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Encyclopedia > Watertown, Massachusetts
Watertown, Massachusetts
Location in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 71°11′00″W / 42.37083, -71.183333
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex County
Settled 1630
Incorporated 1630
Government
 - Type Town Council
 - City Manager Michael J. Driscoll
Area
 - City  4.2 sq mi (10.8 km²)
 - Land  4.1 sq mi (10.6 km²)
 - Water  0.1 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation  36 ft (11 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 32,986
 - Density 8,025.7/sq mi (3,098.7/km²)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02472
Area code(s) 617 / 857
Website: http://www.ci.watertown.ma.us/

The Town of Watertown is a city[1] in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 32,986 at the 2000 census. Image File history File links Watertown_ma_highlight. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... In the United Kingdom, town councils are civil parish councils, where the civil parish is a town. ... The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area code 617 once covered the entire Greater Boston (Eastern Massachusetts) area, reaching beyond the I-495 loop. ... Area code 857 is an overlay of parts of area code 617. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ...

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History

Watertown, first known as Saltonstall Plantation, was one of the earliest of the Massachusetts Bay settlements. It was begun early in 1630 by a group of settlers led by Sir Richard Saltonstall and the Rev. George Phillips and officially incorporated that same year. The first buildings were upon land now included within the limits of Cambridge known as Gerry's Landing. For its first quarter century Watertown ranked next to Boston in population and area. Since then its limits have been greatly reduced. Thrice portions have been added to Cambridge, and it has contributed territory to form the new townships of Weston (1712), Waltham (1738), Belmont (1859), and Lincoln, as well as the existing township of Cambridge. In 1632 the residents of Watertown protested against being compelled to pay a tax for the erection of a stockade fort at Cambridge; this was the first protest in America against taxation without representation and led to the establishment of representative government in the colony. As early as the close of the 17th century Watertown was the chief horse and cattle market in New England and was known for its fertile gardens and fine estates. Here about 1632 was erected the first grist mill in the colony, and in 1662 one of the first woolen mills in America was built here. Map of Massachusetts Bay. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... Sir Richard Saltonstall lead a group of English settlers up the Charles River in what is now Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1630. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kenneth Reeves (D) Area  - City  7. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ...   Settled: 1642 â€“ Incorporated: 1713 Zip Code(s): 02493 â€“ Area Code(s): 781 Official website: http://www. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ...   Often called the true birthplace of the industrial revolution, Waltham is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Events February 4 - Court Jew Joseph Suss Oppenheimer is executed in Württenberg April 15 - Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1859 Government  - Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  4. ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Lincoln is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kenneth Reeves (D) Area  - City  7. ... See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16 - Battle of Lützen... A stockade is an enclosure of palisades and tall walls made of logs placed side by side vertically with the tops sharpened to provide some security. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... Demonstrators march in the street while protesting the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on April 16, 2005. ... No taxation without representation was a rallying cry for advocates of American independence from Great Britain in the eighteenth century. ... Representative democracy comprises a form of democracy and theory of civics wherein voters choose (in free, secret, multi-party elections) representatives to act in their interests, but not as their proxies—i. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus. ... cow and ox, see Cow (disambiguation) and Ox (disambiguation). ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... A grist mill is a place where grains are ground into flour. ... Events February 1 - The Chinese pirate Koxinga seizes the island of Taiwan after a nine-month siege. ...

