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Somerville

Somerville

The City of Somerville is a small business and residential haven of approximately four square miles. It is ideally located adjacent to Boston, one-and-a-half miles from the city’s financial and commercial districts.

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Somerville can aptly be described as a gateway to Eastern Massachusetts. Immediate access is available to routes 1, 2, 16, 28, 38, 90 and 128 and to Interstate 93 and 95. Somerville is also just 3.5 miles from Boston’s Logan International Airport. The T.F. Green Airport in Providence is less than an hour away.

Somerville is extremely accessible to public transportation. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) subway service is easily available throughout the city and offers access to Boston and other communities. In addition, 14 different bus lines travel through the city.

A Wide Spectrum of Services

The City of Somerville offers a wide spectrum of services for its residents and businesses. The community’s electrical and energy needs are served by the Boston Edison Company, Boston Gas and Commonwealth Gas. Somerville’s municipally owned water and sewer system successfully provides residents with some of the lowest rates in the Greater Boston area. Somerville was the first community in the Commonwealth to offer residents a choice in cable television providers. Today, RCN Corporation, AT&T Broadband and Bell Atlantic all service Somerville via an advanced fiber-optic network.

Culture, Restaurants and Shops

Throughout this compact, vibrant community, over 50 different languages are spoken and over 15 religions are practiced. The international flavor of Somerville guarantees that you will feel at home. Diversity is a key component of Somerville’s attractiveness to residents and business owners.

Somerville’s array of restaurants offers samples of cuisine from all over the world. Both Union Square and Davis Square are dining and entertainment destinations for Greater Boston. And of course, you are just minutes from the array of cultural opportunities in Boston and Cambridge. (Source: City of Somerville)