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All Upcoming Events, Starting on March 1, 2020

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 6:00pm

Come learn how you can receive an incentive payment for renting in Somerville to Section 8 or other voucher holders! New increased Section 8 payment standards mean significantly higher rents for landlords! For questions or more information, please contact Eben Forbes at the Somerville Office of Housing Stability, (617) 625-6600 2583 x

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and members of the Tufts Partnership Negotiating Committee invite residents to a community meeting on Thursday, March 5, for an update on the current status of negotiations with Tufts University about a new Partnership Agreement between the City and the University. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the atrium room of the TAB Building, 167 Holland St.

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 6:30pm

The City of Somerville & Somerville Media Center are pleased to announce the FREE screening of "From My Heart to Yours," an intimate look at how the availability and use of opioids impacts the lives of many and their journey towards recovery.

Sat, 03/07/2020 - 9:30am

The Somerville Public Library and St. Mark Community Education Program announced this week that they will partner for spring 2020 to offer a free, twelve-part Citizenship Interview Preparation Class for residents seeking to apply for American citizenship. Classes will be offered on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., from March 7 through May 23, at the Central Library (79 Highland Ave.).

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 6:00pm

E3 Development LLC, in partnership with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development and Ward 1 Councilor Matthew McLaughlin, invites you to review and discuss site plan options for the 31 Tufts Street parcel in East Somerville.

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 9:30am

Given the quickly evolving COVID-19 situation and the need to take every precaution possible to protect community health, the following buildings and programs will be closed Thursday through Sunday:

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Mon, 03/16/2020 - 6:00pm

In the interest of public health and safety, the scheduled hearing has been cancelled. All items on the agenda will be heard at the next Licensing Commission Meeting being held on April 13, 2020. 

Sat, 03/21/2020 - 9:30am

The Somerville Public Library and St. Mark Community Education Program announced this week that they will partner for spring 2020 to offer a free, twelve-part Citizenship Interview Preparation Class for residents seeking to apply for American citizenship. Classes will be offered on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., from March 7 through May 23, at the Central Library (79 Highland Ave.).

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Mon, 03/23/2020 - 2:00pm

Massachusetts businesses may now apply for SBA loans. Join us Monday, March 23 at 2:00pm to learn more about the U.S. Small Business Association's Economic Impact Disaster Relief Fund. Dan Martiniello, SBA Boston Lender Relation Specialist will discuss application document requirements, lending criteria, eligible uses for loans, and eligibility requirements.

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 6:40pm

Public meeting of the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.  See agenda for details.

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 3:30pm

Does it make financial sense for your restaurant to do takeout right now? What should restaurants be advocating for? Join industry experts Rethink Restaurants for a discussion about the effects of coronavirus on businesses specifically.

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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 6:00pm

This is a public meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See agenda for details. 

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 6:30pm

The Somerville Community Preservation Committee (CPC) is holding its annual Community Preservation Plan public hearing on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the Somerville High School Cafeteria at 81 Highland Ave. The Community Preservation Plan establishes the annual funding priorities and allocations for the three categories that Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds can support.

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:00am

Special meeting of the Somerville Retirement Board.

The public may call in to the meeting as follows: Telephone: (617) 691-1997 Access Code: 4269 Conference Room: 3

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 3:00pm

This is an opportunity for business owners to ask City staff questions and share concerns about the public health and economic emergencies our community is facing.

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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 4:00pm

Public meeting of the Board of Assessors. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.  See agenda for details.

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 5:30pm

This is a public meeting of the Job Creation and Retention Trust Board of Trustees. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See agenda for details.

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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Planning Board. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.  See agenda for details. 

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 6:30pm

Public meeting of the new Pedestrian and Transit Advisory Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.  See agenda for details.

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 9:30am

The Somerville Public Library and St. Mark Community Education Program announced this week that they will partner for spring 2020 to offer a free, twelve-part Citizenship Interview Preparation Class for residents seeking to apply for American citizenship. Classes will be offered on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., from March 7 through May 23, at the Central Library (79 Highland Ave.).

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 3:00pm

Steve Gintz will lead us in song and gentle movements, encourage us to sing along

and show us how to shake, rattle and roll with musical props.

Please see flyer for additional details.

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Public Health and Public Safety Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.  See agenda for details. 

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 6:30pm

Public meeting of the Land Use Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. 

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 7:00pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville Conservation Commission. Due to COVID-19 virus containment efforts, this meeting will be held remotely, and this notice has the relevant log in / call in information.