National Development is Undertaking Major Renovation, Rebranding at Constitution Center

July 20, 2017
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The Constitution Center, three-building campus, in the Charlestown Navy Yard might have the best view of the waterfront, the Zakim/Bunker Hill Bridge and the Boston skyline, and now owners National Development are looking to bank on that view with a major renovation and re-orientation of the property. Building trends and personal preferences often go full circle, and nowhere is that more apparent than in...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Gets 4 A.M. Liquor License

July 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The push by Wynn Boston Harbor to include a 4 a.m. liquor license for casinos in the state budget paid off Monday when Gov. Charlie Baker signed off on a Budget that included the special license in an “Outside Area” of...

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BLO Returns to Hatch Shell with Free Concerts

July 20, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen With summer in full swing, it is time to sit back, relax, and enjoy a free night of classical music, courtesy of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Under the leadership of Music Director Christopher Wilkins and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer, the...

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Victoria Johnston Quezada Recently Attends Space Camp

July 20, 2017
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Victoria Sofia Johnston Quezada of Charlestown, recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong educational program...

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Friends of MGH Cancer Center Hosts Annual Luncheon

July 20, 2017
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The Friends of the Mass General Cancer Center – a group of active volunteers who raise funds to bridge exceptional medical and supportive cancer care through innovative programs that...

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Arts Facilities Report Addresses Longstanding Needs in Charlestown

July 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a year of studying the longstanding crisis regarding space for the performing arts, the City unveiled a study on July 10 that codifies the problem...

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Passacantilli Releases Senior Platform

July 20, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has released his Senior Platform.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor,...

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Police Briefs 07-20-2017

July 20, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Burglary – Force 07/10/17 – Officers responded to Walford Way for a reported break-in. A witness said she saw a man push in an air conditioner and...

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Letters to the Editor

July 20, 2017
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THANK YOU  FOR SCHOLARSHIP Dear Editor: I would like to thank the Old Schoolboys Association and the Boys & Girls Club for awarding me a scholarship. These scholarships will...

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Townie Tidbits

July 20, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani OLD IRONSIDES SPLASHING BACK INTO THE WATER On Sunday, July 23 the much-anticipated return to the water for the USS Constitution will have arrived . Hard...

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Townie Sports

July 20, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly   TOWNIES TAKE OPENER The Charlestown Babe Ruth 16-18 year-olds kick-started their summer campaign in fine fashion with an impressive 7-1 triumph over Brighton. Southpaw Chris...

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CPS Hold Meeting

July 14, 2017
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CPS Hold Meeting

Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) President Ellen Kitzis presents Pat Keohane and Doug MacDonald of C-Town Ventures LLC with an award recognizing their excellent work in developing the Charlestown Armory...

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Water Shuttle from Pier 6 to Eastie First of a Kind Here

July 14, 2017
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Water Shuttle from Pier 6 to Eastie First of a Kind Here

Having a drink in Charlestown and dinner in East Boston might make sense on paper, but up to now, to do so would include an elongated and congested drive...

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Zoning Board Approves 6 Soley St Plan after Two Years of Battling

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After more than two years of legal and neighborhood fighting over plans to build a new single-family home at 6 Soley St., owner Nicolas Skiadas cleared...

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Kitchen Kup Rolls Back to Eden Park in August

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the summer highlights is about to unroll itself on Eden Street Park during the first week of August as the annual Kitchen Kup roller...

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Haley Renda to Run Passacantilli Campaign

July 14, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has hired lifelong North End resident Haley Renda to run his...

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Wynn Begins Work on Living Shoreline

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When residents journey over the Alford Street bridge to the waterfront along the new Wynn Boston Harbor walkway, it won’t be like a lot of the...

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Police Briefs 07-13-2017

July 14, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 07/04/17 – A victim on First Avenue reported a group of males approached him, and one asked to use his cellphone. The victim gave him the...

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Townie Tidbits

July 14, 2017
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Story and Photos By Sal Giarratania THOMPSON SQUARE FARMERS MARKET The Farmers Market sponsored by the JFK Family Service Center is back and running again this summer every Wednesday...

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Letter to the Editor

July 14, 2017
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THOUGHTS ON ONE CHARLESTOWN PROJECT Dear Editor: “No community wants density: It means more pedestrians, more crowded buses. But as for my story: I was commuting 60 miles every...

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An Investment in Our Future

July 14, 2017
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Governor Charlie Baker’s recent announcement that his administration will ask the legislature for a five-year, $500 million life sciences initiative that will extend the state’s decade-long commitment to the...

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Residents Keep Charlestown Green:Gardens for Charlestown an Oasis in a Tight Neighborhood for 40 Years

July 7, 2017
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Residents Keep Charlestown Green:Gardens for Charlestown an Oasis in a Tight Neighborhood for 40 Years

By Seth Daniel When Nina Danforth recalls the towering Birch tree on the edge of the Sullivan Square Garden, she remembers it being a small, little tree fighting to...

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Gardens for Charlestown Teams Up with Harvard Kent Kindergartners

July 7, 2017
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This spring, kindergartners from the Harvard Kent Elementary School teamed up for their first full year of gardening with the Gardens for Charlestown ‘Tend and Tell’ program. Kindergartners from...

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District 1 Candidates Show Strengths, Similarities in Forum

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The three District 1 City Council candidates met in their first open forum of the campaign on June 29, and each candidate made a good showing...

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