Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

January 6, 2018
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Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

By Beth Treffeisen On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office, and was sworn into his second term as the 54th mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Vice President Joseph R. Biden...

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Edwards to Keep Focused On People as District 1 Councilor

January 6, 2018
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Edwards to Keep Focused On People as District 1 Councilor

By Seth Daniel If Monday’s inauguration is any indicator, don’t expect new Charlestown City Councilor Lydia Edwards to be all that distracted by the pomp and circumstance of City Hall. A veteran of department-level work in the Hall for a few years, Edwards stepped...

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CNC Corner

January 6, 2018
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Happy New Year to All from the Spaulding-Charlestown Neighborhood Council Community Partnership.  There is still time to submit an application for the 2018 grants and to attend a required tutorial.The final tutorial for applicants will be held Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. in...

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Councilor Edwards Wants Transparency on One Charlestown

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Councilor Lydia Edwards this week said she expects to have a bit of a learning curve when it comes to addressing local issues as a new...

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YMCA to Hold Event on Jan 24

January 6, 2018
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For 10 years, the Charlestown YMCA has been serving our community. Youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is what the Charlestown YMCA has been promoting throughout the Charlestown...

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The Town’s Family Bible:Old Charlestown Patriot Newspapers Now Digitized

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel From busing to birthdays, and the Big Dig to the Old Charlestown Schoolboys, the comings and goings of Charlestown were chronicled with great precision for decades...

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Growing Feral Cat Population a Concern During Bitter Cold Weather

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) and one local woman are putting out a warning to watch out for feral (or stray) cats during the...

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Police Briefs 01-04-2018

January 6, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Vandalism 12/25/17- A victim on Polk Street reported that both her and her husband’s vehicles had their windows smashed out. The victim believes this might be a...

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Finding Our Way Home in 2018

January 6, 2018
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh To all Bostonians: happy new year, and may 2018 bring you happiness and health in Boston. As we enter into the new year, I’m...

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Townie Tidbits

January 6, 2018
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By Sal Giarratani REMEMBERING JOE TIMILTY As someone who loved politics and worked with many of Boston’s elected officials, I always thought highly of Joe Timilty, and was saddened...

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Congratulations to Our Elected City Officials

January 6, 2018
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We offer our congratulations to our city officials who were sworn into office this past week. Public service is not easy these days. In an era of limited resources,...

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Townie Sports

January 6, 2018
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ECHL UPDATE In a two-game sweep of the Reading Royals, Manchester wing Mike Doherty contributed a goal and an assist. Also, in a two-game sweep of the Worcester Railers,...

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From a New Councilor to New Money to a Re-Floating of the Constitution – 2017 Was a Packed Year

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Whether it was sailing the high seas on the Constitution, debating transportation on Rutherford Avenue or welcoming a new City Councilor, Charlestown found itself in the...

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Ryan to Focus on Opiates and Transportation

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel State Rep. Dan Ryan is ready to embark on a new legislative year, and this week, he said he believes it will be even busier than...

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Housing Program Helps Families Survive Crises Without Turning to Shelters

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Metro Housing Boston organization reported this month that their transition assistance program for families in crisis helped 29 families in Charlestown with a total expenditure...

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Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

December 28, 2017
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The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2018.   The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the...

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Sports 12-28-2017

December 28, 2017
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2017 HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS GIRLS HOCKEY Reading wing Abbie Collins notched an assist in the Lady Rockets 5-1 pummeling of Wakefield. BASKETBALL In an early season showdown for...

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Residents Alliance Holds First Toy Distribution

December 22, 2017
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Residents Alliance Holds First Toy Distribution

By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Residents Alliance for the Charlestown Development held its first-ever Christmas toy distribution this week since forming earlier this year. President Tiara Murphy said they...

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Pops,Spaulding Choir Brighten Holidays

December 22, 2017
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Pops,Spaulding Choir Brighten Holidays

By Seth Daniel There’s no question that the Boston Pops is anchored at Symphony Hall in the winter, but there’s also no question they don’t mind pulling up anchor...

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Residents Sound Off on Hood Park Plan for Concert Venue, Restaurant

December 22, 2017
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By Lauren Bennett After the bombshell news earlier this month at the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) meeting that the Hood Park was pursuing a concert venue operator for the...

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High-Value Homeowners Can Pre-Pay Property Tax

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The new national tax policy has bled significantly into City Hall this week as many residents – particularly those in high-value properties – scramble to City...

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CNC Corner

December 22, 2017
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The Spaulding-Charlestown Neighborhood Council Community Partnership Fund announces the third year of funding.  There will be a second tutorial on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at 7 p.m. also at...

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Paula Milone-Nuzzo Recently Installed President of MGH Institute of Health

December 22, 2017
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Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, was officially installed on December 7,   as the sixth president of MGH Institute of Health Professions. Speaking to an audience of members from...

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Loud and Clear:Charlestown Wants More Liquor Licenses for Restaurants

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The call has been heard at City Hall that Charlestown residents and businesses would like to see more liquor licenses available in the neighborhood for restaurants...

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