Somerville Traffic and Parking Office 133 Holland St, Somerville, MA02144 After enough time parking on the infuriatingly confusing streets of Somerville you will no doubt find yourself at this…More Traffic and Parking Office. Here you can apply for parking passes, get those bright orange emergency parking sandwich boards which make moving much easier or contest a ticket. Inside expect a post office like situation of a long, slow moving line bunched up before several closed walk-up booths and one open window. Allow more than just a few minutes if you find yourself planning for a morning at the Traffic and Parking Office.
Raise My Rank SEO Services 20 Kent Ct, Somerville, MA02143 Raise My Rank SEO Services provides businesses and non-profit organizations with comprehensive search engine…More optimization services. The company works with each client to reach target audiences and increase traffic to sites.
Dunkin Donuts 379 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA02144 This section of Alewife Brook Parkway can get fairly congested during rush hour, so pull into Fiore Sciucco's Dunkin…More Donuts for a break from the traffic. Here you'll find the world famous coffee and donut shop combined with a gas station and convenience store. They're open until midnight seven days a week.
Century Tire & Auto Service 265 Beacon St, Somerville, MA02143 A basic breaks, lube and tires shop, Century is a convenient garage away from the traffic of Harvard and Porter. It has…More a comfortable waiting area and a grocery is nearby, aiding costumers in passing time or completing errands during auto maintenance. However, most don't need to wait long thanks to Century's large number of service bays.
Powder House Mortgage Company 775 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Family owned and operated since the '80s, Powder House Mortgage Company's goal is to provide the best mortgage rates and…More the best in personalized service. The company strives to simplify the entire mortgage application process, and its staff is always willing to answer customers' questions and clarify anything they don't understand. Parking can be a bit tricky, since the facility is practically on the Powder House Square traffic circle, so be aware that you might have to park on one of the other streets leading to the circle.
Broadway Gulf 212 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 This large gas and service station is on the corner of Broadway and McGrath Highway and is built to withstand copious…More amounts of vehicle traffic. There is a basic convenience store at this location, offering cigarettes, lotto and drinks and restrooms are available on the side of the building with key access. The Gulf also has a limited number of service bays and does basic maintenance like battery replacement, inspections and lube. For all of its offers, this Gulf does not however sell diesel.
Star Market 275 Beacon St, Somerville, MA02143 A medium size grocery, with all of the essentials found in typical mid-range neighborhood establishments, Star Market…More has a deli, bakery, frozen foods section and fresh produce. Although it does not have a great range of regional, ethnic ingredients, options for those with dietary restrictions, or beer or wine, this market is conveniently isolated from the traffic of Davis, Porter and Harvard squares, has lots of parking and is open late daily.
Sunoco APlus 434 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA02143 The traffic on this stretch of McGrath Highway can get intense, so take a break at Sunoco APlus, where you can fill up…More your tank and stock up on the items you need to get through your drive. Inside, you'll find an assortment of hot and cold drinks, snacks, candy and tobacco products. There's even an ATM. The free parking lot is very easy to enter and exit.
The Somerville Police Department employs over 140 uniformed members in 10 divisions, which are also supported by the…More all-volunteer Somerville Auxiliary Police Department. Approximately half of the force serves in the Uniformed Patrol Division, which answers over 45,000 calls for service per year. Currently, Acting Police Chief Michael Cabral leads the department, and in late 2010, incoming Police Chief Thomas Pasquarello will take the helm.
The department is strongly committed to the concept of community policing, which encourages every officer to maintain strong ties to the community. To that end, seven Neighborhood Police Officers are each assigned to one of the city's seven wards, where they patrol, take part in events and stay in close contact with community leaders.
In addition to police headquarters in Union Square, two neighborhood substations also make officers more available to residents. The East Substation is located in East Somerville at 81 Broadway and the West Substation is in Teele Square at 1154 Broadway.
Many nonemergency services are also provided by the department including child seat safety checks, investigation of traffic safety complaints and finger printing.