Faces of Assembly Row: Tom Bent

This week’s “Faces of Assembly Row” features Tom Bent, founder of Bent Electrical, the company responsible to put the lights on at Assembly Row.

Bent Electrical’s partnership with the local electricians union to add two Somerville High School students to the electrical team at Assembly Row and his the addition of 50 more hires for the project, prove that Tom and his team are vital in keeping the lights on and showing off the opportunities the Assembly Row project has created for the community!
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“Rock and Run” 5k hosted by Radio 92.9 and Assembly Row- Saturday, June 21

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Rock and Run

Saturday June 21, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Assembly Row is working in conjunction with 92.9 to host the inaugural Rock and Run 5k obstacle race, which will have monkey bars, climbs, hurdles, and walls with live musical acts at every mile marker along the course. After crossing the finish line, runners will be invited to relax at a post race party featuring a beer garden (21+) and will be capped off by an exclusive performance by a national recording artist.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, June 12, the 163rd day of 2014 with 202 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:21. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1665 – England installed a municipal government in New York, formerly the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam.
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What is Cooking at Somerville High School?

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Somerville, MA, June 3, 2014 – Every year, some 50 future chefs learn to chop, baste, mince and sauté in the Somerville High School Culinary Arts program.
“The Culinary Arts program started in 1981,” head teacher Thomas Cardon told Somerville Neighborhood News. “It’s basically a program to teach students how to become professional cooks and professional chefs and professional bakers.”
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Somerville Firefighters Hold Moment of Silence to Remember Firefighters Lost on Arrow Paper Fire 40th Anniversary

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Photo by Tommy Ross and William Tauro

On Tuesday morning at 9:00am to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the fire at arrow paper that claimed the lives of 2 Somerville Firefighters Joseph Reilly and Robert Brickley. Firefighters from the station named in their honor stand at attention for a moment of silence.

Frank Conole, a retired City of Cambridge Dept of Public Works employee that lives not too far from the site for the past six years has been decorating the Somerville Fire Department’s / Arrow Paper Company’s Fire Memorial that’s located at 111 South St. in Somerville.
Francis shows up at every holiday with the a decorative wreath in festive decor to pay tribute to firefighters lost in the line of duty.

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Here’s Your Dosage of This Week’s Somerville News Weekly’s “Newstalk Shout Out!”

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Happy Birthday Greetings to the following Villens celebrating in the Ville this week! Delores Haley, Anthony Galluccio, Denise Napolitano Grosse, Chuck Roche, Donna Amenta, Larry Bethune, Edward Ned Merrick, Rebekah Gewirtz, Lynda Norton, Happy 7th Birthday to Nicholas DeSantis, Happy Birthday 10-year-old Jack Lawhorne and Happy 16th Birthday to Michael Upton!
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