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

ALTERNATIVE POSTING METHOD FOR MEETING NOTICES »

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 19, 2022, THE TOWN OF SOMERSET HAS ADOPTED OUR MUNICIPAL WEBSITE AS THE OFFICIAL METHOD OF...

2022 Annual Town Election »

ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION  MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2022

Community Electricity »

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 1,  2021Electricity Disclosure Label is available for Somerset Community Electricity...

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...