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A charred porch illustrates the danger of using a grill on a balcony, which is prohibited in Somerville.

The Somerville Fire Department is reminding residents that the use of charcoal, wood or propane grills is not allowed on porches, balconies, fire escapes or roofs. Learn more at

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An overview of how the budget process works and how it impacts residents and businesses in Somerville.
The City of Somerville has career opportunities for a diverse range of professionals and skill sets to reflect the culturally rich community we serve daily.

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