WATERTOWN – The Watertown City Council voted unanimously this week to adopt a zoning ordinance creating a linkage fee. Certain new developments over 30,000 square feet will pay a fee that will be used to create and sustain affordable housing in the city.
The council approved the Planning Board’s recommendation of a linkage fee of $11.12 per square foot. The ordinance does include an option for developers to offer affordable housing units or land in place of paying the fee.
Read the zoning amendment here.
WATERTOWN – On November 28-30, the City of Watertown hosted a three-day planning event at 64 Pleasant St. to begin gathering input from the community about how best to redesign and improve Watertown Square. Below you can watch each of the three presentations that were made at the conclusion of each day. November 28th, 2023…
Nationally Celebrated Voiceover Artist Brings Solo Performance of ‘A Christmas Carol’ to Mosesian Center for the Arts
The following press release was provided by the Mosesian Center for the Arts WATERTOWN – In a month of performances offering traditional holiday shows and a variety of events for every taste, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will be performed at the Mosesian Center for the Arts in a what is becoming a “singular” tradition. For a third…
Hannukah Celebration, Holiday Pop-Up Shops, and Gift Drives Among Festive Activities Happening at Arsenal Yards
The following announcement was provided by Arsenal Yards WATERTOWN – It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Arsenal Yards, the bustling new neighborhood in Watertown, invites area residents, workers, and visitors to make their holiday season merry and bright with holiday happenings now through December. Guests can enjoy a packed schedule of seasonal activities and…