Reminder: Bike Month Kickoff Event to be Held Sunday, April 29
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Join the Somerville Bicycle Advisory Committee (SBAC) on Sunday, April 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Aeronaut Brewery (14 Tyler St.) for a celebration to kick off Bay State Bike Week. The event will feature live music and a special presentation (at 2 p.m.) and book signing by the nationally renowned urban planner, safe streets advocate, and author of “Walkable Cities” Jeff Speck. Additionally, more than 20 bike advocacy organizations, businesses, and agencies will be in attendance, including representatives from MassDOT, MassBike, Boston Cyclists Union, and more.
FY18 Community Preservation Act Affordable Housing Funding Applications Now Available: Deadline May 23, 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018
Residents, organizations, and businesses are invited to submit applications for the funding of eligible affordable housing programs or projects via its annual distribution of Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds.
Somerville to Offer Residents the Opportunity to Purchase Minibonds
Friday, April 20, 2018
Minibonds will allow residents the chance to earn tax-exempt interest while investing directly in Somerville’s future.
Union Square and Inman Square Neighborhood Transportation Forum, 4/24
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Alderman-at-Large Stephanie Hirsch, Ward 2 Alderman J.T. Scott, Ward 3 Alderman Ben Ewen-Campen, and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development invite you to a forum on Tuesday, April 24 to discuss a potential rerouting of the MBTA #91 bus route in the Lincoln Park neighborhood as well as other transportation and traffic safety matters in the Union and Inman Square area. The forum will be broken down into five subject-specific segments, so you can drop in for a topic you’re most interested in or stick around for them all. The schedule will be:
Somerville Seeking Applicants for Fair Housing Commission Vacancy
Thursday, April 19, 2018
The City of Somerville invites all interested and eligible residents to apply for the Commission’s vacant post.
Public Hearing on State of Affordable Housing in Somerville to Be Held Mon., April 30
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
There will be a Public Hearing before the Board of Aldermen’s Committee on Housing and Community Development on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 6:30 PM, in the Aldermanic Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 93 Highland Avenue, on the Order of Alderman Ben Ewen-Campen, Chair of the Committee, for public input on the condition of affordable housing units in the City, and whether there is an affordable housing crisis that constitutes a public emergency (Docket #205334). The public is invited to attend and be heard.
Community Preservation Plan Hearing & Pre-Application Workshop on April 25
Friday, April 13, 2018
Plan establishes the annual funding allocations for Community Preservation Act funds; Workshop offers tips on how to apply for funding
Public Hearing to Discuss Tree Removal for Somerville Ave. Utility & Streetscape Improvements Project, May 2
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Learn more at https://www.somervillema.gov/events/2018/05/02/public-hearing-discuss-tr...
Somerville Fair Housing Information Session, 4/24
Wednesday, 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 2018
Tuesday, 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 23
Thursday, 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 21
Wednesday, 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 21-29
Wednesday, 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 2
Friday, 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 Ride
Thursday, 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 4
Wednesday, 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 29
Monday, March 26, 2018
Learn more at www.somervillema.gov/events/2018/03/29/conway-field-and-playground-infor...
Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Overhaul Rescheduled for April 3
Thursday, 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 28
Wednesday, 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 Survey
Thursday, 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.