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Passacantilli Outlines His Environmental Platform

September 8, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has released his Environmental Platform.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor, which includes the neighborhoods of East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. Passacantilli said, “Protecting our environment is a global obligation that calls for innovative and determined...

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Police Briefs 09-07-2017

September 8, 2017
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Charlestown beat Warrant Arrest 08/24/17 – Officers in the area of Old Ironsides Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Charlestown Court warrant charging assault and battery. Larceny from a Building 08/25/17 – A victim on Spice Street reported sometime between Aug. 25 and 28, unknown person(s) removed two Dell laptops. She...

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Townie Tidbits

September 8, 2017
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Story and Photos By Sal Giarratani SUMMER IS FADING FAST Well, I hope everyone had a great Labor Weekend with family and friends or at least got to say good by to the Summer of ‘17. It went by so fast and wasn’t one of our best, especially when it came to lazing out...

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Starting the School Year Together

September 8, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The start of the school year brings a lot change into our students’ lives: new classes, new teachers, new subjects to tackle. September can be an inspiring time, a season that brings students, teachers and families together as they work to accomplish a shared goal: a successful, completed school...

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Townie Sports

September 8, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly “QUINN” GOLFERS PAR FOR THE COURSE The Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship Committee would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the 128 golfers who participated in their 22nd annual tournament. The Quinn scholarship was established in September of 1969 in honor of U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Michael P. Quinn who...

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Schoolgirl Celebration

September 2, 2017
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Schoolgirl Celebration

Margaret Klessens celebrated being a Charlestown Schoolgirl and her 90th birthday during the Schoolgirls’ fundraiser show last Thursday night, Aug. 17, at the Knights of Columbus. Klessens is pictured with her daughter, Sally, and her son, Bill, during the time. Margaret Klessens graduated from the old Charlestown High in 1942 and served in the...

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BPS restores Charlestown exam school buses after weeks of uncertainty, frustration for parents

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Under fire from hundreds of parents in Charlestown that have kids at Boston Latin School (BLS) and Boston Latin Academy (BLA) and rely on the neighborhood bus, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) announced on Wednesday that they would restore the previously cut BLS and BLA buses after more than a week...

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Marathon Bombing Movie about Bauman to Premiere Here

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In what is believed to be an upcoming blockbuster Hollywood hit, the movie ‘Stronger’ about Marathon Bombing victim Jeff Bauman’s recovery from catastrophic injury will premiere on Sept. 12 in Charlestown’s Spaulding Rehab – the very place where the hometown hero learned to walk again after the tragedy. Spaulding officials and...

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CNC Community Corner

September 2, 2017
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday September 5th at the Knights of Columbus Hall 545 Medford Street. All are welcome to attend. After presentations by different agencies, the floor will be opened for public comment.

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Wynn Boston Harbor Officials Honors Veterans, Hosts Secretary Urena

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When veterans are on the job site at Wynn Boston Harbor, many didn’t know that some of their close co-workers had also served in the Armed Forces. However, under a new initiative from Wynn and State Veterans Affairs Secretary Francisco Urena, workers on the site now wear specially-designed ‘veteran’ hard hats,...

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