Pilot Project Achieves Goal of Moving Buses Along Mt. Auburn Street Faster BNN Administration Build – Officials from Watertown, Cambridge, the MBTA, MASSDot, and the Massachusetts DCR held a public meeting on June 12 to reveal the data obtained by the Mt. Auburn Street Bus Priority Pilot Project. The pilot was fully implemented in October […]
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Big Turnout for Opening Day of Watertown Farmers’ Market, Now at Saltonstall Park SaltonStall Park – The Watertown Farmers’ Market held its grand opening on Wednesday, June 12 at Salonstall Park. In previous years, the market was held at the Arsenal in front of the Mosesian Center front the Arts and Panera Bread. Now it […]
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Art Exhibit Shows Off the Talents of Senior Center Members Watertown Senior Center – Local artists from the Watertown Senior Center’s Monday morning art class were able to have their art on display during a public art exhibit. The gallery was held at the Senior Center June 4-7, but some of the art will move […]
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Watertown Honors Its Veterans During Memorial Day Parade Main Street – A great Watertown tradition continued during Memorial Day weekend. After a week of flag planting, ceremonies, wreath laying, and dedications honoring fallen veterans, Watertown’s annual Memorial Day parade brought together the community to honor those who gave their lives in defense of our country. […]
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WWN Special Feature: Watertown High School Robotics Builds Robot, Competes in Regional Competitions Watertown High School – For most high school students, much of their time after school is filled up with sports, studying, participating in clubs, or maybe heading home to play video games. For a select few who call themselves the KwarQs, their […]
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Police, School, and Public Works Departments Present Plans for Upcoming Fiscal Year Town Hall – On May 18 and May 21, over 20 town departments went before the Town Council to present their FY 2020 budget plans. In the first of this two-part report, the Police Chief Michael Lawn says the department will be adding […]
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Town Council to Request 15 New Liquor Licenses, Back Entrance to Filippello Park to be Closed Town Hall – At the Town Council’s May 14 meeting, councilors discussed and voted on a proposal to request 15 new liquor licenses from the state. The motion was approved, but not unanimously. Most of these licenses will be […]
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Sports Report: Boys Lacrosse Pulls Off Improbable Win After Last-Second Hail Mary WCA-TV Studio – After leading for most of the game, the Watertown High School boys lacrosse game surrendered several late goals to Woburn in a game at Victory Field on Friday, May 10. The Raiders didn’t quit, coming up with a last second […]
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New Parking Meter Technology, Price Changes Could Be Coming to Watertown Square, Coolidge Square Watertown Free Public Library – The Town of Watertown is seeking to make significant changes to the parking areas of the town’s two biggest commercial districts – Watertown Square and Coolidge Square. At a public meeting held on May 7, project […]
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Watertown Helps Out: Community Picks Up Trash, Rakes Leaves, and Much More for Annual Day of Service Watertown – The Watertown Community Foundation held its sixth annual Watertown Helps Out day of service on Saturday, May 4. Volunteers from Watertown and surrounding cities joined together at nearly two-dozen locations around town to pick up trash, […]
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