Committee Approves Two Recommendations to Alleviate Tax Burden for Veterans and Their Families Town Hall – The Town Council’s subcommittee on Rules & Ordinances met on August 7 to propose two initiatives to help veterans and families financially. One initiative would allow veterans to do volunteer work in exchange for relief on their property taxes, […]
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Electricity Choice Program Will Reduce Carbon Footprint, Savings Possible *Location of Event* – Beginning in September, about half of Watertown’s electricity will come from renewable energy sources. Some questions remain about this initiative, such as how the electricity is supplied, what the costs will be, and how those costs compare to what residents pay now. […]
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Watertown Superintendent Praised by School Committee Town Hall – In recent weeks, members of the Watertown School Committee conducted its yearly evaluation of the town’s Superintendent of Schools. At the July 22 meeting, the results of the committee’s evaluation of Dr. Dede Galdston were presented. Check Out the Video! Produced by Dan Hogan, News Producer […]
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Watertown’s Dewey Jarvis Talks About His Road to the NFL WCA-TV Studio – Dewey Jarvis is the oldest son of Richard and Karla Jarvis of Watertown. He attended Belmont Hill and from there, Brown University. A standard tale for a young man in his late teens and early twenties, but upon graduating from the prestigious […]
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Medical Marijuana Shop Approved for Watertown Looks to Also Sell Recreationally Town Hall – A group that has already been approved by the town to operate a medical marijuana shop in Watertown has filed an application to also sell recreational marijuana. The group, NSA JO Holdings Inc., went before the Committee on Economic Development and […]
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Watertown Marine Killed During Vietnam War Honored with Memorial Emerson Road – Nine Watertown residents were killed in action during the war in Vietnam. Over the years, eight of them have received memorials at various locations in town. Now, the ninth of these heroes will have a town square named in their honor. Check Out […]
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New Owner of Proposed Apartment Complex Meets with Neighbors for First Time 103 Morse Street – A proposed apartment complex located at 101-103 Morse Street in Watertown had been the subject of multiple Zoning board meetings over the past two years. After not getting approval, the property was eventually sold to a new owner who […]
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Annual Three-Day Festival Celebrates Greek Culture, Brings Together Hundreds of Volunteers Taxiarchae-Archangels Church – Watertown’s Coolidge Square was the place to be last weekend for the Taxiarchae-Archangels Greek Orthodox Church’s annual Greek festival. The Festival featured homemade Greek cuisine, pastries, Greek frappé coffee, Greek music and dancing, Greek imports and souvenirs, a bookstore, children’s games. […]
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Town Council Will Consider Reduced Liquor License Costs for Certain Arsenal Yards Restaurants Town Hall – At the Committee on Rules and Ordinances’ June 13 meeting, Arsenal Yards developer Boylston Properties requested that some Arsenal Yards tenants have the ability to obtain a liquor license from the town without paying the full cost of the […]
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Superintendent Outlines Goals, Achievements of Public Schools Town Hall – In the first School Committee meeting following the 2018-2019 school year, Superintendent Dr. Dede Galdston outlined some achievements of the school system this year and some goals going forward. Check Out the Video! Produced by Steven Accardi, Videographer June 20, 2019 Back to Watertown Weekly […]
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