Real Life Somerville Police Stories

20140609-124228.jpg

20140609-124235.jpg
Martins Arrest

On 6/8/2014 while assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division I was summoned to the police station to meet a Cambridge Detective. He told me that he was investigating a robbery that
occurred on 6/8/2014 at 03:39 in Cambridge. The victim reported that his keys, and wallet containing credit cards and his cell phone were taken in the robbery. The suspect was arrested by Somerville P.D. based on probable cause. He was transferred to Cambridge Police.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories

Real Life Somerville Police Stories

20140609-124107.jpg

20140609-124138.jpg
Perez-Melgar Arrest

While in marked unit 661, I was dispatched to Puritan Road for a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. Dispatch informed all responding units that the suspect was in the custody of a good Samaritan and that the situation was slowly escalating. Marked unit 663 (Off. Pasqualino) and plain clothes Detective Sgt. Chaille responded as back-up.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

20140608-205051.jpg

20140608-205037.jpg
Many Happy Birthday Greetings going out to the following Villens celebrating in the Ville this week! Happy Birthday to 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 The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

CITY TO CONDUCT SEARCH FOR NEW RECREATION SUPERINTENDENT

20140608-145154.jpg
Jim Halloran announces move to DPW. Public process to be utilized in search for new Director.

SOMERVILLE – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced today that following an announcement by the City’s Superintendent of Recreation, Jim Halloran, of his intent to accept a position within the Somerville Department of Public Works’ Weights and Measures division, the City will conduct a public search for the next Superintendent, effective immediately. Halloran will assume his position at the DPW on July 1.
Continue reading CITY TO CONDUCT SEARCH FOR NEW RECREATION SUPERINTENDENT

Somerville COA SAVE THE DATE: Some exciting events in the coming weeks:

20140608-144534.jpg

20140608-144601.jpg
Jennifer Holiday & The Boston Pops! Tuesday, June 3rd –Jennifer Holiday made an indelible impression on audiences as the original Effie and Dreamgirls with her show-stopping, heart wrenching performance of “And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going,” earning both a Tony Award & a Grammy. See her perform with The Boston Pops at Continue reading Somerville COA SAVE THE DATE: Some exciting events in the coming weeks:

Somerville Celebrating 75 years of Little League with Former Boston Red Sox Pitcher Oilcan Boyd

20140608-110301.jpg

20140608-110311.jpg

20140608-110326.jpg
Photo L to R:
Little League Alumni Mark Crowley, Little League Alumni Alfred Manzo, Little League Alumni Joe “Crazy Legs” McQuire and Eric Vroom

20140608-110435.jpg
Photo L to R: Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Dennis Oilcan Boyd and Little League Alumni of Somerville Veteran’s Allied Council 75 year old Joe Mitrowicz

By William Tauro

Continue reading Somerville Celebrating 75 years of Little League with Former Boston Red Sox Pitcher Oilcan Boyd

Somerville COA Veterans Group News

20140608-100305.jpg
At the SCOA’s last Veterans Group, Lawrence Willwerth gave us a historical overview of Veterans in Somerville. Our Veterans Group meets the 3rd Monday of each month from 9:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. Are you a Veteran? If you are interested in attending or you would like more information please contact Suzanne Norton at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

20140607-064125.jpg
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, June 7, the 158th day of 2014 with 207 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:18. 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: 1494 – Spain and Portugal signed the Treaty of Tordesillas, agreeing to divide the New World between them.

1498 – Christopher Columbus left on his third voyage of exploration.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Get your history on this Sunday with two events that showcase Somerville’s past

20140606-232730.jpg
At 1 p.m. This Sunday June 8th join Somerville Historic Preservation Commission and Historic Somerville for a tour of the Milk Row Cemetery. Head over to City Hall at 2 p.m. for a guided bike tour of Somerville’s innovative people, places and products. The historical ride is organized by the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission and the Somerville Bicycle Committee. Somerville Police Department officers will accompany riders on the tour.

Somerville's #1 Local News Source