Monthly Archives: September 2017

CNC Community Corner

September 2, 2017
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday September 5th 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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Wynn Boston Harbor Officials Honors Veterans, Hosts Secretary Urena

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When veterans are on the job site at Wynn Boston Harbor, many didn’t know that some of their close co-workers had also served in the Armed Forces. However, under a new initiative from Wynn and State Veterans Affairs Secretary Francisco Urena, workers on the site now wear specially-designed ‘veteran’ hard hats,...

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Lydia Edwards to Unveil for Dog-Park in Charlestown

September 2, 2017
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Boston City Council candidate Lydia Edwards continues to build a grassroots organization following endorsements from the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts, the MBTA’s Office & Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU 453), and the SEIU Massachusetts State Council, which alone represents 92,000 members in the Commonwealth. “This support from our local elected officials and...

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Long-Time Charlestown Physician Calls for Safe Injection Site in Boston

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Having watched too many of his patients die at the hands of opiate overdoses, Charlestown-based Dr. Mark Eisenberg is one of a growing number of medical providers in Boston calling for the city and state to institute a safe injection site in the city. “I’ve been a primary care doctor for...

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‘Battle of the Barges’ Fireworks Show on Aug 31

September 2, 2017
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Boston Harbor Now, in partnership with the Office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston, will host the fifty annual “Illuminate the Harbor” fireworks show over Boston Harbor, the evening of Thursday August 31. Residents, newcomers and returning students are invited to join in celebrating another successful summer of programming on...

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Passacantilli Will Hire Neighborhood Liaisons from Each Community

September 2, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for Boston City Council – District 1, has announced that he will hire a neighborhood liaison for each community in the district if elected to the city council.  Passacantilli is a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina. Passacantilli said, “As former constituent services director...

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Townie Tidbits

September 2, 2017
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Story and Photos By Sal Giarratani CELEBRATION AT BUNKER HILL PROJECTS BRINGS BACK MEMORIES A couple weeks back, they held a Block Party at the Bunker Hill Housing Projects over at the basketball court by Monument Street, and I decided to take it in for a possible story for this column. The day was...

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Harvey and Houston

September 2, 2017
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Many of us are just shocked as the reports of continued destruction from Hurricane Harvey keep coming in from the Houston, Texas, area.  The fourth largest city in the United States is being virtually destroyed before our eyes by Mother Nature. For those of us who have relatives in the affected areas, their message...

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Enjoy A Safe Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2017
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It may be hard to believe, but the summer of 2017 is entering its final week as we approach the traditional Labor Day weekend. “Time and tide wait for no man,” said the poet. The calendar never lies and soon the summer of ‘17 will be just a memory. The college kids already have...

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