Monthly Archives: March 2017

One Charlestown Developer Says Comments, Concerns to be Addressed When Process Resumes

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Developers of One Charlestown said this week that they have not seen or been invited to comment on the “alternative plan” unveiled by Charlestown resident Sy Mintz last week, but that they have been getting input all over the Town and are excited to share their new plan later this month....

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Liquor License Proposal Leaves Out Charlestown

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel and Beth Treffeisen City Council legislation filed last week that could unlock more than 150 new liquor licenses in Boston once again leaves Charlestown in the dark, with the proposal passing up the Town for neighborhood-specific licenses, potentially continuing to make opening a restaurant in the Town a difficult proposition. In...

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Tradition Tops Reasons Why Boston,Charlestown Rank High for St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

March 17, 2017
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When Kim Mahoney thinks about St. Patrick’s day, part of her goes to work planning a great celebration for the Warren Tavern – one of the go-to locations for St. Patrick’s Day in Boston – but another part beams with pride for the celebration of a culture brought to Charlestown from Donegal by her...

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Harvest on Vine to Distribute Easter Baskets to Local Families

March 17, 2017
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The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry in Hayes Square is preparing to provide more than 500 Charlestown families a delicious ham dinner, with all the fixings, to be enjoyed on Easter Sunday.  The event will take place on Wednesday, April 12, at noon in the Food Pantry, 49 Vine St. Some 500 hams have...

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Monument Ave Neighbors Hope to Establish Slow Street District

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Residents of the Monument Avenue area are in the midst of putting together an application for the newly-established Slow Streets competitive application from the City. Amy Carlson said several neighbors from the area are looking to hopefully gain the designation from the Training Field to Green Street though their application, which...

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Sen DiDomenico Appointed to Ways and Means

March 17, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) was recently appointed by Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) to once again serve as Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. The Senator has also been newly tapped to serve as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs.  In addition to his Chairmanship and Vice Chairmanship,...

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Residents to Run Boston Marathon for Mass General Hospital Team

March 17, 2017
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Two Charlestown residents will run in the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17th as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Pediatric Oncology Team, Fighting Kids’ Cancer … One Step at a Time, and the Emergency Response Marathon Team. The two teams, which include former patients and family members, Mass General employees and longtime hospital...

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Police Briefs 03-16-2017

March 17, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Burglary 03/06/17 – As a result of a radio call for cars being broken into on Mt. Vernon Street, officers stopped an individual who was carrying several coats and a number of tools. As a result of the subsequent investigation, police learned the property in his possession came from a car that...

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017
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St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that brings a smile to everyone’s face — a day when everyone is Irish for a day. St. Patrick’s Day actually is a significant one in American history, marking the date in 1776 on which the British armed forces evacuated Boston (hence the official nomenclature, Evacuation...

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow — Not

March 17, 2017
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Even though we have had a mild winter, the major snowstorm this week was not welcome! By mid-March, we are ready for winter’s bleakness to depart and for spring to arrive. Yes, we know that March comes in like a lion. As lifelong New Englanders, we are ready for anything that Mother Nature may...

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