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Residents ask for more family-friendly housing

With Watertown’s family population projected to shrink over the next two decades, residents are telling city and state planners that they want to encourage developers to build housing with enough room to accommodate families.

About two dozen residents attended a meeting last Thursday night run by Metropolitan Area Planning Council representatives to solicit opinions on what should be included in the town’s Housing Production Plan.

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