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BEDFORD — Police Chief Robert Bongiorno reports that the Bedford Police Department today arrested an employee of a roofing company and charged him with breaking into two local homes and burglarizing them.
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Clergy Outreach And Research To Be Conducted
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Cambridge, MA—Feb. 26, 2015 — On March 2, 2015, the Department of Public works (DPW) will begin to remove parking “space savers”. View full article »

The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to remind riders that the upcoming meeting to discuss the Town of Yarmouth’s Citizen Petitions attempting to BAN MOTORCYCLE RIDES will be held March 17, 2015 at 7:00PM at the West Barnstable Community Center on Route 149.
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CONCORD — Police Chief Joseph O’Connor reports that the Concord Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a thief who has twice stolen credit cards from the locker room of a local gym and used them to go on expensive shopping sprees.
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February has been tough – even on hockey players who almost never cancel games. View full article »

ARLINGTON — Police Chief Frederick Ryan reports that the Arlington Police Department oversaw a 25 percent drop in serious crime from in 2014, compared with the previous year.
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On Monday, February 23rd Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with Chief Steven Mazzie, swore in two recruits to the Everett Police Department. John A. Fitzpatrick and Hayli Leal Hill were appointed to the rank of Patrolmen. Local officials, fellow Police Officers, family members and residents were in attendance to congratulate the officers.
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On Monday, February 23rd Everett Firefighters Joseph Hickey, Anthony Carli, Samuel Baral, Gary Ostler, William Hurley, and Kevin Williams were honored in the City Council Chambers in recognition of their promotions. View full article »

Beginning March 12th, DCS will offer Basic Boating taught by the Merrimac River Sail and Power member squadron of the United States Power Squadron, View full article »

BOSTON – February 24, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today a critical revision to the Joinder Agreement between the City of Boston and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) that removes any language that had the potential to discourage city employees from speaking openly regarding Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games. View full article »


Officer Derek Ryan Completes 28-Week Training Program
Sergeant Alan Erickson Retiring After 33 Years
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WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Ali Mohammad, 18, of Brockton, has been arraigned on a charge of armed assault to murder (3 counts) in connection with the stabbings of three individuals in Natick today. View full article »

WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Steve Pierre, 27, of Boston, was arraigned today in Cambridge District Court on charges of Trafficking in a derivative of Opium over 200 grams and with conspiracy to traffick. View full article »

Turn your favorite photos into “Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments!”

Lew Bacon:We are excited and proud to welcome our second grandson Owen T. Degel to our world and family. Matt and Keelley we love you!

Jim Henry: My grandson Xavier Rodgers just loves a good hockey game!
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BOSTON— Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston will partner with the Asian American Civic Association to host a Free Legal Clinic for Small Businesses on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at 87 Tyler Street in Boston.
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Cambridge, MA – Feb. 23, 2015 — Do you or someone you know possess integrity, courage, and a willingness to help those in need? Perhaps you are ready to pursue a career as a police officer!
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GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello reports that the Gloucester Police Department arrested a man in connection with a shooting that occurred early this morning.
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BOSTON – New data released today shows Boston 4th graders who participate in a summer learning program begin the school at an advantage in math compared to their peers who do not participate. View full article »

BOSTON – Monday, February 23, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced “Boston Bingo,” a game created by the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development to support local businesses following the historic amount of snow that Boston has received over the past thirty days. View full article »


Mayor Gary Christenson and State Representative Steve Ultrino participated in this month’s Haitian American Radio Show “The Way of Salvation” with Radio Program Director Abia Pierre of the Philadelphie Church. View full article »


The English Works Campaign and the City of Boston are thrilled to announce that Mayor Martin J. Walsh has officially joined the English Works Campaign, to further demonstrate his pledge to foreign-born residents who want to improve their English language skills. View full article »

