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Somerville Speakup Line:Captain Coverup Hurts Elbow Opening File Cabinet Goes on Comp

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

You were absolutely correct about Crooked Captain Coverup who pulled papers last year to retire but suspiciously overnight just showed up that week and came back like nothing ever happened. The word around the station is that he’s probably worth more to the federal government on the job then off the job. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Captain Coverup Hurts Elbow Opening File Cabinet Goes on Comp

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, October 19, the 292nd day of 2018 with 73 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:01 and sunset is @ 5:56. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1765 – In the U.S., The Stamp Act Congress met and drew up a declaration of rights and liberties. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Why Isn’t Somerville Police Department Asking for Public’s Help on Locating Registrar Maria Curtatone’s Drinkfest Stabbing Suspect

By William Tauro

This past Tuesday, the Somerville Police Department sent out a bulletin on Facebook asking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect who attempted to rob the boutique. Continue reading Why Isn’t Somerville Police Department Asking for Public’s Help on Locating Registrar Maria Curtatone’s Drinkfest Stabbing Suspect

Somerville BOA Public Hearing Monday Night 10/22

There will be a Public Hearing before the Board of Aldermen’s Committee on Finance on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 7:00 PM, in the Aldermanic Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 93 Highland Avenue, on the Order of Alderman William White, Jr., Chair of the Committee, for public input related to the transfer of a city-owned parcel in the North Prospect Block to the Somerville Redevelopment Authority (#204755). Continue reading Somerville BOA Public Hearing Monday Night 10/22

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, October 18, the 291st day of 2018 with 74 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:59 and sunset is @ 5:58. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1469 – Ferdinand of Aragon married Isabella of Castile. The marriage united all the dominions of Spain. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line: Where Are the Housing Advocates

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

I guess housing advocates are only focused on ‘low-income’ housing. No one is representing the approx 70% of renters who surely could use more inventory and more moderate rents. Why? Because those people are passing through and not represented by anyone – certainly not Mayor Joe or the Board of Aldermen.

Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Where Are the Housing Advocates

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, October 17, the 290th day of 2018 with 75 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:58 and sunset is @ 6:00. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1739 – Thomas Coram was granted a Royal Charter from George II so a “hospital for the maintenance and education of exposed and deserted young children” in Londond, England. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, October 16, the 289th day of 2018 with 76 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:57 and sunset is @ 6:01. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1701 – The Collegiate School was founded in Killingworth, CT. The school moved to New Haven in 1745 and changed its name to Yale College. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Maura Mccaffrey-Lewis, Ned Scannell, Lucy Catino, Bill McCarthy, Craig Churchill, Alice Trifone, Lori Connolly, John Dwyer, Ginny Azulay Roche, Kate Donaghue, Denise Lefebvre Ribeiro, Jim Roderick, Susan LaVerde Demarco, Joe Vasconcelos, Jim McCue, Joey DiOrio, Jimmy Delgado, Melissa Crowley Bento, Tony Rodrigues, Charley Valera, Ron Glejzer, Robert Campo, Daniel Bussey, Happy 14th Birthday to Matthew DeOliveira, Happy 74th Birthday to Vasconcelos and Happy 96th Birthday to Mrs Follansbee

Sent in by our readers!

Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, October 15, the 288th day of 2018 with 77 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:56 and sunset is @ 6:03. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte began his exile on the remote island of St. Helena in the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer