Also this week, home foreclosures went down in 2012, town home to two of top places to work and a woman's wallet was stolen and her credit cards were used.
A Watertown man received a prison sentence of more than three years for stealing more than $1 million from his former employer. Read more here. Watertown ice skater Ross Miner used a quad jump to earn second place in the U.S. Figure Skating Nationals. See more here. Foreclosures were down in Watertown in 2012, but the news is not all good. See more details by clicking here. According to a national survey, Watertown is home to two of the top 150 places to work in America. Find out more by clicking here. A woman found out how quickly someone can use a stolen credit card after leaving her wallet on the counter at Marshall's. See more here.
Also this week, bad week for garbage trucks, MLK Day speaker urges focus on human rights and residents oppose changes proposed for park.
A man walking down Arsenal Street was attacked by two men and his iPhone was stolen. Gov. Patrick stopped by Perkins School for the Blind, where he read from his book to the school's Elder Book Group. Garbage trucks had a bad week around Watertown. First one caught on fire, then another one struck a pole in Watertown Square and caused major traffic problems. Robert Lewis Jr., the keynote speaker at this year's Unity Breakfast on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, asked Watertown residents to think beyond Civil Rights and work to improve Human Rights. Some residents who live near the park behind the new Police Station complained that the park will be ruined by new features planned for the park, including a hard court area.