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Reflective Address Markers
Posted on: September 22nd, 2021 by alogan

The Somers CERT (Citizen Emergency Response Team), working with the Fire Department, is offering ‘free’ address markers which are visible day or night, reflective and fade resistant.  Emergency Personnel need to find your home and ‘if they can’t find you, they can’t help you’.  Information and application available from the following link:

Reflective Address Markers Info

 

Reflective Marker Order Form
Fall Town-Wide Tag Sale
Posted on: September 8th, 2021 by alogan

Somers will have a Fall Town-Wide Tag Sale on Saturday, October 02, 2021.  Attached is the application for participation.  Please make sure you indicate the ‘time’ of your sale on the application — each participant decides the hours of their sale.  Applications will also be available in the Town Clerk’s office.  The deadline for submitting an application will be Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

2021 Fall Town-Wide Tag Sale Application
Schools in Somers Opening – 09.07.2021
Posted on: September 2nd, 2021 by alogan

Schools in Somers will be opening on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.  To help insure the safety of our children, everyone is encouraged to follow these guidelines as schools open:  Always stop for a school bus with flashing lights; Be alert for children walking to or from their bus; Watch out for school crossing guards and obey their signals; Always obey the speed limits.

Students:  Unplug-do not be a distracted walker; Stop if you need to use your phone; Look both ways for oncoming vehicles.

Labor Day Schedules – September 06, 2021
Posted on: September 2nd, 2021 by alogan

Town Offices will be closed on Monday, September 6th and reopen on Tuesday, September 7th at 8:00 am.  The Transfer Station Schedule for the Labor Day Weekend:  Saturday, 09.04.21, 7:30-4:00 pm, Sunday, 09.05.2021, 11:30-4:00 pm; Monday, 09.06.2021, ClosedTransfer Station open on Thursday, 09.09.2021, 7:30 – 4:00 pm

Tropical Storm Ida Approaches New England
Posted on: August 31st, 2021 by alogan

Connecticut is predicted to receive a significant amount of rain beginning on Wednesday and continuing into Thursday.  The time to prepare is now.  The Ct Dept of Public Health and Dept of Emergency Services published a Personal Preparedness Guide which can be viewed at the following link or picked-up in the Town Clerk’s Office.

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Public-Health-Preparedness/Main-Page/Personal-Preparedness-Guide

 

Mosquito Population on the Increase
Posted on: August 26th, 2021 by alogan

Mosquitos carrying the West Nile Virus have been detected locally.  The Ct Department of Public Health recommends all residents review the attached informational sheet for ways to protect yourself against mosquito bites.

Mosquito Bite Protection
Storm Henri Update – 8.23.2021 – 8:00 am
Posted on: August 23rd, 2021 by alogan

All roads are open; Eversource reports all power has been restored to residents; the Fire Department will not be opening as a cooling/charging station today; the Recycling Center is open today from 7:30 – 4:00 pm

 

Fall 2021 Town-Wide ‘Fall’ Tag Sale
Posted on: August 16th, 2021 by alogan

Somers will again be conducting a Town-Wide ‘Fall’ Tag Sale on October 02, 2021.  The Application and Details will be posted.  Again, there will be no charge to the resident for this one-day event, an application must be received, and a listing of all registered locations will be provided.

 

Fall 2021 Town-Wide Tag Sale (4)

COVID Not Going Away Soon
Posted on: August 3rd, 2021 by alogan

COVID is not going away any time soon until more individuals are vaccinated.  Somers, (53.4%) is falling further behind the state average (63%) for fully vaccinated individuals.  Sonny’s Place is conducting a FREE COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on August 13th and August 27th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – No appointment required – No one turned away for lack of insurance or ID.  Below is a link to information, including questions and answers, on COVID-19 and the Delta Variant.

COVID-19 and Delta Variant Info
Transfer Station Permits Available
Posted on: June 29th, 2021 by alogan

The new Fiscal Year Transfer Station Permits are available for purchase from both the Transfer Station and the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours.  The fee is $35.00 per permit valid for one-year.  A fillable and printable application can be obtained from the following link:

Landfill Permit Application 2021
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