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Dr Tuck Receives Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

March 1, 2018
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Dr Tuck Receives Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

Charlestown resident Inez Tuck, PhD, MBA, MDiv, RN, FAAN, Dean of the School of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions, has received a 2018 Excellence in Nursing Education Award from the New England Regional Black Nurses Association. Dr. Tuck, who since 2016 has led the nursing program at the Charlestown Navy Yard graduate...

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Model Shipbuilding Guild Work at Constitution Museum

March 1, 2018
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Model shipbuilding is an art featured in maritime museums and the finest of fine arts museums, but it’s a skill that doesn’t require patience, according to veteran model shipbuilder Rob Napier – it requires perseverance. After all, he said, patience is required for something that one doesn’t like, and model shipbuilders love what they...

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Edwards Schedules One Charlestown Hearing for March 15

March 1, 2018
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 Councilor Lydia Edwards has scheduled a City Council hearing in Charlestown to review the One Charlestown development. Edwards, chair of the Housing and Community Development Committee, will hold a hearing on the redevelopment of the Bunker Hill development in an effort to bring transparency to the Charlestown community and ensure the needs of residents...

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CNC Community Corner

March 1, 2018
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GRANT PROCESS UNDERWAY 2018 Spaulding-CNC Community Partnership Fund grant request presentations have begun. There is still an opportunity for Charlestown residents to learn more about some incredible programs led by our community non-profit organizations.  The final talks will be on March 7 and 8, at the American Legion Hall on 23 Adams St. at...

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Bunker Hill Development Resident Davis Wins Full Northeastern Scholarship

March 1, 2018
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Charlestown resident MaiTai Davis has had no shortage of challenges as a single mother holding down two jobs, but life has gotten a lot more exciting this week as Davis – a resident of the Bunker Hill housing development – learned she had won a full scholarship to Northeastern University. Each year, Northeastern awards...

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Edwards Seeks Local Artwork for Office to Show Community

March 1, 2018
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Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards is calling for local artwork submissions from the community as part of a contest to find defining district one displays for her office at Boston City Hall. “I’m searching for creative pieces of art to highlight what makes Charlestown, East Boston, and the North End special places to live,”...

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Pop-In to Save the Harbor’s Boston Harbor Pop-Up at 226 Causeway Street

March 1, 2018
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is pleased to announce the opening of its new interactive Boston Harbor Pop-Up Museum at 226 Causeway Street across from North Station in Boston. At the Boston Harbor Pop-Up, kids of all ages can explore the harbor, create designs in the sand, and color murals featuring Boston’s sports teams...

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Police Briefs 03-01-2018

March 1, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Warrant 02/21/18 – Officers in the area of Dunstable Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Charlestown Court warrant.   Drugs 02/22/18 – As a result of a traffic stop on Terminal Street, two individuals were placed under arrest for possession of a Class D substance (marijuana) with intent to...

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Letters to the Editor

March 1, 2018
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ON TIDBITS Dear Editor Townie Tidbits is usually good for a story, a memory, or a laugh, but the February 22 piece, “Why Won’t These People Just Go Away,” brings an unnecessary tone and inaccurate claims to the conversation about the Rutherford Ave redesign. After throwing out the previous plan for no clear reason and a...

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Proposed HHS Rule Would Save Seniors Money

March 1, 2018
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just proposed a rule that could dramatically lower seniors’ out-of-pocket drug spending. Lobbyists for the nation’s largest “pharmacy benefits managers” are sure to fight the proposal tooth and nail. These PBMs, which effectively set drug prices for the entire country, want to continue overcharging the 42...

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