Please join William “Billy” Tauro and the great members of the Winter Hill Yacht Club on Thursday August 19th from 12:00Noon-2:00PM 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! Continue reading Somerville Senior’s and Veteran’s Beach Party Luncheon at the Winter Hill Yacht Club
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
How many people already in Somerville got the phone call this past weekend claiming to be a survey company? They ask the basic survey questions of how they would vote in the upcoming election and save the best question for last which is “If Joe Curtatone was in this election would you vote for him?” Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Curtatone Testing His Puppet’s Waters
On July 18, 2021 I was working Patrol on the overnight shift assigned to cruiser E4. At around 0003 I was dispatched to the area of 165 Middlesex AV for a report of a possible car accident. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Michelle FREYTES (OUI Liquor)
On Friday, July 16, 2021, at 6:11 P.M., Somerville Police control received a call from Polo Ralph Lauren regarding a male shoplifter who entered the store, grabbed merchandise, and ran out of the store. The shoplifter was described as a black male in his twenties, wearing a red shirt walking towards Artisan Way. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hakeem PARKER (Larceny, RSP)
On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 7:00 P.M., Somerville Police control received three 911 calls regarding a white Mercedes traveling the wrong way on Prichard Ave. Prichard Ave is a public way in the city of Somerville.
The City of Somerville and Somerville Public School Career in Technical Education is seeking applicants to serve on the FabVille Advisory Board. Continue reading Somerville’s FabVille Advisory Board Seeks Members
Permit Tracking System aims to make development permitting in Somerville more streamlined, straightforward, and transparent Continue reading Somerville Overhauls Development Permitting Process with New Web Portal
By Arthur Moore
We have gone through so much in this last year and still more to do as we work our way out of it. I watch the housing problems between tenants and landlords and at some point we have to find a fair way to deal with both. This will be difficult as our system does not seem to allow for both. Continue reading Bring Fairness in Housing as We Return to Normal
The City of Somerville is currently seeking applicants for a newly created Fair Housing and Anti-Displacement Task Force to explore whether, and how, to incorporate principals of federal, state, and local fair housing and anti-discrimination laws into Somerville’s Zoning Code. Continue reading City of Somerville Seeks Applicants for Fair Housing and Anti-Displacement Task Force
The SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) will be hosting an event to celebrate and recognize the contributions of immigrants in our community on Friday, July 23, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross Street. Continue reading Join a Celebration of Immigrant Communities with the City of Somerville and the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, 7/23
Somerville residents have a few more free opportunities to learn gardening basics. After a successful pilot earlier this summer, the City’s Health and Human Services Department will host additional Growing Gardeners workshops for residents who are brand new to gardening in July and October. Continue reading Somerville Hosting Free Gardening Workshops for New Gardeners This Summer & Fall
The newly renovated and restored Somerville Public Library West Branch at 40 College Avenue will open for indoor services Tuesday, July 13, welcoming visitors into the historic site for the first time since it closed for construction in early 2019. A ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration will be held at a later date.
By William Tauro
Are we wondering why there are rat problems in many parts of Somerville? Yes the multiple construction developments and of course the GLX Project are major contributors, but how about our restaurants themselves contributing in Davis Square?
Continue reading Monday Morning.. Davis Square Somerville .. Behind 3 Restaurants.. Invitations to Rat Fest
Joe Viglione speaks to Dave Godbey and Ragin’ Contagion
Dave, who is the Ragin’ Contagion? And why? It’s clear that this CD was created by you during lockdown. What does the album mean to you, and do you care to take us track by track through the CD? Continue reading GOING TRACK BY TRACK Joe Viglione speaks to Dave Godbey and Ragin’ Contagion