Monthly Archives: March 2017

Re-Shaping the BPDA:Women Make Up Majority of Staff at the Agency

March 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) was formed in 1957. Throughout the years, this agency has decided in many ways what direction the City should go in by having a tight fingertip on every major development that has come through Boston over the past...

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MGH Nursing Program Earns High Marks from US News and World Reports

March 24, 2017
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The Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Charlestown attained their highest rankings ever in the new U. S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools list. The rankings were released March 14, 2017. The three-year direct-entry master’s program, in which...

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LaMattina Calls for Unity in Development of One Charlestown

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As all parties prepare to come back to the public table at the end of the month on the One Charlestown development proposal, City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for the community to unite behind the process, rather than splinter off into numerous separate groups. LaMattina explained his position in its...

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Police Briefs 03-23-2017

March 24, 2017
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Aggravated Assault 03/15/17 – Officers responded to a radio call for a person shot on Bunker Hill Street. On arrival, police observed a female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, and the matter is under investigation Aggravated Assault 03/15/17 – As a result of a prior...

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Unite Around One Charlestown

March 24, 2017
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By Councilor Sal LaMattina During my 10 years as your City Councilor, I have had many conversations about the challenges and opportunities in this neighborhood regarding the Bunker Hill Housing Development.  While hearing from many different neighborhood constituencies, I have been met with near unanimous agreement that something needs to be done about the...

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Townie Tidbits

March 24, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani KEEP TALKING ONE CHARLESTOWN I am still talking about One Charlestown here because whatever happens down there will like the Bunker Hill Projects be here for a long time to come. What is built needs to be the right fit for the area up on Bunker Hill Street. I am all...

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Townie Sports

March 24, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly A POINT FOR ST. PATRICK Freshman midfielder Hughie O’Donnell notched an assist in Nichols 16-7 setback to Berry. In his wearing of the Bison green, O’Donnell also recovered four ground balls and forced four turnovers.   SO CLOSE YET… Both Malden Catholic’s senior wing Cameron Delvalle and BC High’s sophomore wing...

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St. Patrick’s Day 2017 Warren Tavern

March 18, 2017
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The Warren Tavern was packed on this past Friday March 17th as revelers celebrated St. Patrick’s Day.  Sean Sanders was on hand from Ireland to perform as well as dancers from The Goulding School of Irish Dance. by Joseph Prezioso      

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Hockey Tournament

March 17, 2017
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Hockey Tournament

Gianna Scoppettuolo, of the Charlestown Youth Hockey Girls U10 team, chases down the puck on Sunday, March 5, during the championship game of the McGonagle/McGoff Memorial Tournament at the Charlestown rink. The tournament attracts hundreds of youth hockey players each year and is in memoriam to the late Dan McGoff and Bryan McGonagle.

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A Remarkable Story about A Townie Hero

March 17, 2017
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A Remarkable Story about A Townie Hero

By Kevin Kelly The 48th annual Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship banquet will be held on April 1 at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus at 545 Medford St. Friends, family and guest speakers will gather to pay tribute to a remarkable “Townie” and salute the 47th Quinn Scholar Hugh Bernard O’Donnell, a freshman...

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