Lawmakers & Activists Hope to “Make Polluters Pay” During Kickoff Event at Watertown Arsenal
WATERTOWN – State lawmakers, local activists, congressional representatives, and members of the community were among those in attendance for an event announcing new legislation that would charge fossil fuel companies to create a Superfund. The superfund could generate as much as $10 million in the first ten years. The money would be used for environmental projects such as electrifying public transit, restoring habitats, and building seawalls.
The “Polluters Pay Act” is co-sponsored by Watertown State Representative Steve Owens.
Watch the full event below:
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,”…
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…
Watertown’s First Sculpture Walk Now on Display, Artists Speak About Their Work
Watertown – The Watertown Arts & Culture Committee’s inaugural Community Sculpture Walk is now officially on display. On Thursday, May 18th, the City of Watertown hosted a grand opening celebration of the exhibit at the Community Path behind Saltonstall Park. Each of the four artists who contributed a sculpture to the display spoke with WCN…