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

Simple Recycling-Service Discontinuation and facility closure »

Simple Recycling discontinued service and closure of their operations in Somerset.  Due to the lasting effects of COVID...

MOORING LOTTERY »

The Town of Somerset is holding a lottery for 3 moorings at Waterfront Park for the 2022 boating season. Applicants...

Senior/Veterans Work-Off Program »

Applications are now available for the Senior/Veterans Work-Off Program.  Please return your completed application to...

POSTING METHOD FOR MEETING NOTICES »

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