All Borough Hall offices will close at 3 pm on Friday, March 1 for mandatory staff training. The Vital Statistics office will be closed from February 29 until March 18.

Category: Borough News

No parking and detours planned for St Patrick’s Day Parade

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade will make its way down Main Street, starting at 1:30 pm, on Sunday, March 10. Please expect limited parking and traffic detours, as noted below. Parade route Start on East Main Street, at the Grove Street intersection, in front of the Somerset Hotel Proceed westbound on Main Street and bear … Continued

PSE&G gas construction update: February 26 week

February 27 update: PSE&G crews will not work on Wednesday, February 28, due to the weather forecast. All lanes will be open on Main Street and parking will be permitted until work resumes on Thursday, February 29. ——————————————————————————————– PSE&G will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project that started in March 2023. Week of … Continued

Vital Statistics office will be temporarily closed

The Vital Statistics office will be closed starting on Thursday, February 29 and will reopen on Monday, March 18. We are closing the office temporarily due to limited staff resources. Birth, marriage and death certificates You can request certified copies of vital records online. If you need a vital record immediately, you can make a … Continued

Serve your community

Mayor Gallagher and the Borough Council are seeking volunteers to serve on 3 new committees: Infrastructure Task Force Public Safety Committee Seniors and Veterans Committee Volunteer opportunities include: Organizing the Memorial Day Parade Improving pedestrian safety Helping to develop 10-year improvement plans Learn how you can help make Somerville a safer and better community.

Spring soccer league registration opens on February 1

This entry-level soccer program is for students in grades 1-8, who live or attend school in Somerville. Teams will play games with surrounding towns in an inter-town league administered by Bridgewater Recreation. Practices will be held 1 night per week after 5:30 pm, beginning in early April. Saturday games will be held on April 20 … Continued

PSE&G gas construction update: February 20

2/22 Update: PSE&G will not work on Main Street on Friday, February 23. This change is due to the weather forecast. ———————————————————————————————————— Main Street Update: PSE&G will be connecting services on Main Street, from N. Bridge Street to Grove Street, on February 22 and 23. Traffic will shift over in both directions to allow work … Continued

Section 8 housing voucher waitlist update

January 31, 2024 update: We have ceased taking applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Assistance Payments Program. This action is being taken in accordance with the procedures outlined in the Borough’s Administrative Plan for the Section 8 Program. We will announce when applications are being accepted again, when the current waiting list is … Continued

Thank you to everyone who helped us prepare for the storm

The Office of Emergency Management coordinated all emergency activities during the first storm of the year, which lasted for approximately 24 hours. Timeline January 8 – Emergency Management Committee met at 4 pm to review plans January 9 – OEM committee met at 5 pm and declared a local state of emergency. Rain developed around … Continued

Christmas tree recycling and disposal options

Somerset County residents The Somerset County Park Commission is offering free tree recycling. Mulch and woodchips collected from the recycled trees will be used throughout the park system to help nurture and protect plant life. You may drop-off trees: from 8 am to 4 pm December 26, 2023 to January 31, 2024 at North Branch Park, … Continued

Please do not travel

January 10 – 6:45 pm update Free parking in all municipal lots has been extended until the end of day on Thursday, January 11. January 10 – 1:25 pm update Thank you for your patience during this storm event. Please be aware that parts of the Borough, and surrounding towns, still have significant road closures … Continued

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