Monthly Archives: December 2013

Members of Missionsafe.

December 31, 2013
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Members of Missionsafe.

Xavier Jimenez, Zaire Richardson, Nelmary Hernandez, Yusmeiy Bruno, (back) Jakeyla Greene, Council Antwan Mills and Iris Baez were at the Open House of MissionSafe on December 11 and are all members of MissionSAFE.

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Wynn Resorts Has MGC Approval to Submit Application

December 31, 2013
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Wynn Resorts that will be located on Route 99 less than a quarter mile from the Charlestown line  has cleared all hurdles with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) after a unanimous vote recorded last Friday, Dec. 27, by Commissioners that officially declared the company suitable to submit a Phase 2 application. Earlier this month,...

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Coca-cola and Bruins Bring Healthy Message to Youths at Charletown Boys and Girls Club

December 31, 2013
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Coca-Cola and the Boston Bruins teamed up to promote “Get the Ball Rolling” at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club.  The interactive initiative helps teach local youth about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle through proper exercise and nutrition. The event was featured on the latest episode of Behind the B, which aired...

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Callahan Tunnel Project Update

December 31, 2013
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The work schedule for the first two weeks of the Callahan Tunnel Project.  Work will happen 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  This schedule may change as work progresses.  An updated will be provided as needed.  Other concurrent activities may take place in conjunction with this work as needed. Week of 28DEC-JAN04:...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2014

December 31, 2013
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New Year’s Day really isn’t different than any other day of the year.  It is a day that has no real significance other than its place on the calendar. However, that lack of meaningfulness also is New Year’s greatest asset.  New Year’s Day belongs to everyone because it has no particular religious or political...

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Police Briefs 01-02-2014

December 31, 2013
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Vandalism 12/27/13 – A Chestnut Street resident reported a group of youths passing by his home smashed the glass globe of a gas streetlight in front of that address. No description of the vandals was available. Breaking and Entering– Residence-Day 12/27/13 – A victim on Perkins Street reported upon returning home, he saw that...

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The Event Raised over $70,000 for Homeless Families

December 24, 2013
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The Event Raised over $70,000 for Homeless Families

Charlestown resident Richard Ring (right), former Executive Director of the Pine Street Inn and FamilyAid Boston (formerly Travelers Aid Family Services) presented the award to Mayor Menino for his sustained support over the years. The event raised over $70,000 for homeless families. Shown from left: Michael McCormack of the McCormack Firm and member of...

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An Early Christmas for Taxpayers

December 24, 2013
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There’s some good news for Charlestown homeowners this New Year. Last week the City of Boston released the property tax rates for Fiscal Year 2014 and is down for both residential and commercial properties. This could save Charlestown homeowners around $70 per year. For FY 2014 tax rate for residential property is $12.58 per...

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Special Learning Program Offered at Constitution Museum in Dec.

December 24, 2013
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Over 30 bright and brave officers kept USS Constitution running in ship shape. Learn the skills these men had to master at the USS Constitution Museum during December School Vacation Week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sail a nautical mile in their shoes and write with a quill pen, keep a medical logbook,...

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Oil Boom Likely to Lower Heating Bills in Coming Years

December 24, 2013
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Just five years ago, America seemed to be at a crisis point when it came to its energy needs, and nowhere was that more apparent around here than in home heating bills – whether for heating oil or natural gas. In fact, during the presidential election of 2008, both candidates preached about the need...

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