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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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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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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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A Possible Harbinger

September 20, 2018
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The aftermath of Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas is another wakeup call for our communities.  Even though many preparations were made by local officials, there was still the loss of life and millions of dollars in damage. While the wind was not as severe as originally forecasted, having been downgraded from a category four...

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First Day of School

September 14, 2018
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First Day of School

Yarielys Burgos being welcomed by staff members from RSM company as she arrives at Harvard-Kent Elementary School on first day on Thursday, Sept. 6. RSM workers greeted students at the Harvard-Kent and the Warren-Prescott on the first day of school.

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Post Office, Bunker Hill Redevelopment, Concerns Discussed at CNC Meeting

September 14, 2018
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) had their monthly meeting on Sept. 6, and Chairman Tom Cunha began the meeting by updating the community on the post office and the Bunker Hill redevelopment project. Cunha said the post office in the Bunker Hill Mall is set to close by Jan. 1, and that he called...

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Pop-Up Book Sale Planned on Sept 20 at Charlestown Branch Library

September 14, 2018
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A Pop-Up Book Sale, organized by the Friends of the Charlestown Branch Library. will be held on Thursday Sept. 20 (5-8 p.m.), Friday Sept. 21 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Saturday Sept. 22 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.). Wheelchair accessible; conveniently located to the Orange Line and bus connections.Charlestown Branch Library, 179 Main Street, Charlestown. For more information: www.friendsofcharlestownlib.org,...

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