The Provincial Congress of Massachusetts, after adjournment from Concord, met from April to July 1775 in the First Parish Church, the site of which is marked by a monument. The Massachusetts General Court held its sessions here from 1775 to 1778. Committees met in the nearby Edmund Fowle House. Boston town meetings were held here during the siege of Boston, when many Boston families made their homes in the neighborhood. For several months early in the American Revolution the Committees of Safety and Correspondence made Watertown their headquarters and it was from here that General Joseph Warren set out for Bunker Hill.[2] ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 992 KB) Browne House - Watertown, Massachusetts. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 992 KB) Browne House - Watertown, Massachusetts. ... The Abraham Browne House, Watertown, Massachusetts. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1635 Government  - Type Open town meeting Area  - Town  25. ... Year 1775 (MDCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Massachusetts General Court is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Edmund Fowle House, Watertown, Massachusetts. ... Town meeting is a form of local government commonly practiced in the U.S. region of New England, but uncommon elsewhere in the United States. ... The Siege of Boston (April 19, 1775 – March 17, 1776) was the opening phase of the active American Revolutionary War, in which the Continental Army surrounded the city of Boston, Massachusetts, to prevent movement by the British Army within. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... Many Committees of Safety were established throughout Colonial America at the start of the American Revolution. ... The committee of correspondence was a body organized by the local governments of the ((American colonies)) for the purposes of coordinating written communication outside of the colony. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Combatants Kingdom of Great Britain Province of Massachusetts Bay Commanders British Army: William Howe Robert Pigot Henry Clinton Royal Navy: Samuel Graves Israel Putnam William Prescott Joseph Warren â€  Seth Pomeroy (Both Warren and Pomeroy declined command) Strength 2,600 1,500 Casualties 226 dead, 828 wounded 140 dead, 271 wounded...


From 1832 to 1834 Theodore Parker conducted a private school here and his name is still preserved in the Parker School, though the building no longer operates as a public school. Theodore Parker (August 24, 1810 - May 10, 1860) was a reforming American minister of the Unitarian church, and a Transcendentalist. ...


The Watertown Arsenal operated continuously as a military munitions and research facility from 1816 until 1995, when the Army sold the property, by then known as the Army Materials Technology Laboratory (History of the AMTL) to the town of Watertown. The Arsenal is notable for being the site of a 1911 strike prompted by the management methods of operations research pioneer Frederick Winslow Taylor (Taylor and 1911 Watertown Arsenal Strike). Taylor's method, which he dubbed "Scientific Management," broke tasks down into smaller components. Workers no longer completed whole items; instead, they were timed using stopwatches as they did small tasks repetitively, as Taylor attempted to find the balance of tasks that resulted in the maximum output from workers. The strike and its causes were controversial enough that they resulted in Congressional hearings in 1911; Congress passed a law in 1915 banning the method in government owned arsenals. Taylor's methods spread widely, influencing such industrialists as Henry Ford, and the idea is one of the underlying inspirations of the factory line industrial method. Watertown Arsenal, building #71 General plan, 1919 The Watertown Arsenal was a major American arsenal located on the northern shore of the Charles River in Watertown, Massachusetts. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 - March 21, 1915) was an American engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. ...


The Arsenal Center for the Arts, a community arts center, is now located on the former property of the Watertown Arsenal. The Arsenal Center for the Arts is a community arts center located in Watertown, Massachusetts on the former property of the Watertown Arsenal. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


The Perkins School for the Blind is also located in Watertown. Postcard image of school sign, Watertown Massachusetts The Perkins School for the Blind is a learning center for people who are blind, deafblind, or have multiple disabilities. ...


In 1988, Watertown Square became the new location for the Armenian Library and Museum of America, said to host the largest collection of Armenian artifacts in North America.


The Watertown Arsenal was the site of a major superfund clean-up in the 1990's, and has now become a center for shopping, dining and the arts, with the opening of several restaurants and a new theatre.


