Waltham has recently struggled to adequately plow snow from its roads.
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Monday, June 25, 2012
See what events are happening today in Waltham.
The City Council will meet at 8 p.m. at City Hall. Registration for the Waltham Pop Warner Football Golf Tournament Fundraiser continues. Here is a good way to start preparing your July 4 plans. Joe Kearns Goodwin, a candidate for Waltham's state senate seat, is now bloggin for Patch. Check it out. Mara Dolan, a candidate for the same seat, has some strong opinions on how Scott Brown should handle debates.
Monday, January 17, 2011
Schools closed, no council meeting and more.
1. Brandeis University will hold its Martin Luther King Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. 2. The Skellig will hold its weekly blues jam at 9 p.m. 3. The Waltham Public School District will not be in session today. It is closed for Martin Luther King Day. 4. The Charles River Dog Training Club will hold an introductory training class at 7:30 p.m. at 260 Grove St. 5. Contrary to what has been announced, there will be no City Council meeting tonight. A Special Meeting of the Council will be held tomorrow at 6:45 p.m. followed by a regular meeting at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Yoga, support groups and more.
1. Today is the last day to register for youth tennis lessons through the city's Recreation Department. 2. A Yoga class will be held today at 4:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Waltham. 3. The Jewish Family and Children's Service will host its Mothering Without a Model Support group at 7 p.m. 4. Waltham High School's boys' varsity basketball team will face Wayland High School tonight at 7 p.m. in a home game. 5. If you have snow on your sidewalk, clear it, especially if you live along a school route.
Friday, January 7, 2011
State Representative office hours, dancing and more.
1. Today is the last day to register for the ACT test. 2. Today is the last day to register for youth ski and snowboarding lessons at Nashoba Ski Area. 3. State Rep. Peter Koutoujian, D-Waltham will hold office hours today. 4. Super Shag Dance Complex will hold an award ceremony today. 5. Waltham High School's girls' varsity basketball team will face Tyngsborough High School today.
Monday, January 3, 2011
Nature walks, school returns and more.
1. Why not take a walk in the crisp winter air at Gore Place? Their nature walks begin today at 10 a.m. 2. Waltham Recreation Department's karate classes for toddlers starts today at 3 p.m. 3. A blues jam will be held tonight at The Skellig tonight at 9 p.m. 4. The Charles River Dog Training Club will hold a class tonight at 7:30 p.m. 5. The Waltham Public Schools return from winter break today.
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Slideshow shows a town adorned in Christmas spirit.
Christmas was certainly alive this holiday season in Waltham: homes, businesses and government buildings were ablaze with lights and festooned with decorations, as you can see in these photos.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
State rules homeowners at legal risk for not shoveling sidewalks.
In the wake of a state court's ruling, Waltham has no plans to change its snow clearing policy, or lack thereof. Mayor Jeanette McCarthy said the city is not planning to propose a new bylaw to require residents to shovel their sidewalks, despite the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling on the case, Papadopoulos v. Target Corporation. Regardless of the ruling, the city was already taking steps to help residents avoid dangerous situations. "While there is currently no ordinance in the City of Waltham that requires residents to clear their walks," the City's website reads, "it is strongly encouraged to ensure safe pedestrian passage." While there is no city-wide policy, one ordinance makes clearing particular sidewalks in front of …