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Watertown Moves Get Out Your Bike Event will take place this Sunday, May 20, 2018, from 10:30am to 12:30pm, at Watertown Square Dock, Charles River Road at the Galen Street Bridge.

Free bike checks, maps and accessories, including youth helmets for participants. Talk with representatives from Live Well Watertown, Watertown Bike and Pedestrian Committee, Watertown Transportation Management Association, and learn about the new dockless Bike Share program.

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Please see below for vacancy announcement from the DPW regarding summer grounds and maintenance positions.

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Please see below for the schedule for the FY2019 Budget Hearings.

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The Town of Watertown Department of Public Works invites you to attend an interactive Open House this evening, presenting Complete Streets improvements recommended for Mount Auburn Street.

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Please see below for tonight's Town Council Agenda. Please note tonight is only the first reading for item 7A (Amendment to the RMUD Zone to Allow for Greater Height), so there will be no debate or discussion of the proposal. This item will be referred to the Planning Board for the scheduling of a public hearing.

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Applications are still being accepted for the Teens for Trees summer intern program! This is a great learning and leadership opportunity for Watertown HS studen...ts (grades 8 to 12). Take a look at this video and spread the word! http://tfwteensfortrees.org/in-the-news/

Parents and teens can reach out directly to David with questions at: david@tfwteensfortrees.org

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Apply online today! Application deadline extended. Please reach out to david@tfwteensfortrees.org or apply today. If you’d rather, fill out a paper copy. Additional paper copies can be found at: The Teen Room at the Watertown Public Library The Guidance Department Office at WHS The Main Office of ...
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Announcing Trees for Watertown's 2018 TEENS FOR TREES Program!

TFW's 2017 Teen Tree Stewardship Program is in the works to return this summer, with a new name,... more teens, more projects, and more trees!

The program will again be led by TFW member David Meshoulam, Ph.D. David moved last year from teaching high school science to a new career focussed on creative ways to help communities address urgent urban forestry challenges.

Click on the link below to read a post describing how David and last summer's Teen Tree Stewards used a fun and engaging group inquiry process to develop a detailed understanding of the vital benefits of urban trees, and to come up with well-defined opportunities they could create and fulfill to support Watertown's urban forest.

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This week is the first week of Yard Waste collection for the 2018 season. As part of the new trash/recycling
collection program, yard waste collection was moved from selective Fridays during the year to select weeks
where yard waste collection is now on the residents’ normal trash/recycling day. The new collection calendar is
provided below:

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I am sad to report the passing of Ken Thompson, the Building Inspector for the Town of Watertown. Ken was a great guy and a valuable member of the Department of Community Development and Planning. He will be sorely missed. Please keep Ken's family in your thoughts and prayers. Please see below for funeral arrangements.

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The Town of Watertown is seeking an individual to provide technical assistance to the Conservation Committee as well as serve as Tree Warden. Please see below for the vacancy announcement.

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