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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Obituaries 09-22-2016

September 22, 2016
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Paul Clausen, Jr. Public spirited and generous resident of Charlestown and New Hampshire Paul E. Clausen Jr. of Charlestown and Freedom, NH died peacefully on September 14. He was 70 years old. He began his professional career as a summer tour guide at Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough, NH  and finished as an...

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School Bells Ring

September 15, 2016
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School Bells Ring

Audrey Kelly walks her children Destiney, 5, and Jayden, 7, up the Harvard-Kent School stairs to their first day of classes last Thursday, Sept. 8. Students all over Charlestown and Boston returned last Thursday, Sept. 8.

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Colliers Proposes Residential Building within Hood Park

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A third, large residential project on the industrial side of Rutherford Avenue has become public this week, with Colliers International proposing a large residential project for the Hood Park on a site that had previously been slated for an office building. Geoffrey Lewis and Mark Rosenshein of Colliers announced this week...

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PARK(ing) Day Comes to Charlestown

September 15, 2016
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A public park will spring up on parking spaces at Bunker Hill Street this Friday afternoon, but residents must act quick, because like Cinderella, the park will be gone by nightfall. On Friday, September 16, many parking spaces throughout Boston and across the world – including some spaces in Charlestown – will be transformed...

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Festivities Planned at St John’s on Sunday

September 15, 2016
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On Sunday, September 18th, St. John’s Episcopal Church begins the program year with classes for children’s formation and a parish picnic. Classes for children ages 3 and up begin at 9:45 am in the Parish House, with children joining their families in church for the conclusion of the 10 am worship service. The Godly...

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MassDOT Unveils Latest Plans for N Washington St Bridge

September 15, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has unveiled the latest plans for the new North Washington Street Bridge. Miguel Rosales, president and founder of Boston-based Rosales + Partners Transportation Design, is the architect behind the estimated $125-million bridge, which will replace the existing structurally deficient crossing that links City Square in...

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Charlestown Voters Support the Three Winners in Primary

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds Last Thursday’s State Primary was quiet with low voter turnout in Charlestown and across the state. With many incumbents running unopposed few ventured out to cast a ballot for incumbents and even those incumbents who had challengers. The story of the night was former At-Large Boston City Councilor and former Council...

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MGH Institute Faculty, Students and Staff to Take Part in IMPACT Day

September 15, 2016
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More than 350 students, faculty, and staff from MGH Institute of Health Professions will work with community groups and other non-profit organizations in Charlestown and around Greater Boston on Friday, September 16 as part of the graduate school’s annual Community IMPACT Day event. More than 60 teams of students in nursing, occupational therapy, physical...

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Appreciation Night for Police on Sept 21

September 15, 2016
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A Charlestown Police Appreciate Night, sponsored by a Grateful Community, will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club’s 60 High Sreet building.  Current and former officers who are/have served in Charlestown have been invited to attend. All residents of Charlestown are urged...

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