Check Out This Weekend’s Watertown Open Houses

See this weekend’s open houses around Watertown. $550,000 – 27 Oakland St. Unit 27, Condo – 2/3 Family, 1,406 Living Area Sq. Ft., 5 Room, 2 Bedroom, 2 Full Bathroom, Open Houses: Saturday 2-3:30 Sunday 12-1:30

$725,000 – 83 Pleasant St. Unit 83, Condo – Townhouse, 1,645 Living Area Sq.

Gov. Baker Visits Watertown Life Science Company to Celebrate Apprenticeship Program

Charlie BreitroseGov. Charlie Baker speaks to one of the apprentices in a new program where she is being trained to work for Watertown-based life science company Arranta Bio. Gov. Charlie Baker visited one of Watertown’s life science companies which is doing its part to train workers to participate in the creation of treatments for infectious diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer through a new apprenticeship program partially funded by the state. Baker visited Arranta Bio on Pleasant Street on Tuesday to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week. He was joined by, among others, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rosalin Acosta, and Governor’s Councilor Marilyn Petitto Devaney from Watertown. During the event, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $2.7 million in new grant funding for 19 organizations to support apprenticeship programs across Massachusetts.

Join Shop Watertown Week and Support Local Businesses During the Holidays

The first Shop Watertown Week will take place from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5, and will feature local businesses, restaurants and service providers. Sponsored by the Watertown Business Coalition, the event will showcase the stores, restaurants, salons and other businesses. Business Owners: Join Shop Watertown Week by offering a discount or special and be added to the list of participating businesses! Join by filling out this form.

Hollywood Actor Promotes Fitness on Watertown Cable Access Series

Actor Cuyle Carvin, right, visited friend and Watertown Cable host/publicist Fred Grandinetti in Watertown recently. The following announcement was provided by Watertown Cable host Fred Grandinetti:

Film, television, video and theatre actor, Cuyle Carvin, recently performed with one of the heavy weights on the movie screen, Tom Cruise. The pair shared a scene in the motion picture, American Made, in 2017 which can be seen at:https://vimeo.com/251399859

Carvin is involved with a weight of another kind on a special episode of Drawing With Fred titled Cuyle Carvin’s Fitness Friends. While exercising with a weight he briefly interacts with Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Brutus and Popeye. The cartoon quartet are all trying to stay in shape with humorous results.

More Than a Dozen Open Houses in Watertown This Weekend

Check out the properties for sale in Watertown at the open houses scheduled on Saturday and Sunday. $775,000 – 67 Morse St. Unit 67, Condo – Townhouse, 1,504 Living Area Sq. Ft., 6 Room, 3 Bedroom, 2 Full & 1 Half Bathroom, Open Houses: Saturday 11-12:30 Sunday 12-1:30

$469,900 – 4 Repton Cir. Unit 4409, Condo – Mid-Rise, 769 Living Area Sq.

New Yoga Studio Finds a Home on School Street, Welcomes Students of All Levels

Dore VanSlykeDore VanSlyke opened Studio Yoga Bella opened on School Street in Watertown. Dore VanSlyke began teaching yoga nearly eight years ago, teaching in a variety of fitness clubs and yoga studios, but after taking her practice online during the pandemic she decided to start her own studio. In October, she opened Studio Yoga Bella in Watertown. The studio is on School Street, next to Arsenal Pizza, and VanSlyke decided to use the fall to get established. “I’m in soft open right now.