First of all - we here at The Somerville News want to start out with saying “MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL”Yes, you read that right – with no self-serving apologies for it, no excuses for it and no substitution of the wording.We don’t feel as though we have to apologize for making a friendly gesture.Of course, you won’t get that from the Farm Team – they’re too politically correct.They like to kiss proverbial butt – not us – we say it like it is.Guess we aren’t politically correct – we should give you back your money – hey wait!The paper is free – yeah, that’s right.
On December 14, Governor Mitt Romney will take the first backward step in weaseling out of his promise to the city of Somerville.
Back when the Big Dig was improving Route 93 – a highway that has only added to the growing pollution and decay of the entire city – the state of Massachusetts promised Somerville improved rapid transit.
Well it looks like Alderman Bob Trane is off the hook this next election cycle – his former opponent decided he will be running for Alderman at Large instead of the Ward 7 seat.At a recent get together of the so called “Progressives” he announced his plans for the season of fun in 2005 – isn’t that nice.
Maybe I’m getting older, who knows.I seem to be evolving into a very opinionated person, while at the same time, trying to stay open minded about an array of important issues.An interesting conundrum.I want to be informed, but I don’t want to know too much, nor do I want to hear about it all the time.
The Paddock Restaurant, located on the corner of Pearl and Marshall Streets, has been voted Somerville’s Best Pizza by the readers of The Somerville News.
“It has been a family owned restaurant for a long time,” said David Wakely, who owns and operates The Paddock along with his father Jimmy, his sister Donna, and his uncle Danny. “We just had our 25th anniversary,” said Wakely.
Last week the New York State Athletic Commission fined one of the founders of the Somerville Boxing Club $1,000 for being a bad boy during the Nov. 13 John Ruiz- Andrew Golota fight at Madison Square Garden.
Norman “Stoney” Stone, Ruiz’ trainer, was also suspended 60 days for his profane outbursts. The board ruled that Stone had been abusive to referee Randy Neumann.