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Fun Time for YMCA

June 23, 2017
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Fun Time for YMCA

YMCA of Greater Boston CEO James Morton, board chair Gina Koprowski, executive director of the Charlestown Y Andrea Wilk, State Rep. Dan Ryan, and Karson Tager, who not only serves as the house DJ, but also serves the board as well.

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Impossible Dream Returns to Charlestown Marina, Spaulding for Sail Boston

June 23, 2017
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Impossible Dream Returns to Charlestown Marina, Spaulding for Sail Boston

By Seth Daniel There might have been more picturesque ships with old time riggings that spoke of yesteryear in the Sail Boston contingent last weekend, but there was no boat more inspirational and packing more healing power than that of the fully-accessible Impossible Dream – which returned to the Charlestown Marina as part of...

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Make Way for Wynn:Steel Goes Up on the Tower, Gas Station to Go

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the steel bones of the new Lower Broadway in Everett – just over the Charlestown line – begin to climb to the sky at the Wynn Boston Harbor, old stalwarts on the roadway are about to disappear. Wynn Boston Harbor announced this week that it will begin the demolition of...

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USS Constitution to go Back Afloat

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The oldest sailing warship still afloat will once again be afloat this July 23 and 24 as work crews wind down the two-year restoration project and prepare to put Old Ironsides back afloat around midnight on July 23 and into July 24. Navy officials on the USS Constitution’s Facebook page confirmed...

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Gardens of Charlestown Set for June 29

June 23, 2017
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At certain times of day, everyone notices the traffic as they travel through Charlestown toward Sullivan Square. While you’re sitting in your car, inching up to the rotary, have you ever noticed the beautiful community garden between Main and Bunker Hill Streets? Maybe you notice the daffodils in March, which give way to large...

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Friend of Charlestown Navy Yard,Chamber Host First Council Forum

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The first public forum with all three District 1 City Council candidates has been negotiated, and this time it will be in Charlestown. All three candidates have been confirmed for the forum on Thursday, June 29, at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Navy Yard, 7:30 p.m. Candidates Lydia Edwards, Margaret Farmer...

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Trial Underway for Killing of Charlestown’s Brian Hingston

June 23, 2017
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A jury has been seated and the trial is underway for the killing of Charlestown native Brian Hingston, who was assaulted allegedly by a Dorchester man as he tried to prevent a fight – an assault that caused Hingston’s tragic death. In Suffolk Superior Court in Boston on Tuesday, prosecution testimony continued in the...

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Police Briefs 06-22-2017

June 23, 2017
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Warrant 06/13/17 – Officers on Samuel Morse Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Newton Court warrant. Warrant 06/14/17 – Officers on North Mead Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Medford Court warrant. Attempted Burglary 06/15/17 – A victim on Salem Street reported while at home, she saw her...

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Townie Tidbits

June 23, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani GALS AT NAVY YARD, 1942-1945 Historian Polly Kienle, a ranger from the Boston National Historical Park gave a riveting story about how women changed the Boston Navy Yard during World War II AND what it all means for us today. My mom always recalled with pride her time working at the...

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Chief Marshall Grateful for Community Excitement of Bunker Hill

June 23, 2017
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By Chief Marshal Robert Beckwith I would like to thank the Charlestown community for a fantastic and memorable experience serving as Grand Marshal for this year’s Battle of Bunker Hill Day Parade. With the help of John Taglilatela, Kim Mahoney, Noreen Manning and Lisa McGoff-Collins, along with my good friends from the 520 Club,...

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