Citizens, Police, Attorneys and Students Have Open Conversation About Immigration in Watertown Watertown Free Public Library – The Refugee Support Group of Watertown sponsored an event on Jan. 28 called “US Immigration Challenge: How to Create Meaningful Dialogue in Our Community.” Featured speakers included an immigration attorney, a member of the Watertown Police Department, and […]
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Watertown Police Officer Involved in 2013 Shootout with Marathon Bombers Argues with Presenters Claiming Bombers’ Innocence Watertown Free Public Library – At a presentation conducted by Dr. Mary Maxwell, her and members of the audience presented evidence that they believe indicates that convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan are innocent of […]
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Library Trustee of 36 Years Retires as Longest Serving Watertown Government Member Watertown Free Public Library – Library Trustee Ray Stern, who has served on the Watertown Board of trustees for 36 years, attended her final meeting on Tuesday, December 5. Town Council President Mark Sideris, Town Manager Michael Driscoll, and fellow Trustee Tim Tracy […]
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Library’s HATCH Makerspace Celebrates Grand Opening Of Its New Location HATCH – On Sunday, October 1, the Watertown Free Public Library’s HATCH makerspace held its grand re-opening at its new location. Originally located in the Arsenal Project, the remodeling of that property caused HATCH to find a new home. After several months of searching, HATCH […]
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Hundreds of Runners Raise Money for Watertown Free Public Library at Annual 5K Watertown Free Public Library – The Watertown Free Public Library held its fourth annual “Book it and Run” 5K road race on September 9. to raise money for its many programs, such as One Book One Watertown and Barn Babies. Check Out […]
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Prominent Boston Journalists Discuss Media’s Role in Democracy Watertown Free Public Library – On April 2, the Watertown free Public Library hosted a forum organized by Progressive Watertown that asked “What is the Role of Media in Our Democracy?” Four prominent Boston journalists from the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, WBUR and WABC-TV spoke about how […]
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State Officials, Chief of Police Co-Host Criminal Justice Reform Discussion Free Public Library – Although Massachusetts is best in the country in prisoner incarceration rate, if it were a country it would have one of the highest rates in the world. One of the top priorities on Watertown State Senator Will Brownsberger’s agenda in the […]
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Watertown Library’s “One Book, One Watertown” Explores Race Relations, Celebrates Ghanaian Culture Watertown Free Public Library – Throughout the month of March, the Watertown Free Public Library will be holding concerts, community discussions, food tastings, a photo gallery and more that will celebrate the culture of Ghana and explore race relations in the United States. […]
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Live Well Watertown Holds Multicultural Cooking Class Watertown Free Public Library – Local nonprofit Live Well Watertown recently held another installment of their multicultural healthy cooking class “Eat Well Watertown” at the library. During these classes, community chefs demonstrate how to make a range of dishes from appetizers to dessert. In the most recent class, […]
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Watertown Businesses, Organizations Using Pokemon Go Watertown – By now you’ve seen news stories, social media posts, and seen it in real life – Watertown residents playing ‘Pokemon Go,’ a game where users can capture Pokemon in the “real world.” The game has brought back a heavy dose of nostalgia for those who played the […]
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