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Training Field Renovations Looking For Partners, Donations for Project

June 25, 2015
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Training Field Renovations Looking For Partners, Donations for Project

Just any old fence won’t do at the historic Training Field in Winthrop Square. The small, City-owned urban park marks a great moment in American history where the Colonials stood up to their British oppressors. It’s likely where they trained, fought and died in the Battle of Bunker Hill. To wit, large memorials remember...

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PIC Application Latest Brouhaha In Casino Battle..

June 25, 2015
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Just five days before receiving a pointed rejection letter from the City’s transportation commissioner concerning a critical Sullivan Square approval process for intermediate traffic improvements, Wynn officials say they met cordially with Mayor Martin Walsh and a top transportation planner to implement changes the City wanted and to increase the budget for the project...

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Approval, Opposition Meet At Resident Parking Meeting

June 25, 2015
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Nearly 50 Charlestown residents gathered at Charlestown High School last Thursday, June 18, for the second public meeting regarding proposed changes to the neighborhood’s parking regulations. Attorney Erin Woods and Boston Police Officer Shannon Fabiano-McLaughlin began circulating a petition in May in hopes of changing the resident-only hours from 8am-8pm to 6pm-10am. They hope...

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Townie Tidbits

June 25, 2015
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“CHARLESTOWN LIVE!” SIGNS OFF Charlestown Live! has signed off BNN-TV. It’s last show was this past Thursday, June 25. After nine years and 475 episodes, the show now goes into the Charlestown history book. When it began, it was immediately accepted as must TV along with the Charlestown Patriot newspaper, both Thursday traditions.  Charlestown...

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Community Revels in Bunker Hill Day festivities

June 18, 2015
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Community Revels in Bunker Hill Day festivities

Little one year old Eleanor Wood with her aunt Kathleen share a laugh during the youngster’s first Bunker Hill Day Parade in Charlestown last Sunday, June 14, on what was a beautiful day for a parade – which brought out thousands to take in the annual commemoration of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Several...

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Police Briefs 06-18-2015

June 18, 2015
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POLICE/COMMUNITY MEETING: Meet the police & discuss public safety issues on the last Wednesday of every month at the police station, 20 Vine Street, at 6:00 p.m., 2nd floor, community room. POLICE RELATED INFO: Contact the District A-1 Community Service Office at 617-343-4627. REPORT DRUG DEALING: Contact the District A-1 Confidential Drug Line at...

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Charlestown is Ready for Bunker Hill Parade

June 11, 2015
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When Charlestown native Bob O’Toole steps to the head of the Bunker Hill Day Parade as Chief Marshal this coming Sunday, June 14 at 12:30 p.m. in Hayes Square, it won’t be his first loop around the hill. The retired Boston Police deputy superintendent has been involved with the Parade as a spectator in...

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CNC Taps Discussion on Terminal St. Brewery

June 11, 2015
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) met last Tuesday, June 2, for the last meeting before its two-month summer hiatus. The meeting kicked off with two presentations from prospective business owners. The first duo was in the early stages of planning a new brewery and taproom they hope to bring to Terminal Street. They talked...

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Hero Sq. Dedication is Saturday

June 11, 2015
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On Saturday June 13, the JW Conway American Legion Post 26 supported by the Charlestown Veterans History Project will sponsor two hero square dedications. The dedications will take place on the corner of Monument Street and Monument Square in Charlestown to William J Ryan and James M Connolly. Both men, who came from Charlestown,...

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Letters to the Editor

June 11, 2015
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Thank you to Old Charlestown Schoolboy’s Association Dear Editor: I wish to thank the Old Charlestown Schoolboy’s Association Scholarship Committee for selecting me as recipient of the 2015 Jonathan Greatorex Scholarship Award. My family and I are profoundly grateful for this generous award as I prepare to begin my studies at Sacred Heart University...

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