Somerville COA Celebrates the ” 48th Year of Older Americans Month” at WHYC

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By William Tauro

On Thursday Mayor Joseph Curtatone and the Somerville Council on aging invited over one hundred Somerville seniors to attend an event at the Winter Hill Yacht Club to help celebrate the 48th year of “Older Americans Month ”

The Somerville seniors enjoyed a fun filled afternoon of music, raffles and a full buffet.

The mayor and yacht club showed their appreciation to the seniors by thanking then for all that they do to make Somerville a better place.

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Somerville: Auditions for the 2014 Sunsetters

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Auditions for the 2014 Sunsetters will be held on Wednesday May 7th in the Somerville Cable TV studios next to Somerville High School ( entrance is at the end of the SHS/City Hall parking lot below the SHS library. The Sunsetters are Somerville’s long time youth song and dance group that performs on the streets of Somerville throughout the summer. Kids ages 12 to 17 are invited to audition for this paying position. Rehearsals will be Monday through Thursdays for the months of May and June. Auditions start at 7 pm. Come with a song prepared to sing A CD player will be available… Bring your IPod or phone to sing along with. Good luck! For more info contact Jimmy Del Ponte at jdelponte@somervillema.gov or 617-625-6600 extension 2616

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, May 1, the 121st day of 2014 with 243 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:39 and sunset is @ 7:43. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Mars & Jupiter.
Today is May Day, celebrating the return of spring; it is known by various names in different countries and religions

ON THIS DAY IN: 1707 – The Union of England and Scotland was proclaimed.
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EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS – SOMERVILLE CITY CABLE: CABLE CONNECTION City TV (13/22) & Educational Channel 15 (15)

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Denise Taylor, Director of Communications: 617-625-6600 x2620
Steven DeCarlo, Director of City Cable: 617-625-6600 x2617
Joe Constantine, City Cable Producer: 617-625-6600 x2611

*Programs and broadcast times can change due to event addition or cancellation.

CITY TV 13/22
Wednesday, April 30
9:00am:​Patriots Day Celebration
10:00am:​SHS Asian Night
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Car Crashes Lands in Somerville Amelia Earhart Dam Locks Police Rescue Driver

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By William Tauro

Tuesday night at 11:00pm a motor vehicle driven by a man traveling along a back access road behind the Amelia Earhart Dam in Somerville crashed through barriers and landed in 25 feet of water totally submerged in the Mystic River Locks closer to the Everett side.

Somerville Police Officers climbed down a small access ladder and pulled the man that was clinging to the ladder to safety.

Somerville Police requested for the Massachusetts State Police Dive Team to search and make sure that there were no other occupants in the submerged motor vehicle.

It is alleged that the man was intoxicated.

He was transported to the Massachusetts General Hospital for observation.

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Happy Birthday to This Weeks Villens

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Happy Birthday
Mrs Jeffres, mom to our good friends, Phippy, Steve and JJ!
Happy Birthday to Eddie Abate who turns 83 this week! Happy Birthday (again) to Nancy Beach Bunny Shea. Hopefully we got the right “Starfish” this time, oops we meant to say “Bunny!” Happy Birthday to former Somerville Mayor Dorothy Kelly Gay aka (Auntie) as well as to Somerville Pop Warner President Roger Desrochers who is celebrating his birthday this week as well! Also Happy Birthday to our good friends Robin Legee-Voss, Dan Roslando, Bobby Kenny and Leo Saltman!

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