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Fast Ball

July 18, 2016
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Fast Ball

STRONG EFFORT: Noah Zavolas surrendered three runs in the first inning but settled down to hold the Brighton Black Sox in check and the Yawkey League Townies rallied in the last inning to nab a 5-4 win on Friday night, July 8. The Yawkey League is now in full swing across the City with...

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Keeping Cool

July 18, 2016
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Keeping Cool

Charlestown youngsters Caroline Emrick, Bryce Stewart, and Elizabeth Emrick helped open the Boston Common Frog Pond wading pool for the summer on June 24. Hundreds of children and their families attended the event hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with The Skating Club of Boston. The celebration featured activities, a...

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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

July 18, 2016
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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

By Seth Daniel In quiet moments away from City Hall, when Sara Myerson contemplates in her mind what Boston should look like in 2030, or what it might look like in five years from now, those fleeting moments often come while she gazes out the window of her home in Charlestown. At times, they...

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BRA Looks to Pay Major Attention to Navy Yard Open Spaces,Facilities

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Following a very productive meeting in the Navy Yard with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last Wednesday, July 6, the agency has released a very ambitious Request for Interest (RFI) to activate the Navy Yard to include anything from public art projects on the water to a Farmer’s Market and new...

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City to Launch Body Cameras On Police

July 18, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans announced Tuesday an agreement with the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) to allow the City of Boston and Boston Police Department to launch a six-month Body Worn Camera Pilot Program.  Under the agreement, up to 100 volunteer patrol officers will be equipped with body...

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Developer,MassPort to Announce Working Agreement on D Street

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The developer for the Graphic Arts Building and MassPort were expected to announce a working agreement for the proposed development to use D Street as an entrance and exit to its parking garage during a meeting held last night, July 13, in the Schraffts Center. The meeting was a convening of...

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Letters to the Editor

July 18, 2016
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Comment on Sullivan Square was missed  Dear Editor: Your very well-written and informative article covering the crowded informational session on June 30 with the Boston Transportation Department regarding the Rutherford Avenue design did miss one important comment regarding the link between the short-term redesign of Sullivan Square and the proposal for the long-term redesign...

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Townie Tidbits

July 18, 2016
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MICHAEL’S MISSION IS MISSION POSSIBLE I turned out for Michael’s Mission recently at the Knights. The place was packed. Donations raised. Clothing collected for the Recovery House in Hayes Square. A good mix of folks young and old. It was all for a good cause in memory of a sad ending for a good...

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Sadness Across America

July 18, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in Dallas, have shocked Americans of all ages, races, color, and creeds. These tragic deaths that have filled the headlines this past week have unleashed a...

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Sports 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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McCarthy Brothers Little League team takes season championship The McCarthy Brothers and the Boys and Girls Club teams battled it out for the 2016 Charlestown Little League championship just before the All-Star break. The game was a lot closer than the score would indicate. With both teams running lean squads of nine players each,...

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