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Extreme Heat Expected in Somerville June 18-21: Take Steps to Stay Safe and Cool

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Tuesday afternoon, and an Excessive Heat Watch for Wednesday afternoon through Friday evening.

Extreme heat, that is unusual for our area this early in the summer, is expected in Somerville and the region this week. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Tuesday afternoon, and an Excessive Heat Watch for Wednesday afternoon through Friday evening. Community members are urged to take precautions to stay safe and healthy as temperatures are currently expected to rise well into the 90s, possibly approaching 100 degrees this week.

Somerville Reinforces Commitment to Safer Streets

Somerville Passes “Safe Streets” Ordinance to Accelerate Efforts to Create Safer, More Accessible, Sustainable Streets for All

The City of Somerville is accelerating its ongoing efforts to make city streets safer by ensuring forward-looking design and safety practices are embedded throughout all street improvement projects citywide. This includes reemphasizing the City’s commitment to complete the Somerville Bicycle Network plan’s 40-mile priority network by 2030. 

Join the City of Somerville’s Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony and Frederick Douglass Reading

Mayor Katjana Ballantyne and the Somerville Department of Racial and Social Justice (RSJ)  invite the Somerville community to attend the City’s annual Juneteenth flag-raising event at the Somerville City Hall Concourse (93 Highland Ave) from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18.

About the Event

All City offices are closed. Trash and recycling pickup will be delayed by one day.



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Pursuant to Chapter 2 Acts of 2023, this meeting will be held remotely.



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This is a public meeting of the Board of Library Trustees.



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Pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023, this public meeting will be conducted via remote participation.



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Pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023, this public meeting will be conducted via remote participation.



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Mayor Katjana Ballantyne, Ward One Councilor Matthew McLaughlin, and City of Somerville staff invite you to a community open house featuring an updated design for transportation safety improvements on Tufts Street.

The event will take place Wednesday, July 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Park Playground. If there is inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled to July 11.



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Pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023, this hearing will be conducted via remote participation. 



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