Planning Board Supports Residential Building on Main Street, Office Building on Walnut Street Town Hall – Developers who have submitted plans to redevelop the site at 85 Walnut Street went before the Planning Board on Wednesday, December 11. Developers have presented the plans for the former Doble Engineering building at two public meetings. Those plans […]
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Athenahealth Sought Special Permit Allowing it to Lease Out 500 Parking Spaces Town Hall – One of Watertown’s largest employers, Athenahealth, applied for a special permit that would allow the company to lease out 500 unused parking spaces on its campus. Members of the Planning Board and the public were not supportive of the application. […]
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Planning Board Hears Petition to Turn an Office Space into Apartments, Neighbors Displeased Town Hall – At the February 13 Planning Board meeting, members heard a case for 195 Mt. AUburn street. The petitioner wants to convert an office space into two residential apartments. A lengthy discussion was held with some neighbors voicing their displeasure. […]
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Planning Board Grants Special Permit for Mixed-Use Warehouse Town Hall – The Planning Board met briefly on November 8 to discuss a variety of different agenda items. The most talked about issue was about 36 Arlington Street. Currently the space is used in a variety of different ways, including the first floor being rented by […]
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Planning Board Approves Zoning Amendments to Retail Marijuana Establishments Town Hall – At the Planning Board’s October 10 meeting, members approved several zoning amendments applying to retail marijuana shops in Watertown. The Town Council will need to approve the zoning amendments. Check Out the Video! Produced by Mark Aiello, Videographer October 11, 2018 Back to […]
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Arsenal Yards Building with Retail, Research and Development Labs Discussed Town Hall – At the Sept. 12 Planning Board meeting, members of the board and developers of Arsenal Yards continued discussions regarding Building A of the Arsenal Yards development. Plans for Building A call for the first floor to be for commercial use and the […]
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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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Zoning Amendment Proposed to Raise Arsenal Yards Building Height Town Hall – The July 11 Planning Board meeting provided members of the board, Arsenal Yards developers and residents to have a lengthy discussion about the potential benefits and setbacks of a proposed zoning amendment. The proposed amendment would increase the maximum height allowed for buildings […]
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Planning Board Approves Phase 4 of Arsenal Yards Master Plan Town Hall – At the June 13 Planning Board meeting, members approved phase four of the Arsenal Yards Development master plan. Phase four consists of three new buildings, including two multistory apartment buildings and a small retail property. These three buildings will hold 220 residential […]
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Mixed-Use Development on Pleasant Street Gets Green Light From Planning Board Town Hall – At the Mar. 19 Planning Board meeting, developers of a pending residential and retail building on Pleasant Street presented their latest renderings. The project was voted down twice by the Planning Board in the past few months, but Planning Board members […]
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