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New design picked for plaza fountain in Watertown
Posted by news on 7/18/2017 4:43:00 AM.
Circles resembling bubbles will soon be painted on the fountain in Lachenauer Plaza in Watertown.

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Watertown fountain redesign could be announced tonight
Posted by news on 7/17/2017 4:26:00 AM.
The future appearance of the fountain in Lachenauer Plaza in Watertown could be finalized tonight. City Council is expected to announce the winning design submission at a meeting this evening.

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Thursday is deadline for Lachenauer Plaza fountain submissions
Posted by news on 7/13/2017 4:36:00 AM.
Today is the deadline for anyone looking to submit their redesign proposals for the fountain at Lachenauer Plaza in Watertown.

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Fountain in Lachenauer Plaza back up; remains blank
Posted by news on 7/7/2017 4:25:00 AM.
After a year and a half, the old fountain in Lachenauer Plaza is back up.
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Bids for redesigns of Lachenauer Plaza delayed until July
Posted by news on 6/14/2017 5:23:00 AM.
Will there be compensation for the artist who submits the winning bid to resign a fountain in Watertown? That was a question raised earlier this week.

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Work being done to bring back fountain to Lachenauer Plaza
Posted by news on 11/11/2016 4:48:00 AM.

 


The groundwork is being laid for the reconstruction of a Watertown fountain that was all but destroyed over a year ago.


Crews are busy this week putting in a brick foundation in the spot just off Public Square where the fountain once stood in Lachenauer Plaza.


Last fall, an alleged drunk driven, attempting to evade police, slammed into the fountain.


While work is done at the site, the actual fountain is being sandblasted and primed. In fact, officials tell 7 News they are looking at possibly going with different designs or paint schemes before having it put back into place.


The entire project comes at a cost of just over $17,000, which is reportedly being paid through insurance money.


 

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Fountain May Be Repaired
Posted by news on 11/18/2015 10:00:00 AM.

Watertown City officials say Monday night's incident involving the Lachenauer Plaza Fountain has not left the fountain beyond repair.
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Downtown Fountain Destroyed In DWI Accident
Posted by news on 11/17/2015 10:50:00 AM.

A Dexter man is facing drunk driving and other charges following a series of accidents in Public Square Monday night that ended with the destruction of the fountain at the old American Corner.
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