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Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Rat Problem Escalating and New Leadership Needed

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

Somerville continues to have its rat problems with no immediate plan or end in sight. I used to go months never seeing one. I just saw NINE in a short walk. I’ve been seeing them cross Somerville Avenue when heading home at night. They’re coming off the tracks from the GLX construction (which I don’t mind) and coming into the neighborhoods BECAUSE THE RESTAURANTS ARE NOT OPEN!! Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Rat Problem Escalating and New Leadership Needed

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

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Happy Birthday to a number of Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday to Joel Mesiti, Eddie Scirocco, Fernando Nunes, Gigi Zammuto, Lisa Tivnan, Kevin Rosa, Adelaide Santos, Billy Gore, Deb Goldberg, Kim Garbino, Lisa Dervishian, Kim Eori-Finocchiaro, Charles Kostro, Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Somerville-Two Creative Arts Spaces Surveys Now Accepting Responses

The Somerville Arts Council and Metropolitan Area Planning Council are conducting two surveys to find out if Somerville artists have stable access to space for their work. There are two surveys: one for individuals and one for organizations. Artists who live or work in Somerville are invited to take whichever applies to them. Continue reading Somerville-Two Creative Arts Spaces Surveys Now Accepting Responses

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Victor MOYA (Disorderly, ABPO)

On May 9, 2021 I was in full uniform working in a patrol capacity for the Somerville Police Department. At 9:02 P.M., I was dispatched to 179 Broadway, Maya Sol Restaurant for a fight. The reporting party stated to Somerville Police Dispatch that there was a male inside the establishment that was trying to fight the people. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Victor MOYA (Disorderly, ABPO)

Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Re: Ward 3 Newsletter – May 7, 2021 and Ralph Adams Cram


May 8, 2021
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,

Dear Billy

I like Ben very much, but in this instance I cannot agree that
this former church should be destroyed, especially for a developer.

Sincerely
Carol Rae Bradford,M.Ed.

Re: Ward 3 Newsletter – May 7, 2021 and Ralph Adams Cram

Dear Ben:

I am a bit unbelieving in that Cram was a racist and against immigrants per se.

I’ve looked him up on the Internet, including Wikipedia, and as far as i can see,
he was a very successful and brilliant architect. I’ve seen nothing at all negative. Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Re: Ward 3 Newsletter – May 7, 2021 and Ralph Adams Cram

Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Parking in Somerville— a form of political chicanery that continues to shaking down residents–

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

Billy,

As the new mayor of Somerville, will you do something to change the way traffic and parking department handles the predatory manner in which they fine the “non connected”, residents and taxpayers of this city? Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Parking in Somerville— a form of political chicanery that continues to shaking down residents–