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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Historic Watertown: Tyler Bigelow House Riverside Street – Built in 1806 on Riverside Street and designated as a Watertown Landmark in 2011, the Tyler Bigelow House is yet another piece of this community’s storied history. The house was purchased by Tyler Bigelow, a prominent lawyer and leading citizen in the Watertown community in the early […]
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Park & Pedal Initiative Comes to The Arsenal Project The Arsenal Project – Workers commuting to Boston, Cambridge, and other cities can now park their cars in Watertown and ride their bikes the rest of the way to work. The “Park & Pedal” initiative, which launched in summer of 2015 in multiple cities in the […]
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Watertown Library Uses Solar Energy to Charge Cell Phones Watertown Free Public Library – The Watertown Free Public Library’s Makerspace, HATCH, has unveiled its newest piece of innovative technology that will help people who need a little extra juice in their phones. Using the power of solar energy, people passing by the library will have […]
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