Monthly Archives: December 2017

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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CNC Community Corner

December 1, 2017
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) will be held on Tuesday December 5 at 7pm in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. The public is invited to attend and bring up issues during the open floor.   The 2018 Spaulding-CNC Community Partnership Fund will be accepting grant requests starting...

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Warren Tavern Ready to Host Toys for Tots

December 1, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the signature events in the Charlestown holiday season is all about giving to those less fortunate, and this year the Warren Tavern’s Toys for Tots Open House effort is pleased to announce all donations will stay local in Charlestown. The annual Open House is on Sunday, Dec. 3, from...

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Kennedy Center Holding a Holiday Drive

December 1, 2017
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Help Charlestown children this holiday season by participating in the Kennedy Center’s Annual Holiday Drive. The Kennedy Center has identified more than 200 individual families representing more than 500 children throughout Charlestown that need your help! Many of the families served by the Kennedy Center are surviving on extremely limited incomes and struggle to...

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Hood Park Ready to Build Parking Garage, Significant Retail on Campus

December 1, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Owners of the Hood Park have filed a Letter of Intent with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) this week to commence with building its long-promised parking garage, but with a new twist – that being a significant addition of 70,000 square feet of retail space. “After 35 years, Charlestown...

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