Historic Watertown: Historic Homes, The S.S. Watertown Watertown – Several weeks ago, Watertown Weekly News approached the Historical Society of Watertown to ask them about some places, people, and stories that have had an impact on Watertown’s history but are known to few people in the community. After working with the historical society, WCA-TV ventured […]
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Parents, Superintendent Address Online Petition Town Hall – It has been nearly three weeks since an online petition began circling the internet calling for a vote of no-confidence in Superintendent Dr. Jean Fitzgerald. At the August 17th school committee meeting, public forum lasted for nearly an hour as parents of children in the school system […]
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Living Well Watertown: Watertown Community Gardens Grove Street – In cooperation with Live Well Watertown and the Watertown/Belmont Chamber of Commerce, Watertown Weekly News will be highlighting some healthy activities and programs that the Watertown Community has at its disposal. To kickoff this new series, WWN paid a visit to Watertown Community Gardens and their […]
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School Building Committee Done with Meetings, Will Release Master Plan in September Phillips School – The Steering Committee of the Master Plan Design Process and building consultants have concluded a summer of public meetings. SMMA architecture film will now work on a master plan to be presented to the School Committee and Town Council near […]
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District Attorney, Police Chief Warn Seniors of Scamming Senior Center – On August 24th, the Watertown Senior Center hosted a lecture about how to keep seniors safe from a variety of scams. The panel of speakers included fraud investigators from Eastern Bank, a protective services representative from Springwell, Watertown Police Chief Mike Lawn and Middlesex […]
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Plans for Arsenal Project Redevelopment Shown at Public Meeting Arsenal Project – Two public meetings are being held in August for developers to unveil plans to redevelop the Arsenal Project. At an August 17th public meeting held at the Innovation Space in the Arsenal Project, representatives from Boylston Properties and WIlder Companies presented the master […]
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Traveling Vietnam Memorial Comes to Gore Place for First Time Since 2005 Gore Place – From August 11th through the 14th, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall will be at Gore Place to be viewed for 24 hours a day. The traveling wall, which tours the country 365 days a year, will have ceremonies each […]
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Summer Basketball League Remembers Two Deceased Players Saltonstall Park – On Thursday August 4th, approximately 200 current and former members of the Watertown Recreation Summer Basketball League, family and friends came to honor the memory of two recently deceased members of our league through the dedication of a granite bench named in their memory. David […]
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Vietnam Memorial Committee Searching for Watertown Gold Star Families Watertown – From August 11-14, the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Moving Wall will be at Gore Place on the Watertown/Waltham line. While there, ceremonies will be held each day for veterans who were killed in the Vietnam War as well as survivors and families of veterans. The […]
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Historical Figures Featured in Banners Around Town Watertown Square – Residents and commuters passing through Watertown Square and the East End will be getting a free history lesson thanks to Watertown Savings Bank and the Historical Society of Watertown. WSB Vice-President of Marketing Carole Katz has worked at the bank for 30 years and along […]
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