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Bunker Hill Housing Community Had Their Voices Heard at Last Week’s Meeting

March 23, 2018
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Last week, Charlestown turned out in force for a hearing on the redevelopment of the Bunker Hill housing community. I thank each and every resident, community organization, municipal and state official and prospective developer who attended. In particular, I am grateful for the participation of residents of BHA housing who are most impacted by...

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Tigers Take Title:Charlestown’s Coach Boucher Leads Pope John to First-Ever Title

March 23, 2018
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For the first time in Pope John XXIII High School history, the boys’ basketball team has been crowned as MIAA state champs. The Tigers (24-1) toppled Maynard (22-4) in the Division 4 title game on Saturday, March 17, by a score of 89-57 with a lethal, inside-out attack spearheaded by tourney MVP Angel Price-Espada...

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Digging Out

March 16, 2018
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Digging Out

With nearly 15 inches of snow falling on Charlestown Tuesday, the Town came to a standstill for about 24 hours along with the rest of the city. On Wednesday morning, though, things were much different as residents emerged from their homes to shovel the walk and their parking spaces. Here, Arthur Massaro cleans the...

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A Strong Delegation

March 16, 2018
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A Strong Delegation

Councilor Lydia Edwards flexed her muscles while standing with Sen. Sal DiDomenico and State Rep. Dan Ryan during one of many light-hearted moments at State Sen. Sal DiDomenico’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Knights of Columbus’s Father Mahoney Hall on Friday, March 9. The sold-out celebration featured a fun “roast” of friends...

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Pics in the Parks Returns April 8

March 16, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department invite Boston residents to participate in the free Pics in the Parks photography workshops taking place on five Sundays in April and May from 2 to 3 p.m. Individuals of all ages and skill levels are welcome to bring their cameras and participate...

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CNC Basic Services Committee Meeting Set for March 27

March 16, 2018
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The CNC Basic Services committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Spaulding, Conference Center A, located at 300 1st Ave in the Navy Yard. Representatives from Courageous Sailing will be on hand to discuss their 2018 entertainment license application for events on Pier  4 in the Charlestown...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Holding Vendor Fair for Local, Minority, Woman and Veteran-Owned Businesses

March 16, 2018
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Wynn Resorts is holding a vendor fair on Thursday, March 22, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Anthony’s of Malden (105 Canal Street, Malden) for all local, minority, woman and veteran owned businesses that are interested in supplying goods and services needed to operate the new $2.4 billion, five-star Wynn Boston Harbor Resort in Everett. All qualified...

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Charlestown Firm Chosen to Build First Three Custom Wynn Boston Harbor Water Shuttles

March 16, 2018
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Wynn Boston Harbor has long believed they could revolutionize transportation in Boston by using the Harbor, and now, they’ve picked a local ally to build upon that. After conducting an international review of companies, Wynn Boston Harbor announced on March 14, that a custom luxury yacht builder in Charlestown has been chosen to construct three...

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Police Briefs 03-15-2018

March 16, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Robbery – Bank 03/06/18 – Officers responded to Austin Street for a report of a bank robbery. A witness stated an unknown male approached the counter and demanded money. No note was given, but the suspect did show a knife. The victim complied, and the suspect fled towards Main Street. Detectives are...

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Let’s Not Even Think about Spring

March 16, 2018
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Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?    Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...

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