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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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Strategically located just six miles northwest of Boston in Middlesex County, Watertown enjoys the advantages of this metropolitan commercial, residential, and social community while maintaining its own local characteristics and unity.

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2017 Public Flu Clinics for Watertown Residents  - The Watertown Health Department will be offering influenza vaccine to all residents - Additional Info...
Faire on the Square, Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 10 AM to 4 PM  - Location: Town Hall, Saltonstall Park, and Watertown Free Public Library - Additional Info...
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 - Additional Info...
Town Manager's Submitted Fiscal Year 2018 Budget  - The Town Manager presented the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget at the Town Council meeting on April 25, 2017 - Additional Info...
Kingian Nonviolence Training Program  - embraced by the Watertown Public Schools, Police and other agencies; Boston Globe Article - Additional Info...