Watertown High Basketball Teams Hosting Raiders Hoop Night

Charlie BreitroseWatertown’s boys basketball reached the MIAA Div. 3 Final in 2022. This year’s team will be introduced at Raider Hoop Night. Both of Watertown High School’s 2022-23 varsity basketball teams will be introduced on Raiders Hoop Night. Youth players are invited to take part in skill stations and games with varsity players and coaches.

LETTER: Former Councilor’s Shares Letter on Development from 2016

In response to recent projects being approved and proposed in Watertown, former District A Councilor Angeline Kounelis sent out a letter she submitted to Planning Board and City Officials in December 2016 regarding the property at 485-615 Arsenal St. (Arsenal Yards) and the Master Plan Special Permit. She added that she voted against the 2015 Watertown Comprehensive Plan and the 2016 Regional Mixed Use District. Greetings,

SHADOWS FROM THE PAST – 12/14/2016

For many years; many of us have been advocating for: “…balance…for viable development that will blend with less consequence on our community and its residents.” Although some of the then proposed site specifics for Arsenal Yards have changed; the location remains: “a city within a city with amenities galore for its prospective residents.”

Watertown Holding Household Sharps Disposal & Collection Day

The Watertown Health Department will be collecting needles, syringes and other household sharps on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at City Hall. The Health Department provided the following information. Syringes may be discarded by bringing them to the Household Sharps Collection days. Follow these tips (PDF) while handling syringes.

See What’s Going on at the Watertown Library in December

Watertown Free Public LibraryThe Watertown Free Public Library. Live music, Democracy Talks, Dungeons & Dragons and the improved Library of Things. See this and other things going on at the Watertown Free Public Library in December. The Watertown Library provided the following information:

Holiday ClosuresChristmas    Closed Saturday, December 24, 2022    Closed Sunday, December 25, 2022    Open Monday, December 26, 2022 from 1 – 7 PMNew Year    Closing at 5 PM Saturday, December 31, 2022    Closed all day on Sunday, January 1, 2023

Gently-Used DVD Sale, 5 for $1Browse DVD and Blu-Ray films in the Library café. Proceeds benefit WFPL.

Developers Have Vision for Site at Pleasant St. & Rosedale Ave.

Broder/CBTAn illustration of the potential designs for a project at Pleasant Street and Rosedale Avenue, which would include a life science building, a garage and retail space. A project has been envisioned for a major parcel on Pleasant Street that would add a life science building, retail and a parking garage. Broder and CBT seek a Site Plan Review application for a project on the former Cannistraro property (and the former home of the Plumbing Museum) at the corner of Pleasant Street and Rosedale Ave. The project includes multiple parcels: 275 & 313 Pleasant St., 80 Rosedale Road and 60 Acton St. Project documents were submitted to the Watertown Planning Department and posted on the City website on Nov.

Giving Tuesday: Some Watertown Non-Profits You Can Support

Looking for a place in Watertown to donate on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, here are some ideas. Watertown Boy’s & Girls Club serves hundreds of children across the community. It also provides swim lessons and hosts some of the Cops and Rec programs with the Watertown Police and the Watertown Recreation Department. There are other ways to give to the Watertown Boy’s & Girl’s Club, click here to see the options http://watertownbgc.org/donate/

The Watertown Community Foundation awards grants for educational programs, health programs, revitalization of the riverfront, and provides emergency assistance for families in crisis.