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Charlestown High School Basketball Team Senior Night

February 7, 2014
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The Charlestown High School boys basketball team honored five seniors prior to the game with New Mission last Friday evening in the school gymnasium.  Freddy Oliveira, Edler Kris-Porter, Taris Wilson, Maxwell Spinola and Oliver Benner address the crowd and presented flowers to the parents/guardians attending.  Also attending and honored at half time was basketball...

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Police Briefs 02-06-2014

February 7, 2014
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POLICE/COMMUNITY MEETING: Meet the police & discuss public safety issues on the  third Tuesday of every month at the police station, 20 Vine Street, at 6:30 p.m., 2nd floor, community room. POLICE RELATED INFO: Contact the District A-1 Community Service Office at 617-343-4627. REPORT DRUG DEALING: Contact the District A-1 Confidential Drug Line at...

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Ryan Holds Fundraiser; Picks up Endorsement

January 30, 2014
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Ryan Holds Fundraiser; Picks up Endorsement

Charlestown resident and candidate for state representative, Dan Ryan’s campaign is moving full steam ahead and getting support from outside the neighborhood. Ryan is hoping to bring the seat back to Charlestown for the first time since Jimmy Collins held the seat back in 1977. In 1978 the seat was redistricted and Collins was...

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Charlestown Democrats Will Caucus on Feb. 11

January 30, 2014
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Registered Democrats in Charlestown (WARD 2) will be holding a caucus at the Harvard-Kent School located at 50 Bunker Hill Street on February 11, 2014 at 6:30 to elect 13 delegates and 3 Alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will vote to endorse candidates for statewide office. The...

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Boston Meeting on Wynn Casino Set for Feb. 4

January 30, 2014
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Mayor Martin Walsh is not letting the proposed casino in neighboring Everett fall off his radar. The City of Boston will be hosting a public meeting on the proposed Wynn casino on Tuesday, February 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the Charlestown High School, 240 Medford Street. “The City of Boston Public Meeting on the...

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Thank You, Sen. DiDomenico

January 30, 2014
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As the Mystic River winds its way to the sea, the Charlestown waterfront is the last area that this river empties into before mixing with the larger Boston Harbor. However, if you do not have a sturdy boat, then maybe you do not want to venture onto the river. When one thinks of how...

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Charlestown Y’s Annual Fund Campaign

January 22, 2014
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Charlestown Y’s Annual Fund Campaign

MGH Institute of Health Professions President Jan Bellack, right, presents a check for $1,891 to Charlestown YMCA Director Steve Telesmanick in support of the Dennis McLaughlin House as part of the Charlestown Y’s Annual Fund Campaign. The Y’s Annual Fund supports many charitable programs for the Charlestown community, including the McLaughlin House which provides...

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Dan Ryan Seeking Representative Seat

January 22, 2014
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Dan Ryan Seeking Representative Seat

Charlestown’s Dan Ryan officially announced his candidacy for State Representative for the Second Suffolk District late last week and held a meet and greet at the Warren Tavern Wednesday night. “It’s an honor to be in a position to run for State Representative, a role that will allow me to build upon my record...

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CNC Awards 25 Non-profit Organizations a Total of $100,000 in Mitigation Money

January 22, 2014
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Over two dozen Charlestown non-profit organizations will share in a new round of Central Artery mitigation money. The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved last week the distribution of $100,000 from the Charlestown mitigation fund. The fund was established to address the social impacts of development occurring on Central Artery North Area (CANA) parcels. The...

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Boat Builder Seeking to Locate on Waterfront

January 22, 2014
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A boat manufacturing operation that has been part of the fabric of the East Boston community for nearly two decades is planning a move to Charlestown. The company would still have to go through a community process but the owner is confident Charlestown will be Boston Boat Work’s new home. The Boston Boat Works,...

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