BOSTON – Sunday, February 22, 2015 – Ahead of freezing temperatures Sunday night through Tuesday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh is warning residents to be cautious of potentially dangerous and icy sidewalks. View full article »


presented by the Middlesex Concert Band, March 15, 2015

Wakefield, MA—From New Orleans jazz to Chicago blues, Hollywood hits to Broadway showstoppers, the rich cultural and natural landscapes of this country have inspired countless musicians and composers through the years. View full article »

Residents and Businesses are Strongly Encouraged to Have Snow
and Ice Cleared from Roofs Before this Weekend’s Storm
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WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and State Representative Chris Walsh have announced that a proposed amendment to Section 18 of Chapter 94C has been been filed for the 2015 Legislative session in an effort to limit access to opiates and prevent addictions to prescription medicines.
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The Chelsea Police Department and the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force are looking for the public’s help in identifying a male suspect who robbed the Citizens Bank on Everett Ave this afternoon. View full article »

Cambridge, MA – Feb. 19, 2015 — City officials are urging residents and business owners to be aware of the danger posed by heavy snow loads on building roofs. View full article »

Temporary traffic shifts expected to remain in place until April 1
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Friday, March 6, 2015
Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus
545 Medford Street, Charlestown
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Bedford Police Chief Robert Bongiorno, Billerica Police Chief Daniel Rosa, and Concord Police Joseph F. O’Connor are teaming up to warn area residents about scams that have popped up with the recent snow storms, targeting unsuspecting seniors.
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WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that two stabbings and a shooting which occurred in Tewksbury today are under investigation.
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Everett Public Schools invite all residents to the start of Family Fitness Nights this Thursday, February 19th.
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Crews continue to work day and night in preparation for more possible snow
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NEWBURYPORT – City Marshal Thomas H. Howard, on behalf of Mayor Donna Holaday, the Newburyport Police Department and the people of Newburyport and Plum Island would like to thank the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for sending six heavy trucks to the City to assist with snow removal efforts.
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WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced the identities of two adults who died following a fire at a home on Ash Street in Waltham this morning. Eric Miller, 49, was found deceased at the scene and Elizabeth Miller, 75, was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital.
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Cambridge, MA – Feb. 16, 2015 – A Cambridge Snow Emergency Parking Ban remains in effect until further notice. City offices and programs will be open on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Rubbish and recycling will be one day behind schedule for the week due to President’s Day holiday.
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SAUGUS — Police Chief Domenic J. DiMella reports that the Town of Saugus is declaring a Snow Emergency and issuing a Parking Ban as a fourth major snow storm and second potential blizzard closes in on the region.
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GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello reports that the City of Gloucester has declared a Snow Emergency in anticipation of heavy snowfall coming late Saturday and Sunday.
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Boston – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced two contests, hosted by the Office of Fair Housing and Equity, to raise awareness about fair housing. An View full article »

Winter / Spring Brochure

Our latest brochure is available on the web site, you may register in person, on line or by mail.
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The Chelsea Police Department has announced that a Snow Emergency will take effect at 6PM on Saturday night February 14th. All posted streets must View full article »

What is the Benevolent Asian jade Society of New England (BAJS)?
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BOSTON – Friday, February 13, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a new data-sharing partnership with Waze, the popular traffic app owned by Google that allows View full article »


The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) remains activated with MEMA staff, state agencies, and contractors, including MassDOT, DCR, DEP, MANG, State Police. The SEOC is coordinating assistance to ongoing local and regional snow removal and cleanup efforts.
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Just after midnight on Monday morning, Trooper Sergio Figueiredo of the State Police Barracks in Sturbridge stopped a 2006 Acura on Route 84 eastbound in Sturbridge. The vehicle had a completely snow covered license View full article »


Cambridge, MA – Feb. 14, 2015 — The City of Cambridge is declaring a Snow Emergency Parking Ban Saturday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Parking will be prohibited on streets signed No Parking during Snow Emergency. Towing operations View full article »

New traffic flow to improve public safety, access

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today the South Boston Emergency View full article »


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