On Thursday May 26, 2022 at approximately 1221 hours Officer Van Nostrand and myself, Officer Lentini (East-1), were contacted by Officer Pavao about a shoplifting suspect from Polo. Officer Pavao was contacted by XXXX, a worker at Polo, who stated a female party left the store after concealing a few items in her bag. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: (Shoplifting Arrest
Daily Archives: June 2, 2022
Real Life Somerville Police Stories: (OUI Liquor) Arrest
On 05/27/2022, I, Officer Christopher Collette was assigned to Somerville marked unit West Seven. At approximately 03:14 hours, Officer Dell’Isola advised Somerville Control that he had been flagged down in regards to a motor vehicle stopped on Paulina St. where it intersects Broadway. I recognized this location as within my assigned area of patrol and I made my way to the scene. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: (OUI Liquor) Arrest
Karin Carroll Hired as Somerville Director of Health & Human Services
New Director to Oversee Expansion and Reorganization of Services
SOMERVILLE – Mayor Katjana Ballantyne today announced Karin Carroll, MPH, has been hired as the City of Somerville’s Director of Health and Human Services. In addition to overseeing the ongoing work of the department, Carroll will be charged with expanding and reorganizing services to best serve the community and advance the Ballantyne administration’s focus on equity.
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City of Somerville FY 2023 Budget Public Hearing
All interested community members are invited to attend and speak at the Budget Public Hearing before the Somerville City Council’s Committee on Finance on Monday, June 6, at 6 p.m. for public input on the proposed FY 2023 municipal budget.
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Kick Off PRIDE Month in Medford with Two Events on June 2nd
Flag raising at City Hall at 2:45pm, “Dinner, Drinks, & Drag” event at Carroll’s Restaurant (18+) beginning at 7pm.
More events planned throughout June. Continue reading Kick Off PRIDE Month in Medford with Two Events on June 2nd
SomerStreets: Carnaval Shakes Up East Somerville on June 5
SomerStreets promotes active living and reconnecting with city neighborhoods
SomerStreets: Carnaval returns to East Somerville on Sunday, June 5, from 2 to 6 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, June 12). Enjoy interactive games and activities, three stages of live music and dancing, food from around the world, and local craft vendors, plus a dunk tank to soak your neighbors and elected officials. Programming will extend along East Broadway between Kensington and Pennsylvania avenues. The festival begins at 2 p.m. with an opening parade led by Mayor Katjana Ballantyne, starting on Broadway at Kensington Avenue. Continue reading SomerStreets: Carnaval Shakes Up East Somerville on June 5