Monthly Archives: April 2018

Trivia Night

April 20, 2018
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Trivia Night

Team Slapshot Regatta took a break from trivia on Friday night, April 13, at the Bunker Hill Associates Trivia Night. President Kim Mahoney said it was the most crowded fundraiser in years, with all proceeds going to Charlestown non-profits.

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Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

April 20, 2018
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Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

On Thursday, April 5, researchers and clinicians from Spaulding’s Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and Burn Model Systems participated the annual wellness fair at Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown. This is the sixth year that Spaulding Model Systems participated in the event, which included educational activities that promote the importance of fire safety...

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Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

April 20, 2018
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Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

When Charlestown’s Derek Gallagher got the nod to become the next executive director of the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, the local club not only got a professional who has spent decades attending and directing the club, but also a family that can trace its roots back to a shared plate of cupcakes 60...

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North Washington Street Bridge Project Ready to Proceed

April 20, 2018
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The state and contractor JF White are working to iron out the construction contract for the North Washington Street Bridge right now, and expect to start the project in mid-May – a project that will unfurl in six stages over a period of five years. Partners in the project appeared at the Charlestown Knights...

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Edwards asks BPDA for Action on Little Mystic Land

April 20, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards has called for the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to begin a community process to discuss the reuse of the Little Mystic parcel of land it owns and current leases to MassPort. Known locally as Montego Bay, the Little Mystic is an old protected shipping port that abuts NewTown...

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Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Law Announced

April 20, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and Representative Daniel Ryan (D-Charlestown) recently announced that the landmark criminal justice reform package crafted by the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representative has been signed into law.  The Senator and Representative joined their colleagues in overwhelmingly voting to pass this sweeping piece of legislation, and last week the Gov....

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Waterfront Coalition to Host Rising Sea Level Meeting April 24

April 20, 2018
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The Charlestown Waterfront Coalition (CWC) is hosting a rising sea level/flooding forum on Tuesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Spaulding Rehab.  The forum will discuss strategies for preparing for the next “bomb” storm (or 100 year storm next winter). The Charlestown Waterfront Coalition has engaged three presenters who will provide concrete information about flooding,...

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Red Sox Honor One Boston Day with Visit to Spaulding

April 20, 2018
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The Boston Red Sox honored One Boston Day by doing a number of community visits around the city, including a very special stop at Spaulding Rehab in Charlestown – where many of the Boston Marathon bombing victims recovered and healed after the 2013 tragedy that gave birth to One Boston Day. Red Sox players...

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Leslie Aldrich New Executive Director at CCHI

April 20, 2018
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After many years of working closely with the communities of Revere, Chelsea and Charlestown on public health issues, Leslie Aldrich was recently announced as the new executive director for the Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI) at Mass General Hospital – the umbrella organization that includes The Charlestown Coalition. Aldrich has been working at CCHI for the...

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Pier 6, ReelHouse Water Shuttle Returns

April 20, 2018
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It may be 40 degrees out with a chance of a snow shower all week, but Navy Yard Hospitality Group’s version of Punxsutawney Phil is saying that spring is officially on its way. The Navy Yard Hospitality Group’s special, complimentary water-shuttle that ushers guests between one of Charlestown’s most sought-after seafood restaurants, Pier 6, and new...

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