Photography and Installation Explore Issues of Dislocation and Cultural Identity at Armenian Museum of America

The following press release was provided by the Armenian Museum of America Watertown – The Armenian Museum of America (AMofA) recently announced the opening of its next contemporary art exhibition, “Ara Oshagan: Disrupted, Borders.” The show follows the AMofA’s blockbuster exhibit, “On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s-1990s from the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection,”…

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Watertown Community Foundation Has Awarded over $700K in COVID Relief Grants in 2023

The following press release was provided by the Watertown Community Foundation Watertown – The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) has awarded $729,229 to three local non-profits serving low-income populations in Watertown to meet ongoing basic needs in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to funding from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development…

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Councilors Vote Down Proposed Zoning Amendment Affecting East End Church Site

WATERTOWN – The Watertown City Council voted down a developer’s proposed zoning amendment to apply the Religious & School Overlay District (RSOD) at 126-134 Templeton Parkway in Watertown. The site is home of the former Belmont Baptist Church. The RSOD allows developers to purchase and apply new uses to historic properties. However, most councilors believe…

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Raiders Report | Six Watertown Athletes Honored for Playing 13 Seasons

WATERTOWN – During Watertown High School’s Athletic Awards ceremony on May 15th, Athletic Director Ryan Murphy bestowed six student-athletes with the school’s first-ever “13 Season Award.” Normally the school honors students who played in each of the three sports seasons during all four years of their high school career. But, thanks to the pandemic-caused “Fall…

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