Somerville Fair Housing Information Session, 4/24Wednesday, April 11, 2018
In recognition of Fair Housing Month, the City of Somerville’s Fair Housing Commission invites the public to a community information session on Tuesday, April 24, 6 to 7:30 p.m. on why it is important for renters and buyers, as well as landlords and owners, to understand Fair Housing, and how it can protect you.
Cambridge/Somerville Joint Alewife Brook Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Progress Report for 2018Tuesday, April 10, 2018
This notice is required by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as an annual update on the progress of Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) control measures to improve the water quality of Alewife Brook. You are receiving this notice because your property lies within the extended 100-year floodplain of Alewife Brook as established and currently in effect by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Public Hearing to Discuss Removal of Remaining Trees for Beacon Street Reconstruction Project, April 23Thursday, April 5, 2018
The City of Somerville Tree Warden invites all interested residents and community members to a public hearing on Monday, April 23, to discuss the upcoming removal of six trees as part of the construction process for the Beacon Street Reconstruction Project. The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 220 Washington St. These trees are the remaining trees to be removed by Newport Construction as part of the approved project plans.
Somerville Spring Cleanup Scheduled for Saturday, April 21Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Community BBQ with family friendly activities to be held at Blessing of the Bay Boat House following cleanup at noon with partners Groundwork Somerville & Comcast Cares
Second Annual “SustainaVille Week” Celebrates Sustainability and the Environment with Nine Days of Events, April 21-29Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the City’s SustainaVille initiative invite all to the second annual SustainaVille Week celebrating sustainability and the environment in Somerville.
Applications for Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Available April 2Friday, March 30, 2018
Through the annual program, more than 100 Somerville teens will be placed within City departments as well as with private business partners in Somerville.
Patriot’s Day Ceremonies on April 16, to Commemorate Paul Revere’s RideThursday, March 29, 2018
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 1 Alderman Matt McLaughlin, and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission invite all residents and community members to the City’s annual Patriot’s Day celebration, to be held at Foss Park on Mon., April 16, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Public Hearing on Proposed Transfer Fee Home Rule Petition to be Held Wednesday, April 4Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing hosted by the Board of Aldermen to discuss the proposed transfer fee home rule petition.
Information Session on Temporary Conway Field & Playground Closure to Be Held March 29Monday, March 26, 2018
Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Overhaul Rescheduled for April 3Thursday, March 22, 2018
Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing by the Somerville Planning Board and the Board of Aldermen’s Land Use Committee on Tuesday, April 3, at 6 p.m., to provide feedback. The hearing will be held in the Aldermanic Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 93 Highland Ave. Feedback can also be submitted online at www.somervillezoning.com, where detailed information on the overhaul, timeline, and upcoming meetings and events are also available.
Public Hearing to Discuss Tree Removal for Somerville Ave. Utility & Streetscape Improvements Project, March 28Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The City of Somerville Tree Warden invites all interested residents and community members to a public hearing on Wednesday, March 28, to discuss upcoming tree removal as part of the construction process for the Somerville Ave. Utility & Streetscape Improvements Project. The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at the Albert F. Argenziano School, 290 Washington St.
"The Wellbeing of Somerville": Read the 2017 Report and Take Part in the Followup SurveyThursday, March 8, 2018
The City of Somerville and Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) recently completed a community health needs assessment called The Wellbeing of Somerville Report 2017. As a follow up to this report, the City and CHA are working together to better understand the healthcare service needs and health priorities of the Somerville community. We invited residents to take a survey to help us to identify and prioritize health needs for you, your family, and the Somerville Community.
Message from the Somerville Police DepartmentWednesday, March 7, 2018
Update (3/7/2018): Owner of Backpack & AirSoft Soft Pellet Guns Located
Community Meeting to Discuss Beacon Street Project, March 19Friday, March 2, 2018
Community Forums to be Held to Discuss Somerville’s Plans for U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ProgramsTuesday, February 27, 2018
The Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development will hold two community forums to discuss the City’s 2018-2022 HUD Consolidated Five-Year Plan and 2018-2019 One-Year Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program, and the HOME program.
Residents Sought for Newly Established Mayor's Appointments Advisory CommitteeTuesday, February 20, 2018
Applications are now being accepted for positions on Mayor Joseph Curtatone’s recently established Appointments Advisory Committee (AAC). The committee will be tasked with reviewing applications and making recommendations for vacant Mayor-appointed posts on boards and commissions with regulatory or decision-making authority.
Rescheduled Grand Union Flag Raising on Prospect Hill Set for March 4Friday, February 16, 2018
After having to be canceled due to extreme cold, Somerville’s annual Grand Union Flag Raising is back! The event, rescheduled from January 1 to March 4, 2018, will kick off with a procession from City Hall to Prospect Hill Tower, followed by a reenactment ceremony for the 242nd anniversary of the "Grand Union" flag-raising ceremony at Prospect Hill Park.
West Branch Library Landscape Meeting February 24, Community Meeting February 26Friday, February 16, 2018
Please join Ward 6 Alderman Lance Davis, the Somerville Capital Projects and Planning Department, the Somerville Public Library, and the project design team for upcoming meetings to discuss plans for the West Branch Library. A walkthrough landscape meeting will be held on Saturday, February 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the West Branch Library, 40 College Ave. A full community meeting will be held on Monday, February 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Baptist Church located at 31 College Ave. where we will review and discuss the findings from the walkthrough.
Somerville Historic Preservation Commission Seeking Volunteers for 2018 Docent ProgramFriday, February 16, 2018
The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC) and Historic Somerville are currently seeking volunteers for the City’s Docent Program, which offers guided tours and information about Somerville’s historic sites.