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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: January 3, 2018

Snow Emergency Announcement

The Department of Public Works has issued a snow emergency effective midnight, Thursday, January 4, 2018, to remain in effect until further notice -

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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: January 3, 2018

Public Works January 6, 2018 Recycle Event POSTPONED!

Re-scheduled Date is February 10, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, located at the Recycle Center on Green River Way -

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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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