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Parking Lot 6 closed for construction starting November 1

Parking Lot 6, located on North Bridge Street, will be closed for repaving starting on or about Wednesday, November 1. The construction project will last about 10 working days, weather permitting. Please remove vehicles from the lot by 6 am on November 1 to allow for the paving operations to occur smoothly. About the construction … Continued

PSE&G Gas Construction Update: October 30

PSE&G is working in Somerville to replace gas mains and services. This work is Phase 1 of a 10-12 month gas construction project. All crews will first finish installing new mains and then proceed to connect service lines. Expect an increase in traffic, loud noise, and presence of heavy equipment and machinery in these areas. All … Continued

PSE&G Gas Construction Update: October 23

PSE&G is working in Somerville to replace gas mains and services. This work is Phase 1 of a 10-12 month gas construction project. All crews will first finish installing new mains and then proceed to connect service lines. Expect an increase in traffic, loud noise, and presence of heavy equipment and machinery in these areas. All … Continued

2023 electronic tax sale

The Borough of Somerville will sell 2022 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction at: 9 am Wednesday, October 18 Delinquent payments must be received by 4 pm on Tuesday, October 17 to avoid being included in the auction. Visit the New Jersey Tax Sale website to view: List … Continued

PSE&G Gas Construction Update: October 16

PSE&G is working in Somerville to replace gas mains and services. This work is Phase 1 of a 10-12 month gas construction project. All crews will first finish installing new mains and then proceed to connect service lines. Expect an increase in traffic, loud noise, and presence of heavy equipment and machinery in these areas. All … Continued

PSE&G Gas Construction Update: October 9

PSE&G is working in Somerville to replace gas mains and services. This work is Phase 1 of a 10-12 month gas construction project. All crews will first finish installing new mains and then proceed to connect service lines. Expect an increase in traffic, loud noise, and presence of heavy equipment and machinery in these areas. All … Continued

Leaf collection update for October 2023

You can now collect leaves in paper bags. Call the Department of Public Works (DPW) at (908) 704-7195 to request pickup at the curb. You can also drop-off leaves in paper bags at the DPW dumpster at 32 5th Street, from: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday to Friday Curbside leaf pickup, by vacuum trucks, … Continued

New billing process for wastewater services

New Jersey American Water (NJAW) completed the acquisition of the borough’s sewer system on Wednesday, October 3. In October 2023, NJAW will start transitioning customers to monthly billing for wastewater services. Please note that the Borough of Somerville cannot accept payments on behalf of NJAW. Questions NJ American Water Customer Support 1-800-272-1325 Monday through Friday … Continued

Borough Council meetings move to Civic Center

The Borough Council will start meeting at the Borough’s new Civic Center on Monday, October 2. Location: The Civic Center address is 24 Robeson Street. The entrance is in a plaza in the Avalon Somerville Station apartment community. Parking: On-street parking is free. There is a fee to park next door, in the parking garage … Continued

PSE&G Gas Construction Update: October 2

PSE&G is working in Somerville to replace gas mains and services. This work is Phase 1 of a 10-12 month gas construction project. All crews will first finish installing new mains and then proceed to connect service lines. Expect an increase in traffic, loud noise, and presence of heavy equipment and machinery in these areas. All … Continued

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