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Watertown summer pools wrapping up season

This summer’s unpredictable wet weather has put a bit of a damper on the city’s pool program this season. Alex LaVine, lead supervisor for the Parks and Recreation Department’s program, blames a dip in pool usage on what has been a rainy summer in the north country. Final tallies for pool attendance will be put… Keep Reading

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Clubhouse opens at Thompson Park Golf Course

After weeks of waiting, Spokes on the Green owner Jamie Danielson got the go-ahead Tuesday to open the clubhouse at the Thompson Park Golf Course. Spokes started with a soft opening for the clubhouse on Wednesday after waiting for the city to complete some major electrical repairs to the historic building. “Hurry up and wait,… Keep Reading

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Watertown playgrounds offer free lunches

The city’s summer playgrounds program will offer free lunches and snacks for the first time in several years. The four playgrounds are once again part of the Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County’s free summer lunch program after a several-year absence. Starting on Monday, boxed lunches of sandwiches, fruit and other items are available… Keep Reading

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Watertown wrapping up downtown facade program

You could say that there’s an awning of a new age happening downtown these days. Watertown is joining a trend of communities across the country giving a little shade to downtown by installing awnings on buildings. Fifty awnings are going up on nine buildings in and around downtown as part of the city’s $460,000 facade… Keep Reading

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