Community Holds Support Rally for Police Officers Town Hall – A group of Watertown residents organized a support rally for the Watertown Police Department following the deaths of five police officers in Dallas on July 7th. “I want to emphasize the purpose of this is to give a positive message to our Watertown Police. We […]
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Armenian Museum using Pokémon to “Lure” Residents to Learn About Armenian History Armenian Museum of America – Many organizations and businesses in Watertown have been taking advantage of Pokémon Go, the popular mobile game that has become the fastest growing app ever. With so many people playing, it is easy to engage with the community […]
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Phillips School Renovations on Schedule, but with Some Concern Watertown High School – In order to alleviate some of the overcrowding issues in Watertown’s elementary schools, it was decided earlier this year to move the integrated preschool classes from the Hosmer and Lowell Schools into the Phillips School building. The Phillips School is currently the […]
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Riverfront Park & Braille Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held Watertown Riverfront Park – After two years and $1.5 million of renovation, the Watertown Riverfront Park and Braille Trail is officially completed. Located along Charles River Road, the renovation project covers a mile stretch of pathway from Watertown Square to the Watertown Yacht Club. The park […]
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Watertown Businesses, Organizations Using Pokemon Go Watertown – By now you’ve seen news stories, social media posts, and seen it in real life – Watertown residents playing ‘Pokemon Go,’ a game where users can capture Pokemon in the “real world.” The game has brought back a heavy dose of nostalgia for those who played the […]
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W.A.T.E.Rtown Task Force Holds Overdose Prevention Training Square Medical Group – Watertown is continuing to make strides in the effort to fight against opioid overdoses in town. Overdoses and fatalities have increased rapidly over the last couple years, and the first line of defense against overdosing isn’t paramedics or police – it’s friends and family. […]
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Historic Watertown: Mount Auburn Cemetery Mount Auburn Cemetery – Built in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery is the oldest open green space in the country. It predates New York City’s Central Park by nearly 30 years. The cemetery is home to the resting sites of many world renowned, authors, scientists, educators, artists, and many others. Today, […]
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Town Council Hears Plans for Filippello Park Renovations Town Hall – At the July 12th Town Council Meeting, councilors heard plans from project consultant Glenn Howard of CDM Smith for renovations to the Grove Street entrance of Filippello Park. According to the presentation, the renovation will include a 27,000 square foot dog park, 16,000 square […]
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Watertown Kids Get Creative at Camp Invention Hosmer School – The Hosmer School was the site for plenty of creativity, inventing and fun during the week of July 11th. Around 90 Watertown kids spent the week at Camp Invention, a nationally recognized summer camp that promotes creativity, innovation, real-world problem solving and the spirit of […]
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Watertown’s Food Truck Festival Continues to Grow The Arsenal Project – The popularity of food trucks has grown in recent years, and Watertown employees and residents are reaping the benefits. Now in its third summer, “Food Truck Wednesdays” has become the staple event for the Arsenal Project. Many of the most popular food trucks in […]
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