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Somerville City Councilor Throws Tantrum on Mayoral Candidate at Peaceful Vigil

Photo:Somerville Ward 2 City Councilor JT Scott

Photo: Somerville News Weekly Publisher/Somerville Mayoral Candidate William Tauro with longtime friend  Hung Goon

By Tom Ford

It was a very peaceful night at the “Stop the Hate against Asians” vigil in Union Square Somerville this past Saturday evening until Somerville Ward 2 City Councilor JT Scott became belligerent and threatening to a mayoral candidate in public. Minutes before posting this post on his Facebook page:

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The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!

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Happy Birthday to Caroline DeMaria, Rob Dellanno, Katie-Rose, Frank Ciulla, Nickie Moulaison, Mike Sabatino, Karen Hunt, Hugo Pereira, Izzi DeAngelis, Sabrina Moulaison, Christine Doherty, Happy 104th Birthday to Auntie Evie, Michael and Melissa Mahoney, David M Rivera, Carlo Richard DeMaria, Sharyn Wilcox, Jeanine Jenks Farley, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week!

Somerville Elections Department Launches Appointment System for Municipal Candidates

The City of Somerville’s Elections Department has set up an online appointment system to allow candidates for municipal office to safely pick up and drop off nomination papers and speak with Elections staff while City Hall remains closed to the public. Candidates can sign up for a 30-minute appointment between May 3 and June 9 at http://www.somervillema.gov/elections.
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FORGIVE REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLE (RMV) DEBTS

By Bob Katzen

This bill relieves drivers of old, outstanding balances owed to the RMV. The forgiven debts would apply only to charges incurred before July 1, 2020. It would not relieve drivers or automobile owners of charges incurred after that date or diminish the obligations to maintain a valid license and to register and insure their vehicles. Continue reading FORGIVE REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLE (RMV) DEBTS

MassNotify App Alerts Users of Possible COVID-19 Exposure

The cities of Somerville and Methuen are working with state public health officials on a pilot of MassNotify, a new tool that helps fight COVID-19 with smartphones. The pilot begins Monday, April 5. MassNotify can send you an “exposure alert” if you were in close contact with someone who anonymously shared through MassNotify that they tested positive for COVID-19. Continue reading MassNotify App Alerts Users of Possible COVID-19 Exposure