Archive for April, 2018

Learn about Recreational Boating

April 28, 2018
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On Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., join the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk to crisscross the harbor and learn about recreational boating—from weekly sailboat racing and sailing courses for individuals of all abilities to living on a boat year-round or staying in a floating bed and breakfast. The tour begins...
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Casino’s Future Will Have Big Moment on Friday at MGC

April 28, 2018
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This Friday, a gigantic ‘thank you’ celebration for construction workers and stakeholders will unfold on the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor casino project. Meanwhile, at nearly the same time, there will be a very high-stakes meeting going on at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the fate of Steve Wynn and the entire...
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Police Briefs 04-26-2018

April 28, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny from a Motor Vehicle 04/19/18 – Officers responded to First Avenue and 13th Street for a report of a person breaking into a car. As a result of the information received, police were able to locate a suspect who was positively identified by the victim. The suspect was placed under arrest,...
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Letter to the Editor

April 28, 2018
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NOTING 5 YEARS AT NAVY YARD To the Charlestown Community Friday, April 27, marks an incredible milestone in the Charlestown Navy Yard’s rich history, the opening of the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital five years ago. From the time we announced this project to its completion and during the five years since then it has been...
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Townie Tidbits

April 28, 2018
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REMEMBERING THE FENWOOD FLYERS 40 YEARS AGO Back in the summer of 1978, I played softball on the Fenwood Flyers, one of a handful of teams that summer that played in a labor union softball league. I was the first baseman for the AFSCME Local 470 union team in this league. Our team’s colors...
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Sports 04-26-2018

April 28, 2018
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Turn It Around basketball tournament hits the hardwood this Saturday By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Coalition’s Turn It Around program will host the fourth annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday in the Community Center. The exciting annual event will be prefaced on Friday, April 27, with a pasta dinner at the Charlestown YMCA for...
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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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