Please join William “Billy” Tauro and the great members of the Winter Hill Yacht Club on Wednesday June 16th from 12:00Noon-3:00PM for lunch and entertainment at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club located at 500 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145. And the best part of it is that it’s all free of charge and “It’s on Billy” so come and enjoy the festivities on Somerville’s Waterfront with Billy and the good people of the Winter Hill Yacht Club! ⛵️
We are pleased to announce that the Post 19 American Legion has donated $70,000 towards the Somerville Museum’s Access for All & More Campaign! At a recent membership meeting, Gene Brune, Former Mayor, Museum Trustee and a life-time member of Post 19 American Legion was invited to speak about the needs of the Museum. Continue reading American Legion Post 19 Veterans Donate $70,000 To Somerville Museum
The City of Somerville Office of Housing Stability is hosting a virtual workshop to assist Section 8 tenants looking for housing. This event is designed for Somerville Housing Authority Section 8 voucher holders or Section 8 applicants in the screening process, but all are welcome. Continue reading Section 8 Voucher Housing Search Workshop, June 3
Persons Seeking Vaccination Encouraged to Sign Up for Mobile Vaccine Clinic Alerts
The City of Somerville Health and Human Services Department has announced plans to jointly hold mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics with the Cambridge Health Alliance throughout the city. Continue reading City of Somerville and Cambridge Health Alliance to Offer Walk-In Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 1 Councilor Matthew McLaughlin, Ward 3 Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen, Ward 4 Councilor Jesse Clingan, and City staff invite you to the next virtual community meeting to discuss implementation of the Gilman Square Neighborhood Plan. Continue reading Somerville-Gilman Square Neighborhood Plan Virtual Meeting, June 2
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 4 City Councilor Jesse Clingan, and City staff invite you to a virtual community meeting to discuss upcoming schoolyard renovations at the Arthur D. Healey School. Continue reading Somerville Virtual Meeting to Discuss Healey Schoolyard Renovations, June 9
Photos by Michelle Sinclair and Harry Agritha
By Tom Ford
This past Sunday morning under rainy conditions, dozens of veterans and family members gathered at the Somerville Veterans Cemetery that’s located at 1330 Broadway in Somerville for an annual Somerville Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony.
🔈I’m proud to announce that after living in Somerville for 27 years, I’m running for Ward Seven City Councilor. Somerville deserves better! Continue reading Maria Koutsoubaris for Somerville Ward 7 City Council
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, May 31, the 151st day of 2021 with 214 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:09 and sunset is @ 8:13 EDT. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mars, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus.
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ON THIS DAY IN: 1433 – Sigismund was crowned emperor of Rome.
1854 – The Kansas-Nebraska Act passed by the U.S. Congress. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
By William Tauro
This wonderful lady is Catherine Sullivan. Catherine is 91 year’s old. She has been and still is a longtime Somerville resident of Lincoln Park for the past 63 years. Catherine immigrated from County Donegal, Ireland. Continue reading Recognizing Longtime Somerville Residents
By William Tauro
This past Saturday morning, a square was dedicated in the name of Lt. General Nicholas J. Del Torto. Lt. General Nicholas J. Del Torto was a WWII decorated hero and had a military career spanning 38 years. The dedication took place across from his old family home located at 273 Highland Avenue in Somerville. Continue reading Lt. General Nicholas J. Del Torto Dedication In Somerville
My name is Maria Koutsoubaris and I am running for Ward Seven City Council! I believe as a Somerville Ward 7 resident who has lived here my entire life we deserve better! As Ward 7 city councilor I will give this community a sense to believe again, believe in change, believe in our future and to believe in me. Continue reading MARIA KOUTSOUBARIS SOMERVILLE WARD 7 CITY COUNCIL
Please join us for LIVE IN PERSON networking, free appetizers, business card drawing, cash bar & no cover at Saloon, Davis Square. Continue reading Somerville Chamber of Commerce After Hours at Saloon Thursday!
Ageless Grace Program – various dates – Ageless Grace is a fitness and wellness program consisting of 21 simple exercise tools designed for all ages and abilities. Continue reading Somerville COA Press & Organizational Outreach for 5-28-2021
Mayor, Council issue unanimous Proclamation for Women’s Advancement, Equity, and Opportunity
SOMERVILLE, MA – With women bearing the brunt of lost jobs and wages during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Somerville is planning a host of initiatives to facilitate a true recovery for women, their families, and the city in general. Continue reading Somerville Ramping Up Pandemic Recovery Support for Women
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Kenneth Medeiros on his passing.
Kenneth Medeiros was such an amazing and wonderful person who was loved by many. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Kenneth J. “Jamesy” Medeiros
On May 26, 2021 at 4:51 p.m., the Somerville Fire Department was notified of a house fire at 23 Melvin Street. Continue reading House Fire Somerville
By William Tauro
Why isn’t the mayor and the useless and idiotic city counselors that we currently have in office not reopening up Somerville City Hall on Monday? Continue reading Letter from the Editor:Why Is Somerville City Hall Still Closed Since Last Year March 2020?
Album Be True To Yourself
Artist: Joey Molland
Hotline to the Underground
On July 12, 2021 the vinyl release of Joey Molland’s Be True To Yourself lp will emerge on Record Store Day. Pick it up as it is an instant collector’s item with every track stellar and memorable. Produced by Mark Hudson and featuring Julian Lennon, Micky Dolenz, Jason Scheff and Steve Holley the work is brilliant artistically and a resounding musical success.
Continue reading Hotline to the Underground: JOEY MOLLAND’S BE TRUE TO YOURSELF
Click on link below to read May 25th, 2021 The Somerville Medford News Weekly Print Edition Online
Happy Birthday to a number of Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday to Savanna Rose Capaviella, Tony Nargi, Vanessa Zappala, Elizabeth M. Fiore, Ray Snow, Franky Tii, Anthony Laventure Nutter, Mark Febbi Sr., Iona O’Brien, Annmarie Spinetti, Frank Morgan, Paulo De Souza, Danielle Scrima, Al Nevaras, Chris McLean, Amy Long, Carol Toomey, Maninder Singh, Debbie Mains, Frank Pasquarello, Johnny Catherine, Shirley Foley, Mike Legee, Lenny Silva, Philip Mitza (Reverend), David Taft, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week
By William Tauro
“Measure twice and cut once”
It’s an old saying but it must not apply in Somerville! Perfectly brand new sidewalks and streets about to be dug up again only months after being completed because of water line repair installations of the entire street. Continue reading “Measure twice and cut once” Doesn’t Apply In Somerville Apparently?
A great big shout out and thank you goes out to Theresa Dipietro for stepping up to the plate once again for our committee! Continue reading Ending Homelessness In Somerville Is Absolutely Achievable Only If We Try￼!