Watertown Planning Board Approves Hotel, Parking Garage at Arsenal Yards Town Hall – *At the Watertown Planning Board’s July 12 meeting, members voted on and approved the construction of a hotel and parking garage at the Arsenal Yards development. The hotel will be located at building B of Arsenal Yards which was originally planned as […]
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Issue of Airplane Noise in Watertown Addressed by Massport at Community Meeting Coolidge School Apartments – With complaints about airplane noise over Watertown increasing, local and state officials met with the community on July 25 to discuss causes and possible solutions. Belmont Representative Myron Kassaraba who also serves on the Massport Community Action Committee shared […]
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Victory Field Basketball Courts Could Move, New Storage Units to be Added Town Hall – The Victory Field Phase II Ad-Hoc Committee met twice in July to continue its discussion on improving the track & field portion of the complex. To increase safety, the committee considered adding a net around the grass oval so people […]
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Living Well in Watertown: Trees for Watertown Teen Stewardship Program Watertown – Six Watertown High School students are spending their summer not only learning about Watertown’s wide variety of trees, but also helping to keep the community’s trees healthy. With grant support from the Watertown Community Foundation, Trees for Watertown’s Teen Tree Stewardship Program is […]
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Best Selling Author to be Awarded 2017 Charles Mosesian Award Mosesian Center for the Arts – On Tuesday, June 27, the Mosesian Center for the Arts will award Dr. Atul Gawande, Author of Being Mortal, the 2017 Charles Mosesian Award for the Arts at the Mosesian Center for the Arts. The award is presented annually […]
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Hope Lap, Lemonade Stands and Block Party Highlight Day of Alzheimer’s Awareness Victory Field – Long-time Watertown residents Steve and Judy Johanson were joined by nearly 100 people on Saturday, June 17 for “The Longest Day,” which raises awareness for people living with Alzheimer’s. Steve Johanson was diagnosed with the disease several years ago. Now, […]
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Victory Field Phase II Committee Looking to Add more Track Lanes to Athletic Complex Town Hall – The Victory Field Phase II Ad-Hoc met on Tuesday, June 20 to further examine the track & field portion of Victory Field. The committee – which consists of town councilors, abutting residents, and people in the athletic community […]
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School Committee Considering Later Start Times for Watertown Schools Town Hall – The School Start Times Task Force presented to the School Committee at its June 19 meeting about the pros and cons of pushing the starting time of school to a slightly later time in the morning. Later in the meeting, the three principles […]
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Committee Critiques Early Designs that Could Become Next Watertown High School Mascot Phillips School Building – The High School Mascot Screening Committee has taken the 17 designs it received from the public and narrowed it down to one concept that could become the new mascot for Watertown High School. At the committee’s June 20 meeting, […]
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Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo Addresses Perkins School for the Blind Graduates Perkins School for the Blind – On Friday, June 16, the 2017 graduating class from the Perkins School for the Blind received their diplomas. Among its many faculty and student speakers, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo joined the students on stage to deliver […]
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