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Sanctuary City Information & Resources

In 1987, the City of Somerville's City Council (then known as the Board of Aldermen) adopted a resolution establishing Somerville as a sanctuary city. Below is a timeline of Somerville's sanctuary city resolutions and policies.


Programs & Initiatives

Free rides to groceries and medical appointments for transit-dependent Somerville residents with limited incomes.
MWRA and the Cities of Cambridge and Somerville have implemented a system for rapid reporting of CSO discharges to the Alewife Brook.

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