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Ninth Graders Showcase Entrepreneurial Skills

July 8, 2016
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The 5th Annual BUILD Business Plan Competition was held at the Omni Parker Hotel in Boston on Saturday, June 4th. More than 125 Boston high school freshmen gathered in teams to pitch their business plans to a panel of volunteer judges comprised of Boston business leaders, for the chance to win up to $1000...

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Townie Tidbits

July 8, 2016
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CATCH THE McTEGGARTS FEVER  I am down at Faneuil Hall Marketplace all the time. Over time I became a fan of the McTeggarts, a great Irish band that plays over at the Black Rose on a regular basis.  Recently, while selling items at Johnny Two Dogs stand, Jim Bryne and Mike O’Brien came over...

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Letter to the Editor

July 8, 2016
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Thank you Dear Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association, I wish there were more words to describe how thankful I am to have been chosen to receive the prestigious James Cushman Scholarship. But a sense of pride is not the only thing I have obtained from your organization; the practical application is almost immeasurable for my...

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Sports 07-07-2016

July 8, 2016
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Sports Roundup WAY TO GO HUGHIE!!! Hats off to Malden Catholic senior Hugh O’Donnell for his selection as the 2016 Lt. Michael Quinn USMC Scholarship winner. Hughie, who plans to attend Norwich University in the fall, was a member of the Super 8 champion Lancer hockey team as well as a soccer and lacrosse...

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Obituaries 07-07-2016

July 8, 2016
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Sean Michael Boyle Former resident of Charlestown Sean Michael Boyle, formerly of Charlestown, died suddenly on June 24.  He was 55 years old. The son of the late William Boyle and Edna (Doherty) Boyle of Charlestown, he leaves behind his son Sean Allison and his, wife Caroline of Methuen, his daughter, Noelle of Holbrook,...

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Preservation Reports Successful Cataloguing of Historic Homes Here

July 1, 2016
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Preservation Reports Successful Cataloguing of Historic Homes Here

By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) reported last week at its annual meeting that a historic property cataloguing effort last month by Protect Charlestown was a tremendous success and will be the baseline for working to protect more historic properties in the Town. “The big thing we needed to do start documenting...

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Fence Issue Brings Divide between Essex Street,Mishawum Neighbors

July 1, 2016
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Fence Issue Brings Divide between Essex Street,Mishawum Neighbors

By Seth Daniel Mary Bailey has seen it all in her 90 years when it comes to Mishawum Park. She once lost her home on the now-defunct Mill Street to the affordable housing family development many years ago when it was built in the 1970s, having watched her home be taken through eminent domain...

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MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversion and Longfellow Bridge Closure, July 8-11

July 1, 2016
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MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will close the Longfellow Bridge and implement an MBTA Red Line diversion during the weekend of July 8 through July 10. WSC will close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, July 8, to 5:00 AM on Monday, July 11. The...

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Amendment Aims to Lower Speed Limits in City

July 1, 2016
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By Dan Murphy State legislators are proposing a bill amendment that would lower speed limits in Boston’s densely populated neighborhoods and in “designated safety zones” established by city officials. The amendment, co-sponsored by State Reps. Denise Provost, Dan Hunt, Elizabeth Malia and Jay Livingstone, would lower the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph...

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BMC HealthNet Donates Food to Harvest on Vine

July 1, 2016
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BMC HealthNet Plan donated more than 300 pounds of non-perishable food to the Harvest on the Vine Food Pantry. Harvest on Vine is dedicated to helping struggling members of the Charlestown community by providing food distribution two times a month. The pantry, established by Saint Mary – Saint Catherine of Siena Parish, serves approximately...

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