The Police Department in partnership with the Department of Public Works have made it possible for five new School Zone speed signs to be installed, one in each school zone. These signs are radar speed signs and will display the speed of oncoming vehicles as they enter the school zone. Vehicles traveling over the posted […]
Monthly Archives: August 2008
LiUNA (Laborers’ International Union of North America) disrupted demolition work this morning at the site of the new Police Station. LiUNA is voicing their displeasure that the demolition company, Kidder Building and Wrecking Inc., is from New Hampshire. LiUNA would prefer the work be performed by a local company. This is not expected to disrupt […]
A reminder that school will be back in session next week, beginning September 4, 2008. The Police Department will be focusing additional traffic enforcement in and around all Watertown Schools. School speed limits will be strictly enforced, child seatbelt laws and all posted parking regulations as well as parent drop-off and pick-up zones will likewise […]
The demolition contractor began demolition of the former Browne school this morning. Follow this link to view a video of the demolition.
The Watertown resident responsible for abandoning two greyhounds out of state pleaded guilty today in Newton District Court. Detective Joseph Kelly was the lead investigator for the Watertown Police Department. Read more here. Detective Kelly and Watertown Animal Control Officer Karen O’Rielly were honored with the Mickey Award by the Greyhound Friends for their investigation […]
At approximately 10:30 PM on August 11 Watertown Police officers responded to reports of a loud party. When officers arrived they observed multiple youth under the age of 21 inside the residence along with a substantial quantity of alcoholic beverages. Two adults that lived in the residence will be summoned to court for furnishing alcoholic […]
Applications are available for our next Citizen’s Police Academy class that begins on September 15th.
Beginning August 13, 2008 Spring Street will be closed during the hours of 7AM to 4PM from Main Street to Common Street. Construction is anticipated to be completed by this fall. View further information regarding the Spring Street project here. Beginning soon, National Grid will start construction and restoration of the 16 inch gas main […]
Its not too late to sign up for the Dive In Movie at the Boys & Girls club Thursday August 14th. You may download a permission slip and turn it in at the door. This event is free and is open to grades K – 8 from 6:30 – 8:30. Come down and watch a […]