Monthly Archives: March 2017

Townie Tidbits

March 31, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani   GOOD BYE TO MARTY SR. I was way up on Bunker Hill Street at St.Francis de Sales Church for the funeral of a man I have known over 40 years. Marty O’Brien Sr. was an imposing figure but of the silent type. Most Townies are usually anything but silent. However,...

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How We’re Investing in Our Schools

March 31, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Education provides a solid foundation for a growing and thriving city. An investment in our children’s education is an investment in Boston’s future. We want the best future possible for our kids, and their school days filled with opportunity, growth, and promise. That’s why we’re going to invest a...

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How Low Can They Go?

March 31, 2017
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The political goings-on in Washington these past few weeks truly have been unprecedented within the lifetime of anyone alive today. The budget outline submitted by President Trump a few weeks ago, followed by the failed attempt to take away health insurance from millions of Americans, represent policy-making that seeks to assert to an unprecedented...

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We Remember It Well…

March 31, 2017
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The “it” we are referring to  was the surprise April Fool’s Day snowstorm of 1997 — 20 years ago this week — that dumped 25 inches of snow in this immediate area and even more in other places in the Greater Boston area. We recall that the weather forecasters had not predicted such a...

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Townie Sports

March 31, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly CAM-a-lot Malden Catholic senior wing Cameron Delvalle was selected by the MIAA as the 2017 Catholic Conference Sportsmanship Award recipient. Cam, along with other MIAA award winners, will be recognized between periods of an upcoming Bruins game.   ON THE MARK!!! Congratulations to Boston Latin senior defenseman Mark Williamson for his...

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Wearin’ of the Green

March 24, 2017
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Wearin’ of the Green

It was all dancing and laughs for Sally Woods and Colleen Sullivan, who found a little space to dance in the packed Warren Tavern on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

March 24, 2017
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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

One part of the neighborhood took care of another part on Friday night, March 10, as RSM in City Square presented the Warren Prescott Elementary School (WP) with a $110,903 grant as part of the company’s ongoing partnership with the school which started last summer. The partnership was born out of a call from...

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Designated Bike Lane in Sullivan Square, Rutherford Ave:Plan Cheered by Cyclists

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For more than a few in the Town, the mention of a dedicated bike path in the plans for Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue brings on a frown or the rolling of the eyes – and is sometimes seen as a bit of expensive, wasted space to accommodate a small, but...

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Alternative Plan to One Charlestown Presented

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Former planner Sy Mintz said this week that he has presented his “alternative plan” for One Charlestown no fewer than 17 times to small groups around the Town, and that at one of those meetings a representative from the Corcoran Jennison team was in attendance to view his presentation. Last week,...

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A Calming State:Yoga at the Library Builds on Years of Commitment,Access for All Residents

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On most Mondays when the sun is out, a beautiful swath of sunlight shines into the event room on the second floor of the Charlestown Branch Library. Sitting on the floor are several adults who have gathered there for a number of years. But there aren’t any books. There isn’t even...

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