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Chloe Cochener Attends Model United Nations forum at Yale

February 3, 2017
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Charlestown resident and Brimmer student Chloe Cochener ’19, daughter of Brigit-Mary Hannula and James Cochener, attended the Yale Model United Nations at Yale University in January. Cochener worked as a representative of Uganda on the Economic and Financial (ECOFIN) Committee. Students in the Brimmer Model UN club spent the fall learning about the nations...

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Local Turn It Around Youth Lead Lesson on MLK Legacy

February 3, 2017
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On Thursday, January 19, six members of The Charlestown Coalition’s Turn it Around Youth Group led a lesson in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) at the Boys and Girls Club. In it, members of the Club’s afterschool program, Friendship Club, learned about racism, segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, and MLK’s life...

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Police Briefs 02-02-2017

February 3, 2017
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Larceny 01/24/17 – A storeowner on Bunker Hill Street reported a white male entered his place of business and stole a bottle of Remy Martin. A video of the crime is available, and detectives will investigate. Larceny 01/26/17 – A victim reported while she was walking on Medford Street, a group of five males...

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Standing Up for Our Values

February 3, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Looking back on this week, I am so proud to be a Bostonian — and to be your Mayor. Last Friday, President Trump made good on his divisive campaign rhetoric, and signed a series of executive orders that are designed to promote American isolation, intolerance and fear. Boston didn’t...

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Townie Tidbits

February 3, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani CITY SQUARE GAS STATION  NOW IN THIRD PLACE What’s happening to City Square Shell, they have fallen to third place in the highest priced gas pump price in Boston. City Square came in a $2.59 per gallon and were beaten out by Egleston Square Mobil at $2.69 and by the Shell...

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Charlie Baker: A Steady Hand at the Tiller of Our Ship of State

February 3, 2017
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As we were listening to Gov. Charlie Baker deliver the annual State of the Commonwealth address before a joint session of the legislature last week, it occurred to us how refreshing it was — and what a sense of relief we felt — to have as our governor an individual who does not engage...

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Got That Super Bowl Feeling

January 29, 2017
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Got That Super Bowl Feeling

Erin DeGenova, Rob McDonald, and Natalie McManus enjoyed tasty items from the championship menu at Pier 6 in the Navy Yard last Sunday, Jan. 22, during the Pier 6/Harpoon Brewery AFC Championship game party. Scores of guests enjoyed a lively scene to take in the New England Patriots’ victory and prepare for Super Bowl...

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Charlestown Seniors Cite Problems with Bus at Assembly

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There are no shortage of senior citizens in Charlestown who hop on the #92 bus and head over to Assembly Square to stores like the Christmas Tree Shops or K-Mart. However, that trek has gotten a little more difficult for seniors from the Town due to the bus stop being moved...

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E-Inc Getting Ready to Open Museum Space to Schools Next Week

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Between the interactive television screens and the green screen “weather man” exhibit, one will find an awful lot of learning potential in Charlestown’s e-Inc museum space – a space that is hosting its first exhibit starting next week. Dr. Ricky Stern, director of e-Inc, said this week that they are putting...

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Monument 251 Finds Its Culinary Place on Main Street

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Whether it’s the reclaimed wood, the impressive skylights, or the delicious smells coming from the open kitchen, Charlestown’s newest restaurant on Main Street is causing a very positive stir in the community as the gap in dining options in the Town is further filled with good food and drink. Monument 251,...

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