In 2014, Watertown News featured photos of life around our town, some focusing on big news events, others capturing small moments. Here are the top ones of the year.
The tragic death of Boston Fire Lt. Ed Walsh, a Watertown native, was one of the biggest stories of 2014. Tens of thousands of firefighters from around the country came to town to pay their final respects to Walsh.
Plenty of photos are taken each year at graduation, from family photos to official portraits. Here member of Watertown High School’s Class of 2014 line up to have their photo taken after receiving their diplomas, as the late afternoon sun casts long shadows.
The path along the Charles River got some new features this year, including a trail that can be used by with impaired vision, such as students from nearby Perkins School for the Blind. The braille trail includes features such as these boats installed near the river’s edge.
Over the summer, a group of Watertown High School students joined with a Boston artist to bring new life to a wall in Watertown Square with a colorful mural.
The 2014 Faire on the Square drew thousands to Watertown for fun, and a lot of sun. Temperatures at the late-September event felt more like summer.