Scholarship Fund Established in Honor of Watertown War Hero Now in 50th Year Sons of Italy – There was a large gathering for the 50th annual Paul J. Sullivan scholarship dinner to remember a local hero. Paul J. Sullivan was a Watertown teacher, coach, and member of the United States Army who lost his life […]
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Retiring Athletic Director Reflects on his 11 Years in Watertown WCA-TV Studio – Watertown High School’s long-time Athletic Director Mike Lahiff is retiring after 11 years. Lahiff has been spending his last weeks on the job introducing new Athletic Director Ryan Murphy around the school and the community. Both gentleman joined our own Bob Kaprielian […]
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Councillors Debate Whether the Town Manager or Town Council Should Appoint Community Preservation Committee Members Town Hall – At the June 26 Town Council meeting, a special meeting was held prior to its regularly scheduled convening to discuss the Community Preservation Committee – specifically how members of the committee will be appointed. This committee would […]
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East End Self-Storage Facility Topic of Recent Public Meeting Coolidge School Apartments – Following the community meeting discussing a 197-foot residential building of the Arsenal Yards development, another potential East End development project was also the topic of public discussion. Developers of a self-storage facility that would be located at 80 Elm Street invited the […]
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Watertown Participates in “The Longest Day” to Raise Awareness and Money for Alzheimer’s Disease Victory Field – An annual Watertown event that raises money and awareness for Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s research was held this past weekend. The Longest Day, which is always observed around the the summer solstice, is held in communities all over the […]
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Watertown Senior Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary Hibernian Hall – On Friday, June 15, hundreds of people turned out to a celebration commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Watertown Senior Center. The official groundbreaking for the Senior Center happened on June 11, 1993. Prior to the center being constructed, local seniors and the council on aging […]
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Planning Out the Future of the Hosmer, Cunniff, and Lowell Schools Town Hall – The School Building Committee met on June 6 to discuss the conceptual design and cost updates of the Hosmer, Cunniff, and Lowell Elementary Schools. Scott Dunlap of Ai3 Architects presented his plan to the committee. Of the many things recommended, the […]
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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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