Firefighters Receive New Contract, Town Council to Vote on Medical Marijuana Clinic Town Hall – The Watertown Fire Department will be receiving raises in each of the next three years. Town Manager Michael Driscoll announced the new contract between the town and the Watertown firefighters union at the March 16th Town Council Meeting. The news […]
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Town Council Announces Cambridge Will Temporarily Stop Removing Watertown Trees Town Hall – At the Feb. 28 Town Council meeting, Council President Mark Sideris addressed the controversy of the city of Cambridge removing trees from Watertown’s linear path that runs behind town hall and between Waverly and Whites Avenue. Cambridge had been removing the trees […]
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Medical Marijuana, CPA, Veterans Benefits Topics of Town Council Meeting Town Hall – At the Feb. 14 Town Council meeting, the prospect of Watertown being the site of a medical marijuana dispensary was further discussed by town officials. Additionally, Veterans Services Officer Mark Comeiro detailed new benefits for local veterans and Councilor Ken Woodland criticized […]
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WCA-TV Executive Director Addresses Town Council About Station Improvements Town Hall – At the Feb. 14 Town Council meeting, WCA-TV Executive Director Helen Chatel addressed Councilors about many of the improvements made at the station. She also encourages residents to become volunteers with WCA-TV or produce their own programs. Check Out the Video! Produced by […]
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Town Councilors Look to Improve Early Voting Process in Next Election Town Hall – In last November’s election, thousands of Watertown voters took advantage of the early voting process. At the first Town Council meeting of 2017, Councilors examined how the process went and what can be done to streamline it. Check Out the Video! […]
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Future of School Buildings Topic of Joint Town Council/School Committee Meeting Town Hall – A joint meeting of the School Committee and Town Council was held on Dec. 19 with architecture firm SMMA to review possible ways to improve or replace Watertown school buildings. The Steering Committee of the Master Plan Design Process began meeting […]
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Town Council Increases Affordable Housing for New Developments Town Hall – New regulations voted on by the Watertown Town Council will require new developments to set aside more units for affordable housing. Previously set at 12.5-percent, developments will now need to offer 15-percent of its residence to families making a certain amount of money. Learn […]
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Town Council Votes on Several Medical Marijuana Action Items Town Hall – At the November 22 Town Council meeting, councilors deliberated several action items pertaining to the possibility of a medical marijuana dispensary opening in town. Watch the video below for a quick recap of the meeting. Check our Education Channel to see the full […]
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Town Council Meets to Discuss Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Town Hall – On Oct. 26, the Economic Development and Planning Subcommittee met with representatives of medical marijuana dispensaries who are interested in opening such establishments in Watertown. At the most recent Town Council meeting, councilors discussed how these shops would be handled if they were to […]
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Victory Field Committee Will Recommend Renovations to Field, Tennis Courts Town Hall – A nine-person Ad Hoc committee will be making recommendations to the Town Council about renovations at Victory Field. Town Council President Mark Sideris made the announcement at the last September town council meeting, naming District C Town Councilor Vinnie Piccirilli the chair […]
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