News and Announcements

July 1st 2020 Town Hearing

posted Jun 26, 2020, 9:22 PM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated Jun 27, 2020, 5:57 AM by First Selectman ]

Hi Folks,

So we are quickly approaching our July 1st 2020 Town Hearing, which will be held at the Somerville School Gym starting at 5:30PM. We will have some in person attendance but it will be also available for Zoom. Please contact me at the Town Office prior to see about in person. We only have a few spots as many of us from the office need to be there. Attached you will find all kinds of helpful information, we have the Treasurers Statement, Sample Ballots, and the FY21 Budget/Referendum Questions with their information. 

We will be wearing masks and following physical distancing requirements. 

Reach out to me for Password

Also for those who have requested absentee ballots, those went out in Thursdays mail. I am very sorry for the delay. Inside are your State Ballots, RSU Ballots, and our Town Ballots. You can mail them back or drop them off at the Town Office, if we aren't there we have a locked Drop Box (It will have a sign) that has been approved by The Secretary of State's Office. You have until 8:00PM July 14th (Voting Day) to drop them off. If you do want to drop them off, again the drop box is there but you can also bring them to the school gym on voting day or Monday and Wednesday 9-6 at the office. 

Thank you all for being AMAZING!!! 

Best Regards,

Erica Tompkins
Town Clerk & Registrar of Voters 


posted Jun 15, 2020, 2:53 PM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated Jun 15, 2020, 2:53 PM ]

Hi Folks,

Voting is right around the corner and I wanted to reach out and let you all know that absentee ballots will be available very soon! The State's Office is delayed slightly so I will get those out ASAP! Absentee is super easy, you can request via the phone with me at the office 207-549-3828 or by going online at

We will have in person voting however, we are moving the voting place to the Somerville Elementary School Gym! This way we can keep distance and we will have a one way in and one way out. We will be sanitizing between each use, so we ask for your patience as we do our absolute best to keep everyone safe. We are also asking that you wear a mask, we will have extra's, as we do not want to risk anyone's safety. 

Best Regards,

Erica Tompkins
Town Clerk & Registrar of Voters
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 9am-6pm 

1st Week Down

posted Jun 7, 2020, 8:39 AM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated Jun 7, 2020, 8:39 AM ]

Hi Folks,

What a week! We have completed our first week back in office and while we learned a few things, it was a huge success!! 

A few things we would like address so that things will run even smoother in the future:

We have signs that we will have out so that it is clearer where to go. There will be an entrance sign that will also say to follow the yellow tape on the ground. We are using the first driveway (coming from RT105) as the starting point and the second driveway as our exit. The tape is in a horseshoe shape that takes you up to the front under the windows and follows around. At the windows area we have two signs saying STOP, stop there and we will be out. Doing this horseshoe will allow everyone to be able to drive in and exit with ease. 

We also wanted to say that we are setting appointments as we know there are so many folks that need to get things done. We ask that you stay to that appointment and if you're going to be more than 5 minutes early, that you give us a call so we don't have too long of a line. As the weather gets warmer and as many folks have things approaching (BMV, ATV & Boat Registrations etc) , we worry about the wait. This will allow us in the office our time to get things ready for the next appointment. We want to make sure things are staying as safe as possible for us all. 

Thank you for understanding and working with us during this crazy time. We look forward to seeing you soon!!

Best Regards

Erica Tompkins
Town Clerk & Registrar of Voters 

Appeals Board Meeting

posted Jun 4, 2020, 8:16 AM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated Jun 30, 2020, 12:50 PM ]

We have another meeting that just got a time and place.

There will be an Appeals Board Meeting June 18th at 6pm zoom details below. We will have a limited in person gathering. So please reach out to me before you plan on going. We want to be sure everyone will be safe and that the persons who requested are first to be in person, along with the board. 
If you are in attendance, you will need to wear a mask and maintain distance. 

Appeals Meeting: June 18th at 6pm at the RSU Somerville School Gym.

Please wear your mask. 

Topic: Appeals Board Meeting June 18 at 6:00 p.m.
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Join by Phone:
+1 312 626 6799

Contact me for ID and Password 

Best Regards,

Erica Tompkins

Budget Committee and Selectmen's Meeting

posted Jun 4, 2020, 7:55 AM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated Jun 30, 2020, 12:50 PM ]

Hi folks, we are having a few last minute meetings coming up, please contact clerk for ID and Passwords

There will be a Budget Committee meeting Friday 6/5 at 6:00 p.m. to finalize the FY21 budget, and a Special Select Board meeting on Monday 6/8 at 6:00 p.m. to approve a budget, warrant, and referendum questions for Town Meeting referendum. Zoom meeting details below.

Budget Committee Friday 6/5 6:00 p.m.
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+1 301 715 8592

Board of Selectmen Monday 6/8 6:00 p.m.
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+1 301 715 8592

Re-Opening!!! June 1st 2020

posted May 30, 2020, 8:33 AM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated May 30, 2020, 8:34 AM ]

Hi Folks,


I just wanted to give you all an update, the office will be reopening June 1st to our usual hours, Monday and Wednesday 9am to 6pm. We will be doing curbside and the parking lot will be marked so everyone will know where to go. Kind of like the drive thru :)

At the moment we have a few appointments already set with a few of you so for the first week it might be best to call first. We in the office also have swing shifts, to limit contact, so it would be best to check in to make sure the person you need is in :) 

We are asking that all visitors wear a mask for service, we will be as well along with our gloves and all clipboards an pens will be sanitized between each use. 


We are so excited to get back to it, we hope to see you all very soon!! 


Best Regards & Stay Safe


Erica Tompkins

Town Clerk & Registrar of Voters

Selectmen Meeting 5/30/2020

posted May 29, 2020, 10:29 PM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated May 29, 2020, 10:29 PM ]

Hi Folks,

There will be a brief meeting of the Board of Selectmen to open Winter Road Maintenance bids on Saturday May 30, at 6pm via Zoom.

Please reach out to me via for the access information.  


posted May 19, 2020, 7:50 PM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated May 19, 2020, 7:50 PM ]


The Town of Somerville is accepting bids for a one-year contract, with option for renewal, for snow plowing and ice control of its roads and municipal buildings. The proposal packet is available from the Somerville Town Clerk via email at Bids will be accepted until May 29, 2020 at 6 p.m. Call the Town Office at 549-3828 for more information, and leave a message if necessary.

Pop Up Pantry!

posted May 11, 2020, 9:35 AM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated May 11, 2020, 9:35 AM ]

Hi Folks,

There's another Pop up pantry May 21st at the Somerville Baptist Church from 9:00am - 10:30am
It was a great success last time, so we're hoping it's an even bigger one this time!! 
In times of need, we need to stick together and help one another out!

If you have any questions or would like more information, please reach out to us!


posted May 7, 2020, 6:08 PM by Somerville Clerk   [ updated May 7, 2020, 6:08 PM ]

That's right folks, rapid renewal is here for Somerville. Thanks to Sandra and Maria's hard work, we have gone online with re-registrations ONLY for vehicles and trailers!!! 
You asked for it and now it is here. You can go online and are able to use credit cards, at your cost, debit cards, and electronic checks to do re-registrations for vehicles, and trailers.

As we get more information about what else we can do online, we will update you!

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