Portion of Community Path In Somerville to Close for Repaving May 2 & 3, 2017Wednesday, April 26, 2017
On Tuesday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 3, 2017, a portion of the Somerville Community Path (Davis Square to Cedar St.) will be closed as City contractors repave this section of the path.
Revised Union Square Master Land Disposition Agreement (MLDA) Available; Next SRA Meeting Thursday, April 27Wednesday, April 26, 2017
An updated version of the proposed Master Land Disposition Agreement (MLDA) between the Somerville Redevelopment Authority (SRA) and Union Square Master Developer Union Square Station Associates LLC (US2) is now available.
Winter Hill Playground Community Meeting, April 26Monday, April 24, 2017
Please join the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, and Ward 4 Alderman Tony Lafuente, for the fourth in a series of community meetings to discuss upcoming renovations to the Winter Hill School Yard, on Wednesday, April 26, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Winter Hill Community Innovation School cafeteria, entrance on the Medford St. side. City staff will present the new school yard design and an update on field construction. Information from previous meetings is available at www.somervillema.gov/winterhill.
Nunziato Park & Stormwater Project Meeting April 25Monday, April 10, 2017
Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Event on April 6, 2017 from 7:50 to 8:10 PM at SOM001A on the Alewife BrookFriday, April 7, 2017
Learn more at somervillema.gov/cso
Patriot’s Day Ceremonies on April 17th Commemorate Paul Revere’s RideThursday, April 6, 2017
Residents and community members are invied to the City’s annual Patriot’s Day celebration, to be held at Foss Park on Mon., April 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Alewife Brook Combined Sewer Overflow Control 2017 Progress UpdateThursday, April 6, 2017
Applications for Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Now AvailableThursday, April 6, 2017
SOMERVILLE – Attention Somerville Youth! The Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program is now accepting applications for summer 2017, and more than 100 Somerville teens will be selected to participate in the annual job program which pairs young job seekers with opportunities within City departments as well as with private business partners in Somerville. Applications are available through Friday, April 21, at 12:30 p.m., and can be picked up at the Personnel Department in City Hall, 93 Highland Ave. Applications are also available online at somervillema.gov/summerjobs.
First Ever “SustainaVille Week” Celebrates Sustainability and the Environment with Seven Days of Events, April 22-28Wednesday, April 5, 2017
In honor of Earth Day 2017, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the City’s SustainaVille initiative invite all to the first ever SustainaVille Week celebrating sustainability and the environment.
Union Sq., Somerville, Master Developer Signs Agreement to Provide GLX Contribution and Add'l Community Benefits; Covenant Brings Total Developer Payments and Contributions to Estimated $112MWednesday, April 5, 2017
The City of Somerville now has an agreement in hand that, once in effect, will translate more than 8 years of community discussion on the future of Union Square into action—and pave the way for developer contributions and payments to the community totaling an estimated $112 million and expands the city’s real estate tax revenue by nearly one-half billion ($445 million) over the next 30 years.
REMINDER: Street Sweeping Resumes April 1 in Somerville; New Street Sweeping Alerts Now AvailableFriday, March 31, 2017
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville Traffic and Parking Department remind all residents that regular street sweeping schedules officially resume Saturday, April 1, and continue through Dec. 31, 2017. Since street sweeping takes place only on weekdays, this means the first day of sweeping this season will take place on Monday, April 3.
Deadline to File FY17 Residential, Statutory, or Community Preservation Act Exemption with Assessor's Office is Mon., 4/3 at 4:30 p.m. SharpTuesday, March 28, 2017
17th Annual Rabies Clinic to Be Held Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to NoonWednesday, March 22, 2017
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Health & Human Services Department, and Somerville Animal Control are pleased to host the 17th Annual Rabies Clinic in the yard at the DPW Highway Garage on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon. The City's annual rabies clinic gives residents an easy and affordable opportunity to have their dogs and cats vaccinated against the rabies virus. On-site dog licenses are also available. All Somerville residents are required to license their dogs, and a current rabies vaccine is required to obtain a license.
City to Celebrate 175th March 29 with a “Very Somerville” Party at Somerville-Charlestown LineTuesday, March 21, 2017
SOMERVILLE – The month of March officially marks 175 years since Somerville separated from Charlestown (in 1842), and we’re throwing a birthday party that is “very Somerville.” Join us at the Somerville-Charlestown city limits on East Broadway (in front of the Mount Vernon restaurant) on Wednesday, March 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., for live music, a toast to our City’s birthday, and to help us sing the Happy Birthday song in true Somerville style.
Volunteers Needed for 2017 Patriot's Day Colonial FairTuesday, March 21, 2017
Help the City celebrate its 175th Anniversary and re-live Paul Revere's historic ride from Boston through Somerville and onto Lexington and Concord.
Somerville Commission for Women to Host Women’s History Month Event March 21Thursday, March 16, 2017
Please join the Somerville Commission for Women on Tuesday, March 21, for a special event in honor of Women’s History Month. “Shaping the Future: Our Community Dialogue,” will be held at The Highlander Café located in Somerville High School, beginning at 6 p.m. on March 21, and will include Q&A breakout sessions with local female elected officials, including representatives from Somerville’s State Delegation, as well as a brief presentation about the Somerville Commission for Women and its ongoing programs and initiatives.
Union Square Land Disposition Agreement: Deadline to Submit Comments is April 14Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Master Land Disposition Agreement (MLDA) between the Somerville Redevelopment Authority (SRA) and Union Square Master Developer US2 was submitted to the SRA for review at their meeting on February 16, 2017. A copy of the MLDA is available at the link below. The deadline to submit comments on the MLDA is April 14, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.
Please submit any comments to Emily Hedeman : email@example.com Update: The comment period is now closed.
Community Meeting to Discuss Renovation of Hoyt Playground, March 29Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Join Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang, and the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development on Wednesday, March 29, for a community meeting to discuss upcoming renovations to the Hoyt-Sullivan Playground. The meeting will be held at the Visiting Nurse’s Association, 259 Lowell St., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. City staff and project architects will present new plans for the playground, which are based on community feedback. To review the plans, visit www.somervillema.gov/hoytsullivan.
Community Meeting to Discuss Cedar St. Infrastructure Project Updates, March 21Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang, and the City of Somerville’s Engineering Department invite all interested residents to a community meeting to discuss the ongoing Cedar Street Water and Sewer Infrastructure Upgrade Project, on Tuesday, March 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria in the Kennedy School, 5 Cherry St. Construction is expected to begin on Cedar St. at the beginning of April.