Subcommittee Discusses How Town Would Name Streets, Intersections After Non-Veterans Town Hall- At the Committee on Public Works meeting on September 3.,officials discussed a process by which streets and intersections would be named after non-veterans. Check Out the Video! Produced by Nick Englander, Videographer September 5, 2019 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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Committee on Public Works Approves Regulations for Cell Antennas Town Hall – The Committee on Public Works continued discussions about a petition for ExteNet and AT&T to construct small 5G cellular antennas on Arsenal Street, Coolidge Avenue, and Palfrey Street. Committee Chair Vincent Piccirilli presented a number of conditions for the grant of location including […]
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Road Construction Projects for 2019 Revealed by Public Works Committee Town Hall – The Committee on Public Works revealed this week which Watertown streets will be the focus of road repairs in 2019. The list of streets will need to be approved by the Town Council. Check Out the Video! Produced by Andrea Santopietro, Assistant […]
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Subcommittee Requesting Town Council Begin Exploring Ways for Town to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 Town Hall – At a joint meeting of the Committee on Economic Development and Planning and the Public Works Committee, committee members approved a resolution that will be sent to the town council. The resolution states that the town […]
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Changes to Coolidge Square Intersection Explored by Subcommittee, Some Issues Raised Town Hall – The Town Council’s Public Works subcommittee convened on Tuesday, October 29 to continue discussions about the Mt. Auburn Street redesign. The focus of this meeting was on the stretch of road between School St. and the Cambridge line. The intersection of […]
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Revised Plans for Mt. Auburn Street Reconstruction Project Addresses Parking Concerns in Business District Town Hall – Project leaders of the Mt. Auburn Street reconstruction project presented updated plans to address concerns about eliminating street parking in front of some Watertown businesses. Check Out the Video! Produced by Sam Dudley, Community Engagement Coordinator October 18, […]
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Town Officials Support Planting More Trees in Watertown Town Hall- At a joint meeting of the Committee on Rules and Ordinances and the Committee on Public Works, representatives from the local group Trees for Watertown recommended the Town Council make planting new trees a priority. Check Out the Video! Produced by Dan Hogan, News Producer […]
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Town Continuing its “Complete Streets” Initiative, Making Roads Safer for Motorists, Bicyclists, and Pedestrians Town Hall – The Watertown Department of Public Works held a public meeting on Dec. 14 to discuss the Complete Streets Prioritization Plan. The initiative aims to make roads and other public areas safer for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. Check Out […]
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Changes to Intersection of School Street, Walnut Street and Dexter Ave will Make it Safer for Pedestrians Town Hall – The intersection of School Street, Walnut Street and Dexter Avenue will be altered to make it safer for pedestrians. The December 7 meeting of the Public Works Subcommittee discussed and approved making the changes to […]
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Possible Traffic Changes in Watertown Square Revealed at Public Works Meeting Town Hall – Residents who live near Watertown Square packed the council chambers at Town Hall on Monday, October 30 to hear some possible ways Watertown Square could be redesigned to improve traffic. The redesigns will be funded as part of the $25 million […]
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