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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.
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Memorial Day In Somerville: What You Need To Know  Somerville, MA Patch

Memorial Day In Somerville: What You Need To Know - Somerville, MA - Patch has all the details on Memorial Day observances, plus what's open and closed ...



Somerville to host Jazz and Blues Fest  Wicked Local

The annual Jazz and Blues Fest will be held from noon to 6 p.m. June 15 at Nathan Tufts Park, 850 Broadway, Somerville. The brainchild of Mayor Joe ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Somerville High School Makes List  Somerville, MA Patch

US News Best High Schools 2019: SHS Makes List - Somerville, MA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...



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.



Somerville High School track legacy lives on  Wicked Local

Years from now, Dave Dickerson will look back fondly on his memories of putting his indoor track team through the paces in the Somerville High School field ...



Somerville to honor our fallen heroes with new Memorial Day tribute  The Somerville Times

Event seeks to highlight true meaning of Memorial Day. This Memorial Day will see a new event to honor the *service* and heroism of those *service* men and ...



Somerville High students get hands-on science journalism experience with NOVA pilot program  Wicked Local

While some kids head home to do homework at 2:30 p.m. on a Tuesday, a small group of students holes up in a physics classroom at Somerville High School to ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Somerville teens to tell their stories at 13th annual Youth Peace Conference  Wicked Local

Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part preview of this event.On Saturday, May 11, more than 300 youth and adults are expected at the 13th annual ...



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 ...



Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in Boston | BU Today  BU Today

Staying local this Memorial Day weekend? We've got you covered with this list of events taking place in and around Boston.



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.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



COMMENTARY: When dreams become reality: Somerville High hockey alum Wilson brings program back to postseason contention  Wicked Local North of Boston

When Somerville High School hockey coach Kevin Wilson and I first connected, I only knew him as a coach with whom I would swap emails. I never formally met ...



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, ...



Mary Marshall: Candidate for Somerville Ward 3 School Committee  Wicked Local

So far, most races in the 2019 municipal elections are not contested, but competition is stacking up for the ward 3 School Committee seat.Former ward 3 School ...



Somerville Teachers Association election results  Wicked Local

On May 7, Somerville's educators voted to elect their union membership for the next year.Of the 700 voting members, 83 percent turned out to cast their ballot.



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 ...



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 ...



Last GLX Bridge Closure Of 2019 Starts Friday  Somerville, MA Patch

Final GLX Bridge Closure Of 2019 Starts Friday - Somerville, MA - The third and final bridge closure of the year was moved up from July.



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.



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 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 ...



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 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 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.



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 ...



MSBA approves $83 million in funding for new Arlington High School  Wicked Local

The Massachusetts School Building Authority approved a grant of up to $83.4 million in funding for the new Arlington High School on Wednesday, April 10, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



MBTA Green Line Extension project will force another Somerville road closure next month  WCVB Boston

Another long-term road closure related to the Green Line Extension project is scheduled to begin in Somerville next month.



Students Walk Out Of Somerville High School, Demanding Gun Control Action  CBS Boston / WBZ

The students sat in silence for 17 minutes, one for every victim in the Parkland, Florida school shooting. 1 year ago. Next Video. WBZ Mid-Morning Forecast For ...



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 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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Somerville High to supply free feminine products - News - Somerville Journal - Somerville, MA  Wicked Local Somerville

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



Sleep, Science and the Somerville Public School Schedule  Scout Somerville

As more scientific data on teen sleep health has become available, schools across the country are looking to adjust their high school start times. Schools in 44 ...



Somerville Halloween 2018 Events  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville Halloween 2018 Events - Somerville, MA - Check out these haunted happenings around town to get you in the Halloween spirit.



Couple named prom queens at Somerville High School  The Boston Globe

Miranda Melanson and her girlfriend Learsi Ferrer became Somerville High School's first same-sex prom royalty.



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 ...



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).



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 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 moves for municipal voting rights for 16- and-17-year-olds  Wicked Local

If approved, Somerville would be the first community in Massachusetts to successfully lower the voting age to those 16 and over.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lawsuits and investigations abound: but where is opioid addiction support in Somerville?  Wicked Local

Many are concerned that Somerville's response to the opioid crisis focuses on lawsuits rather than treatment.



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 ...



Somerville High advances to Quiz Show quarterfinals  Wicked Local Somerville

WGBH's High School Quiz Show has announced the eight Massachusetts high schools that have advanced to the quarterfinal round of the academic ...



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 ...



Letter to the editor: Somerville's Union Square project will bring benefits  Boston Business Journal

The main beneficiaries of the Union Square redevelopment are Somerville's taxpayers. When completed, the project will generate over $11 million in new tax ...



24 Medford, Somerville students receive Class of 2022 acceptances  Tufts Daily

This year, Tufts accepted 13 Somerville students and 11 Medford students into the Class of 2022, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Somerville native, Holy Cross freshman Sean Sullivan, Jr. reflects on growing up as a spoiled Patriots fan  Wicked Local North of Boston

Sean Joseph Sullivan Jr. was born on Dec. 12, 1999, just two years before the New England Patriots won their first Super Bowl championship in Super Bowl ...



Should the voting age be lowered for town elections?  The Boston Globe

As Massachusetts prepares to expand civic education in the schools, the idea of allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to actually cast ballots in local elections is picking ...



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.



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 ...



A year-long bridge closure is happening for Green Line Extension work. Here’s what to know.  Boston.com

When the Green Line Extension, or GLX, project is complete, riders will be able to take advantage of two new subway branches — the Medford and Union ...



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

Read two views and vote in our informal online poll.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Somerville’s Powderhouse Studios: What’s next?  Wicked Local Somerville

Educators are one step closer to opening an alternative school in Somerville.For the past four years, Somerville's Innovation Plan Committee has been working ...



Somerville High Golf Team Has Brush With Hollywood (PHOTO)  Patch.com

SOMERVILLE, MA – The Somerville High School varsity golf team squared off against Cambridge Rindge and Latin Tuesday afternoon, pulling out a win over ...



Somerville's innovative new school plan garners a $10 million grant  The Boston Globe

A local nonprofit working with the Somerville Public Schools came up with a proposal that might seem off the wall: a year-round high school that feels more like a ...



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 ...



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 High School harriers ready to run over the NEC  Wicked Local North of Boston

Somerville High School cross-country coach Brian Kennedy's squad returns a plethora of eager runners, including seniors Phillips Magre, Jeffrey Zou and ...



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 ...



Somervilles super school to be city controlled, officials say  Wicked Local Somerville

million grant to jump start innovative new high school in Powderhouse neighborhood.



Somerville High Schools 2015 Football Schedule  Patch.com

Somerville, MA - Another season of football kicks off in a few days! Here's a look at who the Highlanders will be playing this season.



Meet the Somerville Quiz Bowl team: Alice and Max  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 girls basketball team beaming with confidence  Wicked Local North of Boston

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



Same-Sex Couple Wins Somerville Prom Royalty  Patch.com

Same-Sex Couple Wins Somerville Prom Royalty - Somerville, MA - A year after taking home the title at the junior semi-formal, Learsi Ferrer and Miranda ...



Somerville Basketball Highlanders reflect on NEC championship season  Wicked Local

It was a sudden ending to a campaign that had great potential.The Somerville High School boys basketball team marched into this year's Division 2 North state ...



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.



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