REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AT STATE FACILITIES

By Bob Katzen

Governor Charlie Baker signed an executive order, named “Leading by Example: Decarbonizing and Minimizing Environmental Impacts of State Government.” The order sets goals and requirements to accelerate the state’s decarbonization efforts in state agencies and public institutions of higher education with a focus on the electrification of buildings and transportation. Continue reading REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AT STATE FACILITIES

The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!

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Happy Birthday to Anita Lynn, Kaitlyn Cargill (kait), Alyssa Alyssa, Robert Finos, Princess Bree, Herbie Vargas, Shayne Nunes, Phyllis Gondolfe, Patrick O’Connell, Joseph Cirinna, Tiffany Rae, Rocco, Chris Grainger, Kristi-Lee Moschella, Felecia Scolley, Jenn Ardolino Jones, Eric Etienne, Gary Messina Sr., Joann Cetrullo, Frank Donato, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!

Top Comment of the Week:Support of Law Enforcement Officers

Thank you for your support of law enforcement officers Bill. I have a deep fear that the current anti-police climate fueled by the national media coverage of anything that can be used to enhance their narrative will deter many good men and women of all races, genders and backgrounds from seeking careers in law enforcement. Continue reading Top Comment of the Week:Support of Law Enforcement Officers

Somerville Expands Free Rodent Control Assistance Program

Issues Guidance to Prevent Rat Activity

The City of Somerville has expanded eligibility requirements for its Residential Rodent Control Assistance Program, nearly doubling the number of residences that qualify and extending access to free rodent control services to more than 90% of residential properties in the city.
Continue reading Somerville Expands Free Rodent Control Assistance Program

Somerville Speakup Line: City of Somerville behind in maintaining affordable housing properties

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

Good evening,
I recently became aware that the City of Somerville is not able to keep up on the maintenance of the affordable housing units that they oversee and that the tenants are complaining. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: City of Somerville behind in maintaining affordable housing properties

Virtual Meeting to Discuss Kensington Connector Revitalization Designs, May 3

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, State Senator Pat Jehlen, State Representative Mike Connolly, City Council President and Ward 1 Councilor Matthew McLaughlin, and City of Somerville staff invite you to the second virtual public meeting to discuss the Kensington Connector Revitalization Project. Continue reading Virtual Meeting to Discuss Kensington Connector Revitalization Designs, May 3

Somerville: Joint Statement on Justice for George Floyd

Following months of speculation and uncertainty, yesterday’s guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial for the murder of George Floyd last May brought with it long-awaited accountability for Derek Chauvin’s actions. But while accountability is the first step toward justice, the full achievement of justice is measured through transformation. Continue reading Somerville: Joint Statement on Justice for George Floyd

Mayoral Candidate William Tauro Demanding Mayor and Somerville City Council To Halt The Reappointment Of Inspectional Services Director After Racist Comments Made

By William Tauro

(Somerville Mayoral Candidate William Tauro Asking Mayor Curtatone and Somerville City Councilors to not reappoint Inspectional Services Director Mr. Nicholas Antanavica but instead to have him removed from his Position Immediately and have him charged criminally.) Continue reading Mayoral Candidate William Tauro Demanding Mayor and Somerville City Council To Halt The Reappointment Of Inspectional Services Director After Racist Comments Made

Why I’m In Favor of Not Defunding Our Police and Fire Departments in Somerville

By William Tauro

While all my opponents including our current mayor and Somerville City Councilors speak recklessly out of the sides of their mouths to defund the police and fire departments selfishly without seriously thinking it out, I instead am in favor to support the police and fire departments 110% and I’m absolutely in favor to increasing the police and fire department’s budgets as well. Continue reading Why I’m In Favor of Not Defunding Our Police and Fire Departments in Somerville

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, April 24, the 114th day of 2021 with 251 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:49 and sunset is @ 7:35 EDT. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1519 – Envoys of Montezuma II attended the first Easter mass in Central America. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

The Somerville Mayoral Check List

By William Tauro

Besides you Ward 7 City Councilor Katjana Ballantyne helping your husband extort multiple properties from Somerville property owners and besides you City Councilor-At-Large Wilfred N. Mbah using city owned property and city employees for your own personal use to take care of your plowing needs on the taxpayers dime while playing the race card, where have you both been for the past five years and especially during your off seasons of your election campaigns? Continue reading The Somerville Mayoral Check List

Somerville/Medford News Weekly:Street and Sidewalk Repairs Nothing Has Been Started

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

Hi Billy , got a question , hopefully u can shed some light on this for me .
I’ve been told buy the mayor’s office & the construction engineers & the D.P.W that my street Pearson raod will be repaved and the sidewalks fixed beginning the first week of april . Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly:Street and Sidewalk Repairs Nothing Has Been Started