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Edwards Calls for Action Items on BLA Bus Fracas

November 2, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards said this week that she is calling for united action from parents in District 1 regarding the Charlestown bus that goes to Boston Latin Academy (BLA) – that in the wake of an incident recently where Boston Public Schools (BPS) staff forcibly removed high school students from the bus. Parents...
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Ryan Holds Rally for ‘Yes on 1’ with Nurses

November 2, 2018
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State Rep. Dan Ryan and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) held a rally and luncheon at the Ferris Street apartments on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the early voting day in the Harvard-Kent. Ryan said he is firmly behind the ‘Yes’ vote to mandate staffing levels in hospitals and medical care facilities across the Commonwealth....
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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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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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Bloodwell, Myerson Team Up in the Ring on Haymakers for Hope

October 24, 2018
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Bloodwell, Myerson Team Up in the Ring on Haymakers for Hope

When Grace Bloodwell and Andrew Myerson cemented their friendship as neighbors, Bloodwell had no idea that first meeting in Charlestown would lead to her getting in the boxing ring and duking it out for charity. Yet, that’s exactly what happened last week as Bloodwell, a local realtor and governor of the Friends of City...
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Owning his Story:Jack Kelly Begins Book Tour at Charlestown Library

October 24, 2018
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Charlestown’s Jack Kelly has become very well known for his activity in politics, and also for his very public acknowledgement of his life as a person in recovery from substance abuse. His story has been inspirational to many in the Town and beyond, but so many times when he heard others tell the story,...
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Edwards Calls for New, Expanded IAG

October 24, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards is calling to revamp and expand the Impact Advisory Group (IAG) that was put in place a few years ago during the first run of the Bunker Hill Redevelopment, also known as One Charlestown. The announcement comes on the heels of Edwards’s Council Hearing on the renewed development plan today,...
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