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Public Safety Information

On Monday evening, Dec. 1, at approximately 6 p.m., two men claiming to be representing the Somerville Water Department gained access to a private residence and committed a larceny. While this appears to be an isolated incident, the City of Somerville and Somerville Police Department remind residents that any employee of the Water Department requiring access to any property will always show identification. If someone claiming to be from the Water Department attempts to gain access to your home…

Mobile Parking Meter Payments Launch 11/24

Join Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Director of Traffic and Parking Suzanne Rinfret, and Parkmobile on Monday, Nov. 24 to launch the latest parking technology in Somerville with Parkmobile's smart phone app. The official launch ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Meacham Rd. in Davis Sq., adjacent to Seven Hills Park and the Davis Sq. T station. Beginning the week of Nov. 24, drivers in Somerville will be able to pay for parking at every metered space in the city by using Parkmobile's smartphone…



(español) SOMERVILLE - On Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, during the early evening hours, the Somerville Police responded to a report of a sexual assault in progress on Central St. near Broadway in Winter Hill. The suspect was apprehended by Somerville Police, and then arraigned on Thursday at Somerville District Court on charges including sexual assault with intent to rape and assault with intent to murder. The suspect was remanded by the Court for a 20-day evaluation at Bridgewater State Hospital. A…


CITY & ‘FRIENDS OF THE COMMUNITY PATH' PLAN ZERO-WASTE CELEBRATION, PARTY ON THE PATH, SEPT. 20 Food, music, games and fun planned to celebrate progress on Community Path. SOMERVILLE - The Community Path is going all the way to Boston and to celebrate, the City of Somerville and the Friends of the Community Path are throwing a zero-waste community party that aims to create little to no trash. Come celebrate the recent Community Path progress on the expansion to Lowell St. as well as…


ASSISTANT CITY SOLICITOR RECOGNIZED FOR ‘OUTSTANDING APPELLATE WORK’ Matthew Buckley awarded Robert W. Ritchie Special Achievement Award for work in recent court cases   SOMERVILLE – The Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association (MMLA) awarded the Robert W. Ritchie Special Achievement Award to Somerville Assistant City Solicitor Matthew J. Buckley, in recognition of his outstanding appellate work on several important municipal cases, including a recent Supreme Judicial Court…



POLICE CHIEF FINALISTS NARROWED TO TWO Mayor to conduct site visits with goal of presenting new chief to Board of Aldermen in August SOMERVILLE –The finalists for Somerville Chief of Police have been narrowed to two: Somerville Deputy Chief of Operations David Fallon and Manchester, NH, Chief of Police David Mara, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced today. Following a public hearing with the four initial finalists selected by the Police Chief Search Committee—Fallon, Mara, Somerville Deputy…

Alewife Brook Combined Sewer Overflow Control Update

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WANTED: Coders, Problem Solvers, Creative Thinkers and Civic Do-Gooders for National “Day” of Civic Hacking All Weekend in Somerville Random Hacks of Kindness hosted by Code for Boston, City of Somerville, Greentown Labs SOMERVILLE – Proving once again that they may just be one of the coolest volunteer organizations in Greater Boston, Code for Boston is throwing a weekend-long civic hacking event at Greentown Labs in Somerville with the support of the…

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