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South Davenport Street road closure map

South Davenport Street closed for pedestrian bridge construction

Posted on July 19, 2024

Project Updates July 19 update The opening of South Davenport Street is delayed due to the extreme heat and equipment delays. Work will continue next week, pending weather. Based on the current schedule, South Davenport Street should reopen by Monday, August 5. July 12 update The contractor is planning to complete this project by Wednesday,...
Michael Lepp Park basketball court closed for construction

Basketball court closed at Lepp Park

Posted on July 16, 2024

The basketball court at Michael Lepp Park is currently closed for construction. The court is being enlarged, resurfaced and new backboards are being installed. The project includes removal of the existing basketball court and construction of a new court, which will feature new pavement, athletic surface and paint, backstops, and benches. The basketball court is...
National Night Out Tuesday August 6, 6 to 8 pm, Carol Pager Park

Save the date for National Night Out

Posted on July 16, 2024

National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 6, from 6 to 8 pm, at Carol Pager Park (across from the YMCA). This annual event aims to bring the community together to take a stand against crime in local neighborhoods. This is the Police Department's largest community event of the year! Bring your families...
Register now for fall soccer, grades 1 to 8

Registration now open for fall soccer

Posted on July 13, 2024

Registration is open until Sunday, August 4 for this entry-level soccer program. All students in grades 1-8, who reside or attend school in Somerville, are welcome to participate. There will be weekly practices and games on Saturdays, from September 21 to November 2. Teams will play games with surrounding towns in an intertown league administered...
PSE&G gas construction weekly update

PSE&G gas construction update: week of July 15

Posted on July 11, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19 All work is weather permitting. Fieldstone Dr: Installing a gas main between N. Gaston Ave and Schoolhouse Ln Madison St: Connecting services between Eastern Pkwy and Adamsville Rd S. Richards Ave: Installing a gas main...
Somerville 5K Turkey Trot $335 early bird registration

Early bird registration open for Turkey Trot

Posted on July 8, 2024

Registration is now open for the 9th annual Somerville 5K Turkey Trot! This community event is family friendly. All are welcome to walk, run or race on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Somerville. Race fees Take advantage of early-bird pricing! $35 (now until Aug 31) $40 (from Sept 1 - 30) $45 (from Oct 1 -...
PSE&G gas construction weekly update

PSE&G gas construction update: week of July 8

Posted on July 5, 2024

UPDATE: Crews will not work on Friday, July 12 in anticipation of inclement weather. PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project, on the roads listed below. Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12 All work is weather permitting. Fieldstone Dr: Installing a gas main between N. Gaston Ave and...
Fourth of July reminders

Fourth of July reminders

Posted on July 1, 2024

As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, please remember: Holiday schedule Borough Hall is closed and garbage collection suspended on Thursday, July 4 Trash collection will resume, with extra pickup, on Friday, July 5 Fireworks safety Ground-based sparkling devices are legal in NJ Explosive and aerial fireworks are NOT legal in NJ Visit the state...
PSE&G gas construction weekly update

PSE&G gas construction update: week of July 1

Posted on June 27, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project, on the roads listed below. Monday, July 1 to Wednesday, July 3 Note: Crews will not work on July 4 and July 5. All work is weather permitting. Putnam St: Installing main between N Clark Ave and Post St N. Auten Ave: Connecting...
Somerville Community Night

Get your tickets for Somerville Community Night

Posted on June 22, 2024

We invite all Somerville residents to enjoy a fun night out at the TD Bank Ballpark, home to the Somerset Patriots. Mayor Gallagher will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and we'll end the night with an amazing fireworks show! Game details Somerset Patriots (NYY) vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) 7:05 pm, Tuesday, July 2...
Volunteer opportunities

Current volunteer opportunities

Posted on June 22, 2024

Please submit your resume if you're interested in serving as a volunteer. Current opportunities Library Board of Trustees We are looking for someone with finance or grant writing experience. Sewerage Authority We are looking for someone with a background in finance or engineering. Questions For more information, please contact Borough Administrator Kevin Sluka at KSluka@SomervilleNJ.org.
PSE&G gas construction weekly update

PSE&G gas construction update: week of June 24

Posted on June 21, 2024

Update: PSE&G will continue installing a gas main on Rehill Ave, between Union Ave and Fairmount Ave, on Saturday, June 29. PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28 All work is weather permitting. Rehill Ave: Installing a main between Union Ave and...
PSE&G June 17 map

PSE&G gas construction update: week of June 17

Posted on June 14, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 21 All work is weather permitting. Rehill Ave: Installing a main between Union Ave and Fairmount Ave Putnam St: Working between N Clark Ave and Post St (after Rehill Ave work is completed) Codington Pl: Connecting services...
A message from the mayor

Main Street is open!

Posted on June 6, 2024

A message from Mayor Brian Gallagher Somerville is at her best when tragedy strikes and we have people in need. The Borough will continue working with all the displaced families, from the June 4 fire, to help them find permanent housing. How you can help The Somerville Civic League is coordinating donations. You may make...
PSE&G map week of June 10

PSE&G gas construction update: week of June 10

Posted on June 6, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. Monday, June 10 to Friday, June 14 All work is weather permitting. N. Auten Ave: Installing main from Main St to Rt 28/Union Ave Madison St: Installing main between Adamsville Rd N and Eastern States Pkwy Codington Pl: Connecting services between Main...
PSE&G map - week of June 3

PSE&G gas construction update: week of June 3

Posted on May 31, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. Work Schedule N. Gaston Ave Monday, June 3 Connecting services between Union Ave and Main St Work hours: 9 am to 2:30 pm Traffic control will include lane shifts and flagging (one lane of travel) N. Auten...
We planted 150 new trees!

Somerville plants 150 new trees with state grant

Posted on May 27, 2024

The Borough of Somerville completed a reforestation project and planted 150 tree saplings in 4 parks and along the Peter’s Brook greenway and intersecting streets. This project was funded by a $137,210 grant awarded to the Borough in 2022 by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. The total project was estimated to cost $171,000 and...
Pickleball for adults

Register now for adult pickleball lessons

Posted on May 26, 2024

Registration is currently open to Somerville residents for the next session of Adult Pickleball lessons, conducted by Mike Watson and his staff. Lessons for beginners and advanced beginners will be offered on Tuesday or Sunday, starting on June 2. The cost is $90 for a 5-week session. Learn more about this program or register online.
PSE&G map

PSE&G gas construction update: week of May 28

Posted on May 23, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. Note: Crews will not work on Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. This Week Friday, May 24 PSE&G contractor crews will start striping the recently paved roads on Friday, May 24. Work will...
Memorial Day weekend graphic

2024 Memorial Day weekend events

Posted on May 21, 2024

UPDATE: Download photos from the Family Fun Ride (Community Ride), Memorial Day Parade and Tour of Somerville. Email registration is required to see the gallery. Downloads are free. High-resolution images, without a watermark, are available for purchase. We're looking forward to a busy holiday weekend in Downtown Somerville! Here's everything you need to know about...
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