Monthly Archives: November 2017

A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as Charlestown’s City Councilor

November 16, 2017
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A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as Charlestown’s City Councilor

By Cary Shuman Even before Lydia Edwards completed her outstanding campaign with an impressive victory in the district council election for East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End, political observers were recognizing her potential, saying that she was a rising star on the Boston political scene. In 2015, Boston Globe Magazine tabbed Edwards for...

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First Church Brings Enlivened Spirit to Green St

November 16, 2017
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First Church Brings Enlivened Spirit to Green St

By Seth Daniel Whether it’s repairing the old church, hosting recovery meetings or providing a safe place for teens to hang out this fall, the First Church in Charlestown has brought a new energy to the old church on Green Street. Pastor Erik Maloy and his wife, Sarah, have presided over a busy summer...

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MGH Institute Nursing Faculty Member is Working to Avert a Looming Health Crisis

November 16, 2017
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People in the coming years who will have surgery, go through cancer treatment, or give birth may be in trouble due to the rise in bacteria that don’t respond to antibiotics. Antibiotic Awareness Weeks runs Nov. 13-20 across the globe. MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing Assistant Professor Rita Olans, RN, DNP,...

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Ironsides Commander Comes Home to Greater Boston Area

November 16, 2017
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By Seaman Tiana Coots, USS Constitution Public Affairs USS Constitution held a change of command ceremony at Pier One of the Charlestown Navy Yard Friday, November 3. Cmdr. Nathaniel R. Shick relieved Cmdr. Robert S. Gerosa, Jr. as Commanding Officer of USS Constitution. Capt. Paul M. Esposito, (Retired), gave the ceremony’s keynote address. Esposito...

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After Years of Holding Out, Market Basket Hits the Web

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One can find just about anything on the shelves of the Demoulas Market Basket in Chelsea – everything from Teddie Peanut Butter to numerous brands of rice to can openers to fresh broccoli crowns. But one thing you could never find at Market Basket up until now is a Web site...

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Flaherty Takes Charlestown At-Large Race

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel At-large City Councilor Michael Flaherty grabbed a convincing vote in Charlestown in the Nov. 7 City Election, scoring a win in the Town while coming in third place citywide. In the Citywide vote, Council President Michelle Wu came in first place, though taking second in the Charlestown vote. Citywide, second place...

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Wynn Off-Site Road Improvements Begin this Week in Sullivan Square

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The long-awaited road improvements in areas surrounding the Wynn Boston Harbor casino site will begin this week, with preliminary work continuing through the winter season. Significant work on the roads, such as Sullivan Square and Route 16 in Everett and Medford, will not begin until the early spring of next year....

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Police Briefs 11-16-2017

November 16, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Robbery 11/07/17 – A pizza delivery driver reported when he arrived on Walford Way with an order, a black male picked up the pizza before brandishing a knife and fleeing into one of the buildings. No money was taken.   Larceny 11/08/17 – A victim on Bunker Hill Street reports unknown person(s)...

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Building a Future for All of Us

November 16, 2017
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By Mayor Marty Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester, where I learned the value of hard work, second chances, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter what. And this city made...

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Townie Tidbits

November 16, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani EDWARDS MAKES HISTORY IN WIN When Lydia  Edwards first announced her intentions to run for the District 1 City Council seat following City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s decision to retire from his district council seat, few of the so-called political kingmakers inside the district saw her as a threat to win the seat....

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