Monthly Archives: March 2017

Walsh’s Party

March 31, 2017
By
Walsh’s Party

Mayor Martin Walsh tells a tale of the old Irish country to Charlestown’s Frank Wiemert (right) and some of the other guys at the table during a belated St. Patrick’s Day feast last Thursday, March 23, at the Warren Tavern. Seniors from all over the Town gobbled corned beef and cabbage while live music...

Read more »

Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

March 31, 2017
By
Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

By Seth Daniel Dozens of local business owners and Charlestown Chamber members gathered at the new Monument 251 Restaurant on Friday, March 24, for the first Chamber Luncheon Series in what organizers hope will become a popular mainstay for the business and civic community. Jimmy Lister of the Chamber kicked things off, thanking Monument...

Read more »

BPDA Makes Seeks Ideas for Navy Yard Properties

March 31, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) released a Request for Letters of Interest (RFI) this week that essentially calls for partners to help activate key parcels of land in the Navy Yard – including the long sought after Pier 5 parcel. The RFI had been discussed with residents of the...

Read more »

Police Arrest Five in Drug Connection

March 31, 2017
By

It seems D’Raffa Restaurant was the Bunker Hill connection, as police raided the storefront eatery and dismantled what they allege was a major fentanyl (opiate) operation. The major raid happened just steps from where a woman was shot inside Kipo’s Pizzeria on March 15. The injuries there were not life threatening, but the matter...

Read more »

Local Resident Raising Money for Suicide Prevention

March 31, 2017
By

Justyne Collier, local resident of Charlestown, whose brother committed suicide in 2004 is working to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She will be joined by her extended family, also long-time Charlestown residents, when she participates in the “Out of the Darkness Walk” in Wakefield in September. She is asking for...

Read more »

Dr. Paula Milone-Nuzzo is Named President of MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

March 31, 2017
By

Following an extensive nationwide search, Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, has been named the sixth President of MGH Institute of Health Professions, an independent graduate school in Boston founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and the only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare. Dr. Milone-Nuzzo has spent the past 14 years in leadership roles at...

Read more »

City,Transportation Department say Stats Show Allston Street Pilot a Success

March 31, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel By the numbers, the change in direction for Allston Street has been a total success, according to figures released last week by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). To a person, not everyone likes the new configuration – which took away Allston Street as the one street on the west end of...

Read more »

Police Briefs 03-30-2017

March 31, 2017
By

Charlestown Beat Assault and Battery 03/23/2017 – As a result of a dispute over a towed motor vehicle, both parties involved made claims of being assaulted. The matter is scheduled to be resolved in Charlestown Court.   Aggravated Assault and Battery 03/23/17 – During a dispute between a customer and a store employee on...

Read more »

Letter to the Editor

March 31, 2017
By

Commenting on LaMattina’s Op-Ed Dear Editor: After reading Councilor LaMattina’s op-ed I went to One Charlestown’s web site.  The photos certainly are beautiful — development photos almost always are, as they invite you to envision what doesn’t yet exist. While there’s no dispute as to the need for upgrade, beautification and safety in the...

Read more »

Looking at the Alternative Plan

March 31, 2017
By

By Samuel (Sy) Mintz, AIA  AICP I want to respond to a quote by Seth Daniels in March 23rd’s article titled “Alternative Plan to One Charlestown presented,” stating “former planner Sy Mintz has presented his “alternative plan” for One Charlestown no fewer than 17 times to small groups around the Town.” To clarify, it...

Read more »