Town Council Approves Increase in Residential Tax Exemption Town Hall – At the November 14 Town Council meeting, Councilors voted to approve the 2018 tax classification which will include a one-percent exemption increased for residential properties. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, Videographer November 16, 2017 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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Town Manager Says Major School Renovations will be Funded Within Town Budget Town Hall – At the October 10 Town Council meeting, Town Manager Michael Driscoll unveiled the Fiscal Year 2019 preliminary budget. Among the many budget items Driscoll presented to the councilors, the item that gathered the most interest regarded school renovations that would […]
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Town Council Approves Rotary at Common Street and Orchard Street Intersection Town Hall – At the September 26. Town Council meeting, a major project to improve multiple intersection on Common Street was approved. The project will include rotary at the intersection of Orchard, Church, and Common Streets, as well as improvements to the intersection at […]
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Town Council Decides how Members of the Community Preservation Committee will be Chosen Town Hall – After voters approved the Community Preservation Act in Watertown last November, town officials had to decide how the people who serve on the CPA Committee would be selected. This was the primary topic of discussion at the September 12. […]
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Memorial For Firefighter Joseph Toscano Approved by Town Council Town Hall – Plans for a memorial honoring fallen firefighter Joseph Toscano are moving forward after the Town Council approved the construction of a memorial located at the corner of Merrifield and Coolidge Avenue. At the Tuesday, August 8 Town Council meeting, members of the fire […]
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Strategies and Timeline for School Renovations Presented to Town Council and School Committee Town Hall – At a joint meeting of the Watertown Town Council and School Committee, town officials heard the findings of Ai3 Architects about the best method of renovating Watertown’s five school buildings. The architecture firm, which solely deals with school buildings, […]
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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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