GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, July 21, the 199th day of 2017 with 166 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:25 and sunset is @ 8:15. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1733 – John Winthrop was granted the first honorary Doctor of Law Degree given by Harvard College in Cambridge, MA. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Precautions Encouraged, Avoid Mosquito Bites
SOMERVILLE – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is reporting that mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus, a potentially serious disease spread by mosquito bites, have been found in Cambridge, Boston, and Belmont so far this season. Continue reading WEST NILE VIRUS RISK IN SOMERVILLE ELEVATED TO MODERATE
SOMERVILLE – UPDATE: Beginning on Saturday, July 29 (weather permitting), both Prospect St. and Webster Ave. will be converted to accommodate two-way vehicle and bicycle traffic. Continue reading Somerville-Prospect St., Webster Ave., to Convert to Two-Way Streets as of July 29, 2017
State Representative Christine P. Barber of Somerville and Medford voted last week to enact a $40.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 that includes funding for schools and local aid, key community programs, and a number of critical local projects.
Continue reading REP. BARBER VOTES FOR FY18 BUDGET, REJECTS MASSHEALTH CUTS
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, July 20, the 198th day of 2017 with 167 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:24 and sunset is @ 8:16. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1801 – A 1,235 pound cheese ball was pressed at the farm of Elisha Brown, Jr. The ball of cheese was later loaded on a horse-driven wagon and presented to U.S. President Thomas Jefferson at the White House. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer