A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as Charlestown’s City Councilor

November 16, 2017
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A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as Charlestown’s City Councilor

By Cary Shuman Even before Lydia Edwards completed her outstanding campaign with an impressive victory in the district council election for East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End, political observers were recognizing her potential, saying that she was a rising star on the Boston political scene. In 2015, Boston Globe Magazine tabbed Edwards for...

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First Church Brings Enlivened Spirit to Green St

November 16, 2017
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First Church Brings Enlivened Spirit to Green St

By Seth Daniel Whether it’s repairing the old church, hosting recovery meetings or providing a safe place for teens to hang out this fall, the First Church in Charlestown has brought a new energy to the old church on Green Street. Pastor Erik Maloy...

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MGH Institute Nursing Faculty Member is Working to Avert a Looming Health Crisis

November 16, 2017
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People in the coming years who will have surgery, go through cancer treatment, or give birth may be in trouble due to the rise in bacteria that don’t respond to antibiotics. Antibiotic Awareness Weeks runs Nov. 13-20 across the globe. MGH Institute of Health...

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Ironsides Commander Comes Home to Greater Boston Area

November 16, 2017
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By Seaman Tiana Coots, USS Constitution Public Affairs USS Constitution held a change of command ceremony at Pier One of the Charlestown Navy Yard Friday, November 3. Cmdr. Nathaniel...

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After Years of Holding Out, Market Basket Hits the Web

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One can find just about anything on the shelves of the Demoulas Market Basket in Chelsea – everything from Teddie Peanut Butter to numerous brands of...

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Flaherty Takes Charlestown At-Large Race

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel At-large City Councilor Michael Flaherty grabbed a convincing vote in Charlestown in the Nov. 7 City Election, scoring a win in the Town while coming in...

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Wynn Off-Site Road Improvements Begin this Week in Sullivan Square

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The long-awaited road improvements in areas surrounding the Wynn Boston Harbor casino site will begin this week, with preliminary work continuing through the winter season. Significant...

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Police Briefs 11-16-2017

November 16, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Robbery 11/07/17 – A pizza delivery driver reported when he arrived on Walford Way with an order, a black male picked up the pizza before brandishing a...

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Building a Future for All of Us

November 16, 2017
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By Mayor Marty Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester,...

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Townie Tidbits

November 16, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani EDWARDS MAKES HISTORY IN WIN When Lydia  Edwards first announced her intentions to run for the District 1 City Council seat following City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s decision...

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The Holiday Season is Approaching — Remember to Help Those in Need

November 16, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, the approaching holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as...

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Townie Sports

November 16, 2017
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ANOTHER DEFENDING CHAMP… The Charlestown U-19 girls’ hockey team (ably coached by Joe Sullivan, Alyssa Sullivan and Mark Wall) look to defend their State Championship on home ice this...

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Little League Banquet

November 11, 2017
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Little League Banquet

The Charlestown Little League held their annual banquet on October 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. In the top photo The Cardinals with Coach Michael Lynch and Coach...

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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

November 11, 2017
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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

By John Lynds East Boston’s Lydia Edwards was elected as the District 1 Boston City Councilor over the North End’s Stephen Passacantilli after a hotly contested race for the...

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Walsh Gets Four More Years; Scores Victory in Charlestown

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Boston Mayor Martin Walsh scored decided victory in the Town and throughout the City on Tuesday night, Nov. 7, over Councilor Tito Jackson, getting the reward...

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Charlestown Workers on the Job at Wynn Boston Harbor

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Construction workers in Charlestown are giving high grades to Wynn Boston Harbor for their follow-through in making sure to hire as many local workers as possible...

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Graphic Arts Building Developer Gives $25K Donation to Improve Little League Field

November 11, 2017
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As development progresses on Berkeley Investments’ The Graphic in Charlestown (also known as the Graphic Arts building), the company celebrated the construction’s headway by making a substantial $25,000 donation to the Fund for...

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Police Briefs 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 10/23/17 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Green Street, three individuals were placed under arrest charged with possession of a...

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Community Reinvestment Grants: Supporting the Groups That Support Our Youth

November 11, 2017
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By Suffolk DA Dan Conley Some of the most important work we do as prosecutors is not inside the walls of a courtroom but out in the community.  In...

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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 11, 2017
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It was 99 years ago this Saturday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of...

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Townie Sports

November 11, 2017
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TIGERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER Making their first appearance in the state tourney since 2003, the Pope John XXIII boys’ soccer team were unable to continue their “Cinderella story,” suffering a...

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Obituaries 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Rosemarie King Lifelong Charlestown resident Rosemarie (Heffernan) King, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Monday, October 30 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston....

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Halloween 2017

November 3, 2017
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Halloween 2017

Halloween was as spectacular as ever on Tuesday evening on Monument Square and the Training Field. Thousands flocked to the event, young and old, to dress up as their...

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Keys for Cadagan

November 3, 2017
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Keys for Cadagan

KEY-ED UP: Cadagan Hooley (12) loves keys on key chains and any opportunity to get her hands on them. The Knights of Columbus was packed with supporters of Cadagan...

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