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Somerville Senior’s and Veteran’s Beach Party Luncheon at the Winter Hill Yacht Club

Please join William “Billy” Tauro and the great members of the Winter Hill Yacht Club on Thursday August 19th from 12:00Noon-2:00PM for lunch and entertainment at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club located at 500 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145. And the best part of it is that it’s all free of charge and “It’s on Billy” so come and enjoy the festivities on Somerville’s Waterfront with Billy and the good people of the Winter Hill Yacht Club! Continue reading Somerville Senior’s and Veteran’s Beach Party Luncheon at the Winter Hill Yacht Club

Somerville Speakup Line:Curtatone Testing His Puppet’s Waters

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

How many people already in Somerville got the phone call this past weekend claiming to be a survey company? They ask the basic survey questions of how they would vote in the upcoming election and save the best question for last which is “If Joe Curtatone was in this election would you vote for him?” Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line:Curtatone Testing His Puppet’s Waters

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hakeem PARKER (Larceny, RSP)

On Friday, July 16, 2021, at 6:11 P.M., Somerville Police control received a call from Polo Ralph Lauren regarding a male shoplifter who entered the store, grabbed merchandise, and ran out of the store. The shoplifter was described as a black male in his twenties, wearing a red shirt walking towards Artisan Way. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hakeem PARKER (Larceny, RSP)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Nicholas FREDA (OUI Liquor, Refuse to Identify, Fail to Stop)

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 7:00 P.M., Somerville Police control received three 911 calls regarding a white Mercedes traveling the wrong way on Prichard Ave. Prichard Ave is a public way in the city of Somerville.

Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Nicholas FREDA (OUI Liquor, Refuse to Identify, Fail to Stop)

City of Somerville Seeks Applicants for Fair Housing and Anti-Displacement Task Force

The City of Somerville is currently seeking applicants for a newly created Fair Housing and Anti-Displacement Task Force to explore whether, and how, to incorporate principals of federal, state, and local fair housing and anti-discrimination laws into Somerville’s Zoning Code. Continue reading City of Somerville Seeks Applicants for Fair Housing and Anti-Displacement Task Force

Join a Celebration of Immigrant Communities with the City of Somerville and the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, 7/23

The SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) will be hosting an event to celebrate and recognize the contributions of immigrants in our community on Friday, July 23, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross Street. Continue reading Join a Celebration of Immigrant Communities with the City of Somerville and the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, 7/23

Somerville Hosting Free Gardening Workshops for New Gardeners This Summer & Fall

Somerville residents have a few more free opportunities to learn gardening basics. After a successful pilot earlier this summer, the City’s Health and Human Services Department will host additional Growing Gardeners workshops for residents who are brand new to gardening in July and October. Continue reading Somerville Hosting Free Gardening Workshops for New Gardeners This Summer & Fall

West Branch Library Opens for Indoor Services July 13

The newly renovated and restored Somerville Public Library West Branch at 40 College Avenue will open for indoor services Tuesday, July 13, welcoming visitors into the historic site for the first time since it closed for construction in early 2019. A ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration will be held at a later date.

Continue reading West Branch Library Opens for Indoor Services July 13

Monday Morning.. Davis Square Somerville .. Behind 3 Restaurants.. Invitations to Rat Fest

By William Tauro

Are we wondering why there are rat problems in many parts of Somerville? Yes the multiple construction developments and of course the GLX Project are major contributors, but how about our restaurants themselves contributing in Davis Square?
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Getting to Know William “B” Tauro for Mayor of Somerville

Good day to all.
I am William “Billy” Tauro Candidate for Mayor of Somerville.

I come from a family of Italian immigrants. My wife is a Brazilian American who immigrated from Belo Horizonte Brazil. My son is a newspaper publisher, my daughter a registered nurse, both are Italian Americans. My stepson is Brazilian American who studied law and works in the correctional field. And I have both a grandson and a granddaughter as well as a step grandson and my family is still growing as we speak.
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Somerville Elected Officials Blindsiding the Truth as Usual, Time to Check Back Into Reality

By William Tauro

I get the shit kicked out of me because I continuously report the truth, but yet many people of Somerville just can’t handle reality of what Somerville has become. Let this article below that I posted in 2019 just sink in! Continue reading Somerville Elected Officials Blindsiding the Truth as Usual, Time to Check Back Into Reality