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December 16, 2018 by Billy Connors (Register to contact)

My band The Billy Connors Project is coming home to Sally O' Brians on New Years Eve. Appearing with us is Stop Calling Me Frank featuring another SHS Alumni Danny Casparriello.
Come on out and ring in the New Year Somerville style

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VIDEO: Somerville Hockey Highlanders celebrate season  Wicked Local

Somerville High School boys hockey coach Kevin Wilson and the program's boosters club, the Blueliners, hosted the annual team banquet on March 14 at the ...



Somerville Patriots Day 2019 Festivities  Somerville, MA Patch

SOMERVILLE, MA — Somerville will host its annual Patriots' Day festivities at Foss Park on Monday, April 15. A Paul Revere re-enactor will stop by during a ...



Cold Case Unit launched  Wicked Local

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced the launch of a new Cold Case Unit. To lead the team she has hired an experienced prosecutor who ...



Somerville High School team in pursuit of trivia glory  Wicked Local North of Boston

Local squad one of 16 teams in state to make it to WGBH's High School Quiz Show.



Ralph Vaccaro, Worlds Oldest Active Curler, Dies At 99  Falmouth, MA Patch

Obit: Ralph Vaccaro, World's Oldest Active Curler - Falmouth, MA - Obituary: the longtime Falmouth resident took up curling at age 87 and became a Guinness ...



Nicholas O. Carreiro | Obituaries | napavalleyregister.com  Napa Valley Register

1917—2019. Nicholas Carreiro, 101, of Old Nugent Farm Road, Gloucester Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 26th 2019, surrounded ...



VIDEO: Part 1: Chris DeSousa reflects on his Somerville High School hockey career  Wicked Local North of Boston

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Somerville High Schools Highlander Theatre Company presents first bilingual play  Wicked Local

For Somerville theatre educator Charles Jabour, choosing shows that represent and reflect the community is essential.In pursuit of that goal, the Somerville High ...



No Day But Today: RENT delivers vital life lessons for Somerville High students  Wicked Local

Barely-controlled chaos. That's how the auditorium looked last Tuesday night, the theater littered with backpacks and sweatshirts; half the cast running a number ...



Somerville School Committee Votes Against 'Innovation School' Plan  WBUR

Under the proposal, the curriculum at the school, called Powderhouse Studios, would have centered around projects rather than traditional subjects.



Catching up with Somerville High School hockey captain Chris DeSousa  Wicked Local

Somerville High School hockey captain Chris DeSousa entered the first game of the season last Saturday night at home against the Lynn Jets thinking ...



BHS To Face Off Against Hingham On High School Quiz Show  Brookline, MA Patch

Brookline High School To Face Off - Brookline, MA - Saturday, April 13, Brookline advances to the quarterfinals on WGBH's High School Quiz Show.



Somerville 2018-19 School Year Preview  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville 2018-19 School Year Preview - Somerville, MA - Here's what you need to know about the upcoming school year in Somerville.



Somerville High School Building Project Has Begun  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville High School Building Project Has Begun - Somerville, MA - The first phase of new building construction is set to take place in June.



Class of 2018 graduates from Somerville High  Wicked Local

The Class of 2018 achieved a milestone this week, officially graduating from Somerville High School.On Monday, June 4, the seniors joined their families, ...



Highlander Theatre Company At Somerville High School Announces 2018/19 Season  Broadway World

The Highlander Theatre Company, the resident theatre company of Somerville High School, is thrilled to announce its 2018-2019 theatre season. This year's ...



Somerville High School Grads Awarded $5,000 In Scholarships  Patch.com

SOMERVILLE, MA – Middlesex Federal recently awarded $5,000 in scholarship funds to Somerville High School students. These funds include a new $1,000 ...



Somerville To Begin Demolition Of HS, Break Ground This Month  Somerville, MA Patch

City To Begin Demo Of HS, Break Ground This Month - Somerville, MA - Somerville will hold a groundbreaking ceremony next week to mark the project ...



Somerville Highs theatre company fosters women’s empowerment in STEM  Wicked Local

That's right: Somerville High School's Highlander Theatre Company (HTC) is celebrating women in STEM with their new show, “Silent Sky,” by award-winning ...



