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Dr. Paula Milone-Nuzzo is Named President of MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

March 31, 2017
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Following an extensive nationwide search, Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, has been named the sixth President of MGH Institute of Health Professions, an independent graduate school in Boston founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and the only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare. Dr. Milone-Nuzzo has spent the past 14 years in leadership roles at...

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City,Transportation Department say Stats Show Allston Street Pilot a Success

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel By the numbers, the change in direction for Allston Street has been a total success, according to figures released last week by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). To a person, not everyone likes the new configuration – which took away Allston Street as the one street on the west end of...

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Police Briefs 03-30-2017

March 31, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Assault and Battery 03/23/2017 – As a result of a dispute over a towed motor vehicle, both parties involved made claims of being assaulted. The matter is scheduled to be resolved in Charlestown Court.   Aggravated Assault and Battery 03/23/17 – During a dispute between a customer and a store employee on...

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Letter to the Editor

March 31, 2017
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Commenting on LaMattina’s Op-Ed Dear Editor: After reading Councilor LaMattina’s op-ed I went to One Charlestown’s web site.  The photos certainly are beautiful — development photos almost always are, as they invite you to envision what doesn’t yet exist. While there’s no dispute as to the need for upgrade, beautification and safety in the...

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Looking at the Alternative Plan

March 31, 2017
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By Samuel (Sy) Mintz, AIA  AICP I want to respond to a quote by Seth Daniels in March 23rd’s article titled “Alternative Plan to One Charlestown presented,” stating “former planner Sy Mintz has presented his “alternative plan” for One Charlestown no fewer than 17 times to small groups around the Town.” To clarify, it...

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Townie Tidbits

March 31, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani   GOOD BYE TO MARTY SR. I was way up on Bunker Hill Street at St.Francis de Sales Church for the funeral of a man I have known over 40 years. Marty O’Brien Sr. was an imposing figure but of the silent type. Most Townies are usually anything but silent. However,...

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How We’re Investing in Our Schools

March 31, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Education provides a solid foundation for a growing and thriving city. An investment in our children’s education is an investment in Boston’s future. We want the best future possible for our kids, and their school days filled with opportunity, growth, and promise. That’s why we’re going to invest a...

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How Low Can They Go?

March 31, 2017
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The political goings-on in Washington these past few weeks truly have been unprecedented within the lifetime of anyone alive today. The budget outline submitted by President Trump a few weeks ago, followed by the failed attempt to take away health insurance from millions of Americans, represent policy-making that seeks to assert to an unprecedented...

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We Remember It Well…

March 31, 2017
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The “it” we are referring to  was the surprise April Fool’s Day snowstorm of 1997 — 20 years ago this week — that dumped 25 inches of snow in this immediate area and even more in other places in the Greater Boston area. We recall that the weather forecasters had not predicted such a...

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Townie Sports

March 31, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly CAM-a-lot Malden Catholic senior wing Cameron Delvalle was selected by the MIAA as the 2017 Catholic Conference Sportsmanship Award recipient. Cam, along with other MIAA award winners, will be recognized between periods of an upcoming Bruins game.   ON THE MARK!!! Congratulations to Boston Latin senior defenseman Mark Williamson for his...

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