Best Selling Author to be Awarded 2017 Charles Mosesian Award Mosesian Center for the Arts – On Tuesday, June 27, the Mosesian Center for the Arts will award Dr. Atul Gawande, Author of Being Mortal, the 2017 Charles Mosesian Award for the Arts at the Mosesian Center for the Arts. The award is presented annually […]
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Hope Lap, Lemonade Stands and Block Party Highlight Day of Alzheimer’s Awareness Victory Field – Long-time Watertown residents Steve and Judy Johanson were joined by nearly 100 people on Saturday, June 17 for “The Longest Day,” which raises awareness for people living with Alzheimer’s. Steve Johanson was diagnosed with the disease several years ago. Now, […]
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Victory Field Phase II Committee Looking to Add more Track Lanes to Athletic Complex Town Hall – The Victory Field Phase II Ad-Hoc met on Tuesday, June 20 to further examine the track & field portion of Victory Field. The committee – which consists of town councilors, abutting residents, and people in the athletic community […]
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School Committee Considering Later Start Times for Watertown Schools Town Hall – The School Start Times Task Force presented to the School Committee at its June 19 meeting about the pros and cons of pushing the starting time of school to a slightly later time in the morning. Later in the meeting, the three principles […]
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Committee Critiques Early Designs that Could Become Next Watertown High School Mascot Phillips School Building – The High School Mascot Screening Committee has taken the 17 designs it received from the public and narrowed it down to one concept that could become the new mascot for Watertown High School. At the committee’s June 20 meeting, […]
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Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo Addresses Perkins School for the Blind Graduates Perkins School for the Blind – On Friday, June 16, the 2017 graduating class from the Perkins School for the Blind received their diplomas. Among its many faculty and student speakers, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo joined the students on stage to deliver […]
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Watertown Children’s Theatre Performing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ June 16-18 Mosesian Center for the Arts – From June 16-18, the Watertown Children’s Theatre will be performing its version of the popular movie Beauty and the Beast. WCT Producing Artistic Director Meghan Hill talks about the production, when you can see performances, and some of the […]
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Watertown Holds First Flag Retirement Ceremony Ridgelawn Cemetery – Dozens of flags, including a flag recently removed from in front of Town Hall, were burned on June 14 as part of Watertown’s first-ever flag retirement ceremony. Watertown Veterans, town and state officials, and the public gathered at Ridgelawn Cemetery on Flag Day to witness the […]
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WHS Athletes Honored for Playing all 12 Seasons, State of Middle and High School Discussed Town Hall – At the June 5 School Committee meeting, Watertown High School Athletic Director Michael Lahiff awarded eight student-athletes the Athletic Director’s Award for playing in every sports season during their four years of high school. Additionally, principals of […]
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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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