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Friday, April 17, 2015

Spring Clean Up Set for April 25th!

SOMERVILLE – Looking for an opportunity to break out of the winter blues and get back into the community? Join the City of Somerville, Groundwork Somerville, and Comcast Cares for the annual Spring Cleanup and Community Barbecue on Sat., April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A rain date has been set for Sun., April 26.

Residents are invited to join Ward Captains and City officials in each of the City’s seven wards to help prepare the city for the spring and summer by planting flowers, weeding open spaces, and otherwise cleaning our community following the long winter months.  Refreshments, t-shirts, and hats will be provided to all participants from 10 a.m. to noon at all cleanup locations and all participants are invited to a community barbecue and SomerGreen Festival, immediately following the cleanup from noon to 2 p.m. at the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on Shore Drive.

Volunteers should meet a Ward Captain at 10 a.m. at the following locations:
             WARD 1:  Cross St. Center, 165 Broadway            
                               Zero New Washington St. (OLRA) 
             WARD 2:  Union Sq. Parking Lot @ SCAT Building
                               Albert F. Argenziano School @ Lincoln Park, 290 Washington St.
                               South St. Farm, 100 South St.

             WARD 3:  Somerville High School Concourse, 81 Highland Ave.
                               Nunziato Field, Vinal Ave. (OLRA)

             WARD 4:  Blessing of the Bay Boat House, Shore Dr.
             WARD 5:  Community Path @ Cedar St.
                               Albion St. Playground

             WARD 6:  Davis Sq., Statue Park
   WARD 7:  Dilboy Field, pool parking lot

Special thanks to our event co-sponsors:  Comcast Cares, Groundwork Somerville, Market Basket, McKinnon’s Meat Market, Redbones BBQ, Shaw’s Supermarket, Stop & Shop, and Target.

For more information about participating in the Clean-Up, please contact Gregory Jenkins at 617-625-6600 ext. 2985 or

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Betsy Allen, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or

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