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Graduation Day

June 17, 2017
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Graduation Day

Little Charlotte Sutton contemplates her future in kindergarten last Thursday morning as she and her classmates graduated from the Good Shepherd School at St. Mary’s Church. Scores of students, family members, teachers and Father Jim Ronan joined in the celebration – with some grandparents coming from as far away as Florida to mark the...

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Navy Yard,National Parks Ready for Sail Boston 2017

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In 2014, when the Sail Boston return was announced for 2017, the National Park Service stood side by side with the organizers and have been “all-in” every since. This weekend, the Navy Yard will be a featured location for the Parade of Sail on Saturday morning and the overall Family Festival...

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Wynn Money Part of Larger Plan at Kennedy Center Relocation

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When the recipients of the new Charlestown Community Mitigation Fund – money from the Wynn Boston Harbor development – became public last week, one of the top recipients was The Kennedy Center in Hayes Square, but the $10,000 received from that was just one piece of a larger story that involves...

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Renovations to Start at Engine 50

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a few delays in starting the historic renovation of the Engine 50 Fire House off the Training Field, this time the Boston Fire Department is ready to get things moving on the project – saying that on Aug. 1 they would move everyone out and get started. “It’s going to...

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Michael’s Mission: Cain Remembers His Son Through Dedication to Recovery

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Michael Cain never touched a drug in his life, but pain medications after breaking his back while playing football introduced him to a life of drugs that would eventually take his life. The statistics are plain, said his father, well-known Town DJ Michael ‘Smokey’ Cain, in that his son, Michael, was...

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Water Main Work on Medford Street to Continue Next Summer as Well

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) said this week that major water line work on Medford Street would likely stretch through all of this summer and into next summer as well. The major project is one of several throughout the City to replace major water lines, and the Medford Street...

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Students Earn Degress from UNH

June 17, 2017
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The following students participated in the University of New Hampshire Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Durham, N.H. Students who received the honor of summa cum laude graduated with a GPA of 3.85-4.0; students who received the honor of magna cum laude graduated with a GPA of 3.65-3.84; and students who received...

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BCYF Pools to Open June 17

June 17, 2017
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The City of Boston’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown and the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End, are opening for the season on Saturday, June 17. These pools, along with 16 others that are open year-round, are operated by Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) the City of...

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Bunker Hill Monument Association Announces Annual Meeting New Schedule

June 17, 2017
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The Bunker Hill Monument Association (BHMA) will be 194 years old this year. The Association oversaw fund raising, construction, operations, finances and maintenance of the monument for 96 years, when it was turned over to Massachusetts. This exclusive organization included 11 Presidents, 20 Governors, 30 Generals and over 500 clergy, physicians, and lawyers distinguished...

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BPDA Officials Schedule Meeting for June 22 on One Charlestown to clarify BHA Process

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has scheduled an informational meeting for June 22 to discuss the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) request for proposal (RFP) process that took place several years ago. “The Boston Planning & Development Agency and the Boston Housing Authority will be providing an overview of the...

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