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Wearin’ of the Green

March 24, 2017
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Wearin’ of the Green

It was all dancing and laughs for Sally Woods and Colleen Sullivan, who found a little space to dance in the packed Warren Tavern on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

March 24, 2017
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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

One part of the neighborhood took care of another part on Friday night, March 10, as RSM in City Square presented the Warren Prescott Elementary School (WP) with a $110,903 grant as part of the company’s ongoing partnership with the school which started last summer. The partnership was born out of a call from...

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Designated Bike Lane in Sullivan Square, Rutherford Ave:Plan Cheered by Cyclists

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For more than a few in the Town, the mention of a dedicated bike path in the plans for Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue brings on a frown or the rolling of the eyes – and is sometimes seen as a bit of expensive, wasted space to accommodate a small, but...

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Alternative Plan to One Charlestown Presented

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Former planner Sy Mintz said this week that he has presented his “alternative plan” for One Charlestown no fewer than 17 times to small groups around the Town, and that at one of those meetings a representative from the Corcoran Jennison team was in attendance to view his presentation. Last week,...

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A Calming State:Yoga at the Library Builds on Years of Commitment,Access for All Residents

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On most Mondays when the sun is out, a beautiful swath of sunlight shines into the event room on the second floor of the Charlestown Branch Library. Sitting on the floor are several adults who have gathered there for a number of years. But there aren’t any books. There isn’t even...

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Re-Shaping the BPDA:Women Make Up Majority of Staff at the Agency

March 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) was formed in 1957. Throughout the years, this agency has decided in many ways what direction the City should go in by having a tight fingertip on every major development that has come through Boston over the past...

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MGH Nursing Program Earns High Marks from US News and World Reports

March 24, 2017
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The Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Charlestown attained their highest rankings ever in the new U. S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools list. The rankings were released March 14, 2017. The three-year direct-entry master’s program, in which...

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LaMattina Calls for Unity in Development of One Charlestown

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As all parties prepare to come back to the public table at the end of the month on the One Charlestown development proposal, City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for the community to unite behind the process, rather than splinter off into numerous separate groups. LaMattina explained his position in its...

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Police Briefs 03-23-2017

March 24, 2017
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Aggravated Assault 03/15/17 – Officers responded to a radio call for a person shot on Bunker Hill Street. On arrival, police observed a female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, and the matter is under investigation Aggravated Assault 03/15/17 – As a result of a prior...

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Unite Around One Charlestown

March 24, 2017
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By Councilor Sal LaMattina During my 10 years as your City Councilor, I have had many conversations about the challenges and opportunities in this neighborhood regarding the Bunker Hill Housing Development.  While hearing from many different neighborhood constituencies, I have been met with near unanimous agreement that something needs to be done about the...

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