Halloween Celebration

November 9, 2018
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Halloween Celebration

This invisible person chose to remain anonymous…Who could it be? And can we even see him? Plenty of wild antics and spooky behavior took place at the 33rd annual Halloween celebration this year around Monument Square and the Training Field. Thousands came out to enjoy a magical night in the Town, with plenty of...
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Gov Baker, DA-Elect Rollins and ‘No on 1’ Big Winners in Charlestown

November 9, 2018
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Gov Baker, DA-Elect Rollins and ‘No on 1’ Big Winners in Charlestown

Charlestown followed the trend of the state, but bucked the Citywide trend in going all out for Gov. Charlie Baker in Tuesday’s General Election – voting for Baker in a 2-to-1 margin. Gov. Baker has been popular in Charlestown and has made several visits...
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The Bunker Hill: A Veteran’s Promise and a Mystery Solved

November 9, 2018
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In a little apartment at 26 Austin St. – an address that no longer exists, but stood where the 99 Restaurant is today – the Tiernan family gathered around the radio on Dec. 7, 1941. President Franklin Roosevelt was speaking in dire terms, telling...
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BPS Likely to Phase Out Edwards Middle School

November 9, 2018
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The Edwards Middle School will likely be phased out in the coming years, according to Boston Public Schools (BPS) officials, as the district looks to simplify its school pathways,...
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CNC Community Corner

November 9, 2018
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Due to Election Day, the monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held tonight, Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7p.m .in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford...
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Zoning Commission Approves Amendment to Increase Height at Hood

November 9, 2018
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In a resolute vote, the Zoning Commission on Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, voted to approve a controversial text amendment that would allow building heights at Hood Park to more...
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Mystic Boat Tour Highlights Possibilities for the Waterfront

November 9, 2018
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The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) held a boat tour of the Mystic River waterfront recently to highlight the vulnerability of many of the properties, but also to get...
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Neighborhood Round Up

November 9, 2018
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HARVEST ON VINE FOOD PANTRY The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry is requesting boxes of cereal and small bags of white rice this week, but any donation on non-perishable...
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Alford Street Bridge ‘Change Order’ Costs State, Boston Millions

November 9, 2018
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The state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the City of Boston have revealed this week that the unexpected, extended construction on the Alford Street Bridge this fall was the...
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Harvest on Vine’s Tom MacDonald Releases New Dermot Sparhawk Novel

November 9, 2018
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Many in Charlestown know Tom MacDonald as the director of Harvest on Vine food pantry, but when he’s not handing out food to the community, he’s writing crime novels....
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Police Briefs 11-08-2018

November 9, 2018
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Larceny 10/16/18 – A victim on Rutherford Avenue reported unknown person(s) entered his home sometime between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and stole money and electronics. There were no...
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Letters to the Editor

November 9, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor: The Friends of the Training Field would like to thank the people who made Halloween at the Training Field a great success.  The MacDonalds, who...
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Thanking Veterans Today, and Every Day

November 9, 2018
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Every year on Nov. 11, we remember the armistice, signed on November 11th, 1918, that ended the First World War. One hundred years later, it can be easy to...
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Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

November 9, 2018
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Its was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on what is famously referred to as the 11th...
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Townie Sports

November 9, 2018
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  COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Worcester St. All American setter Allie Nolan looks to wrap up her historic volleyball career on a high note as the top-seeded Lancers set their sights...
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Governor Could Be a Goalie

November 2, 2018
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Governor Could Be a Goalie

Gov. Charlie Baker received a warm reception from numerous Charlestown residents on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Charlestown Gym Hockey League in the Boys & Girls Club, then down...
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Dogs Halloween Parade

November 2, 2018
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Dogs Halloween Parade

Bea the dog gives her best (and seemingly improbable) super hero pose for the camera during Sunday’s Charlestown Dogs Halloween Parade at Paul Revere. More than 50 dogs and...
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Lost Village Finds Voice Against Marijuana Store Proposal Here

November 2, 2018
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The Lost Village has been found. Scores of residents from the Charlestown neighborhood on the other side of I-93, often called the Lost Village, showed up on Tuesday night...
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Home Base Will Be a National Model for Veterans to Heal from Wounds of War

November 2, 2018
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When soldiers come home from war, for generations many have been lauded and appreciated for their service, but the injuries of war continue on inside for many of those...
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Encore Wrapping Up Sullivan Sq Area, Traffic Lights Ironed Out

November 2, 2018
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The Encore Boston Harbor team has been working diligently in the Sullivan Square area for months, and this week they said they should be done with the MBTA station...
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Neighborhood Round Up

November 2, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN LIONS CLUB COLLECTING FOR DISASTER RELIEF The Charlestown Lions Club is collecting donations to go to disaster relief. The donations will be used to benefit those affected by...
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Charlestown Dogs a Welcome Addition to Charlestown’s Colossal Halloween

November 2, 2018
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After 33 years of Halloween fun in Charlestown, there isn’t much that can be added to what has been a highlight night in the year for decades. One new...
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Essem: Studio Space for Creatives Opens on Terminal Street

November 2, 2018
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On Oct. 22, Essem Art Studio, LLC opened in the Charlestown Commerce Center, 50 Terminal St. In addition to an art studio, it features a collaborative co-working community for...
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Wynn Investigation Unveiling Pushed Off Until at Least December

November 2, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) said on Thursday, Oct. 25, at its regular meeting that it would likely not publicly unveil its long-awaited Wynn Resorts investigation until the first...
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