Councilors Vote Down Proposed Zoning Amendment Affecting East End Church Site
WATERTOWN – The Watertown City Council voted down a developer’s proposed zoning amendment to apply the Religious & School Overlay District (RSOD) at 126-134 Templeton Parkway in Watertown. The site is home of the former Belmont Baptist Church.
The RSOD allows developers to purchase and apply new uses to historic properties. However, most councilors believe that the developer, Eaglebrook Capital LLC, did not present a plan that addressed what they would do with the church building.
Photography and Installation Explore Issues of Dislocation and Cultural Identity at Armenian Museum of America
The following press release was provided by the Armenian Museum of America Watertown – The Armenian Museum of America (AMofA) recently announced the opening of its next contemporary art exhibition, “Ara Oshagan: Disrupted, Borders.” The show follows the AMofA’s blockbuster exhibit, “On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s-1990s from the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection,”…
Watertown Community Foundation Has Awarded over $700K in COVID Relief Grants in 2023
The following press release was provided by the Watertown Community Foundation Watertown – The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) has awarded $729,229 to three local non-profits serving low-income populations in Watertown to meet ongoing basic needs in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to funding from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development…
Watertown’s First Sculpture Walk Now on Display, Artists Speak About Their Work
Watertown – The Watertown Arts & Culture Committee’s inaugural Community Sculpture Walk is now officially on display. On Thursday, May 18th, the City of Watertown hosted a grand opening celebration of the exhibit at the Community Path behind Saltonstall Park. Each of the four artists who contributed a sculpture to the display spoke with WCN…