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Warren-prescott K-8 Connects with Community

May 28, 2014
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Warren-prescott K-8 Connects with Community

On Friday, May 23, Principal Michele Davis welcomed key community businesses and partners to the school and classrooms.  The event has become a much- loved tradition that Mrs. Davis started during her first year as principal back in the fall of 2010.  “It is an event that I look forward to hosting each year...

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No Change in Trash Collection Planned

May 28, 2014
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While some neighborhoods in Boston will experience a change in trash pick up as part of new collection, hauling and disposal contract, Charlestown will be unaffected. Sunrise Scavenger will service Charlestown and the trash collection schedule here is unchanged. Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Department of Public Works announced the new collection hauling...

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Crackdown on Improper Trash and Recycling Disposal

May 28, 2014
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina has ordered Public Works and the city’s code enforcement officers to begin cracking down heavily on improper trash and recycling disposal in Charlestown and elsewhere in his district. On Tuesday alone, code enforcement wrote 120 tickets for improper trash put out in other neighborhoods. “Please be alert in the coming...

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ParkARTS Workshops Returning During June

May 28, 2014
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has announced that its popular summer series of ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops will return during the month of June at five Boston locations. The series of eight workshops for budding artists ages nine and up is just one of the many offerings of the 18th annual ParkARTS program...

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Police Briefs 05-29-2014

May 28, 2014
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Assault and Battery 05/19/14 – A victim reported while walking down Main Street, she was struck in the head with a beer bottle. The victim told police that she believes the bottle came from a fire-escape platform. She declined medical attention. Warrant Arrest 05/21/14 – Officers in the area of Warren Street placed an...

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Good Shepherd Fundraiser

May 15, 2014
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Good Shepherd Fundraiser

Deanna Sutton, Jessica Scire and Emily Walker were happy to spend their Friday evening at the gala. They were three of many who attended the 5th Annual Fundraiser for the Good Shepherd School at St. Mary’s-St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center. The theme was ‘Hollywood.’

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DiDomenico Endorses Tompkins

May 15, 2014
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DiDomenico Endorses Tompkins

State Senator Sal DiDomenico announced his endorsement of Steve Tompkins for Suffolk County Sheriff this week.

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MGC Denies Boston Host Community Status: Walsh Weighing Legal Options Following Ruling

May 15, 2014
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Last Thursday the Massachusetts Gaming Commission rejected the City of Boston’s petition to be considered a ‘Host Community’, which would have allowed Charlestown to vote on a casino referendum and possibly a more lucrative community agreement. While the city argued that both the Wynn proposal in Everett and the Mohegan Sun proposal in Revere...

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Courageous Sailing Announces Campaign Geared Towards Youth

May 15, 2014
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Courageous Sailing today announced the launch of a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of its youth programs, which teach vital skills and have played a critical role in enhancing the lives of tens of thousands of Boston children during the past two-plus decades. The campaign includes an innovative mix of TV, print, radio...

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CNC Basic Services to Meet May 22

May 15, 2014
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The CNC Basic Services committee will hold a meeting of May 22 at 7:00 pm at the Mishawum Community room, 95 Dunstable Street. Representatives from Fresh Truck will be on hand to discuss their proposal to bring their mobile healthy food market to the Charlestown community. The presentation will include information regarding the proposed...

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