Geography

Watertown is located at 42°22′17″N, 71°10′55″W (42.371296, -71.181961).GR1 To the north, it is bordered by the town of Belmont, along Belmont Street; to the south, it is bordered by Newton and Brighton - the border being largely formed by the Charles River. However, in Watertown Square, the nexus of the town, the town's border extends south of the Charles to encompass the neighborhood surrounding Casey Playground. To the East lies the City of Cambridge, the border to which is almost entirely comprised of the well-known Mount Auburn Cemetery, most of which is actually in Watertown (though commonly believed to be in Cambridge). To the west lies the more expansive town of Waltham, but there is no clear geographic feature dividing the two municipalities. Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1859 Government  - Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  4. ... Nickname: The Garden City Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1639 Incorporated 1688 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor David B. Cohen (Dem) Area  - City  18. ... Brighton is a section of the City of Boston in the US Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... The Charles River from the Boston side, facing Cambridge and the main campus of Harvard University. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kenneth Reeves (D) Area  - City  7. ... Mount Auburn Cemetery Mount Auburn Cemetery Hunnewell family obelisk Civil War memorial Founded in 1831 as Americas first garden cemetery, Mount Auburn Cemetery is an Elysium where, traditionally, chaste classical monuments were set in rolling landscaped terrain. ...   Often called the true birthplace of the industrial revolution, Waltham is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.8 km² (4.2 mi²). 10.6 km² (4.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.20%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 32,986 people, 14,629 households, and 7,329 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,098.8/km² (8,025.7/mi²). There were 15,008 housing units at an average density of 1,409.9/km² (3,651.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.42% White, 1.73% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.87% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 1.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.68% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


Watertown is also a major center of the Armenian diaspora in the United States, with the third-largest Armenian community in the United States. Watertown ranks only behind the California cities of Glendale and Fresno. For other uses, see Diaspora (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Location of Glendale within Los Angeles County and the State of California. ... Nickname: Location in the state of California County Fresno Government  - Mayor Alan Autry Area  - City 104. ...


There were 14,629 households out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.9% were non-families. 34.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.86. For the record label, see Marriage Records. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 14.1% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 39.8% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $59,764, and the median income for a family was $67,441. Males had a median income of $46,642 versus $39,840 for females. The per capita income for the city was $33,262. About 4.5% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Transportation

As property values within the Boston metropolitan area continue to rise, Watertown has gained in appeal as an attractive, affordable alternative to more expensive communities such as Cambridge, Brookline, Belmont, and Boston proper. Close to Soldiers Field Road and the Massachusetts Turnpike, major arteries into downtown Boston, Watertown has easy access to both Boston nightlife and more suburban communities such as Newton. Watertown Square is the terminus of several MBTA bus and trackless trolley routes. The former A-Watertown line of the MBTA Green Line ran to Watertown until 1969. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1085 KB) Fowle House - Watertown, Massachusetts. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1085 KB) Fowle House - Watertown, Massachusetts. ... Edmund Fowle House, Watertown, Massachusetts. ... Greater Boston is the area of the U.S. state of Massachusetts closely surrounding the city of Boston. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kenneth Reeves (D) Area  - City  7. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Norfolk County Settled 1638 Incorporated 1705 Government  - Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  6. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1859 Government  - Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  4. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts, USA Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Suffolk County Settled 1630 Incorporated (city) 1822 Government  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area  - City  89. ... View of the Turnpike from an overpass by Boston University, facing east (towards central Boston). ... Nickname: The Garden City Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1639 Incorporated 1688 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor David B. Cohen (Dem) Area  - City  18. ... Watertown Square in Watertown, Massachusetts is the termination point of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authoritys route 71 trackless trolley and several bus routes, including (as of 2005) the 52, 57, 59, 502 and 504. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a body politic and corporate, and a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts [2] formed in 1964 to finance and operate most bus, subway, commuter rail and ferry systems in the greater Boston, Massachusetts, USA area. ... A Go North East bus parked in a lay-by in Tyne and Wear, England. ... Old and new trackless trolleys at Cambridge Common There are currently four trackless trolley (trolleybus) routes in the Boston, Massachusetts area, all run by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in the Harvard Square area, and all former streetcar lines (the last four not connected to the Tremont Street Subway... The A Branch or Watertown Branch was a streetcar line in the Boston, Massachusetts area, operating as a branch of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ...

