Watertown Fire Department Bids Farewell to Chief Mario Orangio St. Patrick’s Church- Members of the community joined Watertown Firefighters in a final farewell to long time Watertown Fire Chief Mario Orangio. Orangi passed away early last week after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Funeral processions were held at St. Patrick’s Church in Watertown. Following […]
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Remembering Chief Orangio Check Out the Video! Produced by Sam Dudley, Videographer Ashley Hardy, Videographer November 9, 2017 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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Watertown Community Donates Thousands of Items for Hurricane Harvey Relief Watertown Police Department- In the wake of the devastation caused in Houston by Hurricane Harvey, the Watertown Police Department began collecting items such as blankets, pet food, and food to send to people affected by the storm. The endeavor is being organized by Watertown Police […]
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Hundreds of Motorcycles Ride Through Watertown in Support of Joseph Toscano’s Family Sons of Italy – On Sunday, June 4, the Watertown Sons of Italy held its fifth annual Watertown Strong/Boston Strong charity motorcycle ride. In years past, proceeds from the ride either went to a first responders scholarship fund, or to the family of […]
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Fire Chief Mario Orangio Applauded by Town Manager After Announcing His Retirement Town Hall – On Tuesday, May 30, Watertown Fire Chief Mario Orangio informed the Town Council that he is retiring this year. On that same night, Chief Orangio presented the Fire Department’s budget to the full council and Town Manager Michael Driscoll. Following […]
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Fourth Annual Finish Strong Road Race Dedicated Firefighter Joseph Toscano Tufts Health Plan – One year after the Boston Marathon attack which was followed by the manhunt and shootout in Watertown, the Watertown Police Department started the finish strong 5K road race to raise money for community policing efforts in town. In the following years, […]
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