The City of Somerville Will Be Undergoing Routine Network Maintenance on Sunday, May 18th, 2014
Beginning at 8:00 AM, there may be intermittent issues and outages all day Sunday.
City and school websites may be unavailable during this time.
Annual Hydrant Flushing Monday Nights & Tuesday Mornings
Monday, May 12th from 11PM to 7 AM
And Each Monday for Next 3-4 Weeks
Cars must be moved from public lots by 8:30 p.m.
SOMERVILLE - The City of Somerville will lift its snow
emergency as of 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Residents parked in municipal or school lots during the snow emergency
will have a two-hour window starting at that time in which to move their
vehicles. Cars still parked in City lots at 8:30 p.m. may be subject to
ticketing and towing.
ordinance, property owners have six daylight hours following the lifting of a
snow emergency in which to clear snow and ice from sidewalks.
Beginning this year, streets on the fourth Thursday route will be swept on the Monday immediately following Thanksgiving. Please park according to normal street sweeping requirements for your street on Monday, Nov. 30. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and unpredictable weather late in the season, sometimes these streets are not swept from early November until April. To avoid this going forward, City crews will conduct one additional street sweeping day each year for the fourth Thursday route ONLY.
Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thurs., Nov. 26, roads in the Davis Sq., Broadway, Medford St. and Summer St. areas may experience temporary traffic delays as runners pass by. The race route begins on Holland St., right onto Broadway, right on North St., right on Powderhouse Blvd., onto Broadway through Ball and Magoun Squares, right on Medford St., right on Central St., and right on Summer St., ending at Grove St. in Davis Sq. Please note that eastbound traffic on Holland St. will be detoured at Cameron Ave. between 9 and 9:30 a.m. at the start of the race.
Additional Street Sweeping Day Added for Residents on Fourth Thursday Routes (Thanksgiving Day)
From Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1 a.m. through Sunday, Nov 22 at approximately midnight, Keolis construction personnel will be working at the Park St. railroad crossing to remove and replace existing track structures, requiring the closure of Park St. between Somerville Ave. and Beacon St. (open to abutters only) throughout the weekend. During the work, detours will be posted as follows:
Deadline Extended for Historic Preservation Award Nominations
The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC) announced today that it has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2016 Preservation Awards until Monday, Dec. 7. The SHPC will honor Somerville residents who performed significant restoration or maintenance efforts on designated historic buildings, or on non-designated buildings erected before 1965.
Symphony Park Ribbon Cutting 11/20
Join Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Ward 1 Alderman Matthew McLaughlin on Friday, Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Symphony Park. Located at the corner of Pearl and Florence Streets, Somerville’s newest park is inspired by the legacy of the Hadley family who created music on this site and beyond. It features: