Somerville Police Crime Log June 19 – June 25

On June 27, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times


Frank Chan, of 109 Glen St., June 19, 7:47 a.m., arrested at home on a charge of misdemeanor breaking and entering.

Nicole Monico, of 2 Hannah St., Haverhill, June 20, 10:37 a.m., arrested at Skilton Ave. on a warrant charge of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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Somerville’s Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

On June 26, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

City will host its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration at Trum Field on Thursday, June 29 (rain date July 6), beginning with live entertainment at 6:30 p.m.

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Free summer meals for Somerville youth

On June 25, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The Food and Nutrition truck is loaded with healthy provisions for the city’s hungry youngsters.

Enjoy free breakfast and lunch prepared by Somerville’s award-winning Food and Nutrition Services Department, available all summer for youth under the age of 19. Look for the Food and Nutrition truck to get your nutritious free meal. For more information, please visit


SCES housing specialist discusses rising displacement woes

On June 25, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Kristin Bell.

By Kristin Bell

Consider the toll moving takes on someone. Now apply that to an older adult or person with disabilities, living on a low fixed income. Unfortunately, displacement is a very real issue facing many who contact Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) for help.

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Somerville Media Center and Greater Somerville host Joe Lynch showcased the WGBH-TV, 2017 winners of the “Sing That Thing” competition. This is “Sound Off”.


East Somerville Community School’s ‘Project Solution’

On June 23, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times
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~Photos by Claudia Ferro

The ESCS 7th grade science class recently put together its “Project Solution” display, seeking solutions for problems going in the world.


2017 Election Update

On June 23, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

By The Somerville Times staff

This morning the election department had a visit from Mr. Elio LoRusso,  a lifelong resident and businessman in East Somerville, pulled papers to run for the Ward 1 Alderman Seat against incumbent, M. McLaughlin.

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‘Wonder Woman’ defeats the box office

On June 23, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Gal Gadot Stars as everyone’s super-Amazon, “Wonder Woman,” now playing at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square.

By Dre Joseph

When she was first sketched on a blank page, it was 1940, the dark days of the Second World War. A year later she made her first appearance in All Star Comics. Little boys liked her because she was strong – and half-naked. Little girls liked her because she was pretty.

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The Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence on Highland Avenue were chosen among over 500 applicants to be one of 100 charities to receive a grant of $100,000 as part of this year’s Cumming Foundation 100K for 100 programs.

The Sisters are thrilled about this generous gift, as it will help them in continuing their mission of serving the Elderly Poor of the Greater Boston area.

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London-born Ghanaian, now US citizen, Andrew.

Andrew: late 30s, shaved head and a goatee, is a London-born Ghanaian – tall, powerful looking, broad-shouldered, with an exuberant, gap toothed smile – who became a US citizen in 2010.

At Andrew’s invitation, I am at his apartment for the Super Bowl, eating Haitian Creole goat from a Union Square restaurant, drinking red wine, and enjoying Andrew’s enthusiasm whenever he jumps up from the couch to yell in exasperation or triumph. Opposite his large screen TV, two framed black and white photos, of scenes from Boston and New York City, hang on the wall over his leather sectional couch. Andrew has lived in Boston since 2007 and is a Patriots fan.

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