Representative Jonathan Hecht Talks Election, CPA, and Early Voting WCA-TV Studio – State Representative Jonathan Hecht, who represents the 29th District of Watertown and Cambridge, talks with Jim Vershbow about what’s on the election ballot, the Community Preservation Act, early voting, and a lot more. Check Out the Video! Produced by Dan Hogan, News Producer
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School Committee Reveals Interim Superintendent Town Hall – After weeks of recruiting and interviewing potential candidates for the position of interim superintendent following the unexpected retirement of former superintendent Dr. Jean Fitzgerald in September, the Watertown School Committee revealed who they chose to head the school district until a permanent replacement for Dr. Fitzgerald can […]
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Town Planning Board Discusses Pros and Cons of Proposed Arsenal Development Project Town Hall – At the most recent Planning Board meeting, board members and Watertown residents weighed the pros and cons of the proposed Arsenal Development project. The project, if passed, would add at least five hundred housing units, a cinema and, potentially, a […]
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Planning Board Supports Affordable Housing Increase for New Developments Town Hall – At a recent Planning Board meeting, members discussed an increase in the amount of affordable housing that needs to be set aside in new developments in Watertown. Currently, 12.5% of an apartment complex must be affordable housing. The Planning Board is now supporting […]
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Election 2016: Community Preservation Act Discussion WCA-TV Studio – For the past few months, Watertown residents have debated whether or not they should vote “yes” on question five on election day, which would bring the Community Preservation Act to Watertown.// Over 160 communities across Massachusetts have adopted the CPA. It would increase property taxes in […]
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Election 2016: Early Voting Begins October 24th Town Hall – For the first time ever, voters in Massachusetts will be able to cast their ballots before the general election on November 8th. According to Watertown Town Clerk John Flynn, voters in Watertown can go to town hall and fill out a ballot any time between […]
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Victory Field Committee Will Recommend Renovations to Field, Tennis Courts Town Hall – A nine-person Ad Hoc committee will be making recommendations to the Town Council about renovations at Victory Field. Town Council President Mark Sideris made the announcement at the last September town council meeting, naming District C Town Councilor Vinnie Piccirilli the chair […]
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Sports Report: Football Wins in Final Seconds, Field Hockey Remains Undefeated Produced by Dan Hogan. News producer Sam Dudley, Videographer Ashley Hardy, Videographer Andrea Santopietro, Outreach Coordinator Filmed on October 13, 2016
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“Watertown Moves” Celebrates Renovated Charles River Path Watertown Riverfront Park & Braille Trail – Local organizations Live Well Watertown, LiveableStreets, the Watertown Bike and Pedestrian Committee, and others celebrated the Charles River pathway and riverfront park’s renovation that was completed in recent months. Members of the community were encouraged to grab their bikes and head […]
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Sports Report: Field Hockey Dominates, Football Wins Defensive Battle Produced by Dan Hogan. News producer Sam Dudley, Videographer Kyle Igoe, Playback Operator Andrea Santopietro, Outreach Coordinator Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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