Town Council Decides How it Will Fill Vacant School Committee Seat Town Hall – At the June 13 Town Council meeting, councilors announced how the town will fill a School Committee seat being vacated at the end of the summer. School Committee member Candace Miller announced she is leaving Watertown in a few months, and […]
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Town Council Approves Sale of East Branch Library to St. James Armenian Church Town Hall – At the April 11 Town Council meeting, councilors discussed and voted on the sale of the former East Branch Library to St. James Armenian Church. The library has been closed for nearly ten years. Additionally, officials continued a conversation […]
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Town Council Allows Medical Marijuana Clinic to Move Forward with Application Town Hall – At the Mar. 28 Town Council meeting, town officials voted on whether or not to issue a letter of support or non-opposition to NS AJO Holdings Inc., (also known as Natural Selections) as they seek to open a medical marijuana dispensary […]
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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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