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Obituaries 10-06-2016

October 7, 2016
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Philip ‘Phil’ Kelly Longtime Charlestown Youth Basketball Coach; Inducted into the Boston Park League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984 Philip P. “Phil” Kelly, a six year resident of Melrose. former 25-year resident of Medford and 62-year resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Thursday, September 29 at the Chelsea Soldiers Home in...

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Asbestos Removal Traffic Will Be Key As One Charlestown Files Notice State Environmental Regulators

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An Environmental Notification Form (ENF) filing for the redevelopment of the Bunker Hill Housing Development on Vine Street has identified amounts of asbestos in the properties, and the developer indicates it will be removed with non-asbestos materials and shipped out in trucks through the Town. “Due to the presence of Asbestos...

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Main Streets Idea Has City Hall Support, Requires Lots Of Local Work

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though it’s been tried before, a number of rumblings around Charlestown now have gathered momentum for looking into the creation of a Main Streets District in the Town – something that Mayor Martin Walsh said he would support if the community were to unite in supporting the idea. After many local...

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Harvard Kent Celebrates Move To Level 1 School

October 1, 2016
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Harvard Kent Celebrates Move To Level 1 School

By Seth Daniel No matter where one drinks coffee in the Town, officials at the Harvard Kent want parents and students to know that the school near the Tobin Bridge is a great choice to stay local and get great instruction, and this week that claim was backed up by a City and state...

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Knights Of Columbus Hosts An Evening With Jim Plunkett Oct. 8

October 1, 2016
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The Boston Chapter of the Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring “An Evening With Jim Plunkett” on Oct. 8, 2016, from 7:30 p.m. to midnight, at 545 Medford St. in Charlestown. The fundraiser will allow the Boston Chapter to continue bringing children to “Day in the Country,” at Canobie Lake. Since 1902, the Boston...

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CNC Meeting October 4 – 7pm At The Knights Of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street

October 1, 2016
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Chair correspondence          Presentations          Open floor for community members          Committee Reports – Public Safety, Basic Services, Development, Transportation, Elections                      Report on Paolo’s/Monument LLC restaurant meeting held 9/17, changes in liquor license and hours of operation                      Report on the North Washington Street Bridge meeting held 9/14                      Report on the 7...

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Castle Group Celebrates 20 Years, Nine In Navy Yard

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Last Thursday, the Castle Group in the Navy Yard celebrated 20 years as a business, a woman-owned business at that, and to celebrate the achievement, Mayor Martin Walsh proclaimed it ‘Castle Group Day’ in Boston. “That means they can do whatever they want until midnight, which gives them a little bit...

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Police Briefs 09-29-2016

October 1, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Larceny 09/19/16 – A victim on Medford Street reported unknown person(s) stole her cell phone from her backpack while she was at the football field. Larceny 09/20/16 – A victim on Bartlett Street reported unknown person(s) stole her blue UPPAbaby stroller from beside her home. Larceny 09/20/16 – A victim on Rutherford...

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Townie Tidbits

October 1, 2016
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POLICE APPRECIATION NIGHT BIG SUCCESS The Charlestown Police Appreciation Night that was organized by the Grateful Community of Charlestown and hosted by the Boys and Girls Club was a great success last week and truly appreciated by the men and women of this community and beyond who serve and protect  that thin blue line...

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Pop-Up Art

September 22, 2016
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Pop-Up Art

Jungsoo Kim of Ground Inc., the landscape firm working on the Bunker Hill redevelopment project, holds a replica of the Monument with the real Monument in the background. The National Park Service and Corcoran Development unveiled a pop-up park on the corner of Bunker Hill Street and Monument Avenue last Friday afternoon to celebrate...

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