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Nine Residents to Run Marathon for Dana-Faber

April 7, 2016
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On April 18, Emily Hodge, Keely Macmillan, Marie Caulfield, Jennifer Hayes, Lindsay Murachver, Laura Ducie, David Hayes, Caroline Doyle, and Brendan Densmore from Charlestown, Massachusetts, will run to conquer cancer as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge<http://www.RunDFMC.org> team in the 120th Boston Marathon(r). These nine residents, along with more than 550 Dana-Farber Marathon...

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Police Briefs 04-07-2016

April 7, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT POLICE/COMMUNITY MEETING: Meet the police & discuss public safety issues on the last Wednesday of every month at the police station, 20 Vine Street, at 6:00 p.m., 2nd floor, community room. POLICE RELATED INFO: Contact the District A-1 Community Service Office at 617-343-4627. REPORT DRUG DEALING: Contact the District A-1 Confidential Drug...

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Townie Tidbits

April 7, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani TWENTY MILES AN HOUR? Seems like there is a push both at City Hall and up on Beacon Hill statewide to lower the speed limit on most streets in cities and towns down to 20 miles an hour. In Boston, District 3 City Councilor Frank Baker says too many people in...

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Boston Strong

April 7, 2016
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That is the slogan, a rallying cry, that came out of the senseless bombings of the Boston Marathon in 2013.  While the culprits and their associates are either dead or in jail, their actions still live on for the familes who lost their loved ones and the survivors that still carry the wounds that...

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Sports 04-07-2016

April 7, 2016
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TOWNIE SPORTS By Kevin Kelly PLAY BALL!!!  Efforts are underway to form “Townie” youth baseball teams (ages 13/14, 15/16 and 18-under) to compete in the Middlesex Summer League. The league includes teams from Lexington, Brighton, Winchester, Revere, Somerville, Medford, Arlington and Waltham. The schedule would include home and away games with each city/town. If...

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McGonagle and McGoff Tournament

April 1, 2016
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McGonagle and McGoff Tournament

Barney McGonagle, Joann Castro and Lisa McGoff were thanked for their continued involvement and presented with flowers from some of the Charlestown players.

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Boston Creates Reveals Five Goals Outlined in Upcoming Cultural Plan

April 1, 2016
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Boston Creates Reveals Five Goals Outlined in Upcoming Cultural Plan

By Seth Daniel The Boston Creates team held its final Town Hall meeting at Bunker Hill Community College on Monday night, March 28, and revealed five goals that will be used to form the upcoming Boston Cultural Plan – due out on June 17. Julie Burros, chief of arts and culture, moderated the meeting,...

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Reaction to BRA Extension Favorable

April 1, 2016
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By John Lynds Charlestown’s elected officials are reacting to last week’s vote by the City Council to extend the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) 14 urban renewal districts by six years. “I supported this extension because it empowers the BRA with the tools necessary to control development and address areas of blight,” said Charlestown City...

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Pilot Street Cleaning Program is Now Permanent

April 1, 2016
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In cooperation with Charlestown residents and elected officials, the City of Boston today announced that a pilot Street Cleaning Program that has been underway in that neighborhood since July of 2015 will be implemented permanently effective immediately.  Vehicles parked in violation of the posted Street Cleaning regulations on streets in Charlestown will no longer...

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Murphy Running for Register of Deeds Post

April 1, 2016
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By John Lynds After serving 18 years in the Boston City Council, former At-Large Councilor Stephen Murphy was voted out last November. The loss shocked many supporters of the widely popular incumbent during the city’s general election last year. Murphy was the only incumbent not reelected to an At-Large seat and was beat by...

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