Monthly Archives: October 2016

BTD Meeting to Focus on Underpass Issue on Rutherford Ave

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In every major issue, there is a moment when it’s time to get down to brass tacks. With the Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue traffic planning process – which was reignited last summer after so much major development around the corridor caused a reconsideration of an existing plan – the brass...

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Police Briefs 10-20-2016

October 21, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Investigate Property 10/11/16 – Officers responded to Concord Street, where the caller informed them that her home had been broken into over the past weekend. At that time, she said she saw someone had tried to gain access to her home once again by opening the windows on the first-floor porch, but...

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Letter to the Editor

October 21, 2016
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Thank you for scholarship Dear Editor: I wish to thank the Mark and Michelle  Gorman Scholarship Committee for the scholarship that I received. It is greatly appreciated. Katlyn Reid  

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Townie Tidbits

October 21, 2016
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NORTH END COMES TO CHARLESTOWN Remember that old movie called, “Cotton Comes to Harlem” back in that late 60s. A great comedy it was indeed. Was thinking about that old flick when I saw the announcement about the upcoming Gala Dinner Dance-Reunion for St. Leonard’s Church in the North End. The time is being...

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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...

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Bingo Winner

October 14, 2016
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Bingo Winner

Mary Dewey was a big winner at Community Bingo on Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Zelma Lacey House. The event brought several folks from the Lacey and the Golden Age Center together for 10-fun-filled games.

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John Harvard Mall Opens to Excited Neighborhood, Celebration Sunday

October 14, 2016
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John Harvard Mall Opens to Excited Neighborhood, Celebration Sunday

By Seth Daniel It wasn’t but a few hours after the fences came down on the upper portion of John Harvard Mall last Tuesday, Oct 4, that kids made a B-Line to the new playground with their bicycles, and adults relaxed stretched out on the new grassy area adjacent to the swings. A little...

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Liquor Licenses Show Win, Loss for Main Street Establishments

October 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In the liquor license bingo that played out at City Hall last week, one Charlestown establishment scored a diagonal win while another went home empty handed. Paolo’s Trattoria gained a full alcohol restaurant license from the Boston Licensing Board on Thursday, Oct. 6, for it’s 251 Main St. location – allowing...

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Friends of Doherty Park Get Funding for Fountain Restoration

October 14, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced on Oct. 6 the recipients of the Edward Ingersoll Browne Trust Fund Grants. Pending the approval of the Boston City Council, a total of $856,257 will be distributed among eight projects, designed to enhance and improve public spaces through restoration and public art. The local approved proposals are as...

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CNC Next Meeting Set for Nov 1

October 14, 2016
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday November 1st at the Knights of Columbus Hall 545 Medford Street. All are welcome to attend. After presentations by different agencies, the floor will be opened for public comment.

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