Archive for the ‘News’ Category
Town Wide Tag Sale returns- Saturday, May 6th
Posted on: March 23rd, 2023 by David Marti

It’s Back!  The Spring Town-Wide Tag Sale returns on Saturday, May 6th.  The first Saturday in May and October are designated as Town Wide Tag Sale days.  On these two days each year the $5 per day tag sale permit fee is waived.

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Somers Historical Society- Open hours, schedule for 2023
Posted on: March 23rd, 2023 by David Marti


PO Box 652 Somers, CT 06071

Museum Open Dates 2023

Museum Open Sundays 1:00-3:00 PM

April 16, 1:00 PM

May 21, 1:00 PM

June 11, 1:00 PM

July 16, 1:00 PM

August 20, 1:00 PM

September 10, 1:00 PM

October 15, 1:00 PM

November 19, 1:00 PM

December 3, 1:00 PM

Christmas Tree Lighting December 9, 2023, 4-7 PM

Become a CERT Member in March- Classes March 18 & 19
Posted on: February 22nd, 2023 by trolland

Do you or someone you know want to get involved in your community? Considered joining the Somers Community Emergency Response Team. What is CERT? Here is more information from FEMA about CERT: National CERT

Here is more information about Somers CERT:

Here is the upcoming March 18th & 19th CERT training: Basic CERT Class in March



Veterans Coffeehouse, Sat, Feb 25th at 8:30-11 AM
Posted on: February 5th, 2023 by David Marti
Somers Department of Veterans Affairs, 600 Main St. – Auditorium, Somers, CT, 06071

The Somers Veterans Coffeehouse welcomes Middletown Vietnam veteran and first-time author Gerald E. Augustine.  Mr. Augustine recently published a book, with stories and photos detailing life before, during and after serving in Vietnam, entitled “Vietnam Beyond.”

Interesting, informative, and unique information you won’t want to miss!



Somers Veteran, David McCaffrey, Inducted into 2022 CT Veterans Hall of Fame
Posted on: January 25th, 2023 by David Marti

CT VETERANS HALL OF FAME INDUCTS SOMERS VETERAN:  On January 19th, 2023, Veterans Affairs Commissioner Thomas Saadi joined with Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and Adjutant General Fran Evon to induct twelve Veterans into the CT Veterans Hall of Fame recognizing their inspirational advocacy for Veterans and contributions to their communities in public, civic and charitable work after their military service. As always, it was wonderful to have Gil Simmons of channel 8 news, a U. S. Marine Veteran, as the MC.

We extend our heartfelt appreciation and thanks to these veterans for their service to country and community – 2022 CT Veterans Hall of Fame Inductees:

  1. Edwin Gomes, U.S Army, Bridgeport – Posthumous
  2. Craig Jordan, U.S. Navy, South Windsor
  3. Alvin Kinsall, U.S. Navy, New London
  4. Thaddeus Martin, U.S. Air Force, Suffield
  5. Daniel Matthews, U.S. Marine Corps, Winsted
  6. James Matthews, U.S. Army Reserve, Winsted
  7. David Paul McCaffrey U.S. Navy, Somers
  8. Thomas Olson, U.S. Navy, Noank
  9. Regina Rush-Kittle, U.S. Marine Corps/Army Reserve, New Haven/Rocky Hill
  10. John Waggoner, U.S. Navy, Preston
  11. Ronald Weil, Sr., U.S. Army, Hamden
  12. Michael Zacchea, U.S. Marine Corps, Brookfield – Posthumous


Link to CT Channel 8 story:

Somers Veteran, David McCaffrey, Receives Congressional Recognition
Posted on: January 25th, 2023 by David Marti

Double recognition for our Registrar of Voters and Director of Veteran Affairs, David McCaffrey.  Along with being inducted into the CT Veterans Hall of Fame he also was honored with a Special Congressional Recognition presented by Congressman Joe Courtney.  The recognition honors Dave’s “selfless sacrifice and faithful service to our veterans and families in the 2nd Congressional District”.  It closes with, “On behalf of a grateful Nation, we thank you”.  Signed, Joe Courtney.

Our town is truly blessed to have Dave McCaffrey serving the veterans of Somers and beyond.  David Marti, Town Clerk


Red Cross Blood Drive: 2023 dates announced.
Posted on: January 24th, 2023 by David Marti

The Red Cross will be sponsoring Blood Drives at Somers Town Hall from Noon to 4 pm on the following dates:

Tuesday, Feb 21

Monday, April 24

Monday, June 26

Monday, August 21

Wednesday, October 4

Tuesday, December 19

Please do not hesitate to contact your Red Cross Customer Care at

Get the Full Senior Community Center Presentation
Posted on: January 18th, 2023 by trolland

Here is the Senior Community Center presentation from Friday’s, 01/13, and last night’s, 01/17, informational sessions.

Somers Senior Center Community Meeting Presentation

Senior Community Center Survey Results
Posted on: January 5th, 2023 by bwissinger

Click here To view the results of the Town Wide Survey for the Somers Senior Community Center, short version.

Click here to download the full report: Somers Senior Community Center Survey Full Report 

Posted on: December 29th, 2022 by David Marti

PUBLIC NOTICE Town of Somers According to section 7-394 of the Connecticut General Statutes notice is hereby given that the audit of the financial statements of the Town of Somers for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022 is on file and is open for inspection in the office of the Town Clerk, 600 Main Street, Somers, Connecticut. Dated at Somers, this 29th day of December 2022 David Marti, Somers Town Clerk