Fun Time for YMCA

June 23, 2017
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Fun Time for YMCA

YMCA of Greater Boston CEO James Morton, board chair Gina Koprowski, executive director of the Charlestown Y Andrea Wilk, State Rep. Dan Ryan, and Karson Tager, who not only serves as the house DJ, but also serves the board as well.

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Impossible Dream Returns to Charlestown Marina, Spaulding for Sail Boston

June 23, 2017
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Impossible Dream Returns to Charlestown Marina, Spaulding for Sail Boston

By Seth Daniel There might have been more picturesque ships with old time riggings that spoke of yesteryear in the Sail Boston contingent last weekend, but there was no boat more inspirational and packing more healing power than that of the fully-accessible Impossible Dream...

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Make Way for Wynn:Steel Goes Up on the Tower, Gas Station to Go

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the steel bones of the new Lower Broadway in Everett – just over the Charlestown line – begin to climb to the sky at the Wynn Boston Harbor, old stalwarts on the roadway are about to disappear. Wynn Boston Harbor...

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USS Constitution to go Back Afloat

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The oldest sailing warship still afloat will once again be afloat this July 23 and 24 as work crews wind down the two-year restoration project and...

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Gardens of Charlestown Set for June 29

June 23, 2017
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At certain times of day, everyone notices the traffic as they travel through Charlestown toward Sullivan Square. While you’re sitting in your car, inching up to the rotary, have...

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Friend of Charlestown Navy Yard,Chamber Host First Council Forum

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The first public forum with all three District 1 City Council candidates has been negotiated, and this time it will be in Charlestown. All three candidates...

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Trial Underway for Killing of Charlestown’s Brian Hingston

June 23, 2017
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A jury has been seated and the trial is underway for the killing of Charlestown native Brian Hingston, who was assaulted allegedly by a Dorchester man as he tried...

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Police Briefs 06-22-2017

June 23, 2017
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Warrant 06/13/17 – Officers on Samuel Morse Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Newton Court warrant. Warrant 06/14/17 – Officers on North Mead Street placed an...

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Townie Tidbits

June 23, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani GALS AT NAVY YARD, 1942-1945 Historian Polly Kienle, a ranger from the Boston National Historical Park gave a riveting story about how women changed the Boston...

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Chief Marshall Grateful for Community Excitement of Bunker Hill

June 23, 2017
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By Chief Marshal Robert Beckwith I would like to thank the Charlestown community for a fantastic and memorable experience serving as Grand Marshal for this year’s Battle of Bunker...

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Housing Boston, One Person at a Time

June 23, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Last Thursday morning, I walked down West Broadway in Southie, into a bustling Labouré Center. Although it was 7:30 a.m., the energy was high...

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Townie Sports

June 23, 2017
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TOWNIES IN BABE RUTH TOURNEY Charlestown hosts Somerville at Ryan Playground (the “Neck”) in the opening round of the District 3 Babe Ruth Tournament on Friday, June 23 at...

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Bunker Hill Parade

June 17, 2017
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Bunker Hill Parade

Terry Cornellier of the Lincoln Minutemen loads his musket at the annual Bunker Hill Day Parade in re-enacting one of the Colonial militias present at the Battle of Bunker...

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Graduation Day

June 17, 2017
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Graduation Day

Little Charlotte Sutton contemplates her future in kindergarten last Thursday morning as she and her classmates graduated from the Good Shepherd School at St. Mary’s Church. Scores of students,...

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Navy Yard,National Parks Ready for Sail Boston 2017

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In 2014, when the Sail Boston return was announced for 2017, the National Park Service stood side by side with the organizers and have been “all-in”...

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Wynn Money Part of Larger Plan at Kennedy Center Relocation

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When the recipients of the new Charlestown Community Mitigation Fund – money from the Wynn Boston Harbor development – became public last week, one of the...

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Renovations to Start at Engine 50

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a few delays in starting the historic renovation of the Engine 50 Fire House off the Training Field, this time the Boston Fire Department is...

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Michael’s Mission: Cain Remembers His Son Through Dedication to Recovery

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Michael Cain never touched a drug in his life, but pain medications after breaking his back while playing football introduced him to a life of drugs...

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Water Main Work on Medford Street to Continue Next Summer as Well

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) said this week that major water line work on Medford Street would likely stretch through all of this summer...

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Students Earn Degress from UNH

June 17, 2017
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The following students participated in the University of New Hampshire Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Durham, N.H. Students who received the honor of summa cum laude...

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BCYF Pools to Open June 17

June 17, 2017
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The City of Boston’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown and the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End, are opening for the season on Saturday,...

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Bunker Hill Monument Association Announces Annual Meeting New Schedule

June 17, 2017
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The Bunker Hill Monument Association (BHMA) will be 194 years old this year. The Association oversaw fund raising, construction, operations, finances and maintenance of the monument for 96 years,...

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BPDA Officials Schedule Meeting for June 22 on One Charlestown to clarify BHA Process

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has scheduled an informational meeting for June 22 to discuss the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) request for proposal (RFP)...

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Developmental Delay: Chain Forge and Rope Walk Projects Ask for Another Delay in Projects

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two major redevelopment projects of old Navy buildings in the Navy Yard will likely have additional extension granted at the June 15 meeting of the Boston...

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