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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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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., at the Watertown Police Department, 552 Main Street, Watertown, MA -

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Public Works Department Recycle Event

May 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, located at the Recycle Center on Green River Way -

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Town Wide Yard Sale

by Watertown Community Education, Saturday, May 19th, 2018 -

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

2018 Rain Barrel Program

Order and pickup year-round at the Department of Public Works -

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Mr. Jay Higgins, Constituent Services Representative for U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark

will be holding office hours at the Watertown Senior Center -

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Mass. Registry of Motor Vehicle Press Release issued March 26 License Requirements

Massachusetts RMV announces new requirements -

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training being conducted in Spanish

The agenda flyer is written in both Spanish and English -

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Household Hazardous Waste Products (MHHP) Collection 2018 Information and Schedule

Minuteman HHP (Regional) Collection Facility Location: 60 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA 02421 -

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Boards and Commissions Openings

Town Manager Michael J. Driscoll is seeking Watertown citizens interested in serving on the following Town Boards, Commissions, and Committees -

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

New and Exciting Community Wellness Activities

The Health Department and Live Well Watertown invite all in the Watertown community to participate in their upcoming Community Wellness Programs. Please visit this site -

Live Well Watertown Newsletter
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Community Preservation Act Exemption

Low-income persons and low-moderate-income seniors are exempt from the entire CPA surcharge if they meet eligibility requirements and file an application with the Board of Assessors. The Board will accept Fiscal Year 2018 applications up to April 2, 2018

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Trash and Recycling collection schedule in Watertown will be changing effective December 11, 2017

please see the attached map and calendar to see if your collection schedule is changing -

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance

Starting July 1, 2017, there will be a change to how customers will be able to take away their products -

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