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State Primary Election: Early Voting & Vote By Mail Info

Early Voting and Voting by Mail in the Massachusetts Primary Election 

The Massachusetts State Primary election is Tuesday, September 6. This election will narrow the field for Representative in Congress, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Auditor, Governor's Council, State Senator, State Representative, District Attorney, and Sheriff. Somerville voters can vote early in person or by mail.

View the Somermoviefest 2022 Lineup (Free Films Starting at Dusk)

Thumbnail links to SomerMovieFest Flyer PDF

The City of Somerville’s annual SomerMovie Fest returns this year with a series of six family-friendly films being shown in parks around Somerville. 

Screenings begin at dusk and the schedule is as follows:

Apply to Serve on Somerville’s ARPA Advisory Committee

Open Positions: 15
Term: August 17 through September 14, 2022 

11 Affordable Homeownership Opportunities: 60 Cross Street East & 109 Prospect Street

Mayor Katjana Ballantyne and the City of Somerville Housing Division are pleased to announce 11 income-restricted condominiums for sale to eligible, first-time homebuyer households through the City’s Inclusionary Housing Program. Six units are available to households making at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI), and five are available to households making between 81% and 110% AMI.  
 

Somerville Municipal Scholarship Committee Seeks One Member

Open Positions: One
Term: Three years

The City of Somerville seeks one new member for the Municipal Scholarship Committee, and all Somerville residents are invited to apply. Applicants must be Somerville residents. Boards and commissions offer an opportunity for residents with a range of experience, skills, expertise, and perspectives to share their talents and insights with their community.

ArtBeat Returns to Davis Square July 16

ArtBeat, the Somerville Arts Council's annual multicultural arts showcase, returns to Davis Square on Saturday, July 16 (rain date: July 17). Now in its 36th year, ArtBeat features an eclectic mix of music, dance, theater, food, performance, and activities. Come enjoy nearly 100 vendors and community groups, two stages of music, and a dance showcase at the Somerville Theater, all inspired by this year's theme: Rise. 

Somerville Enters New Fiscal Year with Historic Investments Planned for Youth, Affordable Housing, Sustainability, & More

$293 million FY23 budget delivers on urgent needs and lays foundation for longer-term progress across all departments 
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Major investments include largest increase in history for Somerville Public Schools, nearly $8.3 million for affordable housing, and $1 million for participatory budgeting  

Somerville Junction Park Expansion & Renovation Virtual Meeting, July 26

Mayor Katjana Ballantyne, Ward 5 City Councilor Beatriz Gómez Mouakad, and City staff invite you to a virtual community meeting to discuss the expansion and renovation of Junction Park, located off of Central Street near the Community Path extension.

Somerville Hiring Polling Place Workers for 2022 Election Cycle

The City of Somerville is hiring polling place workers for the upcoming 2022 election cycle. Hundreds of poll workers will be needed this year to conduct a successful election. Interested residents are encouraged to attend an information session on Thursday, July 28, to learn more. 

General Duties 

Poll workers are encouraged to commit to working both election days: Tuesday, September 6, and Tuesday, November 8. Each workday starts at 6:30 a.m. and ends after the polls close at 8 p.m., with a two-hour break. Poll workers serve in one of the following roles: 

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