Corinne W. (Carlucci) Ferdinand

CORINNE’S OBITUARY

FERDINAND, Corinne W. (Carlucci) – Of Somerville February 3, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Placido Paul Ferdinand. Loving mother of Joan Perry and her wife Victoria of Worcester and Linda Cardalino of Somerville. Sister of the late Rosa Mona Figelski and Joan Carlucci. Dear grandmother of Jeremy, Justen, Jessica and Jenna. Continue reading Somerville/Medford Remembering Corinne W. (Carlucci) Ferdinand