Just a reminder to all that this federal investigation began in 2015 and it is just coming to life today with Federal charges! Just remember my 2016-2019 articles which prompted the March 2020 Inspecter General DPW raid at the DPW and thanks to my book “STEALING SOMERVILLE” about the true story of Big Joey The Godfather of corruption Curtatone, our slanted City Auditor Ed the Bean, the Crooked Police Captain Dan Cotter, the mayor’s sister the distressed property scout Maria Curtatone aka the neighborhood underage-kid’s bartender, the former Crooked Alderman now turned attorney Sean, your good old Peter Miller the sleazeball crooked developor￼ aka Mary Cassesso’s hubby, Katjiana and her husband the ”Let’s Make a Deal” architect/developer, crying Ron Bonny, Mike the Browne aka the Cowardly Lion, Mike Kiely the penis weilding school resource police sergeant who photocopied his penis on a school computer and emailed it out to everybody on an elementary school computer then Joe promoted him and all the other cruds that pulled off that infamous Somerville swindle that were involved in the Somerville DPW Overtime Scandal and all those infamous illegal eminent domain takings of people’s properties of 2017-2019. Continue reading The Truth On Somerville Political Corruption→
Once again we welcome Spring to Somerville. Warmer air, flower and garden planting. The of course we have the other side of it. The dreaded street cleaning monster. So many out of work and no place to move their cars to until we somehow recover from this pandemic and the city adding insult to injury. Continue reading Spring Comes To Somerville→
MURPHY, Timothy, 92 – Of Somerville, formerly of Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on March 22, 2021.
Beloved husband of 67 years to Betty (Davenport) Murphy. Continue reading SOMERVILLE REMEMBERING TIMOTHY MURPHY→
Because COVID-19 is less likely to be transmitted in outdoor settings, the City of Somerville has updated its COVID-19 guidelines to allow some outdoor performances to resume, both in public and private spaces, such as parks, plazas, or restaurant outdoor dining areas. Performances must have no or very low aerosol projection, meaning activities that do not include speaking or other vocal projection. For example, dance performances or instrumental music using non-wind-instruments are allowed, but a performance involving singing, speaking, or playing a woodwind or brass instrument is not. Crowd size is capped at current outdoor gathering limits of 25 persons or at the approved venue capacity. Continue reading Some Outdoor Performances Allowed to Resume in Somerville→
This bill expands the state’s existing bottle bill law that requires a 5-cent refundable deposit on glass, plastic, metal, aluminum and bi-metal containers holding beer and other malt beverages, carbonated soft drinks and mineral waters. Continue reading EXPAND THE BOTTLE BILL→
This bill requires all state-owned or rented buildings to maintain free menstrual products, including sanitary napkins, tampons and underwear liners in private and public restrooms and to make them available in a “convenient manner that does not stigmatize any persons seeking the products.” Continue reading FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS BILL (SD 2224)→
This bill requires companies with 50 or more employees to provide on their website, in their chat services and in all their correspondence with customers a toll-free phone number and TTY phone number that connects customers live with company representatives for customer service related to billing and payments, products and services. Continue reading LIVE HUMANS MUST ANSWER BUSINESS PHONE BILL PROPOSED→
This bill establishes a publicly owned, state-run Bank of Massachusetts funded to the tune of up to $2 billion through the sale of bonds, funding from the Legislature and unclaimed property proceeds. A 10-member board of directors, chaired by the state treasurer, would provide a list of potential CFOs and COOs to the governor, secretary of state and state treasurer who would appoint the officers by a majority vote. Continue reading CREATE STATE-OWNED BANK BILL (SD 2462)→
Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a climate change bill. A key section makes the state’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal net zero by 2050. The reduction would be phased in so that the emissions limit would be at least 50 percent for 2030, and no less than 75 percent for 2040. Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGE→
My name is Billy Tauro, and I want to talk about a few of the issues currently in Somerville.
As a member of many local service clubs for over three decades, I have dedicated my life to helping others in need. I have invested much time and money within the community and continue to do so every day. This gave me a pride that is unmatched in performing good Deeds. All the while as I slowly watched the deterioration of a once strong and proud neighborhood. Continue reading A Message From Somerville Mayoral Candidate William “Billy” Tauro→
Somerville Firefighters responded to a fire at 657-659 Somerville Avenue on Saturday afternoon at 1230 on March 27th. Firefighters at the fire station at Somerville Avenue and Lowell Street were alerted to the fire by a passing bicyclist who banged on the fire station door. Continue reading Building Fire 657-659 Somerville Avenue→
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, March 27, the 86th day of 2021 with 279 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:35 and sunset is @ 7:03. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus.
School Committee Letter RE: Justice for Flavia
Dear Members of the Somerville School Committee,
We are writing in support of Flavia Perea in an effort to get justice for her son, and to create systemic change to ensure children are never again harmed by the policing of children in school or by referrals to law enforcement of our children in school. Continue reading Justice for Flavia In Somerville→
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