Winter Storm Warning  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Central Jersey for Tuesday evening and Wednesday evening 

Two separate storms will cause snow amounting to possibly 1.5 inches Tuesday night  and 4-6 inches on Wednesday evening. 

The Somerville Office of Emergency Management reminds all residents that parking on snow covered streets is prohibited. 

This is essential so that emergency vehicles can traverse the borough without restriction.

Residents can park in municipal parking lots should they not have off-street parking at their residence. 

We also ask that residents do not place snow from their property back into the streets after they have been plowed

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  Somerville was settled in colonial times primarily by the Dutch who purchased land from the English proprietors of the colony. The Dutch established their church near what is today Somerville and a Dutch Reformed minister or Domine lived at the Old Dutch Parsonage from about 1754. The early village grew up around a church, courthouse and a tavern built at a crossroads shortly after the American Revolution. No one knows who gave Somerville its name, but it was known by this name by about 1800. Somerville was originally a sparsely populated farming community, but rapidly grew after the completion of the railroad in the 1840s and development of water power along the Raritan River in the 1850s.  Somerville celebrated its Centennial Anniversary in 2009.


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