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Edwards Coffee Hour

July 21, 2018
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Edwards Coffee Hour

City Councilor Lydia Edwards has started having coffee hours in Charlestown regularly, with her second one taking place at the Grasshopper Café on Friday, July 13. Edwards and her staff met with residents to talk about concerns and also gather opinions about her legislative priorities. Edwards said she will continue the meetings throughout the...

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Softball Action

July 21, 2018
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Softball Action

Kayla Vitale of the Charlestown girls softball U12 league rounds third base looking to score a run in the girls game against Winchester Monday, July 16, at the playing fields. The Charlestown girls took an exciting game, 18-15.

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Neighborhood Round Up

July 21, 2018
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HARVEST ON VINE FOOD PANTRY The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry this week is requesting bags of rice and cans of ravioli, two of the most popular items that fill the shelves. Any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would also be greatly appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at the Food...

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Hood Files New Master Plan with State Environmental Regulators

July 21, 2018
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The Hood Park developers have filed their amended Master Plan proposal this week with the state’s environmental regulators – a process known as MEPA. In planning charrettes held in Charlestown over the last few months, the filing was announced to the public, and was filed with the state as discussed. Filings with the City’s...

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O’Hara Makes a Service Retreat in Syracuse

July 21, 2018
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Ronan O’Hara of Charlestown, a junior at Boston College High School, spent a most rewarding and uplifting week, from June 17 to 23, at a service retreat at the Brady Faith Center in Syracuse, New York. O’Hara with nine of his classmates, under the guidance of BC High teachers, Nick Argento and Ryan Dacey, worked in the St. Lucy’s food pantry, which offers a...

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‘Mighty’ Net-Minder Erin Alves Wins Tommy Bryson Memorial Goalie Award

July 21, 2018
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For over two decades at the Charlestown Rink on any given Sunday at noon during the hockey season, there is a fraternity of former Charlestown youth hockey players huffing and puffing up and down the ice, reliving their youth for that one special hour each week. This fraternity of players, known as the “Alumni,”...

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O’Donnell Receives Fulbright Award

July 21, 2018
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Peter O’Donnell of Centre College has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Kosovo from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. O’Donnell will support the teaching of English at the University of Gjilan as part of a project to provide assistance to the local English teachers...

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Local Students Receive Academic Achievements

July 21, 2018
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KEOGH GRADUATES FROM LASELL Tyler C. Keogh of Charlestown received his bachelor’s degree in December 2017 from Lasell College and was honored at Lasell’s 164th commencement ceremony on May 12. The college granted 398 bachelor’s and 125 master’s degrees. Keogh majored in Hospitality Management during their time at Lasell. Commencement speaker Donato Tramuto, president...

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DiDomenico Secures $2M for Charlestown in Bond Bill

July 21, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate recently passed H.4613, An Act promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity, colloquially known as the ‘environmental bond bill.’ The legislation authorizes the issuance of more than $2 billion in bonds to implement climate change...

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Teamsters Endorse Rollins for DA

July 21, 2018
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Rachael Rollins announced that Teamsters Local 25 has endorsed her candidacy for Suffolk County district attorney. “Rachael Rollins is the most qualified candidate in this race,” said Teamsters Local 25 President Sean M. O’Brien. “Rachael has experience as a federal and state prosecutor and as a defense attorney.  She has a keen understanding of our...

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