By William Tauro
On Sunday September 12th over one hundred veterans enjoyed a fun filled day on the Boston Harbor at the Winter Hill Yacht Club’s (WHYC) 2021 Annual Veterans Cruise.
Over twenty five privately donated boats from WHYC driven by their captains provided a day of fun and well deserved enjoyment for the local service veterans. Continue reading Somerville WHYC 2021 Annual Veterans Cruise
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of David “DJ Murphy on his passing.
David “DJ” Murphy was a very nice person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville and Medford
On Saturday, 9/11/21, I was working my assigned 8AM to 4PM shift in the East-1 cruiser. At approximately 9:57AM, Officer Chris Fusco (East-4), was flagged down in the area of 179 Broadway. He was flagged down by Mr. XXXX running into the street, towards his cruiser, crying. I responded to the location. The following is a summary of the incident: Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Luciano DELIRA (ABDW)
On 09/10/2021, while assigned to marked unit East-4, I was dispatched to the area of Medford and Pearl Street, both public ways in the city of Somerville, for reports of a motor vehicle accident. Dispatch advised the vehicle may be on it’s side. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Joseph PALERMO (OUI Liquor)
On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, I was working in the Somerville Police Drug Unit as Delta-18. Recently, there was a shooting/armed robbery which took place on September 8, 2021 at XXX Mystic Avenue. Please see incident #21047035 for all reports. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Rene PERALTA (Possession w/ Intent to Distribute Class B, Possess Class B, Armed Robbery)
On September 15, 2021, I Officer Prophete, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol in marked cruiser East 3. At approximately 12:48 AM I was dispatched along with East 2 (C.Bork) for a motor vehicle accident involving a car hitting a dumpster. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Karl BAER (OUI Liquor)
On Thursday, 9/16/21, I was working my assigned 4PM to 12AM shift in the East-1 cruiser. At around 7:50PM, officers were dispatched to 399 Revolution Drive, for two men fighting. Dispatch then updated officers and stated that there were threats of a knife made and that they had received numerous calls from numerous different reporting parties. The following is a summary of the incident: Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Marc RUSSELL (Assault w/ Dangerous Weapon)
On Thursday, September 9, 2021, I applied and was granted a search warrant (docket number 2110SW0071) and an arrest warrant for Raul Landaverde XXXX. These warrants were authorized by Clerk Magistrate XXXX at the Somerville District Court. During the evening hours of September 9, 2021, members of the Somerville Police Drug Unit responded to Chelsea, MA to execute search warrant 2110SW0071. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Raul LANDAVERDE & Kirby CALIXTE (SPD Warrants) (Armed Robbery)
The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident #21047035:
On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, I was working in the Somerville Police Drug Unit as Delta-18. At approximately 2:10 P.M. I received a call from the property manager of the Saint Polycarp Village, Ms. XXXX. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Devonte MCCORMICK (Firearm Discharge, Firearm Carry w/ Ammunition, Armed Assault to Murder x2)
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Paul E. Savage Sr. on his passing.
Paul E. Savage Sr. was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville/Medford Recognizing Paul E. Savage Sr.
Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 4 City Councilor Jesse Clingan invite you to a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated Healey Community Play Area, 5 Meacham Street, on Tuesday, September 28, at 2 p.m.
Continue reading Somerville Healey Community Play Area Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, September 28
To date, Office of Planning, Development, and Sustainability has applied to add new charging stations at Hormel Stadium and Carr Park. The Office is working on additional applications for more stations through MassDEP. Continue reading City of Medford Seeks to Add Electric Vehicle Charging Stations through State Grant
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
Regardless of what the website said, you do not send more than 150 voters to the wrong polling place by accident! Also, the space at the VNA was absolutely ridiculous! Continue reading Somerville/Medford Speakup Line:Somerville Election Designed To Discourage Votes To Express Their Votes, Corruption Still Existing In Somerville
Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn released the following statement following her decisive victory in the Medford Preliminary Election this evening: Continue reading Statement of Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn
On Saturday, September 11, 2021, at approximately 11:15 p.m., police responded to 40 Ash Avenue for a report of vandalism. Police found that the house, as well as a number of motor vehicles at this location and in the area, had been tagged with spray paint that referenced two local gang rivalries “MP45” and Port 44, “LGBTQK”, and other anti-Semitic graffiti drawings. Continue reading Somerville Police Seek Information on Vandalism Incident
Renters, homeowners, and landlords with financial hardships urged to contact the Office of Housing Stability
SOMERVILLE, MA – The Somerville Board of Health (BOH) voted to extend the city’s residential eviction moratorium to April 30, 2022, at its September 9 meeting. Continue reading City of Somerville’s Residential Eviction Moratorium Extended to April 30, 2022
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Richard J. ”Rick” Silva on his passing.
Rick Silva was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Richard J. ”Rick” Silva
I am proud and honored to welcome so many of Mary Cassesso‘s loyal supporters with open arms to my campaign!￼ I will be a mayor for all and I will not let you down￼! Welcome aboard #TEAMTAUROforMAYOR2021 Continue reading Mayoral Candidate Tauro Welcomes Mary Cassesso Supporters With Open Arms