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Investing in Charlestown

May 5, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh This month, I am proud to put forth a budget for the City of Boston that will make Boston a better place to work, live, and raise a family. At City Hall, we’ve created a plan for our City that will keep Boston financially sound, while making targeted investments towards...

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Mayor’s Cup Tourney

April 29, 2017
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Mayor’s Cup Tourney

The Charlestown Mites won the Mayor’s Cup championship on Thursday, April 20, at the McGonagle Rink in Ryan Playground, with Mayor Martin Walsh congratulating the boys on their victory. Here, Owen McHale pushed the ball down the rink for another score. McHale scored three goals in the 9-2 win over Dorchester. The team went...

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Sail Boston to Land in Charlestown, Thousands Expected on June 17 to View Parade of Sail

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Charlestown’s Navy Yard will be one of the key landing points for Sail Boston 2017 this coming June, and is expected to be a prime viewing location for many thousands of people expected to come during the June 17 Parade of Sail – where some 52 sailing ships, some as long...

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Sail Boston vs Bunker Hill Day: Sacred Ceremonies Moved Back to Avoid Impacts

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There are thousands of reasons to love the idea of Sail Boston if one lives in Charlestown. But there’s one reason to have some concerns. The date, June 17. While the Bunker Hill Parade Day will be a week earlier, on Sunday, June 11, the official National Park Service and Bunker...

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Remembering the Hotel Vendome:Teamsters Donate $60,000 to St Francis

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Father Dan Mahoney of St. Francis DeSales Church was a young priest in Charlestown, still then the chaplain of the Boston Fire Department, he had one of the hardest days of his life – June 17, 1972. On that day, he said, the Hotel Vendome in the Back Bay caught...

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Boy Still in Hospital after Baseball Accident at Ryan Playground

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 9-year-old boy remains in the hospital after what appears to be a freak accident while playing baseball with his mother’s boyfriend on McKeon Field in Ryan Playground Sunday afternoon. The most recent press accounts indicated the boy, identified as Eddy Quinn, who does not live in Charlestown, was in a...

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Navy Yard Restaurant Group Opens New Venture in Eastie, to Provide Water Shuttle from Charlestown

April 29, 2017
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The owners of Pier 6 Restaurant in the Navy Yard have expanded across the Harbor in Eastie to open their newest venture, ReelHouse, and will offer a complimentary water shuttle between the Charlestown and Eastie restaurants starting in June. ReelHouse is the highly anticipated restaurant located inside the hot new apartment building in Eastie,...

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Police Briefs 04-27-2017

April 29, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Warrant Arrest 04/20/17 – Officers on Old Ironsides Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding warrant charging probation violations.   Warrant Arrest 04/20/17 – As a result of a motor vehicle stop on Pearl Street, an individual was placed under arrest for an outstanding Charlestown Court warrant charging breaking and...

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Townie Tidbits

April 29, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani BACK TO ONE CHARLESTOWN The May 1 proposed meeting between Charlestown residents and Joe Corcoran is quickly approaching and many in the Town anticipate that this meeting will be well attended by both supporters and opponents of the proposed development of the old Bunker Hill projects. I am hoping that everyone...

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How Boston Basics Helps Our Children

April 29, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Ron Ferguson Here in Boston, we are committed to creating an equitable city for all. Reaching this goal requires many approaches. But if we really want to create more opportunities for success and close the achievement gap in our City once and for all, our primary focus needs...

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