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What’s on Somerville Neighborhood News

On April 18, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

snn_4_15_15_webHere is one featured Somerville Neighborhood News segment from the latest newscast:

Shocking findings from women’s commission

By Yuxiao Yuan

The Somerville Commission for Women released shocking findings about violence and on the status of the city’s women at its Women’s History reception on March 31.

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2015 Somerville elections schedule announced

On April 17, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

somervillelogoNomination papers available beginning May 11 for this fall’s election

Somerville residents interested in running for Mayor, the Board of Aldermen or School Committee may take out nomination papers starting on Monday, May 11, for this fall’s municipal election, Somerville Election Commission Chairman Nicholas Salerno announced today along with the 2015 Somerville election schedule.

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Somerville Rocks!

On April 17, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Somerville_Rocks_webSomerville Rocks! is a semiannual community-wide youth talent show for Somerville youth ages 12 and older. Whether you’re in a band, a solo singer, a comedian, or you have any other talent you want to showcase to your peers, this program is for you! Auditions will be held on Friday, May 1st from 2:45-4:30 p.m. in the Somerville High School band room (1st floor). The show will be held on Friday, May 22nd in the Somerville High School Auditorium. Admission is free. For more info contact jdelponte@somervillema.gov or phone 617-625-6600 ext. 2616 for more info.

 

Empathize with your enemy: A tale of two Defense Secretaries

On April 17, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

shelton_webBy William C. Shelton

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors of those commentaries and do not reflect the views or opinions of The Somerville Times, its staff or publishers)

Through some thought process that I’ve lost track of, the ongoing atrocity called ISIS or ISIL got me thinking about two different Secretaries of Defense and two different leadership styles.

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Not-so-nice employee takes a licking

On April 16, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

By Jim Clark

A woman phoned Somerville Police last Friday morning to report that her purse had either been lost or stolen at some point in time the day before.

She reportedly told police that she thought she may have lost the purse while at J.P. Licks ice cream restaurant at Assembly Row.

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In memoriam: Carmilla J. Toner

On April 16, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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Carmilla J. “Cam” (D’Auria) (Fuccillo) Toner died peacefully in the company of her loving family at Massachusetts General Hospital on Wednesday, April 15. She was 84.

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mayor_webBy Joseph A. Curtatone

The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors of those commentaries and do not reflect the views or opinions of The Somerville Times, its staff or publishers)

This holiday weekend, Somerville will mark the 240th anniversary of Paul Revere and William Dawes riding under cover of night to warn their fellow patriots of the British troops marching from Boston to Concord and Lexington. Somerville will celebrate its part in our nation’s history on Monday, April 20 at Foss Park, where we’ll have Colonial games and songs, refreshments, and of course a visit from Paul Revere on horseback as he makes his historic ride through Somerville on the way to Lexington.

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Patsy’s Pastry prepares for final act on Broadway

On April 15, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Patsy’s Pastry Shop, a Broadway institution, will be closing its doors on May 4.

Patsy’s Pastry Shop, a Broadway institution, will be closing its doors on May 4.

By Ted Bodenrader

Patsy’s Pastry Shop has been delighting the taste buds of Somervillians for four decades and counting, whipping up delicious cakes, cookies, and pies for townspeople sweet of tooth. Since December 13, 1968, its trademark cherry-red awning has invited pastry buffs in for a taste of the good stuff, its glassed fixtures teasing customers with all kinds of guilt-filled pleasantries, everything from chocolate éclairs to deep-fried cannoli to banana cream pies.

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City requests details of Deanna Cremin murder investigation

On April 15, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Investigators working on the Deanna Cremin murder case are being asked to report to the city in regards to the status of the investigation and where it currently stands.

Investigators working on the Deanna Cremin murder case are being asked to report to the city in regards to the status of the investigation and where it currently stands.

By Jim Clark

An order was put forward at the last regular meeting of the Board of Alderman on April 9 requesting that the Chief of Police advise the Board on the Deanna Cremin murder investigation and appear at a meeting of the Board’s Committee on Public Health and Safety to discuss details, where appropriate.

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15th Annual Spring Rabies Clinic begins in Somerville

On April 15, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

By Douglas Yu

Rabies Awareness Month is underway and dog owners far and wide are encouraged to have their pets vaccinated in order to assure the health and safety of both animals and their owners.

Rabies Awareness Month is underway and dog owners far and wide are encouraged to have their pets vaccinated in order to assure the health and safety of both animals and their owners.

In one of the most dog-friendly cities in Greater Boston, Somerville residents have one thing they couldn’t wait to do when the temperature in New England hit 60 degrees for the first time this year: walk their dogs in a rabies-free environment.

Last Saturday, the City of Somerville hosted its 15th annual rabies clinic for cats and dogs at the warehouse in the back of the Department of Public Works. In less than an hour, over 30 Somerville cats and dogs owners brought their pets to have them vaccinated and licensed.

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