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By adamg - 8/5/19 - 10:23 am
Laterns lit in Watertown in memory of victims of nuclear bombs.

Memorial lanterns on the Charles River in Watertown.

Greg Cook reports that people who gathered in Watertown Square last night for a vigil to remember those who died in atomic blasts also took time to recall the victims of mass murders this weekend.

By adamg - 7/21/19 - 12:49 pm
Tree down in Watertown

Matthew Landers was among the drivers who had to stop for a tree that came down on Belmont Street in Watertown today.

By lurchie - 5/23/19 - 1:27 pm

Because I know that Adam is a sucker for this sort of thing . . .

By adamg - 5/20/19 - 12:52 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the under-construction Arsenal Yards (where the Arsenal Mall used to be) will be the first US home of Tori Jiro, a yakitori chain that also serves fried chicken and chicken meatballs for people who don't prefer their chicken in small bites and roasted on skewers.

By adamg - 3/3/19 - 9:36 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reporta.

By adamg - 2/14/19 - 10:56 pm

Somerville Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney's office report the arrest of Edward Clark, 55, of Norwood, for the Feb. 8 crash that killed Allison Donovan, an educator in the Watertown school system. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/18 - 8:03 pm

WBUR reports a new zoning ordinance requires developers to put solar panels on new buildings and buildings undergoing extensive renovations.

By adamg - 9/19/18 - 2:20 pm

NBC Boston reports on the incident at Galen and Watertown streets.

By adamg - 7/30/18 - 10:48 pm
By adamg - 6/20/18 - 9:22 am

Watertown News reports that the company turning the old Arsenal Mall into one of those au courant mixed-use developments, to be called Arsenal Yards, says an 18-story tower would be skinnier than the squatter 12-story building it originally wanted to put up, so more open space and, bonus, more sunlight to hit that open space, and who doesn't like sunlight on open space? Also, yeah, they could charge more for condos 18 stories up. However, not everybody in town is thrilled with the idea.

By adamg - 6/5/18 - 8:40 pm

Watertown News reports on three raccoon attacks in the city - including one aimed at a man who'd been enjoying a coffee on his deck.

By adamg - 5/31/18 - 5:45 pm

Allison Mahler reports from Watertown:

There is rabid raccoon on the outbound Charles river path near the Perkins School for the Blind. A jogger was attacked luckily no skin was broken.

By adamg - 5/11/18 - 7:36 am

State Police report a woman walking on Greenough Boulevard near Grove Street in Watertown yesterday afternoon was grabbed from behind by a man who forcibly kissed and groped her. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/18 - 1:06 pm
Registry line in Watertown

Wasn't it great when they installed that new computer system and everything just sped up? Wait, what? Oh. Around 12:50 p.m. Tommy Von got in line to get a ticket to get in line to get to a counter at the Watertown RMV.

By adamg - 3/11/18 - 2:24 pm
Pole on front railing

FlyingToaster wonders if Eversource will come retrieve its pole before the Tuesday storm. The pole snapped and fell in the last nor'easter.

By adamg - 3/2/18 - 11:57 am
Downed power lines on Arsenal Street in Watertown

Dmitry snapped the carnage along Arsenal Street, reports more poles could topple.

By adamg - 10/9/17 - 11:52 am

A man determined to torment a former roommate in Watertown used skills gained as a computer-science major and a professional software writer - along with some basic human engineering - to repeatedly target the woman, her family, her friends and her colleagues with sexually explicit messages, bomb threats to institutions in Waltham and Chelmsford made in their names, for some 18 months until his arrest last week, according to an affidavit by an FBI agent on the case. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/17 - 7:46 pm
Watertown fire

Jeff Behn shows us the fire on Williams Street.

By adamg - 8/24/17 - 9:02 am
By adamg - 7/26/17 - 12:07 am
Naked dummies in Watertown

And you know the rejectiest of the rejects, in the back there, really wants to take care of some business. Kevin C reports:

This is not your father's Arsenal Mall.

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