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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: February 14, 2018

Memorial Dedication

The Town of Watertown will be dedicating a memorial to fallen Firefighter Joseph A. Toscano on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 10 AM -

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Winter Parking Ban Announcement 2017 - 2018

Effective November 27, 2017, and continuing to April 1, 2018, the Winter Parking Ban will be in effect and strictly enforced -

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles temporary closed for several days

Registry services unavailable from 7 p.m., March 22 until 8 a.m., March 26, 2018 -

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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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