City Hall Annex Temporarily Closed Due to Burst Pipe

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Somerville City Hall Annex will be temporarily closed until further notice for emergency repairs related to a burst pipe. Some departments have been moved to temporary locations, which are listed below, while others will work remotely.

Community Preservation Act Community Meetings Jan. 16 and 24

Monday, January 8, 2018
The Somerville Community Preservation Committee invites all interested community members to hear about the FY 2018 Community Preservation Act (CPA) historic resources and open space/recreational land project proposals before the Community Preservation Committee, and offer feedback on which deserve to receive funding, at two community meetings in January. The first will be held on Tuesday, January 16 and the second will be held on Wednesday, January 24. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m., and will be held in the community room at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) at 259 Lowell St.

Statement from Mayor Curtatone regarding Salvadoran TPS

Monday, January 8, 2018

Ending Salvadoran TPS with plans to deport nearly 200,000 upstanding immigrants who work hard, pay taxes, and contribute to the fiber of our communities is more than unjustified, unnecessary, and inhumane; it’s also reckless and irresponsible. On the heels of the decisions to also end TPS for Nicaraguans and Haitians, this is part of the administration’s continuum of cruelty. 

Extreme Cold Advisory and Safety Tips

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The forecast into the next week includes temperatures well below freezing. Given the expected extreme cold, we ask residents to review these extreme cold safety tips and check on neighbors or family members who may need assistance preparing for the cold.

REMINDER: City Pairs Youth with Seniors, Persons with Disabilities for Assistance with Snow Shoveling

Friday, December 29, 2017
The City of Somerville is looking for Somerville teens to pair with residents in need of shoveling assistance during upcoming snow storms. Additionally, Somerville senior citizens and residents with disabilities may contact us to be added to the list. Teens and residents in need of assistance will be paired by the City, which has also arranged a payment structure depending on the residents’ needs. However, payment is handled independently between the resident and the teen with whom they are paired.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations in Somerville Planned for Jan. 15

Friday, December 22, 2017

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Health and Human Services Department and the Somerville Public Schools announce the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration event, entitled, “Growing Our Community,” to be held on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of national Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Celebrate the Holidays in Somerville with Christmas Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Illuminations Tour in December

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

SOMERVILLE – Join Mayor Curtatone and City staff for Somerville’s annual holiday celebrations, kicking off on Thursday, December 7, with the Christmas Tree Lighting and visit from Santa Claus, on the City Hall Concourse. Also part of the 2017 events are the Somerville Arts Council’s Illuminations Tour on December 16, and a ceremonial lighting of a Menorah on the City Hall Concourse on December 19, coinciding with the final night of Hannukah.