‘Patriots Day’ Crews Back in Town to Film at Old Police Station

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Crews set up outside the old Watertown Police Station to shoot part of the film, "Patriots Day."

Charlie Breitrose

Crews set up outside the old Watertown Police Station to shoot part of the film, “Patriots Day.”

Film crews set up at the old Police Station Monday afternoon to shoot another scene from the Boston Marathon Bombing moving “Patriots Day.”

Actors wearing Watertown Police uniforms filmed a scene outside the old station, and crews shuttled in and out of the building, too.

While no stars were spotted as of 4 p.m., Watertown Police Sgts. Jeffrey Pugliese was on the set, who is being portrayed in the film by Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons.

The film stars Mark Wahlberg, who was in town last week shooting a scene at Main Street Mobile.

Traffic was slowed on Main Street by the equipment trucks lined up on Main Street near Town Hall, catering for the production was parked by St. Patrick’s Church.

A reader reports Greg’s Restaurant on Mt. Auburn Street in East Watertown will close at 4 p.m. Tuesday to film another scene from the movie. An officer at Monday’s shoot also mentioned Greg’s as a possible location for Patriots Day.

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