Archive for October, 2018

Robot Pals Developed in Charlestown Could Change the Future of Cities

October 26, 2018
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Robot Pals Developed in Charlestown Could Change the Future of Cities

The vision of the future has come clearer in Charlestown’s ‘Lost Village’ on an out of the way corner of the Town about a block behind the End of the World Tavern. It’s a strange place for transforming society at large, but the owners of Piaggio Fast Forward on Roland Street believe that their...
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Leggat McCall says They Will Not Fail on One Charlestown

October 26, 2018
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One of the top officials at the Leggat McCall development company said the Boston-based construction leader is staking its reputation on making the Bunker Hill redevelopment project a success. That was something that couldn’t be accomplished in the last go-around, which saw the plan and project team fold in late 2017. Now, with a...
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Veterans Project Reveals Stories Untold

October 26, 2018
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Several members of the veterans’ community in Charlestown, led by the Town’s foremost authority on such matters, Billy Durette, have been carefully compiling a treasure trove of stories surrounding veterans from Charlestown who served during World War II and World War I. It’s an effort called the Charlestown Veterans History Project, and residents were...
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For the Record

October 26, 2018
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Boston Police Hiring Information Session Get information on BPD hiring and selection process, timeline and recruitment, and The Application and Background Investigation. The meeting is on Thursday, Oct. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury.   Public meeting for marijuana dispensary A Community Outreach Meeting will be...
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Neighborhood Round Up

October 26, 2018
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HARVEST FAIR AT ST. JOHN’S On Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal church will be holding it’s 179th annual Harvest Fair.  Well known for its delicious turkey dinner and homemade apple pies, the fair will have something for everyone!  Get the kids out of the house to enjoy...
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New Residential Building At Hood Park Tops off Oct 25

October 26, 2018
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Hood Park will celebrate the topping off of their newest construction project on Oct. 25, with a topping off ceremony on the site at 500 Hood Park Drive. Dubbed ‘The Harvey’ after founder Harvey Perley Hood (H.P. Hood), the 177-unit residential building will be the first residential project on the Park. The building also...
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Riding Successes, Harvard-Kent Files to Expand to Sixth Grade

October 26, 2018
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One cannot get too much of a good thing, and with that principle in mind, Principal Jason Gallagher announced on Tuesday that the Harvard-Kent School has petitioned Boston Public Schools to allow them to expand to add a sixth grade. The letter was sent to Interim Supt. Laura Perille last Friday, Oct 19. Their...
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CMA to Celebrate 20th Annual Gala Nov 3

October 26, 2018
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As the Charlestown Mothers Association (CMA) comes together on Nov. 3 for their 20th annual gala, organizers said it will be a time to reflect on where the organization was and what it has become now. Originally started in 1998 as a way for new mothers to connect, the CMA has morphed into a...
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Temporary Bridge to Reduce Construction Impacts on North Washington Street Bridge Project

October 26, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that it is finalizing plans for the construction of a temporary bridge structure which will carry all modes of travel during work on its $177 million project to replace the City of Boston-owned North Washington Street Bridge. Details are currently being finalized regarding the temporary bridge,...
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Police Briefs 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 10/16/18 – A victim on Rutherford Avenue reported unknown person(s) entered his home between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and stole money and electronics. There were no signs of forced entry at this time, and the matter is under investigation.   Drugs 10/18/18 – As a result of a drug investigation...
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