Welcome to Somerville

One of the liveliest areas in the region, Somerville is a densely populated, blue collar, urban suburb of Boston that has morphed into a hotbed of great eating and clubbing—and has somehow managed to maintain the community feel that drew people to it initially. Students from Tufts and Harvard frequent the area, which is socially and ethnically mixed and offers both funky stores and fine shopping. Somerville is well-served by public transportation, having both Red Line and Orange Line stops. The town also borders I-93, for easy access to downtown.


Police Emergency 911
General Information 617-625-1212
Fire Emergency 911 
General Information 617-623-1500
Ambulance Emergency 617-623-1500
Poison   617-232-2120
Rape   617-492-7273
Hospitals Somerville Hospital 617-666-4400
Mystic Health Center 617-623-8686


NStar Electric Electricity 800-592-2000
NStar Gas Natural Gas 800-592-2000
Verizon New Service Billing 800-870-9999 
Repairs 617-555-1611
Comcast Cable TV, Phone, Internet 1-800-XFINITY
RCN Cable TV, Phone, Internet 888-891-7770

City Services

City Hall Information 617-625-6600
Somerville Public Schools Information  617-625-6600
Somerville Public Library   617-623-5000
Somerville Post Office Main Branch 617-6660745
Somerville Traffic & Parking 133 Holland St.
Somerville, MA 02144
Registry of Motor Vehicles   617-351-4500
Dept of Public Works   617-625-0300
Recycling   617-625-2171


Tufts University   617-628-5000


Transportation MBTA Travel Information 617-222-3200
MBTA Pass Program 617-222-5218
Taxi Service Yellow Cab Company 617-625-5000
Green Cab Company 617-628--1081

Time & Weather

Time   617-637-1234
Weather   617-936-1234