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Watertown's Family Dinner Project cites gains from shared mealtimes (Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe)A family dinner for (from left) Merrill, Alexandra, and Sally Goldfarb can also include visiting friends.

Watertown's Family Dinner Project cites gains from shared mealtimes

A Watertown-based online community, The Family Dinner Project, aims to defeat the common barriers - time, fatigue, grouchy parents and kids - and rediscover the pleasure of emotional connections over a healthy meal. 9/22/11
Photos: Hidden gardens of Watertown

Photos: Hidden gardens of Watertown

As fall looms ahead in the not-so-distant future, Watertown residents have another few weeks to enjoy the gardens, vegetation and flowers planted around Watertown. Here are the best places to find charming hidden gardens.
Plans to revive local riverfront's sleeping beauty (Jaclyn Reiss for the Boston Globe)Organizers hope to add to scenic stretches along the Charles River like this spot near the Brighton-Watertown line, with the help of $2 million in state aid.

Plans to revive local riverfront's sleeping beauty

A new riverfront coordinator in Watertown is working to get local residents behind efforts to bring new walking and biking paths and clean up debris along the stretch of the Charles River near the town's center. Boston Globe, 9/4/11
Photo gallery Stitches of compassion
Graduating seniors create time capsule

Graduating seniors create time capsule

Watertown High School graduating seniors have included articles, photographs, and personal statements in a time capsule to be displayed at the Watertown Public Library for 50 years. 6/28/11
Quilters create warmers for Armenian children One of her creations provides a backdrop for Genevieve Priest, who at age 91 is not the senior quilter in a Belmont club.

Quilters create warmers for Armenian children

It has been decades, a half-century even, since these women had young children. Many of them now are grandmothers, some great-grandmothers. Boston Globe, 6/15/11
Catholic TV tests local kids' knowledge (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)Third-grade contestants (left to right) Madison Csogi, Thomas Estella, and Isabella Fabbo listen during the taping of the show.

Catholic TV tests local kids' knowledge

Inside a studio in Watertown, the third-graders from St. John the Baptist School in Peabody are nervous but ready to compete in the game show “WOW: The CatholicTV Challenge.’’ Boston Globe, 6/4/11
Photo gallery: Catholic TV quiz kids