Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Residents say the fence would block the view, light and even the breeze from coming into homes on Marcia Road.
[Updated, May 15, 3:30 p.m.] They have seen wooden fences going up along other streets around the Oakley Country Club, and Marcia Road residents do not want to see one go up in their backyard. Several residents of Marcia Road, and those from other streets near Oakley, appealed to the Town Council Tuesday night asking them to stop the fence from going up. Patch's call requesting a comment from Oakley Country Club were not returned before publication. Town Council President Mark Sideris said Wednesday afternoon that an official from Oakley Country Club told him the plan to put up the wooden fence has been delayed, "at least for now," Sideris said. Marcia Road resident Khalil Azar said the view from his home will be ruined if a wooden fence …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A band of college-aged men were seen taking a tree, a reindeer and doing more damage at the country club.
The Christmas spirit was stolen from the Oakley Country Club, along with a Christmas tree and other holiday decorations. Security video caught a group of young men taking the items, and doing other damage at the golf course, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "On Dec. 2, an unknown group of college age kids wee seen on video at about 2 a.m. taking a Christmas tree, a reindeer and placing them in a car," Lawn said. "They also took an Oakley Country Club sign - cutting it down with a chain saw." The damage for the entire incident is estimated to be $1,000, Lawn said.
Monday, August 6, 2012
The course will be the spot where Massachusett's top junior amateur golfers test their game.
The top young golfers from around the Bay State will be at Watertown's Oakley Country Club this week for the Massachusetts Junior Amateur Golf Championships. This will be the fifth time the course has hosted the junior amateur championship, and it hosted the very first one in 1914, according to the Massachusetts Golf Association. The 137 golfers, ages 14 to 17, made the field by finishing high at one of six qualifying tournaments held around the state last month. Among the golfers is Oakely CC's own Andrew Lilley. You can follow Lilley's and the other golfer's progress online here. The championship consists of two opening rounds, on Monday and Tuesday, on a 6,025-yard, par 71 course. The top 50 players moving on to Wednesday's final …