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Touch-A-Truck

June 12, 2018
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Touch-A-Truck

Tripp Nugent enjoying his time on a pay-loader last Sunday, June 3, during the kick-off event for Charlestown Pride Week – the Touch-a-Truck event by the Charlestown Mothers Association (CMA). The event brought many kids, their parents, elected officials and some real big trucks.

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Two North End Restauranteurs Partner to Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

June 12, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the Five-Star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort. ‘Fratelli’ (which means brothers in Italian) is the first local restaurant partnership between DePasquale and Varano and the first locally-operated restaurant at the 3 million-square-foot...

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Indigo Ag in Hood Park Gets Major State Job Creation Grant

June 12, 2018
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Indigo Agriculture – headquartered in the Hood Park campus – has received a major life sciences job creation grant this week in excess of $1 million. The Gov. Charlie Baker Administration announced $20 million in tax incentive awards to 23 life sciences companies this week, including $1.125 million to Indigo. The awards were approved...

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Hood Park Kicks off Community Discussion, Trading Open Space for Height

June 12, 2018
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The first in a series of three planning and design charrettes regarding the future of Hood Park was held on May 30, just a week after the company proposed a 230-foot office building on its campus – double the height of the current allowable limits. Mark Rosenshein, of Trademark Partners, LLC, began the meeting...

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Ryan Endorses Carvalho for District Attorney

June 12, 2018
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On Monday during Charlestown Pride Week, State Rep. Dan Ryan of Charlestown announced he is endorsing his State House colleague, Evandro Carvalho of Dorchester, for District Attorney in the race to fill the seat being vacated by Dan Conley. “Evandro and I were sworn-in within weeks of each other,” Ryan said. “We hit it...

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Bunker Hill Day Special

June 12, 2018
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Thomas Knowlton:  Bunker Hill hero, father of Special Forces   The rag-tag precursor to the Continental Army that fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill for the Colonists can hardly be thought of as an elite Special Forces unit, but the father of today’s modern Army Special Forces cut his teeth right on Bunker...

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Letters to the Editor

June 12, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor: To the Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association. I would like to Thank You for selecting me for one of the Schoolboy Scholarships. This Award will be put to good use as I continue my education at Stonehill College. Christopher Page THANK YOU Dear Editor: To the Old  Charlestown Schoolboys Association. I would...

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Schoolboys Dinner

June 1, 2018
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Schoolboys Dinner

JUST LIKE OLD TIMES: Dan Smith, Keith Lordan, John Scheiffern, Bill Smith, and Bill Lordan enjoyed the 105th Old Charlestown Schoolboy’s Association dinner last Sunday, May 20, in the Knights of Columbus Father Mahoney Hall. President Bob Flynn presided over the affair, which saw a packed house once again for the oldest organization in...

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CNC Corner

June 1, 2018
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday June 5, at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford St. At 6 p.m., we will be giving out the awards from the Spaulding-CNC Community Partnership Fund.  All are invited to attend, to celebrate, and to thank our...

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YMCA to Hold Summer Splash on June 7

June 1, 2018
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The Charlestown YMCA is holding its annual signature fundraising event, Splash Into Summer, on Thursday, June 7, from 6-9 p.m. at Courageous Sailing Pier (Pier 4) in Charlestown. Every year, the Charlestown Y hosts this signature event to raise funds to support families and individuals in its own backyard. All funds raised from this event go...

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