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Somerville Restaurants Reopening Policy
After a collaborative effort by Mayor Curtatone, local restaurant owners, and City staff, the City has released an application for restaurants to permit outdoor dining, which will allow them to open in Somerville under the newly established state and local guidelines. All applications from existing outdoor seating permit holders will be fast-tracked, which may allow them to open as soon as Wednesday, June 10, while new applications for outdoor dining permits and requests for expansion of an existing permit will be considered by the Licensing Commission starting on Friday, June 12, 2020. See more information at SomervilleMA.gov/restaurantreopening.
New Working Groups: Close Contact Personal Care and Entertainment & Nightlife Facilities
We are establishing two additional working groups to explore the state guidelines on close contact personal care businesses and entertainment facilities like theaters, event venues, and bars. Sign up using the links above if you would like to be involved.