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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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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