Public Weighs in on Proposed 197-Foot Residential Building at Arsenal Yards Arsenal Yards – Developers of Arsenal Yards have proposed a change to the zoning ordinance that would allow the mixed-use property to increase the maximum height for the buildings on the property. The developers are proposing an increase from a maximum of 129 feet […]
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New Program Will Allow High School Students to Still Pick Up Younger Siblings at Other Schools Town Hall – The Watertown School Committee convened on Monday, June 18 to discuss school improvement plans for the Middle and High Schools as well as an important new program that will allow students at the High School level […]
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Director of Development and Planning Steve Magoon Talks Renovations to Arsenal Park Town Hall – The Town of Watertown invited the public to an open house at Town Hall to further review and provide feedback about the final conceptual design of renovations to Arsenal Park. Watertown Weekly News spoke to the Director of Community Development […]
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Town Council Requests Better Public Transportation Services, Town Manager’s Salary Raised Town Hall – On June 12, The Town Council met to discuss multiple agenda items. President Mark Sideris recognized Assistant Town Manager Steve Magoon to review a letter sent to the MBTA. The council reached out to the MBTA regarding the Better Bus Project. […]
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School Building Committee Discusses the Groundwork Renovation Plans for the Hosmer, Cunniff and Lowell Elementary Schools Watertown – The School Building met to discuss their goals and timeline for the renovation of the Hosmer, Cunniff and Lowell Elementary Schools. On May 16 the committee gathered at the Phillips Administration Building. They discussed future goals for […]
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Watertown Dedicates Mural of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Teachings Boys & Girls Club – On June 7, Watertown residents of all ages gathered to celebrate the artistic efforts made by dozens of individuals. Over the past months student and adult volunteers created a mural depicting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s principles of nonviolent conflict […]
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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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Sports Report: WHS Softball Team Comes Up Short in Playoff Game WCA-TV Studio – The Watertown High School Softball team was looking to make a run in the Division 3 state tournament. The Raiders secured the No. 12 seed and the right to host a preliminary game. They welcomed No. 21 seeded Winthrop, who had […]
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School Officials, Student Leaders Provide Words of Encouragement to WHS Class of 2018 Victory Field – Congratulations are in order for Watertown High School’s class of 2018! There was a chance of rain once again this year for the graduation ceremony, but it never materialized so students were able to celebrate outside at victory field. […]
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Watertown Going Purple Once Again in Support of Alzheimer’s Awareness and Research Watertown – On Saturday, June 16, Watertown will be decked out in purple once again in recognition of The Longest Day. This annual community event aims to raise money for Alzheimer’s research and educate the public about what it’s like to live with […]
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