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Graphic Arts Building Approved by BRA for Sullivan Square

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Berkeley Investments got approval from the Board of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to move forward with its $52 million residential project fronting Sullivan Square. During the BRA’s monthly Board meeting, the project – known as the Graphic Arts building – received approvals within the Article 80 process. Eric Ekman of...

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CNC Monthly Meeting Oct 4

September 22, 2016
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) will meet at 7pm on Tuesday October 4 at the Knights of Columbus Hall 545 Medford Street. All are welcome to attend. After presentations by different agencies, the floor will be opened for public comment.    

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A New Post:53rd Postmaster of Boston Sworn in at State House

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Nick Francescucci took his first step as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 1985, it was on Mt. Vernon Street in Beacon Hill, where he happily delivered the mail to customers for years. So it was only fitting that on Friday, Sept. 16, he stood...

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MC Students Set to Dedicate Participation in ALS Walk for Living to One of Their Own

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When a busload of Malden Catholic (MC) High School students empty out onto Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea this coming Sunday, Sept. 25, to participate in the Leonard Florence Center for Living’s (LFCFL) Walk for Living, they will be mindful of two men in their own community – one of whom suffers...

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Training Field Fences Come Down,and Park Re-Opens to the Public

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though there were some delays to delivering the final product, neighbors and tourists alike rejoiced on Monday, Sept. 12, when the City’s Parks and Recreation Department removed the barriers and re-opened the Training Field after about one-year of closure for rehabilitation. “The fences came down this morning and the rest will...

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Police Briefs 09-22-2016

September 22, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Burglary – No Force 09/15/16 – A victim on West School Street reported when she returned home, she saw her front door was unlocked, and upon checking her apartment, she found her wallet and credit cards were missing. There were no signs of forced entry at that time Larceny 09/16/16 – A...

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Townie Tidbits

September 22, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN POLICE APPRECIATION NIGHT This past Wednesday evening, a grateful community held a Charlestown Police Appreciation Night. It was sponsored by the Charlestown Boys and Girls Club and held there as well. People showed up in good numbers because Townies appreciate all that our police officers do for us and society as a whole....

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Obituaries 09-22-2016

September 22, 2016
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Paul Clausen, Jr. Public spirited and generous resident of Charlestown and New Hampshire Paul E. Clausen Jr. of Charlestown and Freedom, NH died peacefully on September 14. He was 70 years old. He began his professional career as a summer tour guide at Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough, NH  and finished as an...

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School Bells Ring

September 15, 2016
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School Bells Ring

Audrey Kelly walks her children Destiney, 5, and Jayden, 7, up the Harvard-Kent School stairs to their first day of classes last Thursday, Sept. 8. Students all over Charlestown and Boston returned last Thursday, Sept. 8.

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