Welcome to Somerset

Welcome to the Town of Somerset’s website. Somerset is a full service suburban community in Bristol County situated in Southeastern Massachusetts. It is 20 miles southeast of Providence, Rhode Island and 44 miles south of Boston. The town is located on the western shore of the Taunton River and Mount Hope Bay. Incorporated in 1790, the town has a rich and colorful heritage dating back to colonial days. Today, the town is governed by a three member Board of Selectmen, Town Administrator and traditional New England Open Town Meeting.

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News & Announcements

Holiday Closures for Town Offices »

The Town Offices will be closed on Friday, December 22, 2017; Christmas-Monday, December 25, 2017; Friday December 29,...

2018 Solid Waste Pick-up Schedule (Jan-Jun) »

Amnesty week is December 26, 2017 thru December 30, 2017.  One Town trash bag is required.Christmas Tree pickup is...