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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Free curbside pick-up of clothing and household textiles is starting on Friday November 5

Watertown is now partnering with HELPSY to offer free curbside pick-up of clothing and household textiles for residents is starting on Friday November 5, 2021 and continuing on a weekly basis. Residents can schedule online at helpsy.co/watertownm...
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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Accessible Electronic Remote Voting System

The Town Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce that we are now providing an Accessible Electronic Remote Voting System for our upcoming Local Election on November 2, 2021. 

This System, which uses the Omni Ballot platform from Democracy ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Board of Health has rescinded its Indoor Mask Mandate

Please be advised that the Board of Health has voted to rescind its Indoor Mask Mandate that was implemented on August 25, effective October 21, 2021. Watertown is now at moderate risk in Middlesex County. However, if positive cases begin to rise this wil...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fiscal Year 2023 Preliminary Budget Overview

Tonight, Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Town Manager Michael J. Driscoll will be presenting the Fiscal Year 2023 Preliminary Budget Overview at the Town Council Meeting.

The public is invited to attend the 7pm meeting in the Richard E Mastrangelo Council Chamb...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Three more Farmers’ Markets and change of hours

Only THREE more weeks of the Farmers’ Market Season!

The 2021 Farmers’ Market season wraps up on Wednesday, October 20, 2021!  October hours are 2:30 – 6:00pm.

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, and 20, 2021 from 2:30 &nda...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Town of Watertown Autumn 2021 Newsletter

Read the Town of Watertown Autumn 2021 Newsletter.

In this issue there is information about: the Watertown Local Election on November 2, 2021, Proposed Charter Changes on the November 2, 2021 Ballot, the new Pleasant Street Commuter Shuttle, Bluebikes, eve...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Watertown Local Election Vote By Mail Information

The Watertown 2021 Local Election on November 2, 2021 will have ballot questions involving the Town Charter as well as elected positions.

Vote by mail if you're unable to come to the polls on Election Day. Information about submitting an applicati...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Pleasant Street Commuter Shuttle

The Watertown Connector Shuttle launched this week, offering Pleasant St. residents and employees transportation from Pleasant Street to Watertown Square and Harvard Square. The WATConnector will stop at Watertown Mews, Riverworks, Watermills/Aver, Watert...
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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Watertown Town Hall hours update

Watertown Town Hall hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm. The following town departments are open until 7:00pm on Tuesday evenings:

Assessor’s OfficeTown Clerk’s OfficeTreasurer/Collector’s Office

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Watertown

Please see read the press release about a Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Watertown.

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Watertown awarded an MVP Action Grant from State

The State has awarded Watertown an MVP Action Grant for a new Equity-Based Community Greening Program! Watertown will work to identify climate-vulnerable areas of town and design green interventions to add trees and stormwater management. 
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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Board Of Health Order on Wearing Face Coverings Indoors August 25, 2021

Board Of Health Order on Wearing Face Coverings Indoors August 25, 2021
The Watertown Board of Health has issued an Order mandating the wearing of face coverings indoors throughout Watertown. Cases of Covid -19 have been increasing in the unvaccinated and ...
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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Watertown Electricity Choice

Watertown Electricity Choice is a Town sanctioned group electricity purchasing program from the Town of Watertown for Watertown residents and businesses. Watertown Electricity Choice provides:

More renewable energy in your electricity supply

Stable electric...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from Watertown

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced today that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Watertown, Massachusetts. Read more information from the Health Department.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Hurricane Preparedness Week

Tropical Storm Elsa was a reminder that Massachusetts is at risk for tropical storm and hurricane impacts. It was even more timely because this week, July 11-17, 2021, has been proclaimed Hurricane Preparedness Week by Governor Baker.
The Massachu...
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