Monthly Archives: December 2017

Paula Milone-Nuzzo Recently Installed President of MGH Institute of Health

December 22, 2017
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Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, was officially installed on December 7,   as the sixth president of MGH Institute of Health Professions. Speaking to an audience of members from the MGH Institute community, representatives from area colleges and Partners HealthCare, family, and friends, President Milone-Nuzzo pledged to build upon the Boston graduate school’s 40-year...

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Loud and Clear:Charlestown Wants More Liquor Licenses for Restaurants

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The call has been heard at City Hall that Charlestown residents and businesses would like to see more liquor licenses available in the neighborhood for restaurants and pubs, and Economic Chief John Barros said a proposed new ordinance would reserve 15 such licenses just for the Town. “We have heard loud...

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The Finials are Back at St John’s Episcopal

December 22, 2017
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The final step in the restoration and painting of the Parish House of St John’s Episcopal Church at 27 Devens Street  began in late November  with the installation of three new finials on the third floor dormers. The work began over a year ago with the start of St John’s capital campaign and a...

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Councilor LaMattina says Farewell in Final Speech

December 22, 2017
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By John Lynds After more than 11 years as District 1 City Councilor, and a 30-year career as a public servant for the City of Boston, Councilor Sal LaMattina addressed his colleagues in the Council Chambers for the last time during the Dec. 13 Council meeting – the final meeting of the current session....

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Police Briefs 12-21-2017

December 22, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Larceny from a Building 12/12/17 – A victim on Monument Street reported she left her office for a moment, and when she returned, she saw that her iPhone was missing. The matter is under investigation. Larceny 12/13/17 – A victim on Monument Avenue reported she heard a UPS truck pull up to...

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Townie Tidbits

December 22, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani JUDY EVERS GREAT CHOICE FOR EDWARDS’ OFFICE Judy Evers will continue on as the Charlestown neighborhood liason as she did for District City Councilor Sal La Mattina for over 10 years and before that for Paul Scapicchio. District 1 has been well served by Judy Evers. She was among one of...

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Letter to the Editor

December 22, 2017
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THANK YOU Dear Editor: I would like to thank the members of the Abraham Lincoln Post #11 for their generosity in the presentation of a scholarship to me at their November 7, 2017 dinner. This scholarship will help to defray the costs of my education at Catholic Memorial School in West Roxbury. I am...

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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 22, 2017
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Christmas this year is part of a three-day weekend, which means that for many of us, we will be indulging in the “Christmas spirt” early and often. By no means do we wish to cast negative thoughts, but we would be remiss if we did not remind all of our readers to enjoy the...

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Enjoy the Holiday Season

December 22, 2017
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This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories — even for the younger set — of Christmases-past. We choose just the right tree, decorate it carefully with our family-heirloom ornaments, and when we...

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Townie Sports

December 22, 2017
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2017 HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ALL STARS FOOTBALL Steven Williams, Charlestown (Boston Globe Div. 8 First Team) Malik Fields, Charlestown Dionix Villilo, Charlestown SOCCER Jacqueline Gentis, Latin Academy Haley McLaughlin, Latin Academy Carly Heffernan, Boston Latin Samuel Chavez, Charlestown Khorey James, Charlestown Marlon Maldonado, Charlestown Zedeizka Berlinge, Charlestown Mercy Lopez, Charlestown Chantelle Okornoe, Charlestown...

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