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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...
Volunteers needed at the community garden

Volunteer at the community garden

Posted on April 2, 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,...
Earth Day bike drive

Recycle adult bicycles at Earth Day bike drive

Posted on April 2, 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 March 23, 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...
Map showing restricted parking and traffic areas for groundwater testing, on Holly Glen Road and 4th Street

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....
West Main Street parking deck now open

Parking deck on West Main Street now open

Posted on March 9, 2024

A public-private partnership between the developer of the Edge and the Borough has created additional paid parking in the newly completed parking deck off South Davenport Street in downtown Somerville. Built to accommodate tenants of the Edge apartments and to provide additional parking for patrons of the downtown, this deck brings an additional 229 parking...
Map showing the detour plan for the the St Patrick's Day Parade

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

Posted on March 8, 2024

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...
Borough of Somerville Flood Watch. March 6 to March 7.

Free parking due to flood watch

Posted on March 6, 2024

Please note there is a flood watch in effect in our area, starting on Wednesday, March 6. Steady rain on Wednesday, on already saturated ground, may lead to flooding overnight into Thursday. We're also expecting another round of rain late Saturday into early Sunday. Prepare for possible flooding We suggest relocating all vehicles in low-lying...
Vital Statistics office closed February 29 to March 18

Vital Statistics office will be temporarily closed

Posted on March 5, 2024

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...
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PSE&G gas construction update: March 4 week

Posted on March 1, 2024

UPDATE: Due to the weather forecast, PSE&G contractor crews will not work on Main Street on Tuesday, March 5. All traffic lanes will be open. We are waiting for PSE&G to confirm if work will continue on E. High Street. PSE&G will continue working on the gas pipe replacement project that started in March 2023....
PSE&G map for the week of February 26

PSE&G gas construction update: February 26 week

Posted on February 27, 2024

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...
Join our volunteer team

Serve your community

Posted on February 23, 2024

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.
Somerville Recreation Spring Soccer League

Spring soccer league registration opens on February 1

Posted on February 22, 2024

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...

PSE&G gas construction update: February 20

Posted on February 16, 2024

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...
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PSE&G gas construction update: February 14

Posted on February 9, 2024

February 15 update: Crews will work on E. Main Street, near Hamilton Street, on Thursday and Friday. February 14 update: Work was postponed due to inclement weather and will resume on Thursday, February 15. -------------------------------------------- PSE&G crews will start working on Main Street at 9 am, on Monday, February 12. This work is to connect...
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Section 8 housing voucher waitlist update

Posted on January 29, 2024

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...
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