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Marching Around the Monument

November 4, 2016
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Marching Around the Monument

The 31st March Around the Monument went off without a hitch once again this year on Monday, Oct. 31. Candy flowed like a river into the bags of trick-or-treaters and the Training Field was outfitted with the best decorations to date. Here, the Frederick Family stood outside their Monument Avenue home, which appeared to...

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E-inc Realizes Its Goal of a Museum, Hosts Fundraiser Nov 9

November 4, 2016
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E-inc Realizes Its Goal of a Museum, Hosts Fundraiser Nov 9

By Seth Daniel The Charlestown-based after-school program e-inc has come a long way from operating an inventive program for kids out of an empty apartment in a housing development along Medford Street some 14 years ago, but now they are ready to take an even bigger step in converting most of their building in...

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Residents Upset Over Change for Parking at Edwards School

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Townies around the Eden Street area have been parking their cars in the Edwards Middle School parking lot since, perhaps, Mr. Edwards was still alive. No one can be quite sure how long the gentlemen’s agreement has been ongoing between the school and the community regarding the very valuable parking lot,...

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One Charlestown Comment Period Extended Through Nov 23

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) announced that it would be extending the community comment period for the One Charlestown redevelopment of the Bunker Hill Housing Development for several more weeks. The current comment period with its extension on the first leg of the process, known as the Project Notification...

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St John’s Turns 175: Ready to Celebrate a Milestone Around the Capstone

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The old St. John’s Episcopal Church doesn’t look a day over 150 years old, but its appearance belies its true age of 175 years, and this coming week, on Sunday, Nov. 6, the Parish community will come together to celebrate that major milestone. Rev. Tom Mousin told the Patriot Bridge that...

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Sullivan Sq Design Meeting Brings Out Residents

November 4, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani Last week, the Boston Transportation Department hosted a Sullivan Square Design meeting in a packed Knights of Columbus Hall. Residents came to listen to city and state officials explain a number of options still on the table to make Sullivan Square work for both pedestrians and motorists that use this passage...

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A Day in the Life of Council President Michelle Wu

November 4, 2016
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By Joseph Prezioso In spending a day with Council President Michelle Wu, one quickly sees her talk is her walk. The sun hadn’t quite made it up Thursday morning when City Council President Michelle Wu began rushing around her Roslindale home to get out the door and get on the go. A lone jogger...

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St John’s Episcopal Church to Hold Annual Harvest Fair on November 12

November 4, 2016
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St. John’s Church at 27 Devens Street invites everyone to the 177th Harvest Fair on Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church’s Parish House. Admission is free and items for sale include books, crafts, plants, toys, jewelry, and baked goods. There will also be a Silent Auction with a...

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Counseling Center Renamed at MC

November 4, 2016
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The School Counseling Center at Malden Catholic High School was recently dedicated in honor of the Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation in recognition of the Foundation’s $250,000 gift in support of the school’s Essential Malden Catholic Campaign. “Malden Catholic is grateful to the Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation and its Trustees for their support of the...

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Mayor Holds Meet and Greet, Says He’s All in for Re-Election

November 4, 2016
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By John Lynds While he’s not on the ballot next week, Mayor Martin Walsh will run for reelection in 2017 and already has his sights set on another term as Boston’s mayor. On Sunday, Walsh held a meet and greet in East Boston with supporters and signaled he wants his reelection to not only...

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