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Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Davis Square Has Become the Newest Summer #@&#hole! Bon appétit

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Updated:Exactly 43 minutes of posting this article, the Somerville DPW had the eyesore all cleaned up! Thank you Somerville DPW for another job well done! The shopkeeper and it’s customers who made the mess in the first place should take responsibility on their own and not have to depend on other people to clean their mess!A2D679A1-F92E-4BFE-B463-4F7583A6CE15

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

Davis Square looks like a #@#%hole on this first summer Wednesday of July! How are people supposed to eat outside with this trash all over the sidewalk? Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Davis Square Has Become the Newest Summer #@&#hole! Bon appétit

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 30, the 182nd day of 2020 with 184 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:10 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1097 – The Crusaders defeated the Turks at Dorylaeum. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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 and around the Square! Happy Birthday to Angela Perry, Richie Mochi, Joe Colarusso, Anthony Colarusso, John Cabral, Caroline Thompson, Mike Moccia, Aliana Oppedisano, Joelle Martin, Chloe DeMaria, Carmine DeMaria, Ryan McNeill, Scott Macinnes, Katherine Cremin, Donna J Clifford, Emily Yu, John Avakian, EJ Frammartino, Stacy Rogers, Rita Lyons, Stacy Ann, Len Ferrari, Annmarie Griffin, Jennifer Cucinotta Strykowski, Dawn Rae, Patricia Morrison Shaughnessy, Jay Flanagan, Tina Minson, Albert T Primo, Johnny Pizzi, Edie Shea, Mike LaFrance, Julia Taliesin, Sheila Analetto, Ambria Breen, Daisy Monsalve, Melanie Murray, Edward Tauro, Bob Staffiere, Ken Webber, Jen Oliveira, Jeffrey Harrington, Anthony Accardi, Rob Ciampi, Charlie Cappello, Paul Nonni, Barbara Zabriskie Williams, James Alcott, Barbara Favaloro, Daniel Cook, Billy Dalrymple, Heather Roderick, Tim Winn, Jodie Lynn and Happy 92nd Birthday to Jim Bremis

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

Mayor Curtatone Submits FY2021 Budget with Belt-Tightening, But No Cuts to Services and No Layoffs

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Strong local tax base, long-game fiscal management & strategic cuts enable City to avoid austerity measures;

$1.6 million allocated for new Racial and Social Justice investments funded in part via $750,000 in funds diverted from Somerville Police budget Continue reading Mayor Curtatone Submits FY2021 Budget with Belt-Tightening, But No Cuts to Services and No Layoffs

Applications Available for Fiscal Year 2021 Community Preservation Act Funding Eligibility Determination Forms due July 17 at 4:30 p.m.

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SOMERVILLE, MA – Applications for this coming fiscal year’s Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds and the fiscal year 2021 Community Preservation Plan, which sets the funding allocations and priorities for the year, are now available. An estimated $630,000 is available for projects that preserve Somerville’s historic resources and/or expand and improve our parks and recreation land.

Continue reading Applications Available for Fiscal Year 2021 Community Preservation Act Funding Eligibility Determination Forms due July 17 at 4:30 p.m.

CLOSURE OF ESSENTIAL SERVICES AT A HOSPITAL

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By Bob Katzen

The Senate 38-0, approved an amendment that would require the Health Policy Commission to report on the adverse effects suffered after the closure of any essential services at a hospital. The amendment also would require an examination of the efficacy of existing standards and requirements intended to maintain such essential services. Continue reading CLOSURE OF ESSENTIAL SERVICES AT A HOSPITAL

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 23, the 175th day of 2020 with 191 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:25. 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: 1683 – William Penn signed a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer