This bill moves the state primary election from September to May.
“Currently, the primary is held in September, which only allows for several weeks of campaigning before the [November] general election,” said sponsor Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton). Continue reading MOVE STATE PRIMARIES FROM SEPTEMBER TO MAY BILL
By Bob Katzen
BILL (SD 2432) – Establishes the After School and Out-of-School Time Opportunity Fund, to be administered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to support the establishment and expansion of quality afterschool and out-of-school time programs. Continue reading AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS
This bill allows for school absences to be permitted for behavioral health concerns the same way they are for physical illnesses.
By Bob Katzen
This bill relieves drivers of old, outstanding balances owed to the RMV. The forgiven debts would apply only to charges incurred before July 1, 2020. It would not relieve drivers or automobile owners of charges incurred after that date or diminish the obligations to maintain a valid license and to register and insure their vehicles. Continue reading FORGIVE REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLE (RMV) DEBTS
Regular street sweeping schedules resume Thursday, April 1, and continue through December 31, unless otherwise announced.
Adam Sherman Triangle Sky
The Go Gos
Lou Spinnazola, The Spin Room
Adam Sherman’s voice has serenaded Boston for decades and this February 2021 release, Triangle Sky, is exquisite from track 1 to track 11. #7 is “Loveless Days” – three minutes and forty-one seconds of majestic elegance. It is superb. Continue reading HOTLINE TO THE UNDERGROUND
Bernard M. BUSSEY– 57, Of Somerville, formerly of Revere where he was born and raised passed away on March 28, 2021.
Devoted father of Michael B., Eric J., and Daniel C. Bussey all of Lexington.
Former husband of Mary Jean Bussey of Lexington. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Bernard M. BUSSEY
The cities of Somerville and Methuen are working with state public health officials on a pilot of MassNotify, a new tool that helps fight COVID-19 with smartphones. The pilot begins Monday, April 5. MassNotify can send you an “exposure alert” if you were in close contact with someone who anonymously shared through MassNotify that they tested positive for COVID-19. Continue reading MassNotify App Alerts Users of Possible COVID-19 Exposure
This is an appeal to all Veterans to let you know that all of our VFW Posts need new members to stay open. A lot of our Posts have gone out of existence due to not having enough war veterans to fill the Officer ranks. Continue reading Medford VFW Looking to Recruit War Veterans to Fill Officer Ranks
On Friday, April 2, 2021 while assigned to W-6, myself along with W-5, Officer R. Sullivan, and W-7, Officer C. Collette were dispatched to Mike’s Restaurant at 9 Davis Square for a report of a fight.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Adan AVALOS (Disorderly, Resisting Arrest)