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ABCD Honors Lois Siegelman for Community Contributions

September 26, 2013
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On September 17, Lois Siegelman and 17 other outstanding volunteer’s contributions in their neighborhoods were celebrated at the annual ABCD Community Volunteer Celebration. The event was held at the Revere Hotel and was attended by the friends, family and colleagues of the awardees. At the event, Terry Kennedy, Executive Director of the John F....

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Blessing of the Animals on October 6

September 26, 2013
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The seventh annual blessing of the animals will be held on Sunday,  October 6, 2013 around the fountain in the Thompson Triangle at  9:30 a.m.   This ecumenical ceremony offers an opportunity for the  clergy and Charlestown’s residents to unite to reflect upon the positive impact animals have on our emotional, physical  and spiritual well...

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Boston Election

September 26, 2013
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First, we congratulate the two nominees for mayor — Rep. Marty Walsh and City Councilor John Connolly, who were chosen on Tuesday in the primary election. We also congratulate our own Jack Kelly for making it into the top eight finalists for an at-large seat. The campaigning by all candidates in the coming weeks...

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Police Briefs 09-26-2013

September 26, 2013
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Warrant Arrest 09/17/13 – As a result of a traffic stop on Medford Street, an individual was placed under arrest for an outstanding Framingham Court warrant. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon  – Knife 09/17/13 – A victim told police after drinking with a friend, the friend became upset with the victim and began to...

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Lots of Fun

September 19, 2013
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Lots of Fun

Silly Willy amused children of all ages with his balloon twisting at Spaulding Boston’s Set Sail event that was held on September 8.

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CWT First Show Opens on October 3

September 19, 2013
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CWT First Show Opens on October 3

The Charlestown Working Theater presents Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin’s Who’s Hungry October 3-5. Who’s Hungry is an evening of experimental tabletop puppet plays that give a voice and face to hunger in America. The project aims to raise awareness of the lives of those of us who, on a daily basis, must choose...

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Local Resident Jack Kelly on Primary Ballot

September 19, 2013
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In spite of being a local political powerhouse, there has not been an at-large candidate from Charlestown in a muncipal election for more than 30 years.  However this  Tuesday’s primary ballot will include  Jack Kelly who is a lifelong Charlestown resident and the only one from the neighborhood vying for one of four At-Large...

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Gorman Scholarship Winners Announced

September 19, 2013
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The Mark & Michelle Gorman Scholarship committee is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s scholarships.  The committee gave out $4500 in scholarships to eligible Charlestown students for the 2013 – 2014 school year.  Winners were chosen in a lottery on September 7. College Scholarship Winners:  Matthew Johnson – Merrimack College Kayla DeRosa...

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Training Field Meeting Scheduled for Sept. 26

September 19, 2013
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The Training Field/Winthrop Square Cultural Landscape Plan community meeting will be held on Thursday, September 26, at 6:30 PM in the American Legion Hall, 23 Adams St. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services in cooperation with the Friends of the Training Field and the Charlestown Preservation Society,...

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Charlestown Armory Redevelopment Meeting Set for September 26 at Schraffts Cafeteria

September 19, 2013
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The CNC Development Committee will be hosting a meeting on September 26th at 7 pm at the Schrafft’s Center Dining Hall at 525 Main Street. The Department of Neighborhood Development will be announcing their recommended developer for tentative designation for redevelopment of the Armory project and the CNC Development Committee will be outlining the...

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