Archive for April, 2018

New App for Charlestown History Looks to Spread Out Tourist Experience

April 13, 2018
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Tourists are a fun part of living in Charlestown, and every summer the neighborhood gets to enjoy a healthy throng of visitors following the red brick paths through the neighborhood to the various historic sights. However, a new effort by the Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) looks to get people off the bricks and deeper...
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Marathon Daffodils Return for Fifth Year

April 13, 2018
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The Marathon Daffodils project will return for its fifth year of growing and delivering thousands of daffodils throughout Boston and along the Boston Marathon route. Charlestown’s Diane Valle envisioned Marathon Daffodils as tribute to Boston Strong five years ago and collaborates with hundreds of donors and volunteers each year who donate their money and...
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Number of Activities are Being Planned for ‘One Boston Day’ April 15

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced ways to get involved on April 15, to honor Boston’s resilience, generosity, and strength, for the fourth annual “One Boston Day.” The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the good in our community, celebrate one another, and reflect on the spirit and resilience of the people of Boston...
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Steve Wynn Attorneys Looking to Remove Him from MGC

April 13, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will begin looking at the process of how to remove Steve Wynn as a qualifier and a person involved with the Wynn Boston Harbor project at its meeting this Thursday. The MGC has included an item on its agenda for Thursday that would begin the process of removing Steve...
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Mayor DeMaria: ‘I Don’t Want to Work with Another Gaming Company’

April 13, 2018
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As rumors circulate through Boston and the nation about a potential sale of the Wynn Boston Harbor project, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria said on Tuesday that he has strong reservations about working with any other gaming company that isn’t Wynn. Wynn, for its part, is not commenting on most of the rumors of a...
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Major Shore Stabilization Project to Help Flooding, Include Bike Path

April 13, 2018
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A $31.7 million shore stabilization project is about ready to get going full speed in the coming months on Alford Street at the Charlestown Bus Yard, where a new coastal resiliency project will help stabilize the shoreline and hold tight during coastal flooding storms. Andrew Brennan, senior director of Energy and the Environment for...
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Walsh to Fund Body Cameras Citywide after Successful Pilot

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Martin Walsh officially announced on Monday that he would fund the citywide rollout of police body cameras for the entire force – including officers in Charlestown – in his upcoming City Budget – a $2 million expenditure for the first year’s rollout. The announcement came on Monday as the mayor began to highlight...
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Police Briefs 04-12-2018

April 13, 2018
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Charlestown Police Beat Larceny – Bike 04/02/18 – A victim on Green Street reported unknown person(s) stole her daughter’s silver-and-blue bike, which was locked up the previous night.   Counterfeiting 04/03/18 – Officers on Austin Street spoke to a store manager who stated an unknown black/Latino man attempted to purchase groceries with a counterfeit...
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Putting Our Kids First

April 13, 2018
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Providing students with resources to help foster their physical, emotional, and mental health goes a long way on putting them, and keeping them, on a path to success. In Boston, we believe it’s our job to help ensure every part of a student’s needs are met — through innovative teaching methods; dedicated teachers; healthy...
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Townie Tidbits

April 13, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN AND BEYOND BIG TV HIT I am so glad that Cookie is back on BNN-TV with her weekly “Charlestown & Beyond.” The Town needs its own show and now it does once again. I was on the first show and had lots of fun doing it. Soon I think I will return. I am...
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