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Letter from the Editor:Somerville Fire, 13 Family Members Displaced, No sign of Anybody From Mayor’s Office

By William Tauro

I’m at that house fire on Heath Street this past Friday afternoon and 13 people, all families with little children displaced  because of the fire and not one person from the mayors office here to help them! It’s totally unacceptable! Continue reading Letter from the Editor:Somerville Fire, 13 Family Members Displaced, No sign of Anybody From Mayor’s Office

Letter from the Editor: Somerville City Council Demanding Mayor Curtatone to Come Clean

By William Tauro

Somerville City Councilors asking “What is Mayor Joe Curtatone Hiding” and demanding immediate answers as they now threatened to go to the Massachusetts Inspector General to inquire about the March 2020 DPW Police Raid as well as ”cut off complete funding to the Somerville DPW unless the mayor comes clean.”

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Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Covid19 Results Positive or Negative??

Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,

Hi Bill, I think this is something that you should know what we have observed. Some people that I know of with positive COVID tests decided to get another test at CareWell on broadway and paid $160.00 and got negative results. Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Covid19 Results Positive or Negative??

Somerville Gets Rid of Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Community Work Program (CWP) A Much Sought After Program


 
By Arthur Moore

Somerville Ward 2 Councilor J.T. Scott decided for us that this program which is voluntary which is much sought after and used in many communities that we should not have it here. This is a great program which has saved many cities money. After all we the taxpayers have to pay a lot of money to keep these prisoners incarcerated. Continue reading Somerville Gets Rid of Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Community Work Program (CWP) A Much Sought After Program

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, October 20, the 292nd day of 2020 with 73 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:02 and sunset is @ 5:54. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1740 – Maria Theresa became the ruler of Austria, Hungary and Bohemia with the death of her father, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

WMEX 1510AM “Tauro Tauro the Political Corruption Bull Fighter“ Radio Show


Well I have to say that new awesome doors are opening up for us everyday!

Extra, Extra, WMEX 1510 Boston’s radio talkshow host Gary Leavitt of the Gary Leavitt and Friends Show just contacted me and they asked me if I would be interested in being on their radio talkshow this coming Sunday morning as a special guest! Continue reading WMEX 1510AM “Tauro Tauro the Political Corruption Bull Fighter“ Radio Show

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

Happy Birthday to a number of Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville and around the Square! Happy Birthday to Jenn Almeida, Charlie Rooster Toohey, Dianna Riley, David Farnell, Addison Greyham, Nancy Powers, Kevin Munger, Jimmy Delgado, Caitlyn Marie Russell, Jimbo Daviss, Erin Reilly, Nick Vro Ferragamo, Courtney Christina, Sal DiCarlo, Annmarie L. Boudreau, Donna Greland, Lauren Baino, Sean Hickey, Marie Maniscalco Hogan, Diane Cameron-Donahue, Jim McCue, Melissa Crowley Bento, Joey DiOreo, Tony Rodrigues, Rick Crosby, George Lally, Helene Maymill, Valerie Spinale, Janice Martell, Michelle Grant, John Coughlin, Charley Valera, Ron Glejzer, Steve Derany, Sal DiFusco, Paul Di Liegro, Kathy Toppi, Penny O’Connor Cummings, Krystle Foster, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: David ROBINSON (Narcotics Charges) (SPD Warrants) & Alicia SALISBURY (Narcotics Charge) (Danvers and Boston Warrants)

On 10/14/20 I along with several members of the Criminal Investigations Division as part of an ongoing investigation (incident 20048675) were conducting surveillance in the location of 155-157 Perkins St. #X Somerville, MA. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: David ROBINSON (Narcotics Charges) (SPD Warrants) & Alicia SALISBURY (Narcotics Charge) (Danvers and Boston Warrants)

Reality Bites On Today’s Somerville

 

The issues are too complicated. This was the strategy which I have followed the past 15 years: The city is comprised of city workers who are also taxpayers and have self serving interests and conflicts. They are split into two categories: one that is called a “hack”, defined as someone who will do whatever it takes to keep their job and serve the mayor’s evil empire.  Continue reading Reality Bites On Today’s Somerville

About Ballot Question 2​

By Bob Katzen

Question 2 asks voters if they approve of a proposed law that would implement a voting system known as “ranked-choice voting” (RCV) in which voters rank one or more candidates in order of preference. If one candidate receives more than 50 percent of the first-place votes, that candidate would be declared the winner and no other rounds would be necessary. Continue reading About Ballot Question 2​

MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS AND FORECLOSURES EXPIRES

By Bob Katzen

A law that placed a moratorium on most residential, commercial and nonprofit evictions and foreclosures until October 17 has expired. The expired law allowed for emergency for cause evictions that involve allegations of criminal activity or lease violations that are “detrimental to the health or safety of other residents, health care workers, emergency personnel or the general public.” Continue reading MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS AND FORECLOSURES EXPIRES

GOVERNOR BAKER FILES REVISED BUDGET

By Bob Katzen

Governor Baker filed a revised version of the fiscal 2021 state budget with a price tag of $45.5 million which is 3.8 percent more than the original budget he filed in January. Since the beginning of the fiscal year began on July 1, the state has been operating on interim monthly budgets approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor.

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