Over 300 Volunteers Rake, Clean Up, and Much More for Watertown Helps Out Watertown – The Watertown Community Foundation held its fifth annual Watertown Helps Out day of volunteerism on Saturday, May 5. Hundreds of volunteers lent a hand at over a dozen locations around town to clean up trash, do some gardening, and much, […]
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Watertown’s Comic Stop Celebrates Free Comic Book Day The Comic Stop – Each year on the first Saturday of May, comic book stores across the country give out comic books to their customers. The Comic Stop, located on Main Street in Watertown, opened in 1996 and celebrates Free Comic Book Day every year. This year’s […]
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Middlesex District Attorney Visits Watertown Boys & Girls Club to Encourage Members to Make Smart Choices Watertown Boys & Girls Club – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan visited Watertown this week to speak to teens about the importance of making good decisions. The visit to Watertown is part of Ryan’s Smart Choices program, which […]
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Meet Watertown’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Contestants Ballroom in Boston – On Friday, May 11, the Rotary Club of Watertown will be hosting Watertown’s annual Dancing with the Stars competition at the Hellenic Cultural Center. Eight Watertown residents, employees, business owners, and community members will be strutting their stuff to raise money for Watertown’s five […]
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Hundreds Run in the Rain for Police Department’s Fifth Annual Finish Strong 5K Road Race Tufts Health Plan- Over 700 runners braved the elements on Sunday, April 29, for the Watertown Police Department’s fifth annual Finish Strong 5K. The race was established on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings and subsequent manhunt for the […]
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Pilot Project Coming in Late Summer Aims to Improve Bus Transit, Overall Traffic Flow on Mt. Auburn Street Tufts Health Plan – In December of 2017, the Town of Watertown entered into a partnership with the City of Cambridge to implement a new project designed to improve bus-related traffic on portions of Mt. Auburn St. […]
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Watertown Teachers and Staff Awarded for Their Work in Special Education Watertown Free Public Library – Teachers, staff and others in the Watertown school community have been honored for their work in special education at a ceremony held at the Watertown Free Public library. The Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is a group of […]
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Multiple Town Positions Being Added Under 2019 Budget Town Hall – At a Special Town Council meeting held on May 1, Town Manager Michael Driscoll officially submitted the 2019 fiscal year budget. The budget will include adding an additional police officer and firefighter. The majority of the budget presentation focused on the costs of school […]
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Sports Report: Rough Week for High School Lacrosse, Baseball Teams WCA-TV Studio – The Watertown High School boys and girls lacrosse team both suffered tough losses this past week. The Raiders baseball team played hard against Wilmington before things unraveled in the fifth inning. Check Out the Video! Produced by Dan Hogan, News Producer Andrea […]
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Watertown Students and Adult Volunteers Create Mural of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Principles of Nonviolence Boys & Girls Club – Middle School and High School students were joined by adult volunteers during April vacation week to create a new mural for the community to enjoy. The giant work of art is on display on the […]
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