Archive for March, 2018

Procession of the Palms

March 30, 2018
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Procession of the Palms

Rev. Thomas Mousin, of St. John’s Episcopal Church, exclaiming, “Hosanna,” while waving the palms in Thompson Square on Sunday morning, March 25, which was Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week observances at churches all over the Town. St. John’s congregants gathered in Thompson Square and processed to the church.
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Adding to Community:Developer: St Catherine’s Property Has Great Potential in Retail, Other Uses

March 30, 2018
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Adding to Community:Developer: St Catherine’s Property Has Great Potential in Retail, Other Uses

The owner of the former St. Catherine’s Church property, Michael Rauseo, said this week that the Dollar Tree coming in on the ground floor will add needed activity to the area, and that he’s considering many proposals for the upper floor, but that a restaurant use probably has the strongest potential. All told, he...
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Moving Forward:After Long Process, DiDomenico Affirms ‘Strong Relationship’ with Sen President-Elect Spilka

March 30, 2018
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After a long process, Sen. Sal DiDomenico allegedly fell a few votes short of gaining the Senate Presidency, a process that completed last week when State Sen. Karen Spilka corralled the 21 votes needed to secure the presidency. It was announced publicly in a press conference on Thursday, March 22. While no one was...
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Hood Zoning Amendment on Height Moves to Zoning Commission

March 30, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has moved a zoning text amendment that deals with allowing taller buildings at Hood Park from their Board to a public hearing at the Zoning Commission – the last step before it could possibly become law. After a March 12 meeting in which the community almost unanimously...
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MGH Institute, Harvard Kent Agree to Strengthen their Partnership

March 30, 2018
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One is in the Navy Yard and one is in Hayes Square, but Chelsea Street has been no barrier to the close partnership between the Harvard Kent Elementary School and the Mass. General Institute for Health Professions (IHP). Now, Harvard Kent and the IHP have doubled down on their collaboration this week, strengthening volunteer...
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CNC Corner

March 30, 2018
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. There will be a presentation by Cookie Giordano about the program ‘Charlestown & Beyond’ on BNN-TV.  We have also invited the Kennedy Center and the Charlestown Preservation...
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Easter At St John’s Church

March 30, 2018
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Holy Week services at St. John’s Episcopal Church continue with a Maundy Thursday potluck supper and service, starting at 6 pm on Thursday, March 29. All are welcome, and it is not necessary to bring a contribution for the meal. Good Friday services will be held on March 30, with a service for children...
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Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tourney Coming

March 30, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2018 Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament in partnership with the Boston Bruins on April 17, 18, and 19 during the April public school vacation week. “Every year, young players from neighborhoods across Boston compete in the Mayor’s Cup Tournament for...
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Nathan Smolensky Announces as Independent in Congressional Bid

March 30, 2018
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Nathan Smolensky, a non-profit manager from Somerville, has announced that he will be running as an Independent for Massachusetts’s 7th District Congressional seat. “We need Independent voices to speak up,” says Smolensky, “now more than ever. The parties are becoming increasingly polarized, and that means more strong-arming and undermining in our politics, and somehow...
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Greg Henning Announces for Suffolk County District Attorney

March 30, 2018
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Greg Henning, a 38-year-old Dorchester resident who has worked as a prosecutor for over ten years, is running for Suffolk County District Attorney. Henning grew up in Boston and graduated from Harvard with a bachelor’s degree in government. His father, John Henning, was a longtime Boston television reporter and anchor at Channels 2, 5,...
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