Monday, April 22, 2013
The One Fund is the central non-profit raising money for the victims of the Boston Marathon attack.
Simon Malls and Premium Outlets across New England, including Arsenal Mall in Watertown, have donated an initial $100,000 to The One Fund Boston to support victims of the Boston Marathon bombing that left three dead and more than 170 wounded. Customers who visit the New England malls are also encouraged to donate to the fund through May 31 at Guest Services. “Simon Property Group has a large presence in Boston and the surrounding communities. We are proud to be assisting in the donation process for the families affected by the unfortunate events on Marathon Monday,” Brian Jenkins, Vice President, Simon Property Group – New England said in a statement. “We are a part of the great city of Boston and proud of our commitment to the city and …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Woman left her keys in her bag at the mall food court only to find someone took her keys and her SUV.
A woman who put down her pocketbook and went to go get some food at the Arsenal Mall food court later discovered that someone took her keys, her SUV and left the car stripped. The woman reported the incident on March 28 at 10:07 p.m. She had been at the food court at about 8:30 p.m. when she left her pocketbook unattended, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "She walked away to purchase food and didn't realize it was missing until she left the food court," Lawn said. The bag contained her house keys, car keys and a checkbook, Lawn said. The woman called her boyfriend to bring over the spare keys to her 2007 Jeep Patriot but when they went to look for the vehicle, it was gone. She also left a digital camera and an iPad inside the car…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
You can get photos of your children with the Easter Bunny at either of Watertown's two malls.
The Easter Bunny will hop into Watertown this weekend, and stay for a while. Watertown's two malls, the Watertown Mall and the Arsenal Mall will host the fuzzy guy for the next couple weeks. On Friday, the Easter Bunny arrives at the Arsenal Mall. Your child can "strike a pose" with him and come home with a photo to remember the visit. He will be there until March 30, and hours will vary with the mall hours. The Easter Bunny comes to the Watertown Mall on Saturday. He will pose for photos each day through March 30. Photos cost $9.99. The Easter Bunny's hours are Monday through Friday: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Saturdays: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; and Sundays: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., with a daily break from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Puppet Show The Easter festivities continue …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Singers will be competing on March 2 at the mall in Watertown.
Singers, warm up your voice and get ready to compete in PawSox Idol this Saturday at the Arsenal Mall. The winner of the contest will perform the National Anthem at a PawSox home game over the summer. Registration ends today. Click here for more information. Contestants will have up to 90 seconds to sing a song of their choice during the auditions. Participants will be singing between noon and 4 p.m. at the mall, near Old Navy. You must be at least 15 years old to enter. Those who move on to the next round will be notified by March 4, according to a release from the PawSox. Over the summer, contestants chosen to move on to the next round will compete before each Friday home game. Fans will vote on the singers.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The incident at the Arsenal Mall is under investigation by the Watertown Police.
A woman shopping at Marshall's in the Arsenal Mall left her wallet on the counter and, by the time she discovered it missing, someone had used her credit cards at shops in the mall. The woman came back to Marchall's to report the missing wallet to store security, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "(On security footage) store security observed the next person in line pick up the wallet," Lawn said. "The person used a credit card at a kiosk in the Arsenal Mall and made six more attempts to use it." The person eventually returned the wallet to Marshall's, Lawn said. Police continue to investigate the incident.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The woman was caught with a purse full of items from Claire's Boutique.
A woman went into Claire's Boutique at the Arsenal Mall and allegedly tried to walk out of the store with a purse full of merchandise. Police went to the mall on Jan. 12 at 8:22 p.m. when mall security stopped a 20-year old Boston woman was caught shoplifting, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "She placed items in her purse and she was stopped by security," Lawn said. "Inside the purse she had $299 worth of assorted merchandise." Rachel Marisa Andrisse, 20, of 278 Humbolt St. Apt. 11 in Boston, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise of over $100.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The store manager chased the suspect out of the store, and as he pursued the suspect he was threatened with the scissors.
A suspected shoplifter pulled a pair of scissors on a store manager who chased him out of the store after he allegedly stole jewelry from the Almoda Jewelers store in the Arsenal Mall. Watertown Police responded to the mall at 6:28 p.m. on Nov. 25 when the store manager of Almoda called after being threatened by the shoplifter, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "A man came into store and looked at sterling silver rings in store," Lawn said. "The manager recognized the man form prior shoplifting incidents in the store." As the suspect looked at the rings, he asked to see something in another part of the store, Lawn said, and when the manager went to the other case the suspect allegedly grabbed five rings and tried to leave the store…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Find out when the stores will open on Black Friday so you can take advantage of the deals.
Watertown's stores and malls will open even earlier than last year on Black Friday so shoppers can have more time to hit the sales. Some stores in town will open in the wee hours of Friday to welcome shoppers. The Arsenal Mall opens its doors at 12:30 a.m. on Black Friday, and Best Buy and Target, at the Watertown Mall, open at 1 a.m. The Watertown Mall opens at 7 a.m., an hour and a half ealier than normal. Carter's, located at the mall, opens at 6 a.m. The Arsenal mall includes a Gap Outlet, an Old Navy Outlet, Sports Authority and Forever 21 stores, all of which will open at 12:30 a.m. Marshalls, which is also in the mall, opens at 7 a.m. Shops are opening earlier than last year. The Arsenal Mall opened at 4 a.m. for Black Friday 2011…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The mall will welcome shoppers at 12:30 a.m. on the day after Thanksgiving.
Bargain hunters can hit the Arsenal Mall at 12:30 a.m. on Black Friday this year. Like many other malls in the Simon Property Group, the mall on Arsenal Street will open its doors not long after midnight on Nov. 23. The mall will remain open until 10 p.m. that day. Last year, most of the Simon malls opened at 4 a.m. Others Simon properties opening early include the South Shore Plaza in Braintree, Burlington Mall, Northshore Mall in Peabody, Danvers’ Liberty Tree Mall, Square One Mall in Saugus, Auburn Mall, Marlboro’s Solomon Pond Mall, Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis and Emerald Square Mall in North Attleboro, according to the Boston Herald. The Mall at Chestnut Hill and Copley Place in Boston will open at 9 a.m., the Herald reports.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Children enjoyed the Mall-Wide Trick or Treating and the event raised money for the Simon Youth Foundation.
Kids visited the Arsenal Mall on Halloween to get in some Trick or Treating, make some crafts, listen to some spooky stories provided by the Watertown Free Public Library and got to show off their costumes! Participants donated money that went to the Simon Youth Fund.