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!
Continue reading Faces of Assembly Row: Tom Bent
Fourth of July Fireworks, Family Fun Day, SomerStreets, SomerMovies, ArtBeat and more are coming back to the streets of Somerville beginning in June!
SOMERVILLE – Summertime in Somerville is kicking back into high gear for summer 2014, with the return Continue reading 2014 ‘SUMMERTIME IN SOMERVILLE’ EVENTS LINEUP
Lieutenant Timothy Mitsakis received an award today from the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) for his tireless efforts in the planning, support and implementation of a
Continue reading Somerville Police Lieutenant Timothy Mitsakis Awarded
On Thursday June 12, 2014, at about 10:20 am, the Somerville Police and Fire Departments responded to a reported motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Holland and Dover Streets in Somerville.
Continue reading Somerville Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Accident
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.
Continue reading “Rock and Run” 5k hosted by Radio 92.9 and Assembly Row- Saturday, June 21
What’s on Somerville Neighborhood News episode #17. Catch the sights and sounds of East Somerville Main Streets and the City of Somerville’s Carnaval and learn by performers and residents love it. Watch Somerville Neighborhood News for this segment and other stories this Tuesday at 7pm on SCATV’s Ch. 3 or at www.scatvsomerville.org/SNN.
By William Tauro
A 91 year old elderly woman pedestrian was struck by a FedEx delivery truck around 11am Thursday morning.
The incident occurred on Holland Street in Davis Square Somerville.
The 92 year old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Residents, community members invited to submit questions
to help choose Somerville’s next Chief of Police
SOMERVILLE – The four finalists for Somerville Chief of Police—Somerville Deputy Chief Michael Cabral; Somerville Deputy Chief David Fallon; Continue reading FOUR POLICE CHIEF FINALISTS AT CITYWIDE INTERVIEW ON JUNE 25
By William Tauro
The Somerville Chamber of Commerce’s “2014 Taste of Somerville” was a complete success this past Wednesday!
Continue reading Chamber’s Taste of Somerville a Big Success!
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Have The Sunsetters perform on your street in front of your house ! Monday –Thursdays from 7 pm- 8 pm, between July 7th and August 20th
Many dates are still available ! Contact Jimmy Del Ponte at 617-625- 6600 extension 2616
SCBC Summer Music Camp (SSMC) 2014, “Make Your Groove”
Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22, from 9:00am – 4:00pm 31 College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
For More Info, Please Visit: www.ilovescbc.org
Continue reading New Summer Music Camp Begins in Somerville
The obituary of lifelong Somerville resident Hubert “Hubie” Fowler of Ten Hills.
Beloved husband of Marjorie (Loveless) Fowler.
Continue reading Obituary of Hubert Fowler
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.
1667 – The first successful human blood transfusion was performed, in Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
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Somerville, MA, June 3, 2014 –Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone’s decision to sign an executive order curtailing Somerville’s participation in the Secure Communities program has earned praise from some, but criticism from others.
Continue reading Somerville Signs Out of Secure Communities
City TV (13/22) & Educational Channel 15 (15)
*Programs and broadcast times can change due to event addition or cancellation.
Continue reading EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS – SOMERVILLE CITY CABLE: CABLE CONNECTION
Attached is the agenda for Thursday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting.
For your information, this meeting will stream live on the internet, and will be stored online, in a searchable format, at the City of Somerville’s Board of Aldermen’s meeting portal, http://somervillecityma.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx.
Continue reading BOA Agenda, Thursday, 6/12/14, 7 PM
The City of Somerville would like to invite all interested vendors to participate in the Summertime in Somerville Fireworks Celebration on Thursday, July 3, 2014 (rain date Continue reading Fireworks Vendors – community note
Every Thursday evening this summer, open house-style workshops to collect resident and stakeholder feedback to help shape Somerville’s future.
Continue reading CITY SEEKING COMMUNNITY INPUT ON PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE THROUGH PUBLIC WORKSHOPS
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.”
Staff and the students run the Highlander Café, a restaurant and take- Continue reading What is Cooking at Somerville High School?
Photos by Frank Santangelo
Parts of Somerville looked like the Great Lakes during Tuesday afternoons heavy rain storm.
Vehicles parked on Richdale Avenue were partially submerged in water.
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.
Continue reading Somerville Firefighters Hold Moment of Silence to Remember Firefighters Lost on Arrow Paper Fire 40th Anniversary
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!
Continue reading Here’s Your Dosage of This Week’s Somerville News Weekly’s “Newstalk Shout Out!”