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Best of Boston

July 7, 2016

Branch Line 2016 Best Beer Program

Branch Line has been awarded Best Beer Program of 2016 by Best of Boston. The placement appears in the July issue of the magazine and specifically notes the extensive work in keeping BL’s beer program both current and interesting.

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WGBH Boston

May 25, 2016

10 Local Farmers’ Markets to Kick Off the 2016 Season

At the Watertown Farmer’s Market, don’t miss the “tastes like summer” sweet corn ice cream from Tipping Cow (it really…

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Construction Blog Post # 8 – 2018 Q1 and Final Update

February 12, 2018

After 16 months of construction, the Arsenal on the Charles' campus has opened the West Garage.

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Construction Blog Post # 7 – the end is in sight!

November 8, 2017

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Arsenal Feature

West Garage Project Begins

The construction project team begins the week of October 17, focusing on mobilization, site protection, and clearing away obstructions. Soon, in a progression from north to south, the asphalt will be cut and removed to prepare for pre-excavation. Come November and December, the major excavation will be done, where excess earth material is hauled off the site. During excavation, approximately 10 to 20 trucks will be entering and exiting the site each day. In December, they will start the support of excavation, in preparation for foundations and underground utilities. Stay tuned for progress updates over the next couple of months.

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Arsenal Feature

Two Hundred Years of Arsenal Campus Growth: 1816-2016

In 1816 the U.S. Government selected and purchased 40 acres of land on the northern bank of the Charles River in Watertown as the site for a new regional arsenal. The siting, layout, and construction were supervised by the Arsenal’s first Commander, Captain George Talcott, and the buildings were designed by Boston architect Alexander Parris.

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