School Building Committee Discusses Updated Design Plans for Cunniff and Lowell Elementary Schools Town Hall – On Wednesday, August 15, the School Building Committee met in the Town Council Chambers to discuss updated design plans for the Lowell and Cuniff Elementary Schools. Scott Dunlap of AI3 Architects began by explaining the new changes made to […]
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School Committee Awarding World War II Veterans with Diploma, Concerns Still Linger Over New Buses and Vans Town Hall – The School Committee began its meeting on Wednesday, August 15 on a different note. The Committee unanimously approved a recommendation to award a High School diploma to a Watertown World War II Veteran. This Veteran […]
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Town Council Hears and Approves Victory Field Phase II Report Town Hall – One of the major points of interest over the past year has been Victory Field and what will become of the track and field. At the August 14 Town Council meeting, chair of the Victory Field Phase II Ad Hoc Committee Vincent […]
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School Committee Outlines New Rules for Students Taking the Bus Town Hall – The School Committee met on Monday, July 23 to discuss the new guidelines for Watertown students who will be taking the bus to school. The Policy Subcommittee’s main issues of concern was busing students who are attending Hosmer, the Middle School, and […]
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Two Watertown Artists Painting Guitars to Benefit Music Programs in Schools Mosesian Center for the Arts – Founded by Ernie Boch Jr., Music Drives Us is striving to use music to better the lives of students across New England. This non-profit organization aims to keep music in underprivileged communities and schools. They achieve this by […]
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Arsenal Yards and Elm Street Self-Storage Facility Present Updated Plans Town Hall – The Watertown Planning Board convened on Wednesday, August 8 to continue discussions about a pending self-storage facility on Elm Street. The development team approached the Planning Board looking for a special permit for their facility. The permit would allow the building to […]
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Hosmer School Primary Topic of Latest School Building Committee Meeting Town Hall – The School Building Committee met on Wednesday, August 1 to discuss a multitude of issues. The focus of the meeting was focused on what to do with Hosmer School going forward. The options are to create a new building connecting the renovated […]
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Now in its Second Year, “Teens for Trees” Spends Summer Taking Inventory of Thousands of Trees *Watertown – Local teens are trying to make the Watertown community a greener place for all. The Teens for Trees program, currently in its second year, is aiming to take inventory of every local street tree. There are over […]
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Middlesex County District Attorney Candidates Debate Key Issues in Arlington Arlington – On Tuesday July 24, the League of Women voters from three local chapters sponsored a debate between two candidates running for Middlesex County’s District Attorney. The debate featured incumbent Marian Ryan and challenger Donna Patalano. Marian Ryan was appointed to the Middlesex District […]
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School Committee Debates Joining Minuteman Vocational High School District Town Hall – Following the Kindergarten curriculum discussion from the School Committee July 23 meeting, the committee discussed the possibility of joining Minuteman Vocational High School District. After months of research the main hurdle revolves around financials. Superintendent Dr. Dede Galdston wants to consider all options […]
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