Monthly Archives: September 2018

Disco for David

September 20, 2018
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Disco for David

WHEELS OF STEEL: With a photo of the late David Whelan hanging above them, superstar Charlestown DJs: Kevin McGoff, Smoky Cain, Dan Campbell, Dennis Taylor, and Eddie D pause for a picture during the Flashback Friday portion of Disco for David last Friday night, Sept. 14, at the Knights of Columbus Father Daniel Mahoney...

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Hood Park Rolls Out New Configuration of Buildings, Open Space in Filing

September 20, 2018
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Hood Park Rolls Out New Configuration of Buildings, Open Space in Filing

Hood Park filed its amended Master Plan last Friday with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), and there are several changes to what was previously discussed – including a larger village green, larger buildings moved to the back of the site and a unique retail feature fronting Rutherford Avenue with a park on...

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High Hand:Encore, Cambridge College Open Doors on New Dealer School

September 20, 2018
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Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox was on hand in Charlestown Monday with Cambridge College President Deborah Jackson, and a handful of members in the first Dealer School training program, to officially open the doors on the area’s only training facility for prospective dealers at the Encore Boston Harbor casino. “Today is the first day...

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What’s in a Name? For Eden Street Park, There Are about a Dozen to Consider

September 20, 2018
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There’s a small patch of open space on Eden Street that has about as many names as it has square feet of space. Some simply call it Eden Street. Others from the older set call it the McCarthy. The hockey players in the crowd prefer ‘The Kitchen.’ And by historical accounts, it’s actually the...

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Bunker Hill Associates Introduce New Grant Application Process

September 20, 2018
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The Bunker Hill Associates have introduced a new grant application process this month in order to make more of an impact with larger grant awards, focusing on fewer organizations with its gifts. President Kim Mahoney and Secretary John Taglilatella rolled out the changes this week, saying they would have a Grant Committee meeting on...

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CPS Historic House Tour to Kick Off on Saturday, Sept 22

September 20, 2018
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The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) will premiere another fantastic version of its Historic Home Tour next Saturday, Sept. 22. CPS President Ellen Kitzis said they have seven buildings on the tour within walking distance of one another – each with a very unique perspective on the traditional home. Not to mention the fact that...

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MGH Institute Students Help Out in Charlestown

September 20, 2018
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Nursing student Sophia Nedelman focused intently on examining a young girl and her friend. Then, the girl asked if she could examine her friend herself, so the MGH Institute of Health Professions student handed over her stethoscope. A moment later, the girl pronounced her teddy bear was in perfect health. Welcome to Community IMPACT...

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Charlestown’s Quinlan Locke Chosen as Walsh’s Next Neighborhood Liaison

September 20, 2018
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced this week the appointment of Quinlan Locke as the new Charlestown Neighborhood Liaison within the Mayor’s Civic Engagement Cabinet. “Quinlan is no stranger to Charlestown, and I am excited to have him join the Office of Neighborhood Services,” said Mayor Walsh. “Charlestown is a neighborhood steeped with tradition and I...

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Townie Tidbits

September 20, 2018
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DISCO FOR DAVID LIKE AN IRISH WAKE The annual Disco for David Scholarship fundraiser was once again held in honor of Dave Whelan and as expected the place to be on last Friday Night. at the Knights. Kim Mahoney called this year’s event FLASHBACK FRIDAY  since they brought in five Old School DJs from...

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Letter to the Editor

September 20, 2018
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Scholarship Winners The Mark & Michelle Gorman Scholarship committee is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s scholarships.  The committee gave out $8000 in scholarships to eligible students for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  Winners were chosen in a lottery on September 8. College Scholarship Winners: Patrick Wrenn – UMASS – Dartmouth...

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