Somerville Speakup Line: OH BELIEVE IT! Another Somerville Real Estate Sales Tax…2% on every sale!

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OH BELIEVE IT! Another Somerville Real Estate Sales Tax…2% on every sale! Mad about the Somerville Condo Review Ordinance, GET READY, this ADDED 2% Real Estate Transfer Tax has already sneaked through and passed Somerville for approval and is now at the state level to be heard next week before the Joint Committee on Revenue Bill H.2423. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: OH BELIEVE IT! Another Somerville Real Estate Sales Tax…2% on every sale!

District Attorney Ryan and Attorney General Healey Launch Recertification Course for Online Mandated Reporter Training

BOSTON – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Attorney General Maura Healey have announced that a Recertification Course is now available for mandated reporters who have previously completed the Middlesex Children’s Advocacy Center’s Continue reading District Attorney Ryan and Attorney General Healey Launch Recertification Course for Online Mandated Reporter Training

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, June 14, the 165th day of 2019 with 200 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:22. 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 Continental Army was founded by the Second Continental Congress for purposes of common defense. This event is considered to be the birth of the United States Army. On June 15, George Washington was appointed commander-in-chief. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Cummings Foundation awards Elizabeth Peabody House $100,000


Somerville nonprofit receives Cummings Foundation grant to support their after-school program

SOMERVILLE, June 13, 2019 – The Elizabeth Peabody House is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. The Somerville-based organization was chosen from a total of 574 applicants during a competitive review process. Continue reading Cummings Foundation awards Elizabeth Peabody House $100,000

City, Somerville Media Center to Introduce “From My Heart to Yours” – A Short Documentary on the Opioid Epidemic – at Upcoming Premiere

“From My Heart to Yours” features insights, perspectives, & stories from individuals working to address the opioid epidemic across the region, particularly in Somerville. Continue reading City, Somerville Media Center to Introduce “From My Heart to Yours” – A Short Documentary on the Opioid Epidemic – at Upcoming Premiere

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 11, the 162nd day of 2019 with 203 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:20. 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: 1346 – Charles IV of Luxembourg was elected Holy Roman Emperor in Germany. 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 Jose Mesmar, Cambridge City Counselor Tim Toomey, Lauren Crockton, Devon Vendetti, Amanda Edmunds, Connie Beninati Savoia, Matthew Richardson, Paula Burton, Sabella Moister, Anthony David Galluccio, Denise Napolitano Grosse, Sam Castriotta, Jim Povio, Ed Starr, Anna Rebelo, Carol Barilka, Kamala Vasanthakumar, John F. Burke, Attorney Michael T. Dwyer, Jim Crowley, Chuck Roche, Donna Amenta, Roseann Jackson, Raíssa Storch, Peter Westcott, Louise Fiorenzio, Ricky Migliacci, Kathleen Donofrio, Larry Bethune, Verge Figueiredo, Darlyne Darff, Donna M. Quinn, Pat Centofanti, Sandra Heron, Lynda Norton, Jack Kehoe, Gregg Moree, Noah Kreatz, Kelsie Ann, Robert Ambrogi, Robert Miller and Chris Dello Russo

Sent in by our readers! Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Somerville Police Conducts Joint Hazardous Material Decontamination Exercise

Photo:(L to R) K9 Unit, Tim Sullivan, Neighborhood Policing Unit: Ofc.McDaid, Ofc. Berrouet, Sgt. Shackelford, Ofc.Ubda, Ofc.Manzelli.

This past Saturday, members of the Somerville Neighborhood Policing Unit along with the K-9 Unit participated in joint hazardous material decontamination exercise at the Somerville Hospital that’s located on Tower Street in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Police Conducts Joint Hazardous Material Decontamination Exercise

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 10, the 161st day of 2019 with 204 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:20. 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: 1776 – The Continental Congress appointed a committee to write a Declaration of Independence. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

TWO AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS AVAILABLE: 38 DAY STREET & 1119-1133 BROADWAY SOMERVILLE

SOMERVILLE – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), in collaboration with Shree Ganesh Realty Trust & Darin Associates announce Affordable rental opportunities for two (2) rental apartments, at 1119-1133 Broadway and 38 Day Street, respectively. Continue reading TWO AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS AVAILABLE: 38 DAY STREET & 1119-1133 BROADWAY SOMERVILLE

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