Monthly Archives: December 2017

Holiday Cheer

December 11, 2017
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Holiday Cheer

The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce held its 2nd annual Winter Wonderland and Holiday Stroll on Saturday, Dec. 2, to ring in the fun of the Christmas season. The Training Field was transformed into a Winter Wonderland with Santa holding court on the steps of the park courtesy of the Gorman Scholarship. Turn it Around...

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New Venue:4,000-Seat Concert/Entertainment Center at Hood Park

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When people in Charlestown think about seeing a show or a concert, they typically look to the south towards the TD Garden, but if a plan by Hood Park holds, a new 4,000-seat concert and entertainment venue could occupy the first floor of a newly proposed five-story parking garage on the...

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens on Somerville Line

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A little-touted medical marijuana clinic has opened on Broadway in Somerville just over the Charlestown line in the Sullivan Square area. Revolutionary Clinics, a state-of-the-art medical marijuana company, made the announcement this week that its dispensary at 67 Broadway has now opened. Revolutionary Clinics has spent several years working with state...

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Mayor’s Office says CHAD Should Have Been Prepared on Bubble

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the Bubble at the Mel Stillman Tennis Center is set to unequivocally come down next week, officials in the Walsh administration said this week that the CHAD Tennis program should have been prepared for the demise of the facility known as the Bubble – which houses the courts in the...

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How We’re Supporting Small Businesses During the Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long

December 11, 2017
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small and local businesses. For years, these local landmarks have carried on the traditions of my neighborhood, and generated the prosperity that’s helping Dorchester thrive to...

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Sports 12-07-2017

December 11, 2017
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PERFECTION!!! Congratulations to Melrose assistant coach Jim Kent as the Red Raiders (13-0) captured their first-ever Division 4 Super Bowl with a 21-0 dismantling of Nashoba (9-2) at Gillette Stadium. WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS (again) !!! Congrats to Everett assistant coach Joe McLaughlin and senior center/linebacker Jonte Joseph (an alum of the Charlestown Youth...

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Softball Banquet

December 1, 2017
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Softball Banquet

The Charlestown Girls Softball League held their annual banquet on Nov. 16 Shown above is Grace Tinlin (center) is presented with the Joseph D. Hayes Award by Judy, Janet, and Jimmy Hayes and coaches Kendall Austin (Spring and Summer), Ellen Pistorino (Spring and Summer), and Jack Schievink.

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A Special Thanksgiving, a Special Goal for the Grzelcyk Family

December 1, 2017
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A Special Thanksgiving, a Special Goal for the Grzelcyk Family

By Eric Russo/BostonBruins.com Charlestown’s John Grzelcyk has worked at TD Garden – and before that Boston Garden – for nearly 50 years. And through the decades there was one Causeway Street moment that stood out above the rest: Bobby Orr’s iconic Stanley Cup-winning goal on May 10, 1970, of course. That was until his...

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The Bubble Bursts:Tennis Center Threatened with Closure after Decades

December 1, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It appears to be game, set and match for the Stillman Tennis Center and the CHAD tennis program – as the City plans to tear down the beloved ‘Bubble’ tennis center next week after unexpectedly determining it to be structurally unsound. The Bubble has offered tennis leagues and instruction at affordable...

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Former Navy Yard Power Plant to be Razed

December 1, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The former Central Power Plant in the Navy Yard – known as Building 108 – is set to finally be demolished at a much lower cost than expected, Boston Planning and Development officials said. The highly contaminated plant sits at the corner of Third Avenue and Ninth Street, and Edward O’Donnell...

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