Town Council Recognizes Need for More Regulations for Laboratories in Watertown Town Hall – At the Sept. 11 Town Council meeting, Town Council President Mark Sideris echoed concerns from residents regarding the regulation of laboratories in Watertown. Check Out the Video! Produced by Sam Dudley, Community Engagement Coordinator September 13, 2018 Back to Watertown Weekly […]
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Town Council Hears and Approves Victory Field Phase II Report Town Hall – One of the major points of interest over the past year has been Victory Field and what will become of the track and field. At the August 14 Town Council meeting, chair of the Victory Field Phase II Ad Hoc Committee Vincent […]
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Mt. Auburn Street Redesign Project Takes Small Step Forward Amid Major Concerns From Businesses Town Hall – The Town Council met on Tuesday, July 10 to discuss a variety of topics. They passed a vote on the 25-percent design concept of the Mt. Auburn Street redesign project. This vote was passed with the condition that […]
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Councillors Debate Whether the Town Manager or Town Council Should Appoint Community Preservation Committee Members Town Hall – At the June 26 Town Council meeting, a special meeting was held prior to its regularly scheduled convening to discuss the Community Preservation Committee – specifically how members of the committee will be appointed. This committee would […]
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Town Council Requests Better Public Transportation Services, Town Manager’s Salary Raised Town Hall – On June 12, The Town Council met to discuss multiple agenda items. President Mark Sideris recognized Assistant Town Manager Steve Magoon to review a letter sent to the MBTA. The council reached out to the MBTA regarding the Better Bus Project. […]
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Town Council Approves Budget, Creates Committee on Public Buildings Town Hall – At the June 5 Town Council meeting, councilors announced the creation of a new joint committee between the school facilities department and the town government. This department will be called the Department of Public Buildings. Check Out the Video! Produced by Steve Accardi, […]
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Fire Department and School Department Discuss Changes Under This Year’s Budget Town Hall- The Town Council met as a Committee of the Whole for the final time on Tuesday, May 22 so the Fire Department and School Department could present their budget plans for the fiscal year. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, […]
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Town Council Votes to Not Prohibit Self-Storage Units in Watertown Town Hall – The Town Council concluded discussions and voted on whether or not to prohibit self-storage units in Watertown at its May 22 meeting. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, Production Coordinator May 24, 2018 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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Updates on Police Department’s Immigration Policy, Common Street Rotary, and More from Recent Budget Hearings Town Hall – Each year around this time, the Town Council holds special budget hearings with the heads of all the town departments. During these hearings, each department makes a presentation about its accomplishments from the past year as well […]
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Town Council Appoints New Planning Board Member, Discusses New Parking Management System Town Hall – At the May 8 Town Council meeting, Councilors appointed architect Jason Cohen to the Watertown Planning Board. Later in the meeting, there was a discussion about implementing a new parking management system in town. Check Out the Video! Produced by […]
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