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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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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Obituaries 01-23-2014

January 22, 2014
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James Sadler Worked in Construction and Fire Equipment Manufacture James E. Sadler of 60 Washington St., Somerville passed away on January 12, 2012. He was 82 years old. Born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 17, 1931, he was raised in a family of six boys and one girl by his father, Raymond and his...

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Future Olympians

January 16, 2014
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Future Olympians

Kiley Stillman, Aidyn Reid, Cate McLaughlin and Lauren Bussell are having a great time ice skating together at the Warren Prescott Family Ice Skating Social.

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Going Underground in the Callahan Tunnel

January 16, 2014
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Going Underground in the Callahan Tunnel

With the Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project running a bit ahead of schedule, we were given the opportunity to walk the tunnel on Wednesday as construction work took place. The scheduled re-opening date remains March 12th, but MassDOT executives appeared optimistic that incentives for contractor McCourt could mean an earlier opening to traffic. Work started...

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LaMattina Looking Forward to Busy Council Agenda

January 16, 2014
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina was sworn in to his fourth term as District 1 City Councilor last week at Boston College and said he looks forward to representing Charlestown, East Boston, and the North End for another two years. With many issues still facing Charlestown and several large projects ready to transform the future...

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Walsh Scouring Casino Documents for Benefits

January 16, 2014
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Mayor Martin Walsh just took office last week and one of his first tasks was to pore over the 43,000 pages of documents from both the Wynn and Mohegan Sun casino proposals and make an educated decision before entering into any agreement with either. So Walsh asked the Mass Gaming Commission for a 30...

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