Holiday Happenings In Somerville 2018  Somerville, MA Patch

Holiday Happenings In Somerville 2018 - Somerville, MA - Your guide to what's going on around Somerville to get you in the holiday spirit.



MAGNELLI: Concerns about Powderhouse Studios  Wicked Local

I have reviewed the most recent PHS information, last updated on Feb. 13 on the Somerville Public Schools (SPS) website.Although the applicants have ...



Coach Mark Antonelli’s pride and poise boys capture Somerville Highlander Hoop Fest championship  Wicked Local

Just moments after his team's exciting 70-60 win last Friday night against Malden Catholic in the 2018 Somerville Highlander Hoop Fest championship game, ...



Somerville High School boys’ soccer coach George Scarpelli reaches milestone against Revere  Wicked Local

George Scarpelli did not know he was approaching his 300th win when he and his Somerville boys soccer team arrived in Revere earlier this month for an ...



Somerville begins middle school softball program to help develop feeder system for the Highlanders  Wicked Local

On an overcast afternoon at Trum Field last week, a group of young girls were spotted corralling grounders and pop-ups prior to competing in an early October ...



City officials hold Groundbreaking Ceremony at Somerville High  Wicked Local

Construction at Somerville High School (SHS) has been underway for some time, but this week the city took another step and hosted an official Groundbreaking ...



Somerville High School adds new sport to the spring lineup  Wicked Local

Chuck Graham seems eager to grow the sport of lacrosse in Somerville.The Londonderry, New Hampshire, native, who played lacrosse at Lasell College in ...



Somerville girls basketball team beaming with confidence  Wicked Local

Sheila Freitas-Haley was beaming last week, while she watched her Somerville girls' basketball team run through numerous passing and shooting drills at both ...



Somerville celebrates start of high school construction project  The Boston Globe

The new 1590-student school is expected to be open in the fall of 2020.



Somerville Football Highlanders look to make it three in a row over longtime Thanksgiving rival  Wicked Local

After enduring seven straight losses, the Somerville Football Highlanders have found their groove heading into the annual pre-Thanksgiving Day clash against ...



2018 Somerville spring MCAS results  The Somerville Times

Brown School among 52 MA schools to earn “School of Recognition” designation. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ...



Somerville native Brian O’Donovan takes over SHS golf program  Wicked Local

For quite some time, the Somerville High School co-ed golf program has been overseen by Jay Hart, who was instrumental in helping the Highlanders enjoy a ...



Somerville boys hockey team shoots for the postseason  Wicked Local

It was just the second day of practice, but it seemed as if Somerville High School boys' hockey coach Kevin Wilson and his team have been practicing for months ...



Find out how Somerville basketball coach Mark Antonelli and other area coaches think about social media  Wicked Local

It's time to embrace social media, especially in the high school sports world.Gone are the days of daily reports from games or events that we would read about ...



Somerville Basketball Highlanders move on to the North Final Four  Wicked Local North of Boston

The Somerville High School boys' basketball team (16-5, second seed) extended its season at least for a few more days with an impressive 56-39 win over ...



Somerville Highlander basketball teams get ready for annual Tufts Classic on Sunday  Wicked Local

The third annual Tufts Classic is set to tipoff this Sunday, Jan. 20, at Tuft University's Cousens Gym, and both Somerville High School basketball coaches – Mark ...



Capturing The Story Of Somerville Through Everyday Stuff  wgbh.org

Can the everyday objects that people keep for years tell the story of a changing town?



Somerville High grads enter five-year apprenticeship with Bent Electric  Wicked Local

Somerville High School's (SHS) Class of 2018 graduates Tim McNabb and Brayan Andrade entered a five-year apprentice program after each student earned ...



Somerville native John Curley takes over Medford football program  Wicked Local

John Curley grew up on Stone Place in the Union Square section of Somerville, and hung out in Lincoln Park with his friends. He went to the Lincoln Park ...



Somerville restricts e-cigarette sales to 21-and-over stores  Tufts Daily

E-cigarette and menthol products will no longer be sold in Somerville stores open to people too young to buy such products legally, starting at the beginning of ...



Somerville Is Getting Its $256 Million High School  Boston magazine

The Yes on Question 5 vote in Somerville approves funding to build a new Somerville High School. It will become the most expensive school in Mass.



Former undocumented Somerville filmmaker shows film on immigration  Wicked Local

Gustavo Rosa was an undocumented Brazilian immigrant in the United State for thirteen years. His first stop when he emigrated here? Somerville. Now a ...



