Pop-Up Art

September 22, 2016
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Pop-Up Art

Jungsoo Kim of Ground Inc., the landscape firm working on the Bunker Hill redevelopment project, holds a replica of the Monument with the real Monument in the background. The National Park Service and Corcoran Development unveiled a pop-up park on the corner of Bunker Hill Street and Monument Avenue last Friday afternoon to celebrate...

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Candelight Vigil

September 22, 2016
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Candelight Vigil

Sarah Pierce holds a candle with Bill Sapp, who lost his brother to addiction last year, during last Saturday’s 8th annual Candlelight Vigil to remember those lost to addiction. A large number of people came out to honor the memory of their lost loved...

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Annual CPS House Tour Set for Saturday

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Seven diverse Charlestown homes will be featured this coming Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Charlestown Preservation Society’s (CPS) popular House Tour. This year the homes on the tour – which are not revealed until the day of the tour – will...

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Graphic Arts Building Approved by BRA for Sullivan Square

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Berkeley Investments got approval from the Board of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to move forward with its $52 million residential project fronting Sullivan Square. During...

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CNC Monthly Meeting Oct 4

September 22, 2016
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) will meet at 7pm on Tuesday October 4 at the Knights of Columbus Hall 545 Medford Street. All are welcome to attend. After presentations...

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A New Post:53rd Postmaster of Boston Sworn in at State House

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Nick Francescucci took his first step as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 1985, it was on Mt. Vernon Street...

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MC Students Set to Dedicate Participation in ALS Walk for Living to One of Their Own

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When a busload of Malden Catholic (MC) High School students empty out onto Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea this coming Sunday, Sept. 25, to participate in the...

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Training Field Fences Come Down,and Park Re-Opens to the Public

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though there were some delays to delivering the final product, neighbors and tourists alike rejoiced on Monday, Sept. 12, when the City’s Parks and Recreation Department...

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Police Briefs 09-22-2016

September 22, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Burglary – No Force 09/15/16 – A victim on West School Street reported when she returned home, she saw her front door was unlocked, and upon checking...

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Townie Tidbits

September 22, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN POLICE APPRECIATION NIGHT This past Wednesday evening, a grateful community held a Charlestown Police Appreciation Night. It was sponsored by the Charlestown Boys and Girls Club and held...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many...

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Obituaries 09-22-2016

September 22, 2016
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Paul Clausen, Jr. Public spirited and generous resident of Charlestown and New Hampshire Paul E. Clausen Jr. of Charlestown and Freedom, NH died peacefully on September 14. He was...

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School Bells Ring

September 15, 2016
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School Bells Ring

Audrey Kelly walks her children Destiney, 5, and Jayden, 7, up the Harvard-Kent School stairs to their first day of classes last Thursday, Sept. 8. Students all over Charlestown...

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Colliers Proposes Residential Building within Hood Park

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A third, large residential project on the industrial side of Rutherford Avenue has become public this week, with Colliers International proposing a large residential project for...

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PARK(ing) Day Comes to Charlestown

September 15, 2016
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A public park will spring up on parking spaces at Bunker Hill Street this Friday afternoon, but residents must act quick, because like Cinderella, the park will be gone...

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Festivities Planned at St John’s on Sunday

September 15, 2016
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On Sunday, September 18th, St. John’s Episcopal Church begins the program year with classes for children’s formation and a parish picnic. Classes for children ages 3 and up begin...

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MassDOT Unveils Latest Plans for N Washington St Bridge

September 15, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has unveiled the latest plans for the new North Washington Street Bridge. Miguel Rosales, president and founder of Boston-based Rosales...

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Charlestown Voters Support the Three Winners in Primary

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds Last Thursday’s State Primary was quiet with low voter turnout in Charlestown and across the state. With many incumbents running unopposed few ventured out to cast...

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MGH Institute Faculty, Students and Staff to Take Part in IMPACT Day

September 15, 2016
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More than 350 students, faculty, and staff from MGH Institute of Health Professions will work with community groups and other non-profit organizations in Charlestown and around Greater Boston on...

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Appreciation Night for Police on Sept 21

September 15, 2016
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A Charlestown Police Appreciate Night, sponsored by a Grateful Community, will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Charlestown Boys & Girls...

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MGH Institute Helps Local Children Prepare for New School Year

September 15, 2016
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A group of students and faculty from MGH Institute of Health Professions graduate school recently held a “Transitions Camp” for children to be better prepared to start the school...

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Police Briefs 09-15-2016

September 15, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Larceny 09/06/16 – A victim on Bunker Hill Street reported unknown person(s) stole a wheelchair from in front of their home. Threats 09/07/16 – A victim on...

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Marijuana Amendment Passes Zoning Bd. ,Limits Locations

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An amendment to the City’s Zoning Code that would put in place a half-mile buffer zone on medical marijuana dispensaries, long championed by Councilor Michael Flaherty,...

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Preparing Boston Children to Take Exam School Entrance Test

September 15, 2016
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By Superintendent Tommy Chang As we approach the start of the 2016-2017 school year, we are setting out to increase awareness of the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for...

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