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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Watertown Celebrates Annual Greek Festival Taxiarchae/Archangels Greek Orthodox Church – Residents of Watertown were treated to a range of food, music, dancing, and more that the Greek culture offers during the the three-day Grecian Festival held from June 24th-26th on the east end. In addition to celebrating Greek culture with food and dancing, attendees were […]
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Meet the Watertown Community Foundation’s New Executive Director WCA-TV Studio – At the beginning of June, the Watertown Community Foundation named Jennie Bass as its new Executive Director, taking over for Michael Schade who stepped down over the summer. The WCF is a 501(c)(3) public foundation that works to build and sustain a vibrant, close-knit […]
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Historic Watertown: Abraham Browne House 562 Main St – Constructed between 1694 and 1701 for a farming family, Browne House contains rare surviving architectural features from the late seventeenth century. In a near ruinous state when it was acquired by Historic New England founder William Sumner Appleton in 1919, the house was painstakingly restored in […]
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Watertown Walks and Goes Purple in Support of Alzheimer’s Victory Field – Monday, June 20th was the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year. Each year on the Summer Solstice, people all around the country observe “The Longest Day,” which honors those who have or are affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. Lifelong Watertown […]
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