A Small “Microforest” will be Planted at a Watertown Elementary School Later This Year

WATERTOWN – This fall, a small “mini-forrest” will be planted at Watertown’s Lowell Elementary School. The initiative is backed by the City of Watertown and Watertown Public Schools in cooperation with local groups Trees for Watertown, Forests for Watertown, and Watertown Community Gardens. On April 30th, 2024, organizers held a community information at Lowell Elementary…

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Watertown Students Learn About Careers in STEM Fields Through Partnership with Life-Science Professionals

WATERTOWN – The Watertown-based nonprofit CoLAB connects High School students with professionals working at the many life-science labs that are located in Watertown. CoLAB gives students a chance to learn about the possibilities that exist in STEM fields through an after school club, annual classroom visits, and one-on-one mentoring sessions with life-science professionals. On April…

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Superintendent Galdston Shares Updates on Universal Pre-K, New and Departing Staff at WPS, and Upcoming Music & Art Events

WATERTOWN – In the March 21, 2024 Superintendent’s Update with Watertown Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dede Galdston, she shares updates on a couple new hires at WPS, an elementary school principal is retiring after over 40 years, some upcoming art & music events are on the horizon, and the high school construction project. Recent Stories

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Dozens of Musicians to Perform in Watertown to Raise Money for Music Programs in Schools

The following announcement was provided by Friends of Watertown Music WATERTOWN – Friends of Watertown Music invites you to attend our 11th Annual MusicFest, on Friday, March 15. Doors open at 5:15 and musical performances run from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., at the Watertown Middle School.  MusicFest is a fun community event, offering something for everyone! The event features…

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Watertown Community Foundation Awards Over $40K in Health and Education Grants

The following press release was provided by the Watertown Community Foundation Watertown – The Watertown Community Foundation awarded $40,487 in health and education grants during the fall grant cycle to invest in healthy, bright futures for Watertown’s families and kids.  Healthy Watertown Grants Will Keep People Healthy and Save Lives “We are so impressed by the quality…

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Watertown Community Foundation to Award Up To $35,000 in Grants for Healthy and School-Based Programs

The following press release was provided by the Watertown Community Foundation Watertown – On October 11, the Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) will open the 2023 application processes for two grant programs: Healthy Watertown and School Programs. WCF’s Heathy Watertown Grants will support new or existing programs that keep Watertown’s residents and families healthy. Up to…

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A Look Inside Watertown’s Renovated Lowell Elementary School

WATERTOWN – On Wednesday, October 11th, Watertown teachers and students will have their first day of school in their new and improved Lowell Elementary School. The building is the third and final of the city’s three elementary schools to be the subject of a major construction project. Lowell School Principal Stacy Phelan shared some of…

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WHS Students Operate 24/7 Streaming Radio Station via Partnership with MA Broadcasters

WATERTOWN – A group of Watertown High School students enrolled in Advanced Radio/TV Capstone, Radio Broadcasting, and News Broadcasting courses this semester are leading the charge on piloting the operation of a 24-hour a day, 7-day a week online streaming radio station thanks to a new partnership with the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. The program, known…

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