The Somerville Community Growing Center is thrilled to announce the return of in-person free public events at the Growing Center this year! Please join us for our July Events! Continue reading Somerville Community Growing Center Events
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Happy Birthday to Vincent Michael Mitrano, Aliana Oppedisano, Joelle Martin, Chris Lampropoulos, Kathey De Young, Helena Sebastian, Joanne Kent, Tony Pereira, Scott Macinnes, Ted Ryan, Sal Casparriello, Isabella Rotola, Karen Galvin, Steve Nocella, John Sullivan, Ron Bargoot, Michael Aiello, Dom Junior, Donna J. Clifford, Emily Yu, Joe Avakian, Katherine Cremin, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
Hi I was wondering do you have anything to do with Foss park Pool because it is dirty no need of it never in my 50 years every seen how dirty it is staff should sweep up leaves every time do pool check 15 min kids sit out staff should go around sweep leaves up and net get out come by take look disgusting ty but awful.
The City of Somerville’s Licensing Commission is seeking one Somerville resident to fill a vacancy on the three-member board. Commissioners serve three-year terms and earn a stipend of $3,600 per year. Meetings are held monthly, typically Monday evenings at 6 p.m.
Continue reading Somerville Licensing Commission Seeks One Resident to Fill Vacancy for Three-Year Term
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Ida DeSimone on her passing.
Ida DeSimone was a very nice lady who will be sadly missed here in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Ida DeSimone
The Cities of Somerville, Cambridge, Framingham, and Chelsea in collaboration with the Chelsea Collaborative and Cambridge Health Continue reading Cities of Somerville, Cambridge, Framingham, and Chelsea Announce Virtual & Call-In Panel Discussion on Keeping Our Kids Safe and the COVID-19 Vaccine, 6/29
Three virtual town halls are planned for July to further the conversation around opening a supervised consumption site (SCS) in Somerville. Each meeting will have a different focus to address various stakeholder perspectives. Each meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and the schedule is as follows: Continue reading Somerville-Three Town Hall Meetings on Proposed Supervised Consumption Site Planned for July
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 5 City Councilor Mark Niedergang, and City staff invite you to a virtual community meeting to discuss the proposed expansion and renovation of Somerville Junction Park. City staff will give an overview of existing conditions, present conceptual ideas for potential future uses, and gather feedback from attendees. Continue reading Virtual Meeting to Discuss Somerville Junction Park Expansion & Renovation, July 7
The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville. Continue reading City of Somerville’s Mobile Farmers Market Begins 2021 Season on July 9
On Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 8:21 A.M., Somerville Police control received a 911 call from a Home Depot Loss Prevention officer stating an Off-Duty Police officer needed assistance apprehending a shoplifter. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Jimmy ZHANG (Shoplifting)
On 06/25/2021, while assigned to marked unit East-4, I was dispatched with West-5 (Officer Soares) to Temple Street for reports of an assault. Upon arriving to the correct location, as people had been pointing in the wrong direction, we found several parties engaged in actively fighting. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Chris HICKS (A&B on Disabled, ABDW, False ID, A&B) (Billerica Warrants)
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
This was posted on the Davis Square Facebook site not to long ago posted by Matt Hoey who is an intelligent person and very highly respected and who knows what’s going on. I thought you might like to see it! Congrats you will win this! Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Why William “Billy” Tauro Will Win This Election Prediction
On Thursday, June 24, 2021, at approximately 8pm, SPD officers responded to an assault at a Somerville residence. Continue reading Somerville Police Department Update
Save the date! Contact information below to participate, donate and/or sponsoring this event and walkers!
Somerville Massachusetts Bay Veterans Center Walk for the Homeless
Hosted by Marisa Tauro and the Tauro Family (Supporting Marisa’s commitment to ending homelessness) Continue reading Save the date, more details to follow: Somerville Massachusetts Bay Veterans Center Walk for the Homeless
By Somerville Firefighters Local 76
Congratulations to FF Sly Moore of Engine 1 Group 3 on his retirement from the SFD! After honorably serving his country as a US Marine, Sly went on to dedicate 32 years of service to the citizens of Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Firefighter Sly Moore of Engine 1 Group 3 Retires from the SFD
Do we still want to defund the police? I know I sure don’t! I will increase their budget to give them the proper tools and officers they need to fight crime and addiction! It’s time to bring common sense back to Somerville City Hall! It’s time for a change! Vote William “Billy” Tauro for Mayor of Somerville!#TEAMTAUROforMAYOR2021
Shooting Canal Lane
On 6/24/21 at approximately 1:00 AM, the Somerville Police responded to the parking lot area at the rear of 10-30 Canal Lane for a gunshot detection alert of seven shots being fired. Police recovered seven shell casings in that area and located two vehicles with ballistic damage. Continue reading Shooting Canal Lane Somerville
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of James R. Farrell, Sr. on his passing.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering James R. Farrell, Sr. March 11, 1938 – June 21, 2021
The Somerville Fire Department has battled two serious three alarm fires within the past week. Both of these fires have been determined to be accidental, the result of smoking. The first fire, on Friday, June 18th was reported just after 3 p.m. at 93 Temple Street. Arriving firefighters encountered heavy fire in the rear of the third floor. Continue reading Somerville Recent Fires
Nice job city of Somerville inspectional services! You could ticket everybody everyday for trash not being covered but you can’t properly inspect a building that has a rotted roof? Continue reading Somerville Autobody Shop Roof Collapses During Heavy Rain Storm
Happy Birthday to Helena Hardy, Olivia Scarpa, Mary Gagliardi, Mrs Martin, Philip Benevides, Noah Galvin, Sharon Quinlan, Talia Legerstrom, Josh McCann, David Goss, Samantha Swanton, Ruth Elizabeth, Cheryl Leonard Masiello, Billy McCarthy, Phillip Coutu, Mike Weaver, Charles Morrison, Kevin Wilson, Alan Russo, Charlie Morrison, Mike Delgizzi, Angel Ryan, Ann Leary, Christopher Marks, Christy Breidenbach, Brian Clarke, Diane Sherry, Debbie Cosgrove Moore, Brian A. Sweetser, Cliff Toppi, Jackie Quinn Hayes, Diane Powers, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!
By William Tauro
This past Saturday, the 2021 Annual Somerville/Medford Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony took place at the boathouse on the Mystic River in Somerville. Continue reading 2021 SOMERVILLE/MEDFORD BLESSING OF THE FLEET ON THE MYSTIC RIVER