Fall 2017 ResiStat Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Fall 2017 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Somerville Styrofoam Recycling Event September 9, at DPW

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Residents may visit the Department of Public Works yard, located at 1 Franey Rd., between 9 a.m. and noon to dispose of all types of EPS (Styrofoam) foam packing materials, including foam bracing and packing peanuts.

Mayor Curtatone Announces Somerville's Commitment to Vision Zero Initiative

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Mayor Joseph Curtatone announced today the launch of Vision Zero Somerville, reaffirming the City’s commitment to multi-modal road safety. The initiative will take a multi-department, data-driven approach to improving safety for all road users, whether on bicycles or on foot, in vehicles, or aboard public transit.

Cedar Street (Highland to Broadway) Roadway Improvements Meeting 9/18

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang invite all interested persons to a community meeting on Cedar Street Roadway Improvements including traffic calming measures, bumpouts, a new crosswalk, and road resurfacing, are planned for Cedar St. between Highland and Broadway this fall. To update the community on the upcoming work, the City Engineering team will present the plan and schedule, and Alderman Niedergang and the team will discuss construction impacts and mitigation and answer your questions.

Rock & Roll Yard Sale Set for Sunday, Sep.10th, in Union Square

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Somerville Arts Council in partnership with Chris and Jennifer Daltry of What Cheer Records presents the Rock and Roll Yard Sale, an ArtsUnion market taking place from 11 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, on the Union Square Plaza.

Mayor Curtatone Launches Somerville Innovation and Opportunity Lab

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SOMERVILLE – Somerville has gained national recognition as an innovation hub, thanks to our local entrepreneurs and to smart growth technologies and companies who increasingly make Somerville their home. With the City now poised for even more exciting growth and opportunity, Mayor Joseph Curtatone has established a new advisory committee that will take a broad approach to supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. The Innovation and Opportunity Lab, which is currently seeking members, aims to advance Somerville’s local innovation economy and support budding entrepreneurs.

Statement from Somerville Police Department on Farragut Ave. Shooting

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The following is a statement on behalf of the Somerville Police Department:

At approximately 5 p.m. this evening, the Somerville Police Department was dispatched to 14 Farragut Avenue after reports of a shooting. A 16-year-old male was found to have serious injuries and was transported to Mt. Auburn Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The victim was a resident of Malden. The incident remains under investigation; however, there is not, and never was, a threat to the community at large.