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

Special Town Meeting - December 6, 2021 »

There will be a Special Town Meeting on Monday, December 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Somerset Berkley Regional High...

Yard Waste Announcement  »

We are concerned with ongoing resident complaints concerning yard waste pick up.   Waste Management is working to...

Help us Reduce Recycling Contamination »

Every time you throw a plastic bag into the recycling bin it causes that load to be considered contaminated.   Once the...