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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Amazon.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, August 19, the 231st day of 2019 with 134 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:54 and sunset is @ 7:41. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1812 – “Old Ironsides” (the USS Constitution) won a battle against the British frigate Guerriere east of Nova Scotia.
1848 – The discovery of gold in California was reported by the New York Herald. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Arts Council Sponsors ‘Black, Brown & Queer Fest’ in Union Square on August 24

Multi-disciplinary arts festival to feature Queer and trans artists of color.

SOMERVILLE – The Somerville Arts Council is partnering with Oompa, a nationally-acclaimed, Boston- born, poet, rapper, and educator, to present a Black, Brown & Queer, a QTPOC (Queer and Trans, person of color) multi-disciplinary arts festival. Continue reading Somerville Arts Council Sponsors ‘Black, Brown & Queer Fest’ in Union Square on August 24

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Taylor LACORTE (Unarmed Robbery, Narcotics, False ID Info, RSP)

On 15 August, 2019 at approximately 12:33 a.m. I was assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division car E3. I was dispatched, along with car E2 (Officer Nick Moreira), to Belmont Street at Summer Street for a report of a robbery. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Taylor LACORTE (Unarmed Robbery, Narcotics, False ID Info, RSP)

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Amazon.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, August 18, the 230th day of 2019 with 135 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:53 and sunset is @ 7:42. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1227 – The Mongol conqueror Ghengis Khan died. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Top Comments From Somerville News Weekly News Site On: Safe Heroin Injection Sites In Somerville

Why don’t Somerville follow Malden. Check out Malden Over Addiction and learn what it represents. I attended a fundraiser for this cause in Malden back in May and could not believe what they do for addicts and how many lives they have changed for the better. I highly doubt there is place created there for people to go and shoot Heroin. This is a terrible idea. Come up with something like Malden did and watch the support you will get. Continue reading Top Comments From Somerville News Weekly News Site On: Safe Heroin Injection Sites In Somerville

Somerville Speakup Line: Clarification From Local 76 Union President Tom Ross:Mayor’s Quote “Could Not Be Further Than The Truth”

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Somerville Firefighters Local 76
August 15 at 9:09 AM ·
Clarification from Local 76 Union President Tom Ross:

In a recent WBUR interview with Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, regarding safe injection sites for I.V drug users, The Mayor was quoted that Somerville Police, Firefighters and EMT’s are all on board. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Clarification From Local 76 Union President Tom Ross:Mayor’s Quote “Could Not Be Further Than The Truth”

Somerville Speakup Line:Parking on Broadway In Front of Trum Field Is Totally Ridiculous

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

This is just an old retired cops opinion. I didn’t think it could get any crazier in Somerville than Mass. Ave, Central Sq. Cambridge, with trucks, buses, m/v’s & bicyclist, competing against each other in an old fashion demolition derby. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Parking on Broadway In Front of Trum Field Is Totally Ridiculous

Somerville Speakup Line:Hank Hansen Park In The Dark Totally Unacceptable

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Around memorial day, I called Somerville is 311, and put in a request for the light that’s been out for months on Hank Hansen Park, Congressional medal of honor recipient and Somerville resident who died or just after raising the flag on Iwo Jima, they told me it would be fixed in a couple weeks, Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Hank Hansen Park In The Dark Totally Unacceptable

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, August 17, the 229th day of 2019 with 136 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:52 and sunset is @ 7:44. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1790 – The capital city of the U.S. moved to Philadelphia from New York City.
1807 – Robert Fulton’s “North River Steam Boat” (known as the “Clermont”) began heading up New York’s Hudson River on its successful round-trip to Albany. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Sponsored by STEALING SOMERVILLE Death of an Urban City To order STEALING SOMERVILLE go to: www.Amazon.com

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, August 14, the 226th day of 2019 with 139 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:49 and sunset is @ 7:48. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1248 – The rebuilding of the Cologne Cathedral in Cologne, Germany, began after being destroyed by fire. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer