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Pop-Up Art

September 22, 2016
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Pop-Up Art

Jungsoo Kim of Ground Inc., the landscape firm working on the Bunker Hill redevelopment project, holds a replica of the Monument with the real Monument in the background. The National Park Service and Corcoran Development unveiled a pop-up park on the corner of Bunker Hill Street and Monument Avenue last Friday afternoon to celebrate...

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Candelight Vigil

September 22, 2016
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Candelight Vigil

Sarah Pierce holds a candle with Bill Sapp, who lost his brother to addiction last year, during last Saturday’s 8th annual Candlelight Vigil to remember those lost to addiction. A large number of people came out to honor the memory of their lost loved ones by having a reading of their names, followed by...

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Annual CPS House Tour Set for Saturday

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Seven diverse Charlestown homes will be featured this coming Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Charlestown Preservation Society’s (CPS) popular House Tour. This year the homes on the tour – which are not revealed until the day of the tour – will feature examples of newer homes, older homes with a modern...

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Graphic Arts Building Approved by BRA for Sullivan Square

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Berkeley Investments got approval from the Board of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to move forward with its $52 million residential project fronting Sullivan Square. During the BRA’s monthly Board meeting, the project – known as the Graphic Arts building – received approvals within the Article 80 process. Eric Ekman of...

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CNC Monthly Meeting Oct 4

September 22, 2016
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) will meet at 7pm on Tuesday October 4 at the Knights of Columbus Hall 545 Medford Street. All are welcome to attend. After presentations by different agencies, the floor will be opened for public comment.    

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A New Post:53rd Postmaster of Boston Sworn in at State House

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Nick Francescucci took his first step as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 1985, it was on Mt. Vernon Street in Beacon Hill, where he happily delivered the mail to customers for years. So it was only fitting that on Friday, Sept. 16, he stood...

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MC Students Set to Dedicate Participation in ALS Walk for Living to One of Their Own

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When a busload of Malden Catholic (MC) High School students empty out onto Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea this coming Sunday, Sept. 25, to participate in the Leonard Florence Center for Living’s (LFCFL) Walk for Living, they will be mindful of two men in their own community – one of whom suffers...

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Training Field Fences Come Down,and Park Re-Opens to the Public

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though there were some delays to delivering the final product, neighbors and tourists alike rejoiced on Monday, Sept. 12, when the City’s Parks and Recreation Department removed the barriers and re-opened the Training Field after about one-year of closure for rehabilitation. “The fences came down this morning and the rest will...

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Police Briefs 09-22-2016

September 22, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Burglary – No Force 09/15/16 – A victim on West School Street reported when she returned home, she saw her front door was unlocked, and upon checking her apartment, she found her wallet and credit cards were missing. There were no signs of forced entry at that time Larceny 09/16/16 – A...

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Townie Tidbits

September 22, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN POLICE APPRECIATION NIGHT This past Wednesday evening, a grateful community held a Charlestown Police Appreciation Night. It was sponsored by the Charlestown Boys and Girls Club and held there as well. People showed up in good numbers because Townies appreciate all that our police officers do for us and society as a whole....

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