Photos: PHOTOS: 'Our Stories, Our Stuff, Our Somerville' at Somerville Museum - Somerville Journal - Somerville, MA  Wicked Local Somerville

The Somerville Museum collected all sorts of stuff from everday folks for its “Our Stories, Our Stuff, Our Somerville” exhibit, a celebration of the people of ...



Somerville boys’ soccer escapes past Revere in OT to begin postseason  Wicked Local

Last season, the Somerville High School boys' soccer team cruised to a Division 1 North opening round win over a familiar league foe in Peabody by netting ...



Somerville Football Highlanders begin practice with state championship aspirations  Wicked Local

Makonnen Fenton did not know that Gosder Cherilus would be making a surprise appearance at last Friday's first football practice of the 2018 season. He knew ...



Prospect Hill’s Lady Wizards of Somerville face off against Pioneer Charter School for state title  Wicked Local

This Friday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m., the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Association (MCSAO) girls' basketball state tournament championship game will ...



Somerville students walk out of high school to protest gun violence  Wicked Local

Hundreds of students walked out of the high school to protest gun violence and advocate for more gun reform.At 8:17 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, students sat ...



A look back at Somerville sports in 2018  Wicked Local North of Boston

Girls basketball returns to the postseasonAfter a four-year playoff hiatus, first-year coach Sheila Freitas-Haley guided the Highlanders back to the Division 2 ...



PHOTO GALLERY: Somerville High School hockey holds annual banquet at the City Club  Wicked Local North of Boston

Somerville High School varsity hockey head coach Kevin Wilson and the Boosters Club, led by its president Beth Roche, presided over the annual awards ...



Somerville Man Pleads Guilty To Killing, Dismembering Roommate  Somerville, MA Patch

Man Pleads Guilty To Dismembering Roommate - Somerville, MA - Anthony Canejo will avoid a life sentence for the murder of Vincent Lalli, whose remains ...



Somerville High valedictorian Nicolas Ragusa: We will leave our mark  Wicked Local

Editor's note: The following speech was given by Somerville High valedictorian Nicolas Ragusa during this week's graduation ceremony:When I was told I had to ...



Former Matignon boys’ basketball star with Somerville ties Scott Armstrong returns  Wicked Local

Scott Armstrong, whose parents, Frank and Joanne, are Somerville High School graduates, is happy to be back at his alma mater, Matignon High School.



From bootleg beer to letter sweaters, show captures Somerville's evolution  The Boston Globe

Our Stories, Our Stuff, Our Somerville,” on view at the Somerville Museum through March 31, is an intimate and idiosyncratic vision of a city on the cusp of ...



Keller: Attorney General Barr Grossly Misrepresented Mueller Report Contents  CBS Boston / WBZ

The students sat in silence for 17 minutes, one for every victim in the Parkland, Florida school shooting. 1 years ago. Next Video. WBZ News Update For April 18, ...



Somerville Hockey Highlanders lose to Boston Latin in first-round game  Wicked Local North of Boston

A two-goal second period helped Boston Latin grow a lead they would not relinquish, as the Wolf Pack was able to defeat Somerville, 4-1 in an opening round ...



More than just stuff: Museum show celebrates Somervillians  Wicked Local

What do a 1930s wedding dress, a collection of handmade dolls and a vintage Somerville letterman jacket have in common?They are all on display at the ...



Meet the new Somerville High School assistant athletic director Dan Curran  Wicked Local Somerville

Dan Curran was recently named the Somerville High School (SHS) assistant athletic director after serving in a similar role at Andover High School. He will now ...



Former Somerville Highlanders Joseph, Alphonse set to help lead Framingham State football back to the postseason  Wicked Local

Heading into last year's final contests against Curry College, Framingham State's Shaq Joseph seemed determined to conclude his first collegiate season with ...



Somerville 2018 Primary Election Guide  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville 2018 Primary Election Guide - Somerville, MA - Here's what you need to know about the Sept. 4 primary.



Somerville High construction to start in December, parking subject to change  Wicked Local Somerville

After many years, Somerville will soon see some light construction for the highly-anticipated, new-and-improved high school. But with that will come serious ...



