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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Watertown Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Charles River Dock – “December 7th, 1941 – a day which will live in infamy.” Yesterday marks 75 years since president Franklin Delano Roosevelt spoke those words following the bombing of of the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack, which claimed over two-thousand and four […]
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Current, Former Watertown Veterans Honored at Annual Veterans Day Breakfast Pvt. Charles J. Shutt Detachment – Town officials joined current and former Watertown veterans and their families at the Pvt. Charles J. Shutt Detachment’s annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Friday, November 11th. The event featured speeches by Watertown High School junior Jeremy Ornstein and retired […]
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New England Charity Providing Veterans with Once in a Lifetime Experience Logan Airport – On September 18th, over 60 Veterans from around New England boarded a plane to Washington D.C so they could spend the day visiting the various war memorials in the nation’s capital. The endeavor comes courtesy of Honor Flight New England, an […]
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Fallen Local Veteran Honored Palfrey/Forrest Sts. – Pvt. Dominic J. Russo, a Watertown native, was honored posthumously in a ceremony outside his childhood home, at the corner of Palfrey and Forrest Streets. Russo was killed in action in September of 1942 while serving in World War II. During the ceremony, the intersection of Forrest and […]
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Traveling Vietnam Memorial Comes to Gore Place for First Time Since 2005 Gore Place – From August 11th through the 14th, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall will be at Gore Place to be viewed for 24 hours a day. The traveling wall, which tours the country 365 days a year, will have ceremonies each […]
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Vietnam Memorial Committee Searching for Watertown Gold Star Families Watertown – From August 11-14, the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Moving Wall will be at Gore Place on the Watertown/Waltham line. While there, ceremonies will be held each day for veterans who were killed in the Vietnam War as well as survivors and families of veterans. The […]
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Veterans, Volunteers plant Flags for Memorial Day Ridgelawn Cemetery – Local Veterans and volunteers lent their time on Wednesday night to plant over 4,000 flags at deceased Veteran’s graves all across Watertown’s cemeteries. Residents met at Ridgelawn and St. Patrick’s cemeteries to carry on the tradition that marks the beginning of Watertown’s Memorial Day observances. […]
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