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URGENT CALL TO ACTION : Watertown's Columbus Delta Under Threat Tonight

Renaming the “Columbus Delta”, in Watertown MA, is on tonight’s Watertown City Council’s Committee on Public Works agenda.

The area of Watertown Square called “Columbus Delta” was named after Christopher Columbus in 1940 to honor the great Italian explorer as well as the Italian American community of Watertown.

The only item on tonight’s agenda is whether or not to recommend to the entire City Council that the name of the Columbus Delta be changed.

The committee meets tonight, Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 7:00 PM in the Richard E. Mastrangelo Council Chamber, Administration Building, 149 Main St, Watertown MA.

We are asking our membership to attend this meeting to voice your support for keeping the name of the Columbus Delta UNCHANGED.

If you are unable to attend, you can email your comments in support of the Columbus Delta to the following email addresses:

Your email MUST be received by 5:00 PM this evening to be included in the meeting.

The Public may join the virtual meeting online:

The Public may join the virtual meeting audio only by phone: (877) 853-5257 or (888) 475-4499 (Toll Free) and enter Webinar ID: 858 4000 6723

Tonight’s agenda and meeting packet can be accessed here:

The Watertown News first reported on this issue last year, their story can be read here:

It is important that OUR voices be heard in this matter so please try to attend and if you can not, please email your support for Columbus to the committee.

Please let us know if you have any questions about this process.

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