New Somerville High construction will affect parking  The Boston Globe

With construction of the new Somerville High School set to begin in January, city officials are holding a public meeting on Monday, Nov. 27, to inform residents ...



VIDEO: Somerville High School hockey coach Kevin Wilson, Boosters host annual team banquet at the City Club  Wicked Local

On Thursday night, March 15, Somerville High School hockey coach Kevin Wilson and the team's Boosters Club hosted the annual team banquet, while also ...



Somerville golfer Aidan O’Donovan continues to impress among his state peers  Wicked Local

Just days after an impressive showing during the Division 2 North state tournament last week at the Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut, Somerville High School ...



Somerville High to supply free feminine products  Wicked Local Somerville

Three Somerville High School students are fighting the stigma attached to menstruation.In February, Samantha Fillmore, Vivian Ferraz and Katia Mathews ...



Somerville High School Teacher Receives Statewide Award  Patch.com

SHS Teacher Receives Statewide Award - Somerville, MA - The Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies honored history teacher Kevin Dua this year.



Somerville HS 2018 Renovations Will Alter Central Hill Parking  Patch.com

SHS Renovations Will Alter Central Hill Parking - Somerville, MA - The Central Hill campus includes City Hall, Somerville High School and the Somerville Public ...



Historic prom for two Somerville High School students  The Boston Globe

Seniors Learsi Ferrer and Miranda Melanson had dated for more than four years.



A Somerville man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in his roommate’s death  Boston.com

A Somerville man pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges Tuesday in Middlesex Superior Court stemming from the 2014 death of his roommate, who ...



Somerville High School boys basketball coach Mark Antonelli assesses team’s progress  Wicked Local Somerville

As the new year gets under way, the Somerville High School boys basketball team is ready to turn the corner for the stretch run toward a possible postseason ...



Somervilles Zoya Pilipovic leaves winning mark on SHS girls’ tennis program  Wicked Local

Somerville High School tennis coach Mark Kirwan vividly remembers Zoya Pilipovic's first tryout three years ago. It is still a moment that continues to wow and ...



Somerville HS Music Boosters Host Marching Band Festival Oct. 6  TAPinto.net

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The award-winning Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band will host its 38th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday Oct. 6.with ...



Photos: PHOTO GALLERY: Somerville High Culinary Arts presents ice sculptures  Wicked Local Somerville

Talia McNamara and Tia Lambert Miller with “Happy Holidays” on ice at the Mike's Pastry location of the Ice Sculpture Stroll, at Assembly Row, presented by the ...



Its all about family for Somerville softball sophomore captain Nevalee Hawkins  Wicked Local

Pitcher Nevalee Hawkins had a simple goal for her Somerville High School softball teammates heading into the final week of the regular season – just have fun ...



This historic lion head was saved from demolition during Green Line construction in Somerville  Boston.com

After quietly guarding the Homans Building for nearly a century, the lion head that graced the facade was recently removed and could become part of ...



Lucas Saint-Jean joins exclusive Somerville High School boys basketball 1,000-point club  Wicked Local Somerville

Somerville High School boys basketball player Lucas Saint-Jean eclipsed 1000 career points in a game against Everett Feb. 13. He now joins that rare club in a ...



VIDEO: Get to know your Somerville spring track hurdlers Daniel Reis, Killian Palmer  Wicked Local

While high school spring sports teams are trying to make the best of the erratic weather patterns that has created a scheduling nightmare for athletic directors, ...



Schematic design for new Somerville High School submitted  Wicked Local Somerville

The final schematic design for the new Somerville High School has been submitted electronically to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA).



Catching up with new Somerville High School girls’ basketball coach Sheila Freitas-Haley  Wicked Local North of Boston

Sheila Freitas-Haley is just a couple of weeks into her new job as the Somerville High School girls basketball coach, and her Highlanders so far lost their first two ...



Somerville High School Video Tour: See the Problems  Patch.com

Somerville, MA - Somerville teens desperately need a new high school, according to officials.



Somerville Public Schools to start search for new SHS headmaster  Wicked Local Somerville

Last month, Somerville High School Headmaster John Oteri accepted the superintendent position for Malden Public Schools.Oteri, who was with the district for ...



Brightest Students Go Head To Head In Tenth Season of High School Quiz Show  wgbh.org

Which high school will earn bragging rights as the brightest in Massachusetts? Watch the top teams in the state go head to head to claim the top prize in the 10th ...



