Rotary Club of Somerville installs elected leadership

On July 20, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times
Somerville Rotary’s installation of new officers and directors for the upcoming year took place recently at the Holiday Inn.

Somerville Rotary’s installation of new officers and directors for the upcoming year took place recently at the Holiday Inn.

By Tom Bannister

The Somerville Rotary Club announced the installation of its new officers and directors for the upcoming Rotary year that started July 1. The club met at the Holiday Inn for an evening of awards and leadership recognition.

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Obituary: Emmanuel ‘Manny’ J. Roche

On July 20, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times
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Mr. Emmanuel “Manny” J. Roche

December 23, 1924 – July 13, 2016

Mr. Emmanuel “Manny” J. Roche – 91, A resident  of Somerville and York Beach, Maine, passed away surrounded by his family at the Jeanne Jugan Residence.

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‘Sometimes I Hear the Clock Speak’

On July 20, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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Noted Somerville critic Dennis Daly reviews Sometimes I Hear the Clock Speak by Lori Desrosiers:

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Sometimes I Hear the Clock Speak

By Lori Desrosiers

Salmon Poetry

Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland

www.salmonpoetry.com

ISBN: 978-1-910669-30-3

67 Pages

 

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Lyrical Somerville – July 20

On July 20, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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Nina R. Alonso’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, New Boston Review, U. Mass. Review, Ibbetson Street, Mom-Egg, Bagel Bards, Wilderness House Review, Muddy Water Poetry Review, Southern Women’s Review, Broadkill Review, etc., and David Godine Press published her book This Body. She edits Constellations a Journal of Poetry and Fiction currently open for submissions of poetry and short fiction. See guidelines: constellations-lit.com. She also teaches ballet at her school, Fresh Pond Ballet School.

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Obituary: Dr. Francis X. Moran

On July 19, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

September 22, 1926 – June 22, 2016

Dr. Francis X. Moran – 89, A resident of Somerville died on June 22, 2016.

Dr. Francis X. Moran practiced dentistry in Somerville for nearly fifty years. Born on September 22, 1926, he was the son of David J. and her daughter Susan (Doherty) Moran of Charlestown. He is predeceased by brothers David, Joseph, Gerard and Paul. He leaves his wife of 51 years, Helen L. (Murphy), sons John and James of Somerville and Susan H. Moran of Oakton, VA.

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The Massachusetts Senate passed criminal justice reform legislation S. 2415, An Act relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates, sponsored by Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville). The legislation creates a process for the Department of Correction (DOC) and the county sheriffs to place terminally ill and permanently incapacitated prisoners who are no longer a threat to the public in settings outside of state prisons and county jails, allowing eligible inmates to receive end-of-life care at nursing homes or in hospice care.

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Somerville Police Crime Log July 12 – July 16

On July 19, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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Jose Molina, of 103 Gilman St., July 12, 3:11 a.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on a warrant charge of assault and battery.

Robert Galvin, of 24 Mt. Pleasant St., July 12, 8:47 p.m., arrested at Broadway on charges of larceny over $250 and felony daytime breaking and entering of a vehicle or boat.

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Robbins, who was forced to move out of Somerville recently because of high rents, talked of the gentrification of our burg, her musical background, and the offerings of her artistic, musical and performance center. Although she no longer lives in Somerville she still maintains this vibrant center for artistic expression.

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Tonight’s Sunsetters performance cancelled

On July 18, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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Due to the threat of severe storms this evening, as well as the extreme heat today, the Sunsetters performance on Fremont Ave. has been cancelled

 

 

Walking Dialogues summer series continues

On July 18, 2016, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times
Walking Dialogues with Police, Youth and Community 2016 continue in Ward 3 Tuesday night. — Photo by Donald Norton

Walking Dialogues with Police, Youth and Community 2016 continue in Ward 3 Tuesday night. — Photo by Donald Norton

The Somerville Police Department and The Center for Teen Empowerment, Inc. have teamed up again this summer on a series of walking dialogues. These dialogues offer an informal way for community members, especially young people, to meet with police and discuss things going on in their neighborhoods.

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