Town Clerk John Flynn Discusses the Overwhelming Voter Turnout in Watertown for Midterms Town Hall – This past Tuesday was the Country’s Mid-Term Elections, and Massachusetts voters had a number of important races and questions to vote on. In total there were, 16,821 votes cast in Watertown, representing 65-percent of registered voters. Those numbers were […]
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Town and State Officials Hold Kickoff Event for Experimental Bus Lanes on Mt. Auburn Street Mt. Auburn St – Watertown officials were joined by representatives from MassDOT, the MBTA, city of Cambridge, and many others to officially kickoff the Mt. Auburn Street Bus Priority Project. This project aims to improve traffic flow for buses on […]
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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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Sports Report: Playoff Matchups Announced, Football Wins Consolation Game WCA-TV Studio – It’s shaping up for what will hopefully be an exciting November at Watertown High School. After terrific regular seasons, the WHS field hockey team and boys soccer team are headed to the tournament. Both teams will be playing its first-round games on Friday, […]
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Therapy Dog Helping Watertown Children Learn to Read Watertown Free Public Library – For young children, learning to read can be a difficult and stressful endeavor. To help alleviate some of these anxieties, the Watertown Free Public Library gives children the opportunity to have a one-on-one reading session with Destiny, an adult labrador retriever and […]
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Watertown Community Holds Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims Watertown Square – Nearly 60 people gathered in Watertown Square on Tuesday, October 30 to hold a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the 11 people who were killed at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue on October 27. The vigil was organized by […]
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Sports Report: Regular Season Winding Down, Field Hockey and Boys Soccer Teams Eyeing Deep Playoff Runs WCA-TV – Watertown High School has two fall teams that have already clinched playoff berths; boys soccer and field hockey. The Raiders field hockey team has been absolutely dominant per usual this year while the soccer team has been […]
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Town Council Holds Public Hearing and Vote on a Proposed Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Town Hall – At the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 23, the two main agenda items were directly related to funding. The Council held a public hearing and vote on a proposed amendment to increase the fiscal […]
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Watertown Organization Helping Students in Armenian Community Find Their Dream Jobs Northeastern University – Over the weekend, high school students, college students and young professionals gathered inside the Curry Center Ballroom at Northeastern University for a Career Day. Attendees were in store a for day filled with information, tips, networking, and even free headshots. There […]
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School Committee Presents Promising MCAS Scores for Elementary Schools Town Hall – The mannerisms and mood of town officials during meetings is usually serious and tepid. That was not the case at Monday’s School Committee meeting. Members of the board were very upbeat and excited throughout the duration of the night. The cause of this […]
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