In accordance with the city’s Snow Emergency Procedures, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone has declared a snow emergency for the City of Somerville to go into effect at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 18. During snow emergencies, parking is allowed on the odd-numbered side of the street only (unless otherwise posted). Cars not moved by 10 p.m. Monday night may be subject to ticketing and towing.

Beginning at 6 p.m., residents unable to find a parking space on the odd-numbered side of the street may park in any municipal or school parking lot for the duration of the emergency.  A list of available city lots and other relevant information may be found on the city’s website at

Superintendent of Schools Anthony Pierantozzi also announced today that Somerville Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, March 19.

Up-to-date information can always be found on the city’s Facebook pages (;, Twitter feeds (@SomervilleCity; @311Somerville), or on the City website,

Additional snow emergency notification measures include:  flashing blue lights installed at 22 key intersections and entryways to the City; and postings on all City Cable channels.


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