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Universal Hub

Citizen complaint of the day: John johns in the South End

A concerned citizen is pissed off that an abandoned portable toilet on Worcester Square has turned into a jaunty john for hookers to service customers: In the back alley 34 Worcester...
Universal Hub

Suspicious suitcase shuts JP street

UPDATE: Per Jennifer M., all clear sounded around 11:15 a.m. - it was an empty suitcase. Police have blocked off the area around Brookside Avenue and Ophir Street to await the arrival...
Universal Hub

Speedy

See it larger. Ed Hatfield watched the BAA 5K through the Back Bay yesterday. Copyright Ed Hatfield. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Frank Camara

CAMARA, Frank Of Revere, formerly of Somerville on April 18, 2014. Beloved husband of Catherine "Sis" (Hussey). Devoted father...
The Somerville News

'Charlie Bubbles' meets the Green Monster

Paul Carafotes & Son continue the adventure at Fenway * By Jim Clark Though it has only been two years since the world was first introduced to the fantastic world of Charlie Bubbles,...
The Somerville News

Applications available for Mayor's Summer Jobs Program

Somerville youth ages 16 and older eligible to apply for summer employment within City departments, with local retailers. Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Somerville Youth Services Coordinator...
Somerville Beat

Weekend 4.18-4.21: Easter, Marathon Events & Patriots’ Day

This weekend is a big one: Sunday is Easter, it’s the start of April school vacation and Monday is Patriots’...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Paul P. Marks

MARKS, Paul P. 30, Of Somerville, suddenly April 11, 2014. Beloved son of Cheryl (Collins) and Paul F. Marks of Somerville....
Boston Globe

This week's 'Greater Somerville:' exploring the east

Join "Greater Somerville" host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with Renee Polcaro, president of the board of directors for East...
Somerville Beat

Farmers Market Meals: Springtime Pulled Pork

Every month the locavore chefs at Cuisine en Locale whip up a special recipe for Somerville Beat readers focusing on...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Lawrence P. O'brien

O'Brien, Lawrence P. Lieutenant Colonel US Army retired, Vietnam - of Somerville April 14, 2014. Brother of David O'Brien...
Boston Globe

Somerville Mayor's Brother Charged with Assault to Rape, Larceny

Cosmo Curtatone Jr. was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing.
Boston Globe

4 Mass. communities named All-American City finalists

On Monday, Chelsea, Dedham, Fitchburg and Somerville were among 25 named 2014 All-American City finalists.
Boston Globe

Somerville Mayor's Brother Charged with Assault to Rape, Robbery

Cosmo Curtatone Jr. was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing.
Your Town

Somerville artist’s portraits on display at City Hall

Jim, along with eight other members of Somerville’s various senior centers, is featured in an exhibition by local artist...
Your Town

Somerville mayor announces ,000 reward to find Deanna Cremin's killer

As friends and family gathered in Somerville Saturday to mark the 19th anniversary of Deanna Cremin's murder, Mayor Joseph...
Your Town

Friends, family to mark 19th anniversary of Deanna Cremin's death

Family and friends of Deanna Cremin will gather together this weekend in Somerville to mark the 19th anniversary of her murder,...
Your Town

Irish eyes are smiling at Somerville film fest

What does the Irish Film Festival, the costar of the Oscar nominated film "Philomena," 30 Rockefeller Center, a former candidate...
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