Summer Street from Mt. Auburn St. to Church St. will be closed to motor vehicle traffic on Tuesday 09/02/08 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. This is due to ongoing construction.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
For the latest construction update follow this link
As of today, July 10, 2008, the laws pertaining to the use of passenger restraining devices for children in motor vehicles have changed. Read more
Traffic was reduced to one lane on Grove Street after a trash truck lost its load in the South bound lane. The Watertown Police Department Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Team investigated this mishap. The vehicle owner was cited for eight violations totaling several hundreds of dollars. It appears one of the pistons holding the rear of […]