Notable residents

  • Richard Bakalyan, actor [1]
  • Charles Brigham, nationally known architect. Designed the rear wing of the Massachusetts State House, Maine State House, Christian Science Church in Boston and many residential buildings. His work reflects the eclecticism and historicism prevalent in the last quarter of the 19th century, initiating fusion of the complex eclectic references of the English Queen Anne revival with American colonial design. The resulting coastal New England houses of the 1880s by Brigham and other Boston architects defined the shingle style in one of the most original and distinguished epochs of American architectural history, from which other notable architects, such as Henry Hobson Richardson, emerged. He also designed the Watertown town seal.
  • Frederick C. Crawford American Industrialist, founder of TRW and Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
  • Eliza Dushku, actress
  • Convers Francis, a minister ordained at the Watertown Unitarian Church, who, along with Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and others, had an important role in transcendentalism.
  • Helen Keller attended the Perkins Institute for the Blind.
  • Chris Nowinski, former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler. (maintains a house here)[citation needed]

Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 296 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1371 × 2777 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 296 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1371 × 2777 pixel, file size: 2. ... Eliza Patricia Dushku (born December 30, 1980) is an American film actress, who has appeared in several Hollywood movies such as True Lies, Bring It On, and Wrong Turn. ... Richard Dick Bakalyan (born January 29, 1931 in Watertown, Massachusetts) is an American character actor. ... Christian Science Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts The First Church of Christ, Scientist (Christian Science Center in common reference) is the mother church and administrative headquarters of the Christian Science Church and is located in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. ... Frederick Coolidge Crawford (1891-1994), industrialist and philanthropist, was for more than seven decades a major force in the transportation industry, a pioneer in the human relations field, and a leader in the philanthropic community in Cleveland, Ohio. ... TRW Incorporated was an American corporation involved in a number of businesses, mostly defense-related, but including automotive supply and credit reporting. ... The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum in 2006 The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, in the University Circle area of Cleveland, Ohio, is part of the Western Reserve Historical Society, and was founded by industrialist Frederick Crawford of TRW and opened in 1965. ... Eliza Patricia Dushku (born December 30, 1980) is an American film actress, who has appeared in several Hollywood movies such as True Lies, Bring It On, and Wrong Turn. ... Convers Francis (1795-1863) Unitarian minister from Watertown Massachusetts. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, poet, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement in the early nineteenth century. ... Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862; born David Henry Thoreau[1]) was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, and philosopher who is best known for Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance... Transcendentalism was a group of new ideas in literature, religion, culture, and philosophy that emerged in New England in the early-to mid-19th century. ... Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was a deafblind American author, activist and lecturer. ... Founded in 1832 by Samuel Gridley Howe, and located in Watertown, Massachusetts, Perkins School for the Blind is a learning center for people who are blind, deafblind, or have multiple disabilities, with an emphasis on individual independence. ... Christopher Nowinski Christopher Nowinski is a professional wrestler currently performing for World Wrestling Entertainment on its RAW brand. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...

Politicians

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Thomas F. Reilly (February 14, 1942) is the Massachusetts attorney general. ...

Sports

The Watertown High School Raiders won the Division III State Championship for basketball during the 2006-2007 season.


Notable Businesses

See also

Greater Boston is the area of the U.S. state of Massachusetts closely surrounding the city of Boston. ... In the United Kingdom, town councils are civil parish councils, where the civil parish is a town. ... Robert Seeley, also Seely, Seelye, or Ciely, (1602-1668) was an early Puritan settler in the Massachusetts Bay Colony who helped establish the communities of Watertown, Wethersfield, and New Haven. ...

References

  1. ^ Although it is called the "Town of Watertown," it is a statutory city of Massachusetts. See Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
  2. ^ Hodges, Maud deLeigh. 1980. Crossroads on the Charles. Phoenix Publishing, Canaan, NH

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