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Commission Named To Review City Charter
Posted by news on 4/4/2018 5:40:00 AM.

A dozen people have been appointed to look into whether Watertown should adopt a strong mayor form of government.

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Former Watertown mayors weigh in on current form of city government
Posted by news on 10/3/2017 4:34:00 AM.
For decades now, the mayor of Watertown has worked with a city council and a city manager to help run day-to-day operations.
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Former Watertown mayor short-changed on retirement
Posted by news on 2/6/2017 4:47:00 AM.
Former Watertown mayor Jeff Graham says he is owed money from New York, and State Senator Patty Ritchie is attempting to help.

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de Blasio under fire for possible 'pay-to-play' scheme
Posted by news on 7/27/2016 4:33:00 AM.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is reportedly being investigated for a possible pay-to-play fundraising scheme in the sale of a Brooklyn hospital. Sources tell the "New York Post" that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is looking at the sale of Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill.

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Watertown mayor to hold press conference regarding award application
Posted by news on 5/24/2016 4:52:00 AM.
Watertown Mayor Joe Butler, Jr. will hold a press conference later this week to discuss how the city can win some money for the city.

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Watertown mayor releases statement saying taxpayers can't afford the fire department's salaries
Posted by news on 5/17/2016 5:24:00 AM.
Watertown Mayor Joe Butler, Jr. released a first in what he says will be a series of public statements regarding negotiations with the fire department.

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Governor Cuomo may be looking at removing NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio
Posted by news on 4/26/2016 4:45:00 AM.
With state and federal investigations underway into the New York City Mayor's fundraising activities, there are reports Governor Cuomo is rekindling efforts to oust him.

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Watertown mayor with criticizes fire department union
Posted by news on 4/20/2016 5:47:00 AM.
Watertown mayor Joe Butler had some choice words for the fire fighters union at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

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