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Partners Healthcare Scholarships Are Available to Local Students

April 9, 2015
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A consortium of Charlestown affiliates in Partners HealthCare System will award $6,000 in scholarships to high school seniors from Charlestown pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in health care. Eligible students for the Charlestown Partners Health Care Merit Scholarship must have lived in Charlestown for at least two years, be a first-year, first-degree student...

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Wynn Could Use Railroad to Ship out Contaminated Soil

April 9, 2015
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Wynn environmental consultants said Monday night that they are looking into the feasibility of shipping out some contaminated soils by rail, and are very high on the idea. Chris Gordon, a Massachusetts based environmental consultant, said at a public meeting in Charlestown on Monday night that they have been in talks with freight railroad...

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Townie Tidbits

April 9, 2015
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EASTER THOUGHT ON CHARLESTOWN  Having spent about a good dozen years calling Charlestown my home, I have good memories around Easter in Charlestown when I was still living at home with my parents on Winthrop Street. I wasn’t as lucky as a Townie to having been born and raised here but after arriving I...

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Downtown View: Young Adults Invest in City

April 9, 2015
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This is what older adults think of the newly minted adults—20 to early 30s—living on their block: They have loud parties. They drink too much. They put their trash out at any old time and don’t bag it properly. They have too many dogs, and they don’t pick up the you-know-what. They don’t care...

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Residents Are Ready To Fight for ‘Resident Only Parking Changes’

April 2, 2015
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For some folks, it can be work that takes over their lives. For others, it can be a family situation or a home repair emergency. For many in Charlestown, that outlying frustration that can take over their lives involves simply parking their car near their home. They tell stories of paying thousands of dollars...

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Holy Week Schedule at St. John’s

April 2, 2015
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The parish of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 27 Devens St., celebrating 175 years of ministry in Charlestown, invites the community to join us in moving through the most important week in the Christian year with the following services. On Thursday April 2, at 6 pm, there will be a Maundy Thursday supper, with the...

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Waiting Game Begins on Wynn’s Environmental Report

April 2, 2015
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As meetings with Engaged Charlestown Residents and Wynn officials continue in the neighborhood this month, those involved in the process have circled Friday, April 3, with a big red pen – as it is what many believe could be the day when Wynn’s traffic plans are either accepted or rejected by state regulators. The...

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Boston Opposes Wynn Traffic Plan ‘In Its Entirety’

April 2, 2015
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The City of Boston has issued a comment letter indicating it is absolutely against the entire Wynn traffic plan outlined in the Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Report (SFEIR) filed in February – despite the fact that the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) officials worked very closely with Wynn to help put together the plan all...

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Easter Sunday

April 2, 2015
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On Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a few years back and...

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Sports 04-02-2015

April 2, 2015
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Spring/summer track and field registration is open 2015 Spring/Summer Track and Field Registration is now open. Track is open to all youth 5-18 years old Join Town Track Club for an exciting season of jumps,hurdles,sprints,long distance runs,relays,discus and hurdles. Mini meets at our own track, mini meets at MIT and bigger events in-between! *** New...

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