Our View of the Times – July 19

On July 19, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The City of Somerville’s Board of Alderman recently passed a resolution supporting the extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a form of immigration status that provides employment authorization and protection from deportation for foreign nationals who cannot be safely returned to their home countries.

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City honors Somerville Youth Softball teams

On July 19, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The Somerville Youth Softball 12U Division Tornadoes and the 10U Division Cyclones each received citations from the Somerville Board of Aldermen last week.

By Rebecca Danvers

Two Somerville Youth Softball teams received citations of merit from the city at the latest regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen.

Both the 12U Division Tornadoes and the 10U Division Cyclones players attended the meeting and were presented with their official citations.

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Interview with Somerville Poet David Blair

On July 19, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times


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Author of the poetry collection ‘Arsonville’
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David Blair is a poet who is firmly rooted in Somerville, and on any given day you may see him walking the streets of our very walker-friendly city, closely observing, taking in the sights – and pondering his next poem.

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Lyrical Somerville – July 18

On July 19, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times


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Dan Provost has been published throughout the small press for years. He is the author of eight books.

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GLX upcoming overnight work

On July 18, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

To Our Somerville Neighbors: Upcoming Overnight Work

Please be advised that Keolis will be performing night work along the Fitchburg Line as part of the current Early Works project. This work needs to be performed during non – revenue hours. The GLX Team apologizes for the inconvenience this work may cause. All attempts will be made to minimize impacts to abutters.

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Somerville YMCA CIT/LIT Job Readiness Program

On July 18, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Plenty of spaces are still open for the second session of the Somerville CIT/LIT Job Readiness program. The program serves approximately twenty-four 13-15 year olds in a 4 week long session.

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Somerville Police Crime Log July 12 – July 14

On July 18, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Arrests:
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Elias Guillen, July 14, 9:19 a.m., arrested at Broadway on warrant charges of disorderly conduct and shoplifting by asportation.

James Capobianco, of 62 Main St., July 14, 10:19 a.m., arrested at home on charges of disorderly conduct and municipal by-law or ordinance violation.

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Hall St. water interruption planned for Tues., July 18

On July 17, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The Water Department will need to temporarily disrupt water service on Tuesday, July 18, for repairs starting at 9 a.m. to replace a hydrant and work on the water main. Service is expected to resume by approximately 3:00 p.m.

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timesphoto's Sunsetters 2017 album on Photobucket

— Photos by Claudia Ferro

Throughout July and August, the Somerville Sunsetters will be bringing music and dance to neighborhoods around Somerville. Their one-hour shows are a great way to relax on a summer evening and meet your neighbors.

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Hydrant testing citywide begins August 21

On July 17, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The Somerville Fire Department will begin the annual inspection of all fire hydrants on Monday, August 21, 2017 and conclude on Saturday, September 1, 2017. This procedure requires the flushing of water from the hydrants as well as a check of the mechanical operation of the hydrant. The inspection/testing program will take approximately two weeks to complete.

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