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Courage and Cookies

This is Sara Emerson. She is a Baker. Today at Faire on the Square she was, for the first time, selling her baked goods to the public. She baked up batches of fudge and lemon muffins and chocolate chip cookies (which … Continue reading

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What kind of power are you purchasing?

The Watertown skyline is changing fast, as new condos and mixed-use complexes pop up faster than you can say “Town Diner.” A drive down Arsenal Street features lots of big, half-finished structures where investors and contractors have high hopes for a … Continue reading

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Imagine a World…

It was my pleasure to spend a morning touring the Perkins School for the Blind recently. Our tour guide, Kevin, led us masterfully through the story of the founding and development of this amazing institution, and Jeff Migliozzi, who teaches … Continue reading

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People got polite

I always love the Watertown Unity Breakfast on MLK Day. And I always find that the most memorable and inspiring offerings are from the young people. This year was no exception. A group of middle school students performed a rap … Continue reading

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Write down this phone number

A while back, I was reflecting with some folks in my parish about the language we use when we pray in church. One woman said that she finds it awkward to pray for “the poor, the lonely, the sick, and … Continue reading

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Joy for Dinner

This is a photo of Mary Cat and Mimi, the forces behind the new Watertown Farmers Market. They are wet in this photo because the skies opened to baptize the first day of the Market in a downpour of rain. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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The Real Deal at the Real Meal

On Thursday, we ate at McDonalds (drive thru). On Friday, friends treated us to pizza. Saturday found us again eating in the car, as we wended our way to a soccer game in Malden. Then came Sunday. What a blessing: … Continue reading

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