Fire on Main Street

April 9, 2015
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Fire on Main Street

A late morning blaze broke out over the weekend on Main Street injuring one firefighter and killing several pets. The fire broke out Saturday at 11:40 a.m. at 311 Main St. Firefighters quickly responded and were able to knock down the flames rather quickly but not before the fire claimed the lives of several...

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Wynn Officials Digesting Information Following State Official’s Ruling

April 9, 2015
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Wynn officials are taking a careful read this week of a set of new requirements issued late last Friday evening by state environmental regulators that calls for more work on traffic mitigation and a remedy for what was termed to be an “illegal” land...

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Bunker Hill Housing Residents Receive Job Training

April 9, 2015
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Charlestown residents living at the Bunker Hill Housing Development will now have more job training opportunities thanks to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant. HUD announced that the Boston Housing Authority was one of nine agencies chosen out of a...

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Partners Healthcare Scholarships Are Available to Local Students

April 9, 2015
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A consortium of Charlestown affiliates in Partners HealthCare System will award $6,000 in scholarships to high school seniors from Charlestown pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in health care....

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Wynn Could Use Railroad to Ship out Contaminated Soil

April 9, 2015
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Wynn environmental consultants said Monday night that they are looking into the feasibility of shipping out some contaminated soils by rail, and are very high on the idea. Chris...

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Townie Tidbits

April 9, 2015
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EASTER THOUGHT ON CHARLESTOWN  Having spent about a good dozen years calling Charlestown my home, I have good memories around Easter in Charlestown when I was still living at...

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Downtown View: Young Adults Invest in City

April 9, 2015
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This is what older adults think of the newly minted adults—20 to early 30s—living on their block: They have loud parties. They drink too much. They put their trash...

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Residents Are Ready To Fight for ‘Resident Only Parking Changes’

April 2, 2015
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For some folks, it can be work that takes over their lives. For others, it can be a family situation or a home repair emergency. For many in Charlestown,...

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Holy Week Schedule at St. John’s

April 2, 2015
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The parish of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 27 Devens St., celebrating 175 years of ministry in Charlestown, invites the community to join us in moving through the most important...

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Waiting Game Begins on Wynn’s Environmental Report

April 2, 2015
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As meetings with Engaged Charlestown Residents and Wynn officials continue in the neighborhood this month, those involved in the process have circled Friday, April 3, with a big red...

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Boston Opposes Wynn Traffic Plan ‘In Its Entirety’

April 2, 2015
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The City of Boston has issued a comment letter indicating it is absolutely against the entire Wynn traffic plan outlined in the Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Report (SFEIR) filed...

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Easter Sunday

April 2, 2015
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On Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held...

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Sports 04-02-2015

April 2, 2015
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Spring/summer track and field registration is open 2015 Spring/Summer Track and Field Registration is now open. Track is open to all youth 5-18 years old Join Town Track Club for...

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Donut Lovers Unite: Charlestown Resident Greg John Brings Kane’s Donuts to Boston

March 25, 2015
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Donut Lovers Unite: Charlestown Resident Greg John Brings Kane’s Donuts to Boston

Kane’s Donuts has been packing customers in to its store in Saugus for decades. The Delios family is well known on the North Shore and beyond for creating sumptuous,...

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Ryan Ready to Facilitate Long-Term Discussion on Sullivan Sq. Traffic

March 25, 2015
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State Rep. Dan Ryan has reaffirmed his longstanding pledge this week to lead discussions around a long-term traffic and transportation fix to Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue – discussions...

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Palm Sunday Concert/Meditation: To Be At St. Mary-St. Catherine

March 25, 2015
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To mark the last concert on its historic Woodberry and Harris organ before it is silenced for a multi-month restoration, its first in 123 years of supporting worship, St....

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Winter Might Be Waning?

March 25, 2015
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This past winter has been one for many longtime New Englanders not to forget.  We are not talking about the record snowfall. We are referring to the ceaseless cold...

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Do we Have Any Privacy?

March 25, 2015
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The notion of privacy has received much attention recently. I’m still waiting for someone to draw a reasonable line about how far to go in collecting information on the...

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A New Bike Lane?

March 18, 2015
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A New Bike Lane?

The strong winds on Tuesday actually picked this bicycle up from a porch on Salem St. and then it became entangled in the power line. Boston Firefighters were needed...

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BRA Approves Hotel Project in Navy Yard

March 18, 2015
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The developer planning to bring a 230 room hotel to Charlestown Navy Yard received Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval this week. The $85 million project will transform a historic...

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CPS to Hold Monthly Meeting on March 23

March 18, 2015
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The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, March 23, at 7:30 PM in the Community Room on the 2nd floor of...

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Quinn Scholarship Has Become a Community Staple

March 18, 2015
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When Ronan FitzPatrick, Stephen Driscoll and the late Edward Johnson began canvassing the pubs and businesses and organizations throughout Charlestown in 1969 for donations to a new local scholarship...

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Okay Enough, We Set a New Record

March 18, 2015
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Sunday night’s snowfall was enough to set a new record for snow accumulation in Boston in a single season. This winter will be something to tell our grandchildren as...

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Letter to the Editor

March 18, 2015
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I am disgusted Dear Editor: I am a life long resident of Charlestown and I am disgusted with all the dog feces all over the town. This winter was...

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