Local Author

July 22, 2016
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Local Author

Writer Tom MacDonald holds up a copy of his new book, The Revenge of Liam McGrew, with his wife Maribeth, at the Charlestown Library.

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A Little Night Music

July 22, 2016
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A Little Night Music

Lyndsey and Cameron Wickles sway and smile to the folk music of Honeysuckle on the Commandants’ House Lawn last Thursday, July 7, as part of the Swinging Summer Nights Concert Series, presented by the Berklee School of Music, Boston National Park, Friends of the...

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Wynn’s Quest For Chapter 91 License Receives Big Boost

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The hearing officer handling the Wynn Boston Harbor Chapter 91 appeal released a recommendation late on Friday that gave Somerville standing in the case, but little else, recommending that the Wynn license to be approved. It is a decision widely seen...

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From The Kitchen to The Can:Spindrift Founder Got Started in his Charlestown Home

July 22, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Beverage enthusiasts gathered at Night Shift Brewery in Everett last week to celebrate “The Summer of Real” with America’s one and only fresh squeezed carbonated beverage...

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Casella Waste Begins Outreach into Charlestown Community After Transfer Station Opposition

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though the folks at Casella Waste spent decades in Charlestown on the industrial side of Rutherford Avenue, they are now the first to admit they didn’t...

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Rhalimi Takes His Message to Voters in Suffolk County Sheriff’s Contest

July 22, 2016
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Alex Rhalimi has been talking to voters across Suffolk County since he turned in nomination papers for the September 8 Democratic Primary. “I’m running for Sheriff because I can...

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Free Cycling Clinics for Women Being Offered

July 22, 2016
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The Boston Transportation Department will be offering free cycling clinics for adult women this summer at locations around the city.  Women who never learned to ride a bike, as...

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Local Crime Novelist Gathering Awards, Kudos On Novel

July 22, 2016
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By Joe Prezioso When you meet Tom MacDonald around the Town, be careful what you say and how you say it, or you might become the next great characters...

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Letters to the Editor

July 22, 2016
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Boston Public Market now open daily Dear Editor: Since the Boston Public Market opened last summer, you’ve welcomed us with open arms, and helped us succeed in our mission...

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Townie Tidbits

July 22, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani STATE SENATE FIGHTING BACK AGAINST OPIOID ABUSE  I read the recent commentary in the Quincy Sun by state Senator Bill Keenan about the progress being made during the...

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Our Summer Of Discontent

July 22, 2016
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Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might...

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Sports 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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TOWNIE SPORTS: By Kevin Kelly Townies fall in mayor’s cup championship Congratulations to the Charlestown 9-year-old All Stars for advancing to the championship game of the 2016 Mayor’s Cup...

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Obituaries 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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John ‘Jackie’ Dewey Retired Federal Bank of Boston Supervisor; member of Bunker Hill Council K of C, Old Charlestown Schoolboy’s Assoc., Halligan Club, and the Bunker Hill Assoc. John...

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Fast Ball

July 18, 2016
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Fast Ball

STRONG EFFORT: Noah Zavolas surrendered three runs in the first inning but settled down to hold the Brighton Black Sox in check and the Yawkey League Townies rallied in...

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Keeping Cool

July 18, 2016
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Keeping Cool

Charlestown youngsters Caroline Emrick, Bryce Stewart, and Elizabeth Emrick helped open the Boston Common Frog Pond wading pool for the summer on June 24. Hundreds of children and their...

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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

July 18, 2016
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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

By Seth Daniel In quiet moments away from City Hall, when Sara Myerson contemplates in her mind what Boston should look like in 2030, or what it might look...

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BRA Looks to Pay Major Attention to Navy Yard Open Spaces,Facilities

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Following a very productive meeting in the Navy Yard with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last Wednesday, July 6, the agency has released a very ambitious...

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City to Launch Body Cameras On Police

July 18, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans announced Tuesday an agreement with the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) to allow the City of Boston and Boston...

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Developer,MassPort to Announce Working Agreement on D Street

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The developer for the Graphic Arts Building and MassPort were expected to announce a working agreement for the proposed development to use D Street as an...

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Letters to the Editor

July 18, 2016
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Comment on Sullivan Square was missed  Dear Editor: Your very well-written and informative article covering the crowded informational session on June 30 with the Boston Transportation Department regarding the...

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Townie Tidbits

July 18, 2016
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MICHAEL’S MISSION IS MISSION POSSIBLE I turned out for Michael’s Mission recently at the Knights. The place was packed. Donations raised. Clothing collected for the Recovery House in Hayes...

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Sadness Across America

July 18, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in...

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Sports 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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McCarthy Brothers Little League team takes season championship The McCarthy Brothers and the Boys and Girls Club teams battled it out for the 2016 Charlestown Little League championship just...

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Obituaries 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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Michael ‘Walshie’ Walsh Former Bunker Hill Billy and former “Townie Santa” Michael K. “Walshie” Walsh of East Boston, formerly of Charlestown, died on June 30. He was 54 years...

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