WEEK IN REVIEW: Cocaine Bust, Car Accident and Davis Square Hotel News
Also, a soda-drinking video game and a cat festival.
Detectives Make Cocaine Bust in Winter Hill, Says Report
On Feb. 15, members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit caught a Dorchester man Friday with 11 bags of cocaine, according to allegations outlined in a police report. The report says detectives set up a sting operation as part of an ongoing investigation into a residence in Winter Hill that was allegedly serving as a base for a cocaine distribution operation.
VIDEO: Cat Lovers Descend on Somerville
Hundreds of cat lovers, some young, some old, attended not one, but two shows at the first ever Somerville Copy Cat Festival, put on by the Somerville Arts Council on Feb. 17. We got some video of the festival, and you can see photos here.
Firefighters Extract Woman Through Windshield, Accident Shuts Down Intersection
An accident at the intersection of McGrath Highway and Washington Street Friday morning caused firefighters to extract a woman through the windshield of a rolled-over car. It also shut down the intersection.
Advisory Group to Review Hotel Proposals for Davis Square
Plans for a hotel in Davis Square took a small step forward this week when a technical advisory committee convened to review five proposals.
Somerville Resident's Video Game Has One Goal: Drinking Soda
Will Brierly, a 32-year-old Somerville resident, got media attention this week for a video game he created that has one goal, and one goal only: to drink soda. The Boston Herald wrote about Brierly's "Soda Drinker Pro," and the video game has also been reviewed on CNET, Mashable and YouTube.