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2024 Memorial Day weekend events

Posted on May 21, 2024

We're looking forward to a busy holiday weekend in Downtown Somerville! Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming events, parking restrictions and road closures. Thursday, May 23 Legal RunAround 5K (7 pm) Kickoff the holiday weekend with this twilight 5K through downtown Somerville! Expect temporary rolling road closures along the race course, starting...
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2024 Tour of Somerville traffic restrictions

Posted on May 20, 2024

We are excited to once again host the Tour of Somerville, a downtown Somerville tradition since 1940! This bicycle race will draw large crowds of spectators who will gather along the route to witness the excitement and cheer on the riders. Traffic restrictions Please refer to the map above or the resident notice to see...
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2024 Memorial Day parade and ceremony

Posted on May 20, 2024

The Memorial Day Parade is back in Somerville!  Salute a veteran, starting at 8:15 am, on Monday, May 27, as the parade makes its way from the corner of Culver Street and East High Street to the Fire Museum on N. Doughty Avenue, and down West Main Street to S. Bridge Street. At this point,...
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No parking during PSE&G road construction

Posted on May 17, 2024

PSE&G started restoring Somerville roads with permanent paving on Monday, May 13. We will update this schedule as PSE&G provides new information. Last Update: May 20, 2024 Tentative work schedule Parking is not allowed on these streets from 7 am to 4 pm on the (approximate) dates listed below. Garbage collection will continue as usual....
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PSE&G gas construction update: week of May 20

Posted on May 16, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. Monday, May 20 to Friday, May 24 N. Gaston Avenue Crews will be connecting services between Union Ave and Main St. Work hours are from 9 am to 2:30 pm Traffic control will include lane shifts and...
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PSE&G gas construction update: May 13 week

Posted on May 8, 2024

PSE&G and contractor crews will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. Monday, May 13 to Friday, May 17 N. Gaston Avenue Crews will be connecting services between Union Ave and Main St. Work hours are from 9 am to 2 pm Traffic control will include lane shifts and...
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PSE&G gas construction update: May 6 week

Posted on May 3, 2024

Plan for road closures and detours, as PSE&G and contractor crews continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. N. Gaston Avenue Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10 Crews will be connecting services between Union Ave and Main St. Work hours are from 9 am to 2 pm Traffic...
Plan for detours and road closures in sections of N. Gaston Ave, Reimer St and Codington Pl

PSE&G gas construction update: April 29 week

Posted on April 26, 2024

Plan for road closures and detours next week, as PSE&G and contractor crews continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. Reimer Street Monday, April 29 to Wednesday, May 1 Crews will be connecting services between N. Gaston Ave and Eastern Ave Work hours are from 9 am to 2...
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No parking area to be extended on Mountain Avenue

Posted on April 24, 2024

The Borough Council introduced an ordinance on March 18 that will extend the area where no parking or standing is allowed on Mountain Avenue, at the W. Cliff Street and Altamont Place intersection. The public hearing will be held at 7 pm, Monday, May 6, at the Somerville Civic Center (24 Robeson Street). The meeting...
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PSE&G gas construction update: April 22 week

Posted on April 19, 2024

Plan for road closures and detours next week, as PSE&G and contractor crews continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. N. Gaston Ave Monday, April 22 (8 pm to 6 am) There will be a road closure with detours between Union Ave and Main St PSEG&G will be installing...
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Recycle adult bicycles at Earth Day bike drive

Posted on April 19, 2024

The Environmental Commission is partnering with RideWise and Pops Bike Shop to provide refurbished bicycles to adults who need transportation for work. Bike donations will be accepted at the Earth Day bike drive on April 20 and April 22. Drop-off locations and times are listed below. The Department of Public Works will help transport donated...
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Earth Day 2024 weekend activities

Posted on April 18, 2024

Celebrate Earth Day with the Environmental Commission the weekend of April 19, 20 and 21, rain or shine! We have 3 opportunities to join in the festivities and make an impact with our community. Here are the highlights, with more information listed further below about each event. Town Clean Up & Free Tree Seedling Giveaway...
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PSE&G gas construction update: April 15 week

Posted on April 12, 2024

Plan for road closures and detours next week, as PSE&G and contractor crews continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. N. Gaston Ave There will be a road closure with detours between Union Ave and Main St Work hours: Monday, April 15 to Thursday, April 18, from 8 pm...
Volunteers needed at the community garden

Volunteer at the community garden

Posted on April 11, 2024

The Environmental Commission is looking for volunteers to help prepare the Jay Scott Community Garden in Somerville for the new season. Volunteer opportunities are available on Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13. What we're doing Adding soil to beds and laying mulch along the pathways General garden clean up Work will include digging, bending,...
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PSE&G gas construction update: April 8 week

Posted on April 6, 2024

Plan for road closures and detours next week, as PSE&G and contractor crews continue working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. N. Gaston Ave There will be a lane shift with detours between Union Ave and Main St Work hours are from 8 pm to 6 am PSEG&G will be...
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Restricted traffic on Holly Glen Road and 4th Street for groundwater testing

Posted on March 23, 2024

The Borough of Somerville has contracted with Geosyntec Consultant Inc. to perform environmental investigation activities at the Former Somerville Landfill Site (the "Site"), located between US-206 and Station Road in Somerville. Starting on April 10, portions of Holly Glen Road and 4th Street will be obstructed and parking availability limited, as Geosyntec drills sampling wells...
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PSE&G gas construction update: March 25 week

Posted on March 22, 2024

Plan for road closures in sections of Reimer St, Eastern Ave, E Cliff St, and E High St next week, as PSE&G continues working on the gas pipe replacement project. All work is weather permitting. Reimer Street Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26 Road will be closed between Vanderveer Ave and N. Gaston Ave,...
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PSE&G gas construction update: March 18 week

Posted on March 15, 2024

PSE&G is completing post-construction restoration work for the gas pipe replacement project that started in March 2023. All work is weather permitting. Traffic impact This work does not include road closures, but parking will be restricted in active work areas. Please pay attention to posted signs. Crews will be working on: 2nd St 3rd St Brookside...
Volunteers needed at the community garden

Help improve the community garden

Posted on March 10, 2024

The Environmental Commission is planning to reposition some soil and garden beds at the Somerville Community Garden on March 16 and 23, from 9 to 11 am. This will help us increase the number of beds in the garden, which is located at the corner of Main St and Veterans Memorial Drive. This is exciting...
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PSE&G gas construction update: March 11 week

Posted on March 9, 2024

On March 12, PSE&G contractor crews will start restoration on all the services they completed on E. Main Street, from Park Avenue down to N. Bridge Street. This work will not impact traffic, as they will be working on the side of the road. No parking signs will be posted where the crews are working....
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