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Spaulding Is The Good Neighbour

September 11, 2014
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In recognition that the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) construction process and its future operations have had, and will continue to have, an impact on the Charlestown community, Spaulding is pleased to continue its longstanding commitment to the Charlestown community. Spaulding, through collaboration with the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) and the Department of Public Health,...

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CPS Design Comm. To Meet On Sept.15

September 11, 2014
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The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting at the Mary Colbert meeting room located at 20 Devens Street on Monday, September 15th, at 7:30 p.m.  The meeting room is visible and directly accessible from the sidewalk on the left side at the rear of the building.  Our agenda includes...

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Letters To The Editor

September 11, 2014
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Thank you Judy Dear Editor: I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Judy Cleveland and the Micah Young Scholarship committee for selecting me as this year’s recipient.  Because of the generosity of Judy and her family, I am able to continue my studies in both biology and art at Westfield St. University....

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We Need to Address Our Gateway Corridors

September 4, 2014
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We Need to Address Our Gateway Corridors

Charlestown Patriot Bridge (CPB): As you travel around Charlestown, how has the response been to your campaign? Representative Dan Ryan (DR): To be honest, the past couple of weeks have been quiet in terms of volume of voter contact. However, the response from those who were around was great. The name and face recognition...

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Casino is the Most Pressing Issue for Charlestown

September 4, 2014
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Casino is the Most Pressing Issue for Charlestown

Charlestown Patriot Bridge(CPB): As you travel around Charlestown, how has the response been to your campaign? Roy Avellaneda (RA): Unlike the Special Election, I had much more time and have found these last six months campaigning in Charlestown to have been very rewarding. As I meet and converse with Charlestown residents about issues that...

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CPS Tour to Be On Sept. 20

September 4, 2014
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From a Richardsonian Romanesque townhouse — the only one in Charlestown — to an elegant brick Federal that dates from the early 1800s, the 2014 Charlestown Historic House Tour is a rare chance to explore private houses and public spaces in Boston’s oldest neighborhood. The tour, sponsored by the Charlestown Preservation Society, is on...

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Charlestown Stroll for Hope To Raise Funds for Cancer Patients

September 4, 2014
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The First Annual Charlestown Stroll for Hope will take place on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10 am starting and finishing at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street, Charlestown. Registration starts at 8 am. Charlestown has the highest cancer rate in all of Boston. The “Stroll” will raise funds for residents of...

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Charles River No Longer Known for Dirty Water

September 4, 2014
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EPA has given a grade of “A-” for water quality in the Charles River during 2013. It is the highest grade EPA has issued since the 1995 inception of the Clean Charles River Initiative. Reflecting nearly twenty years of focused efforts by EPA, state and local officials, private environmental advocacy groups and concerned citizens,...

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Historic Election for Charlestown on Tuesday

September 4, 2014
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We have all heard the stories of a young Jack Kennedy running for Congress in 1946 and marching in the Bunker Hill Parade with friends like Dave Powers and future state representative Gerry Doherty or meeting workers at the docks between shifts. Charlestown has always been proud of its political history. This past spring...

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Healey Builds Momentum in Her Campaign for Ag

August 29, 2014
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Healey Builds Momentum in Her Campaign for Ag

Charlestown resident Maura Healey had another strong week in her campaign for the Democratic nomination for attorney general. Healey turned in an impressive performance in a candidates’ debate with Warren Tolman on the Channel 5 show, “On The Record” Sunday morning. The debate came on the heels of a feature story in Friday’s Boston...

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