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Many Wonder about One Charlestown’s New Plans

October 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel September is now in the rearview mirror, and still there has been no word, or even an inkling of activity, from the developers of One Charlestown regarding the new design that they were scheduled to unveil some time after Labor Day. Now, many in the Town are growing restless and wondering...

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Rosens on Committee for Storybook Ball

October 6, 2017
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Every three minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Scary for adults—and even scarier for children. This October, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) will bring a heightened awareness to this growing problem at its Storybook Ball. Now in its 18th year, the Storybook Ball is one of Boston’s pinnacle events,...

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Former City Councilor and Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Endorses Stephen Passacantilli

October 6, 2017
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Former City Councilor At-Large and Mayoral candidate John Connolly endorsed City Council candidate Stephen Passacantilli at a Charlestown event hosted by Boston Public School (BPS) parents from across the district.  In the 2013 Mayoral Election, Connolly won both Charlestown and the North End in both the Preliminary and Final Elections. Connolly, a former teacher and past...

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Police Briefs 10-05-2017

October 6, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 09/29/17 – A victim on Main Street reported she left her bag with prescriptions on the counter and left the store. Upon realizing she forgot the bag, she returned to find it was gone. A surveillance video was available, and the suspect who took the bag was identified. Detectives will investigate....

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Letter to the Editor

October 6, 2017
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Expressing Our Gratitude for the Grasshopper Café Dear Editor: As the summer comes to a close and as we prepare for the year ahead we can’t help but reflect on the success stories from our last school year. The Harvard Kent School and the Eliot K-8 Innovation Schools worked hard to promote the social...

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Townie Tidbits

October 6, 2017
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Story and Photos By Sal Giarratani SUMMER’S OVER BUSY NIGHTS AGAIN Over the summer months, there isn’t that much activity with community meetings or times but once Labor Day hits, the schedule for activists and newspaper guys like me gets busy, busy and more busy. I was back at the Knigts again  recently for...

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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 6, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...

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Townie Sports

October 6, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly 2017 HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS FOOTBAL FRIDAY’S GAMES BC High at Malden Catholic– 7 PM Br. Gilbert Stadium )Charlestown at New Mission – 6 PM (Almont Park) Everett at Lowell – 7 PM (Cawley Field) Melrose at Cochrane-Fountain City – 7 PM (Wisconsin) Cambridge at Malden Catholic – 7 PM SATURDAY’S...

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Candlelight Vigil

September 29, 2017
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Candlelight Vigil

Warren McMaster and Stephanie Shea listen as the names of the victims lost to addiction are read during the 9th annual Charlestown Vigil in Hayes Square on Saturday, Sept. 23. The vigil this year was dedicated to Timothy Monaco, who died due to addiction on Nov. 11, 2016.

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Walsh Cruises to Huge Victory in Charlestown and Citywide

September 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Martin Walsh made a strong showing in Charlestown on Tuesday night in the Preliminary Election, getting nearly five times more votes then second place finisher and Councilor Tito Jackson in the Town. Vote totals for the seven precincts in Charlestown showed that Walsh scored 1,891 votes to Jackson’s 409 –...

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