• Watertown April 25, 2022 1:55 pm

    Police ID 4-Year-Old Killed in Accident Involving Farm Tractor in Conn.

    Police have identified a 4-year-old child who died after an accident involving a farm tractor in Watertown over the weekend. Emergency crews were called to a field at Kuslis Farms on Barnes Road on Saturday around 3:20 p.m. after getting a report of a child trapped under a farm tractor. Once at the field, investigators said they learned 4-year-old Ellie…

  • Watertown April 24, 2022 1:36 am

    Child Dies After Accident Involving Farm Tractor in Watertown, Conn.

    A 4-year-old child has died after they were reportedly run over by a farm tractor in Watertown Saturday afternoon, according to police. Police said the young child became entangled in a farm implement that was running in a field on Barnes Road between Lake Winnemaug Road and Bunker Hill Road. The child was dead when police got to the scene,…

  • Watertown April 14, 2022 8:37 pm

    Art Found in a Watertown, Conn. Dumpster Could be Worth Millions

    One man’s trash became another man’s treasure after hundreds of works of art said to be worth millions were tossed out in a local dumpster in Watertown. “The whole thing was a mystery, and it was like, why, what is this mystery,” George Martin said. That’s the big question George Martin and his friend Jarrod Whipple asked themselves after...

  • Watertown March 22, 2022 5:09 pm

    Woman Seriously Injured in Stabbing in Watertown, Mass.

    A 35-year-old woman is recovering after she was stabbed in Watertown, Mass. Monday night. Watertown police said it happened on Cuba Street around 8:30 p.m. The victim was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries and is now in stable condition, police said The suspect, a 24-year-old man, was later arrested in Fall River. He has not been publicly identified….

  • Watertown January 25, 2022 8:11 pm

    Watertown, Conn. Mom Accused of Leaving Children Home Alone While She Went to Florida Appears in Court

    A Watertown mother who is accused of leaving her two young children home alone while she went to Florida with her boyfriend for a long weekend in November appeared in court Tuesday for an arraignment and she is due in court again in March. Court documents say that Kerry Lyn Caviasca, of Watertown, left her two children, who are under…

  • Watertown January 20, 2022 10:54 pm

    Conn. Mom Left Children Alone While She Went to Florida: Police

    A Watertown woman is accused of leaving her two children home alone while she went to Florida with her boyfriend for a long weekend in November and has been arrested. The woman, Kerry Lyn Caviasca, of Watertown, works for Waterbury Public Schools and has been placed on leave pending the allegations, according to school officials. Police said the children, who…

  • Watertown January 21, 2022 6:19 pm

    1 Dead After Fire at Multi-Family Home in Watertown, Conn.

    A man died after a fire at a multi-family home in Watertown late Saturday night. Emergency crews were called to a home on Main Street in the Oakville section of town shortly before midnight after getting a report of a structure fire. Police said the home was a multi-family home with three levels. When crews arrived, they said they found…

  • Watertown October 14, 2021 3:29 pm

    Woman Found Dead After Fire in Watertown, Conn.

    A woman has died after a fire at a home in Watertown Thursday morning. David Bromley, of the Watertown Fire Department, said firefighters responded to the Buckingham Street home just before 8 a.m. and there was heavy fire in the area of a bedroom on the first floor. Crews extinguished the fire and found the 50-year-old woman deceased in the…

  • Watertown October 7, 2021 4:26 am

    Watertown Residents Urged to Keep Halloween Pumpkins Inside to Prevent More Rats

    You may have heard about the rats in Boston and Cambridge. Now you can add Watertown to the list of Massachusetts communities dealing with this particular rodent problem. Watertown’s director of public health says food sources for rats evaporated when restaurants shut down during the coronavirus pandemic. Those rats didn’t magically disappear during that time, though, Larry Ramdin said,...

  • Watertown October 7, 2021 3:28 am

    Trying to Contain Rat Problem, Watertown Warns About Halloween Pumpkins

    To try to keep the rat problem from getting worse, health officials in Watertown are asking people to not leave their pumpkins overnight, especially with Halloween right around the corner.

  • Watertown September 25, 2021 5:18 pm

    Video Shows Person of Interest in Recent Break-ins in Watertown and Waltham

    Two Massachusetts police departments are teaming up to catch a criminal. The Watertown Police Department is working with the Waltham Police Department to investigate two house break-ins that occurred early in the morning on Wednesday, officials say. Police believe that the incidents are related. One break-in occurred on Longfellow Road in Waltham. Another was on Partridge Street in Watertown. The…

  • fire September 7, 2021 9:06 am

    5 People Displaced, Firefighter Injured After Watertown Fire

    Five people are displaced after a house caught fire overnight on Spruce Street in Watertown, Massachusetts. One firefighter suffered a minor injury. The Cambridge Fire Department was on scene to help put out the flames. No further information was immediately available.

  • grocery stores August 16, 2021 10:02 pm

    Russo's Market to Close After More Than 100 Years

    Russo’s Market in Watertown announced that it’ll close its doors in fall, leaving customers who appreciate its family feel crestfallen.

  • boston restaurant talk August 16, 2021 11:27 pm

    Russo's in Watertown Closing After 100 Years in Business

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A beloved market whose roots date back more than 100 years is shutting down. According to a source, Russo’s in Watertown is closing, with a Facebook post from the Pleasant Street business confirming this, saying that “After more than 70 years working for the family business, Tony Russo is retiring. Our business…

  • Boston June 1, 2021 8:57 pm

    Officer Who Tackled Boston Marathon Bomber Retires

    A suburban Boston police officer who became a national hero in 2013 when he tackled one of the Boston Marathon bombers retired from the only job he says he ever wanted. Watertown police Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese retired on Monday after more than 41 years on the force. He wanted to keep working, but had reached the state’s mandatory police retirement…

  • Watertown March 18, 2021 10:29 pm

    Teen Charged With Attempted Murder After Attacking Teenage Girl in Watertown: Police

    A 16-year-old young man is accused of attacking a teenage girl he was obsessed with at a home in Watertown and he has been charged with attempted murder, according to Watertown police. Police were called to a home on Morris Town Line Highway around 4 p.m. Wednesday to investigate a report of a home invasion and a person with a…

  • Elijah Bertrand December 24, 2020 11:26 pm

    Suspect in Death of UPS Co-Worker Held on $2 Million Bond; New Details Released

    The man accused of killing his UPS co-worker faced a judge for the first time Thursday and is being held on a $2 million bond. 19-year-old Elijah Bertrand is charged with murder in the death of 28-year-old Nathan Burk, a UPS driver. Bertrand made a virtual appearance at court in Waterbury around noon Thursday. Bertrand was taken into custody in…

  • Watertown December 24, 2020 12:09 am

    UPS Driver Dead After Assault in Conn., Co-Worker in Custody

    State police responding to what was reported as an accident on the northbound side of Route 8 involving a UPS truck on Tuesday night found the truck’s driver had been the victim of a serious assault. The driver was taken to the hospital, where he later died, according to police. Police later identified the victim as Nathan D. Burk, 28,…

  • POLICE November 23, 2020 3:05 am

    2 Watertown Homes Broken Into, Police Investigating

    Two homes in Watertown, Massachusetts, were broken into on Saturday, according to police. The Watertown Police Department says it is investigating after there were two house breaks that occurred Saturday between 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Avon and Sunnybank roads. Police released a home security video that was taken from an attempted housebreak in September. The person in the…

  • Massachusetts November 23, 2020 2:58 am

    Watertown Police Investigating 2 Break-ins

    The Watertown Police Department is investigating two break-ins that occurred Saturday on Avon and Sunnybank roads.

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