Meet the new Somerville High School girls’ basketball coach  Wicked Local Somerville

Sheila Freitas-Haley is already counting down the days to the basketball season.The new Somerville High School girls basketball coach couldn't be more ...



Somerville High School baseball sees success with positive approach  Wicked Local Somerville

Somerville's Justin Schofield connects for a hit against Malden last Friday. The Highlanders ended up losing a highly competitive battle, 9-5. [Courtesy photo ...



Should Massachusetts do away with MCAS as a graduation requirement?  The Boston Globe

YES. Jamal Halawa. Somerville High School teacher, parent of three children. 28zoargue -- Jamal Halawa, the YES voice. (Handout). Jamal Halawa. What is it ...



Somerville High advances to Quiz Show quarterfinals  Wicked Local Somerville

Watch Somerville High School compete against Hingham High School this Saturday, April 8, on WGBH.



Somerville High School Earns Silver Medal from U.S. News and World Report  Patch.com

SOMERVILLE, MA – Somerville High School received a silver medal for being one the best high schools in Massachusetts, according to the U.S. News and ...



Somerville High Principal Selected as Malden Superintendent  Patch.com

Somerville High Principal Selected as Malden Super - Somerville, MA - But John Oteri is also up for the same role in Peabody.



Former Somerville High School cheerleader Lorin Desrochers returns as the programs head coach  Wicked Local Somerville

There is a sense of excitement surrounding the Somerville High School cheerleading program with the return of Lorin Desrochers, who was named the squad's ...



Readings Joseph Moccia Passes Away  Reading, MA Patch

Reading's Joseph Moccia Passes Away - Reading, MA - Longtime town resident was a retired school teacher from Somerville High School.



SOMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL: New building could reach $275M  Wicked Local

Early estimates say the cost to rebuild and renovate Somerville High School could reach $275 million, making it the most expensive school building project in ...



23 Years Later, a Somerville Murder Still Haunts the City  WCVB Boston

There's a $70000 reward offered to bring Deanna Cremin's killer to justice.



Somerville Educator Up For National History Teacher Of The Year Award  Patch.com

Educator History Teacher Of The Year Finalist - Somerville, MA - Kevin Dua is one of 10 finalists for the nationwide honor.



Somerville girls ready to tackle lacrosse  Wicked Local

Corine McKeller is no stranger to the sport of lacrosse. The freshman tri-captain of the Somerville girls club lacrosse team has been playing the sport since she ...



Meet the Somerville Quiz Bowl team: Sam and Daniel  Wicked Local Somerville

On Nov. 13, the Somerville High School Quiz Bowl team competed against 122 other Massachusetts schools for a spot on season eight of WGBH's “High School ...



Somerville schools host Band Festival  Wicked Local Somerville

Kennedy School students play the Austin Powers theme, “Soul Bossa Nova,” at Somerville High School as part of this year's citywide Band Festival on April 26.



Medford and Somerville H.S. basketball teams to tip off at 2018 Tufts Classic  Tufts Now

(L-R) Medford High School boys basketball coach and Tufts alumnus John Skerry, Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco and Somerville High School boys ...



Somerville residents plead Board of Aldermen to address high housing costs  Wicked Local

Nearly 150 homeowners and renters packed City Hall on Monday to decry the lack of affordable housing in the city.Most urged elected officials to take concrete ...



Graduates from the Somerville High Class of 2017  Wicked Local Somerville

The following is the list of graduates from the Somerville High School Class of 2017, who received diplomas on Monday, June 5.Note: A * indicates a graduate in ...



Art Exhibit Captures Many Faces of Paul Robeson, SHS '19  TAPinto.net

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Scholar, athlete, actor, singer and global activist. These are the faces of Paul Robeson, whose graduation from Rutgers College in ...



Somerville Basketball 1,000-Point Club Gets Third Member  Somerville, MA Patch

SHS Basketball 1000-Point Club Gets Third Member - Somerville, MA - A Highlander made local history this week when he joined the ranks of players who have ...



VIDEO: Meet your Somerville High School hockey eighth grader Aidan O’Donovan  Wicked Local

Aidan O'DonovanCenterWhat has it been like to be an eighth grader playing on the varsity team this year?It was a great opportunity to get out there with the ...



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