Residents of Cottage Street and several other streets in the area have been impacted by a water main break on Saturday morning. The Department of Public Works sent out the following information shortly after 9 a.m on Oct. 23, 2021. There is a water main break at 12 Cottage Street. The water has been shut down and part of Cottage Street and all of Sawin Street, Rifle Court and Lyon Street have no water right now.
Plush Beauty BarPlush Beauty Bar opened in a renovated space in Watertown Square in September. At just age 23, Francesca Vigliotta fulfilled her dream. She wanted to open her own salon and she was able to make it happen when she saw an open space in Watertown Square. Plush Beauty Bar held its grand opening in mid-September, and it is a family collaboration with Francesca teaming up with her sister, Jessica, who is two years older. The salon offers a variety of services, including eyelash extensions, waxing, threading, lifts and tints, spray tans, make up application, and they plan to offer more.
Thursday night, the six candidates running in contested races for District Councilor answered a variety of questions during the Candidate Forum co-hosted by Watertown News and Watertown Cable Access TV. On Nov. 2, voters will vote for their local councilor in District A (East Watertown), District B (East of Watertown Square and South of the Charles River) and District D (West Watertown). District C has only one candidate. The six hopefuls shared their views on the top issue for their district, what qualities they want in the new Town Manager, increasing street trees and funding of the Watertown Police Department.
Home buyers have a huge number of homes to visit from this weekend. $1,795,000 – 15 Bridgham Ave. Unit 15, Condo – Townhouse Contemporary, 3,270 Living Area Sq. Ft. 8 Room, 3 Bedroom, 2 Full & 2 Half Bathroom, Open House: Sunday 11:30-1
The Watertown Board of Health has removed the requirement for face masks to be worn while indoors in Watertown. The requirement had been put into place on Aug. 25, and as of Oct. 21 has been lifted. The board voted to rescind the requirement on Oct.
Once again, the Watertown Commander’s Mansion will host free drive-through Halloween festivities. Experience lights, live music and treats at the Commander’s Mansion, 440 Talcott Ave., Watertown. The event is aimed at children in grades PreK-5, and is rain or shine. Organizers provided the following information:
You are invited to Watertown’s annual Lil’ Monstah Joyride, it is this Saturday, October 23rd from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests will lineup on Arsenal Street, enter the complex through Talcott Avenue and exit through the “abandoned” gate house gates! Watertown Police will be onsite directing traffic. This is a free, drive-through community event, with live music, lights and treats for the kids!
HUGE thanks to Team LMJ – Watertown Recreation, Watertown DPW, Watertown Police Department, Watertown Fire Department, Watertown Buildings Department, School of Rock, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Ballroom in Boston, and volunteers!
For more information go to www.commandersmansion.com/events
Charlie BreitroseA mailing went out to Watertown voters with the details of the proposed changes to the Town Charter. A resident group focused on the Town Charter Review will host a meeting to provide voters with information about the proposed changes to the Town Charter to be considered by Watertown voters at the Nov. 2 election. The Town Charter defines how the Watertown town government operates. The ballot will include just a short summary of the changes.
Charlie BreitroseThe Watertown Firefighters, Police, and civilian employees who helped save the life of 11-year-old Rachel Patterson, pose with the Patterson family. Several awards were presented at a ceremony on Oct. 18. A dozen people received awards for their part in saving the life of a girl in July who was not breathing. Also during the ceremony the three newest members of the Watertown Fire Department officially received their badges.