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Our Summer Of Discontent

July 22, 2016
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Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might happen sporadically, now when we go on-line each morning to look at the latest news, we find ourselves reading about some terrible act committed either...

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Sports 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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TOWNIE SPORTS: By Kevin Kelly Townies fall in mayor’s cup championship Congratulations to the Charlestown 9-year-old All Stars for advancing to the championship game of the 2016 Mayor’s Cup baseball tournament held at Moakley Park in South Boston. The coaches and players could often be seen practicing at the “Neck” and it is no...

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Obituaries 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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John ‘Jackie’ Dewey Retired Federal Bank of Boston Supervisor; member of Bunker Hill Council K of C, Old Charlestown Schoolboy’s Assoc., Halligan Club, and the Bunker Hill Assoc. John A. “Jackie” Dewey, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Wednesday, July 13 at Winchester Hospital in Winchester. He was 63...

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Fast Ball

July 18, 2016
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Fast Ball

STRONG EFFORT: Noah Zavolas surrendered three runs in the first inning but settled down to hold the Brighton Black Sox in check and the Yawkey League Townies rallied in the last inning to nab a 5-4 win on Friday night, July 8. The Yawkey League is now in full swing across the City with...

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Keeping Cool

July 18, 2016
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Keeping Cool

Charlestown youngsters Caroline Emrick, Bryce Stewart, and Elizabeth Emrick helped open the Boston Common Frog Pond wading pool for the summer on June 24. Hundreds of children and their families attended the event hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with The Skating Club of Boston. The celebration featured activities, a...

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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

July 18, 2016
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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

By Seth Daniel In quiet moments away from City Hall, when Sara Myerson contemplates in her mind what Boston should look like in 2030, or what it might look like in five years from now, those fleeting moments often come while she gazes out the window of her home in Charlestown. At times, they...

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BRA Looks to Pay Major Attention to Navy Yard Open Spaces,Facilities

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Following a very productive meeting in the Navy Yard with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last Wednesday, July 6, the agency has released a very ambitious Request for Interest (RFI) to activate the Navy Yard to include anything from public art projects on the water to a Farmer’s Market and new...

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City to Launch Body Cameras On Police

July 18, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans announced Tuesday an agreement with the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) to allow the City of Boston and Boston Police Department to launch a six-month Body Worn Camera Pilot Program.  Under the agreement, up to 100 volunteer patrol officers will be equipped with body...

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Developer,MassPort to Announce Working Agreement on D Street

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The developer for the Graphic Arts Building and MassPort were expected to announce a working agreement for the proposed development to use D Street as an entrance and exit to its parking garage during a meeting held last night, July 13, in the Schraffts Center. The meeting was a convening of...

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Letters to the Editor

July 18, 2016
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Comment on Sullivan Square was missed  Dear Editor: Your very well-written and informative article covering the crowded informational session on June 30 with the Boston Transportation Department regarding the Rutherford Avenue design did miss one important comment regarding the link between the short-term redesign of Sullivan Square and the proposal for the long-term redesign...

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