Archive for May, 2018

Encore Soil Clean Up, Dredging Complete with $68 Million Price Tag

May 25, 2018
By

After moving nearly a million tons of soil and sediment on land and water for more than 18 months – and spending in excess of $68 million in private funds – Encore Boston Harbor announced that it has completed final remediation and cleanup work on the 33-acre site. The final cost is $38 million...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

10 Years and Over $50,000 in Support for Aspiring Charlestown Students

May 25, 2018
By

This marks the tenth year that a consortium of affiliates from Partners HealthCare – MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center, MGH Institute of Health Professions, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital – will award the Charlestown Community Health Care Merit Scholarship. Since the award’s inception, over $50,000 has been awarded to 22 high school seniors living in Charlestown who plan on enrolling...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 05-24-2018

May 25, 2018
By

Charlestown Beat Robbery – Street 05/17/18 – A victim reported while walking on Green Street, she was jumped and robbed by two males and a female. At that time, one of the male suspects pushed her to the ground and took her cell phone and money.   Drugs 05/18/18 – As a result of...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Memorial Day Is a Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
By

The Memorial Day weekend is upon us, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Townie Tidbits

May 25, 2018
By

CONSTITUTION TURNAROUND SALUTES VIETNAM VETERANS Last Friday, May 18, the USS Constitution took its annual short trip into the harbor, then turned around and settled back at its US Navy berth at the Navy Yard. It was cold but sunny and the crowds came not just to see Old Ironsides, but also to honor...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Help End Distracted Driving

May 25, 2018
By

Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Townie Sports

May 25, 2018
By

A PETITE BLITZ BY ALITZ  At the ACC Rowing Championships hosted by Clemson University, Miami sophomore rower Halle Alitz was part of the Second Varsity Four unit that finished first in its final race of the championships, winning its Petite Final with a time of 7:32.617 and finishing ahead of boats from Boston College...
Read more »

Posted in Sports | No Comments »

First Communion Class

May 17, 2018
By
First Communion Class

Lilliana Telesford crowns the Blessed Mother on Sunday, May 6, during the 159th First Communicants of St. Francis de Sales Church on Bunker Hill Street. Father Dan Mahoney presided over the celebration as he has for many decades.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Hood Park Sees Opportunity to Re-Imagine Campus with Town

May 17, 2018
By

The Hood Park on the other side of Rutherford Avenue has been going through a very interesting transformation over the past several years – long before they began having meetings about the recently approved parking garage and the re-imagining process of the circa-2000 office park plan. Few know many of the treasures already located...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Charlestown’s MacLetchie to Propose 22 Units on Sullivan Square Project

May 17, 2018
By

Sullivan Square could be in for even more of a positive change as Charlestown developer Gray MacLetchie reported this week that he is in the very early stages of developing a 22-unit condominium building on the Square behind the old Tweed School. “I’m in the very beginning stages of going through the permitting process,”...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »