Vérité front and center with tour for “Somewhere in Between”

Vérité front and center with tour for “Somewhere in Between”

Sarah Sendian, Raider Times correspondent

Many people have had others tell them that they are incapable of accomplishing their goals, but Vérité was able to avoid these comments by surrounding herself with people who supported her and pushed her to take risks. ...

August 17, 2017

Laughter, heartache, and pixie dust aplenty in “Finding Neverland”

Laughter, heartache, and pixie dust aplenty in “Finding Neverland”

David Conlon and Destiny Santalucia

    We’ve all heard the story of Peter Pan and his pirate-fighting adventures in Neverland, where fairies and mermaids are a majority of the population and pixie dust is a must. But do you know the story that insp...

August 15, 2017

Children of all ages will enjoy “Finding Neverland”

Children of all ages will enjoy “Finding Neverland”

Jaylene DeJesus, Raider Times staff

What if there were a place where you never had to get older? Where there were pirates, indians, and a group of young boys who never grew up. Well in the musical “Finding Neverland” that place does exist. All you have ...

August 14, 2017

Feel like a kid again at “Finding Neverland”

Feel like a kid again at “Finding Neverland”

Olly Ogbue, Raider Times correspondent

    A small circle of fans discreetly placed on stage create an enchanting whirl of glitter as Peter Pan flies through the air.     Delight gleams in the eyes of every audience member, who are held spellbound b...

August 14, 2017

“Finding Neverland” a special place nobody wants to leave

“Finding Neverland” a special place nobody wants to leave

Maia Vachon and Susie Howard

While watching the musical “Finding Neverland” on opening night at Boston Opera House, the audience was transported into a fantasy world that they never want to leave -- not unlike Neverland. The show pulled viewers in with its many cap...

August 13, 2017

Believing anything is possible in “Neverland”

Believing anything is possible in “Neverland”

Saffiyah Coker, Raider Times correspondent

    The mouths of the audience hung open wide in rapt wonderment of the magic that was happening onstage.  Every single pair of eyes was transported to Neverland, a place where you were a kid again and you believed anyth...

August 13, 2017

Stage version of “Finding Neverland” takes audiences to wonderful places

Stage version of “Finding Neverland” takes audiences to wonderful places

Angelina Kemmett, Raider Times correspondent

What do “Legally Blonde,” “Newsies,” “School of Rock,” “Groundhog Day,” “Heathers,” and “Shrek” have in common? Mostly cult favorites, these movies have all been turned into stage musicals. Some...

August 12, 2017

“Finding Neverland” a musical for all ages

“Finding Neverland” a musical for all ages

Christine Zhu and Bandna Kaur

   “Finding Neverland,” now playing at the Boston Opera House, is a hilariously entertaining production, a musical for all ages.     It is a creative take on the story behind Peter Pan, describing how Never...

August 12, 2017

‘Soaking in the moment, embracing that we’re here’

‘Soaking in the moment, embracing that we’re here’

Janelle Christopher, Raider Times correspondent

  A cappella is opening yourself to something different and special, and using your voice as an instrument and as a vocalist.   The 2017 Open New England Semifinal of A Capella was a competition run by Varsity Vo...

August 11, 2017

Boston Comic Con ready to draw most interesting crowd

Boston Comic Con ready to draw most interesting crowd

Jacob Downey, Raider Times correspondent

   This is the 10th year of Boston Comic Con, the greatest celebration of pop culture in the city.  The convention features panels, creators, but most importantly the tens of thousands of people who attend.   Hard...

August 10, 2017

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Boston Comic Con ready to draw most interesting crowd

Boston Comic Con ready to draw most interesting crowd

Jacob Downey, Raider Times correspondent

   This is the 10th year of Boston Comic Con, the greatest celebration of pop culture in the city.  The convention features panels, creators, but most importantly the t...

August 10, 2017

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Big opportunities await at University of Michigan

Big opportunities await at University of Michigan

Honor Petrie, Raider Times staff

I spent a recent weekend in Ann Arbor visiting the University of Michigan. On the September Saturday when I visited, the Big House -- the nickname of the football stadium -- w...

December 19, 2016

Visit to India offers a discoveries like nowhere else

Visit to India offers a discoveries like nowhere else

September 23, 2016

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Watertown High School announces fourth-term honor roll

Raider Times staff

Fourth term, 2016-2017 NINTH GRADE, high honors David Abrahamyan, Anna Aiello, Antoni Calisir, Kevin Cardoso, Antonina Carton, Liam Carvajal-Janke, Brittany Catsoulis, Lila C...

July 6, 2017

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News in brief from Watertown High

Volunteer opportunity at WMS Watertown Middle School needs high school tutors to work after school with middle school students.  Please contact Andrew Allegro at WMS or see Mr...

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NESN: From Watertown’s backyard into New England’s living room

NESN: From Watertown’s backyard into New England’s living room

Nathan Follett, Raider Times staff

It’s game day. The Bruins are in Toronto to kick off the most important stretch of their season as they fight for playoff position. Back home, fans are ready to tune ...

May 29, 2017

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“Senioritis” is a silent killer

Cris Patvakanian, Raider Times staff

We’ve finalized our resumes, sent out applications, and crossed our fingers that the admissions board at College XYZ finds us perfectly qualified. But what now? The way I see it there are three paths left on our academic jour...

January 29, 2016

A eulogy for Free Time

Shannon Murphy, Raider Times staff

I stand before you today to pay my respects and to say goodbye to my recently departed fried, My Free Time. On a recent Monday, this valuable and irreplaceable part of my life was taken away from me. It passed away as soon...

January 29, 2016

Turning off the technology is a powerful feeling

Sarah Greim, Raider Times staff

    Technology. A blessing? A curse? Or something in between? The recent increase in technology usage can be seen in different lights. Some may see their blessed iPhone as a beacon of light. It is something to wrap...

December 15, 2015

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