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CNC Has a Right to Be Concerned

June 6, 2013
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On Tuesday night, the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) unanimously voted to send a letter to the Department of Neighborhood Services as well as Mayor Menino’s office expressing concern over bypassing the CNC in the decision making process for Sullivan Square.  This is the first time that this has happened in recent memory. We share...

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Congratulations, Charles River Swimming Club

June 6, 2013
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Perhaps it is growing up in the 70s and hearing the song by Standells, “Love That Dirty Water,” referring to the Charles River, so when David Jaye of the Back Bay mentioned that he was going to take part in a swim five years ago in the Charles River, we were incredulous, remembering the...

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Police Briefs 06-06-2013

June 6, 2013
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Larceny in a Building 05/28/13 – A victim reported a flat-screen television was stolen from his place of business on Bunker Hill Street. The victim said he believes it may have been an ex-employee, since the day before the theft was his last day of work. Footage from surveillance cameras is being reviewed by...

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Track Teams Runs in First Meet

June 6, 2013
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Congratulations to Town Track Club Youth!  53 athletes from the club competed in their first Track meet held at MIT in Cambridge.  There were several outstanding performances in the sprints, distance, and jump events. Its not too late too join!  Registration for the 2013 Town Track Club Junior Olympics Track&Field program will remain open...

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Bake Sale for the One Fund

May 30, 2013
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Bake Sale for the One Fund

Good Shepherd School teacher Brittany Wehler with students Emma and Joe Hendessi during a Thursday, May 23 bake sale for the One Fund.

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Running for a Good Cause

May 30, 2013
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Running for a Good Cause

Charlestown Resident and member of Horizons for Homeless Children’s Young Professionals Committee, Meg Shea (left)co-chaired and ran the 2013 “Route for Kids” 5k hosted by Horizons for Homeless Children. This year’s 5k took place in Jamaica Plain, and drew a large crowd of runners all sharing the same goal as Shea – to help...

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Charlestown Garden Tour Scheduled for June 15

May 30, 2013
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Explore the hidden gardens and public green spaces of Charlestown at the Gardens for Charlestown Garden Tour. On Sat., June 15th from 10:00-3:00 meet the gardeners of this historic neighborhood and view twelve delightful and varied private gardens. Also, learn about three of our premiere public open spaces as the Friends of Harvard Mall...

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Police Still Looking for Suspect in Murder

May 30, 2013
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Authorities are seeking a man in connection with the May 7 murder of Steven Jones and have charged the suspect’s sister with witness intimidation. Pablo Flores Jr., 20,  is being sought in connection with Jones’ shooting death near the intersection of Medford Street and Monument Avenue. Boston Police responded to the scene just after...

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Volunteers Needed at Charlestown Library for Reading Event

May 30, 2013
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Support children’s literacy in Charlestown by volunteering at this month’s Reading is Fundamental event on Thursday, May 30th.  If you are available to help out  between 3:30 and 6:00, email Charlestown children’s librarian Laura Miller, lmiller@bpl.org. On Thursday, May 30th, Charlestown’s library has a performance by musician Jay Mankita followed by our RIF book...

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Events to Be Aware of ….

May 30, 2013
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In the frantic and fast pace of life that seems more commonplace in today’s world than we remember growing up, there are several important events that are  approaching. Mayor’s race: Charlestown will be an important factor in voting for the next Mayor of Boston.  According to some experts the difference between first and third...

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