POSPONED DUE TO WEATHER: Prospect Hill Ribbon Cutting Moved to Tues., 9/20, 5:30 p.m.

Due to predicted thunderstorms, today’s Prospect Hill Tower Ribbon Cutting event is postponed and will now be held tomorrow on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m.


Community Note: Celebrate the Completion of Prospect Hill Tower Renovations, September 19


Join Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 3 Alderman Robert J. McWatters, the Community Preservation Committee and Community Preservation Act (CPA) project implementers on Tuesday, September 20, at 5:30 p.m. for a celebration to mark the reopening of Prospect Hill Tower. The Prospect Hill Tower rehabilitation is the first project to be completed with Somerville CPA funds. Attendees will gather at 6 p.m. at the Prospect Hill Tower for a short speaking program followed by the opportunity to climb Prospect Hill Tower and hear the lesser known history of Prospect Hill. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about other ongoing Community Preservation Act projects from project implementers who will share information about their projects at tables around the Tower. Light refreshments will be served.


The City will be providing virtual, real-time tours on smart devices during the event for those who cannot climb the stairs. Use a device the City will provide during the event, bring your own, or call in from home. Individuals who are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity should contact Betsy Allen, the City’s ADA Coordinator (contact information below).


For more information about the Somerville Community Preservation Act, visit http://www.somervillema.gov/cpa.


Individuals with disabilities who need alternative means for experiencing the Tower, auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Betsy Allen, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or BAllen@somervillema.gov.


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