Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hearing on Conditions at Local Marina, Nov. 28

November 21, 2012
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Hearing on Conditions at Local Marina, Nov. 28

The Boston Conservation Commission will hold an enforcement hearing on November 28 to determine what action should be takenagainst the owner of Shipyard Quarter’s Marina in the Charlestown Navy Yard if a plan is not presented to fix several of the piers. Residents have been frustrated for years about the deteriorating conditions which are...

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WECA holds meeting on future of BRA

November 21, 2012
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By Donna Rheaume The West End Civic Association sponsored a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to discuss the BRA’s (Boston Redevelopment Association)  role in neighborhood planning and development, the BRA’s Article 80 process and what action residents can take to impact development. The meeting, held at the West End Museum, was titled “Neighborhood Development:...

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Smarter Travel Media Supports Harvest on Vine

November 21, 2012
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Smarter Travel Media of Charlestown, a travel advisory company located in the Hood Business Park, has again donated $1000 to Harvest on Vine Emergency Food Pantry. Every Thursday, Smarter Travel treats its 110 employees to a catered lunch, a perk the employees appreciate. Once a quarter, the employees give up their catered lunch and...

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7 Elected to CNC Board

November 21, 2012
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The CNC At- Large elections were held on November 17. In total, 325 people came out and voted. The following is the listing of the seven members who will be seated at the January 8 CNC meeting: Barbara Babin Peg Bradley Tom Cunha Ed Grace Amanda Reinfeld Mark Rosenshein Erin Sullivan  

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Thanksgiving 2012

November 21, 2012
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This Thanksgiving, as we pause to reflect, there are mixed signs of where we as a nation are headed.  First for the good news: The presidential election showed more minorities participated in the voting process. The home mortgage crisis that triggered the real estate freefall of price values has seen stabilization and housing starts...

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Police Briefs 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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Disorderly  11/16/12 – As a result of an investigation in the area of Bunker Hill and Concord streets, two individuals were placed under arrest and charged with disorderly conduct. Drug paraphernalia was also recovered from both individuals. Larceny in a Building  11/18/12 – A victim on Main Street reported unknown person(s) took his cell...

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Charlestown Soccer Travels Holds Own at the Winchester Veterans Day Tourney

November 21, 2012
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Winchester’s annual Veterans Day Soccer tournament took place over the weekend (Nov. 17-18) and Charlestown entered several teams for the two-day event.  Playing 2 games a day on Saturday and Sunday, Charlestown held their own against several highly rated soccer clubs and towns.  Charlestown entered seven teams this year, almost tripling last year’s entries,...

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Obituaries 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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Laurie Cahill Of Charlestown Laurie A. Cahill of Charlestown died on November 10. She was 50 years old. The devoted mother of Sidney McComiskey and his wife, Jennifer and Pvt. William Allen U.S.M.C., she was the loving grandmother of Liam McComiskey; beloved sister of William, Robert and Edward Cahill and Sharon Harrington. Funeral arrangements...

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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

November 15, 2012
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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

Members of the Charlestown Lions Club held their annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.  Many residents and veterans came in to take part in the fully prepared meal.  In the above photo are members of the Charlestown Lions Club. In the photo to the left are Michele Cannizzaro...

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Residents Discuss Development Plans for Armory Site

November 15, 2012
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About 30 people turned out for a meeting at the Schrafft’s Center Wednesday night, November 7 to discuss the redevelopment of the Charlestown Armory. The joint community meeting was sponsored by the city’s DND (Department of Neighborhood Development) and a sub-committee of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council Development. The meeting was held to get input...

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