Archive for May, 2018

Old Charlestown Schoolboys to Celebrate 105th Meeting; Distributed 23 Scholarships

May 17, 2018
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When the dean of the Old Charlestown Schoolboys picks up the old bronze hand bell and gives it a good ring on Sunday, May 20, it will mark the 105th time the organization has gathered in Charlestown to celebrate the long-time charitable organization. “In Charlestown, we are the oldest community in Boston, founded in...
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Mobile Historic Neighborhood Walking Application Rescheduled

May 17, 2018
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The rescheduled launch of the Mobile Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour application will start at Memorial Hall (14 Green St.) on Sunday May 20  from 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. The Charlestown Preservation Society is launching the new Mobile Neighborhood Walking Tour Application.  Follow a fife and drummer through town with special family events at Monument...
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Edwards Calls for Hearing to Ensure Taxpayers Remain in Their Homes

May 17, 2018
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Councilor Lydia Edwards has called a hearing to ensure the City of Boston uses every tool at its disposal to ensure taxpayers can stay in their home during times of economic difficulty – particularly for senior citizens. Today, seniors and low-income homeowners who are “house rich, cash poor” face a big hurdle when they...
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The Graphic Stacks Up Quickly With Large Modular Construction

May 17, 2018
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Things are stacking up at The Graphic on Sullivan Square as 129 modular boxes arrived at the site last week and are being craned into place to construct the new contemporary apartment building. Gathering in front of one of the first modular boxes to land at the project site last week included Dave Stockless, ICON Architecture, Inc.; Patrick Leblanc, RCM Group; Young...
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Teamsters Make Donations to Non-Profits

May 17, 2018
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Teamsters Local 25 president Sean O’Brien on Thursday, May 3, presented more than $275,000 to 12 local autism non-profits, including a $6,000 donation to Special Townies Organization, a local organization committed to raising awareness and acceptance for children with autism. “Local 25 is proud to have raised more than $4-million in the last eleven...
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Marx Initiated into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

May 17, 2018
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Siobhan Marx of Charlestown, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Marx was initiated at Salem State University. Marx is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is...
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DiDomenico’s Lift the Cap on Kids Bill Included in Budget

May 17, 2018
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Last week, Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues on the Senate Committee on Ways & Means released their Fiscal Year 2019 budget, which includes funding and language from Senator DiDomenico’s bill to lift the Cap on Kids. The Cap on Kids – also called the “family cap” — denies benefits to children conceived...
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Berdick Elected to Big Sister Board

May 17, 2018
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Charlestown resident, Stephanie Berdick, has been elected to Big Sister Association of Greater Boston’s board of directors. Berdick’s election was announced at the organization’s annual meeting on May 7, held at the offices of Allen & Gerritsen in Boston. As a board member, Berdick will support the strategic and fiscal oversight of the premier...
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MGH Institute of Health Professions Graduates are Told: “You Can Transform Health Care”

May 17, 2018
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MGH Institute of Health Professions graduated the largest class in its 41-year history on May 14 at 2018 Commencement. A total of 583 members of the Class of 2018 received doctoral, master, bachelor degrees, or certificates, in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation sciences, and health professions education. President...
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All Eyes on Encore Boston Harbor with Repeal of Sports Betting Ban

May 17, 2018
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The U.S. Supreme Court issued a revolutionary decision repealing the ban on sports betting Monday morning that has far-reaching effects in the world of sport, but also has major implications right in Charlestown’s backyard at the Encore Boston Harbor casino – where most assume sports betting would likely become a large part of the...
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