Thursday, May 16, 2013
Everything you need to know about painting your house: stripping, powerwashing, fixing damaged wood and choosing paint colors. Sponsored by Home Depot.
It’s that time of year again and you’re outside, enjoying your yard. Then you start nosing around—maybe you’re inspecting your plants, or reviewing the condition of your lawn or setting up your sprinklers—and before you know it, reality hits. You need to paint the house. A daunting task. An expensive task. A necessary task—because it's not just about how your house looks, it's about your home's value. Neglect is not an option. Take heart, however. Information and resources have never been more easily available to help you through this project. Know Your Options Your options are to either hire a contractor or paint it yourself. Hiring a contractor is an expensive option, but if it's in your budget and you do the necessary research to …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The employee allegedly stole cash from the register.
Security at Home Depot suspected an employee was stealing money, and they spotted him allegedly grabbing cash from the register. Watertown Police were called in to the store on March 21 at 5:16 p.m. to deal with the man from West Roxbury who was caught stealing money, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "They had been watching an employee stealing cash out of the register. They saw him take a $100 bill and place it in his apron," Lawn said. "The suspect he was doing it over a five to six week period. The suspect admited to taking approximately $5,000 in cash." Abdullha M. Kiani, 20, of 119 Fletcher St. in West Roxbury, was arrested on a charge of larceny of over $250, Lawn said.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The man tried to switch price tags on a power tool, but was caught. He ran from store security and ran into Brighton.
A man who tried to shoplift at Home Depot on Aug. 19 at 3:57 p.m. ran away from security before police arrived and eluded search efforts by Watertown and State police. Home Depot security spotted a man in his 40s switch the price tag on a $279 Makita LXT Hammer Drill with an item tha has a pricetag of $6.43 and went to the self-checkout aisle to pay for it, said Watertown Police Sgt. Thomas Grady. Security spotted him and asked to talk to him. “Security was escorting the man back to the office and he got up and pushed past two security guards and fled the store,” Grady said. “He ran across the bridge (on Arsenal Street) into Brighton before he could be apprehended.” Watertown Police called in assistance from the Massachusetts State Police…
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Check out these Watertown locations that have all your holiday needs.
You don't need to go beyond the borders of Watertown in order to ring in the holidays with fantastic decorations and gifts that will please the masses. Here are a few shopping spots that are close, cost-effective and full of holiday cheer. Marshalls Here's the store that tells us to "never pay full price for fabulous" and they're taking that motto into the holiday season. The Arsenal Mall store has a section set aside for many of your decorating needs – perfect glass bowls that can display the glittering ornaments, fun statues of winter carolers, and cute reindeer accessories will lighten up any home. If you're expecting extra guests, grab some inexpensive stemware so the wine keeps flowing and elegant serve ware so the beautifully baked …
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Retailers are upping the ante this Black Friday with bigger deals and longer store hours, but pollsters and economists disagree over the extent to which consumer spending will follow suit.
In an effort to lure more shoppers through their doors, retailers in and around Watertown are raising the stakes this Black Friday with bigger deals and longer store hours than last year. Both the Target at Watertown Mall and The Home Depot at Arsenal Mall will open an hour earlier than they did last year, at 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. respectively. Outside the town, Kohl's stores will open at 3 a.m. and Walmarts at midnight. Moreover, retailers are driving up their door-buster deals: Target is offering 25 time-sensitive specials on Friday, up from 11 last year – although these are dwarfed by Kohl's 400 early-bird bargains, 100 more than last year, which will run for an extra hour. But as chain stores up the ante, pollsters and economists disagree …