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On the Watertown Seal is a picture of an English Colonist and an Indian exchanging, as peace tokens,  bread for fish.  Captain Roger Clap landed at Nantasket Point in 1630 and rode up Charles River to Gerry's Landing with the first party of Watertown Colonists.
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Community Access Center
Besides providing a TV channel for Watertown residents, The Watertown Community Access Center serves the community through coverage of community events, meetings, political forums, and the production of series programs.
Community Access Center

Food Resources
Find food pantries in Watertown available to any resident in need that may be accessed once per month.
Food Resources

Geographic & Topographic Information
Learn more about Watertown's strong cultural ties that enrich the daily lives of residents and visitors, as well as population and weather information.
Geographic & Topographic Information

Home Heating Assistance
Find weekly Massachusetts heating oil and propane price surveys, the do's and don'ts of home heating oil purchases, and resources offering advice on conservation to help you lower the amount you spend on home heating.
Home Heating Assistance

Living in Massachusetts
A practical guide to living in the State, this information is designed to provide information to those contemplating a move to Massachusetts and to those who have recently come here with specific information on the practical aspects of residency.
Living in Massachusetts

Living in Watertown
Here you will find information about health care, trash collection services, where to obtain building permits, and more.
Living in Watertown

Multi-Lingual Maps
These resource maps are translated into six different languages and shows the location of many public and private resources, as well as provides the description of facilities and services.
Multi-Lingual Maps

Public Library
The Watertown Free Public Library (WFPL) is committed to providing free and open access to informational, educational, recreational, and cultural resources for library users of all ages and backgrounds, including unfiltered access to the Internet.
Public Library

Know Your History
Did you know that for many years the population of Watertown was greater than Boston, or that Perkins School for the Blind is located in Watertown and that Helen Keller attended? Find out more!
Know Your History

Map Us!
Search nearby restaurants, hotels, bars, coffee shops, movie theaters, and get directions with MapQuest!
Map Us!

Starting a Business in Watertown
If you are planning to locate your business in Watertown, we have provided resources and helpful information that will help you get started.
Starting a Business in Watertown

Town Office Directory
Get in touch with us through the Staff Directory where you will find an index of all County Departments and employees. The directory can be searched by name or department for contact information.
Town Office Directory

Voting Statistics
View voting statistics of registered voters in Watertown, MA.
Voting Statistics

Youth Coalition
The Watertown Youth Coalition is a community coalition committed to fostering healthy and positive lifestyles among the youth of Watertown, MA.
Youth Coalition

Watertown Square Project
The mission of the Watertown Suare Project is to examine the existing conditions in Watertown Square and formulate strategies and recommendations on ways to improve the physical and economic conditions, while maintaining its place as the center of the Town.
Watertown Square Project