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Somerville Speakup Line: Broadway Restoring by Mark Niedergang Ward 5 City Councilor

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Here is my response to Arthur Moore’s letter regarding Broadway bus lane 

Dear Mr. Moore,

First I want to say how much I respect and admire your commitment and energy and time you have devoted to changing back the bus/bike lanes on Broadway, even though I disagree with you. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Broadway Restoring by Mark Niedergang Ward 5 City Councilor

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, October 16, the 288th day of 2019 with 77 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:57 and sunset is @ 6:02. 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: 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 Diane cameron-Donahue, Jim McCue, Joey DiOrio, Jimmy Dalgado, Melissa Crowley Bento, Tony Rodrigues, Rick Crosby, George Lally, Ginny Azulay Roache, Kate Donaghue, Denise Lefebvre Ribeiro, Susan Laverde DeMarco, Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Letter to the Editor:Councilor Clingan Community Meeting More Than 70 In attendance Only 3 Spoke In Favor Of Bus Lanes

To the council members;

You may be aware that the recent changes to Broadway on Winter Hill has sparked outrage in the community. At a recent community meeting hosted by Councilor Clingan, more than 70 people were in attendance. Only three people spoke in favor or were neutral on the change in traffic patterns. That means more than 95% of the people in attendance were

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Somerville Speakup Line:Saturday’s Bus Lane Meeting What Did and Should Happen, Put It On Ballot Before There Printed

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

I attended Saturday’s meeting regarding the bus lane. Councilor Clingan and Brad Rawson were there for the whole meeting. Councilor Stephanie Hirsch stepped in briefly. Mike Capuano came in near the end of the meeting. As expected everybody was outraged over

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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 SUNDAY, October 13, the 285th day of 2019 with 80 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:54 and sunset is @ 6:07. 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: 1775 – The U.S. Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line:New Somerville DPW Commissioner Already Taking Care of His Own With Contracts

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

The corruption continues! We’re hearing that the new Somerville DPW Big Steve Mac is already taking over where the corrupt lake commissioner left off!

It seems that the new Somerville DPW Commissioner’s wife has

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Somerville Speakup Line:Somerville Bus Lane Frustrations and Malfunctions

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

The big problem here is that a mistake was made just in the timing alone. Should never have been done until the bridges were returned to normal to start with. Next is they don’t listen with an open mind.

I have talked to them. Regardless of saying they made the mistake instead of

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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 SATURDAY, October 12, the 284th day of 2019 with 81 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:53 and sunset is @ 6:09. 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: 1492 – Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer, sighted Watling Island in the Bahamas. He believed that he had found Asia while attempting to find a Western ocean route to India. The same day he claimed the land for Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

“Haunted Hall” Halloween Event Returns to City Hall Concourse on October 24


FREE Halloween event features safe trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, activities for kids, and more!

SOMERVILLE – Join the City of Somerville on Thursday, October 24, for the annual “Haunted Hall” event on the City Hall concourse from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The family-friendly event will feature

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Somerville Speakup Line:Suspicious Cambridge/Somerville Line 2 Alarm Fire All Fingers Point Towards Familiar Pattens Of History Repeating Itself

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Last Saturday on early evening on October 5th there was a fire in Cambridge on the Somerville line located at ‪305 Webster Av., Inman Crossing, ( Webster Ave. and Columbia Sts.)‬. The fire damaged a development that was still under construction almost near completion.

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The Somerville News Weekly’s Bite-The-Dust-Pool, Who Will Be The Next Candidate To Bite The Dust?

By William Tauro

In 2017 Federal charges were sought on six people including Mayor Joseph Curtatone of Somerville. Over the past two years, more people have been named as accomplices and their names have been submitted over to the federal authorities.

Over the past year alone these people have been dropping like flies and/or getting very sick.

Names that were sent to the federal authorities seeking charges just to name a few were

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