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CWT First Show Opens on October 3

September 19, 2013
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CWT First Show Opens on October 3

The Charlestown Working Theater presents Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin’s Who’s Hungry October 3-5. Who’s Hungry is an evening of experimental tabletop puppet plays that give a voice and face to hunger in America. The project aims to raise awareness of the lives of those of us who, on a daily basis, must choose...

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Local Resident Jack Kelly on Primary Ballot

September 19, 2013
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In spite of being a local political powerhouse, there has not been an at-large candidate from Charlestown in a muncipal election for more than 30 years.  However this  Tuesday’s primary ballot will include  Jack Kelly who is a lifelong Charlestown resident and the only one from the neighborhood vying for one of four At-Large...

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Gorman Scholarship Winners Announced

September 19, 2013
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The Mark & Michelle Gorman Scholarship committee is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s scholarships.  The committee gave out $4500 in scholarships to eligible Charlestown students for the 2013 – 2014 school year.  Winners were chosen in a lottery on September 7. College Scholarship Winners:  Matthew Johnson – Merrimack College Kayla DeRosa...

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Training Field Meeting Scheduled for Sept. 26

September 19, 2013
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The Training Field/Winthrop Square Cultural Landscape Plan community meeting will be held on Thursday, September 26, at 6:30 PM in the American Legion Hall, 23 Adams St. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services in cooperation with the Friends of the Training Field and the Charlestown Preservation Society,...

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Charlestown Armory Redevelopment Meeting Set for September 26 at Schraffts Cafeteria

September 19, 2013
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The CNC Development Committee will be hosting a meeting on September 26th at 7 pm at the Schrafft’s Center Dining Hall at 525 Main Street. The Department of Neighborhood Development will be announcing their recommended developer for tentative designation for redevelopment of the Armory project and the CNC Development Committee will be outlining the...

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Chamber Night out Set for September 24

September 19, 2013
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Chamber Night Out! Join the Chamber for our monthly night out on Tuesday September 24th from 6-8pm. The event will be hosted by Olivia Browning at 20 City Square in Charlestown. They will be serving complimentary appetizers and beverages. If you would like to join the Charlestown Chamber, please contact us at CharlestownMAChamber@gmail.com. If...

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Get out and Vote

September 19, 2013
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Next Tuesday, voters from across Boston will be going to the polls in a primary election to choose two candidates for mayor from a crowded field of 12 candidates. Ever since Mayor Thomas Menino announced in April that he would not be seeking re-election, these 12 candidates have been going out to meet voters...

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City Council Race

September 19, 2013
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Although the fierce mayoral campaign has drawn most of the attention of  Boston voters and the media over the past four months, there also has been a very active City Council race. With more than 18 candidates vying for different seats including local resident Jack Kelly, this election very likely will be decided by...

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Police Briefs 09-19-2013

September 19, 2013
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Shoplifting 09/09/13 – Officers responded to First Avenue for a report of a shoplifter. Upon reviewing the in-store security cameras, officers were able to identify the suspect, and a warrant will be issued. Trespassing 09/11/13 – Officers responded to Constellation Wharf, where there have numerous complaints of kids jumping off the private decks of...

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Peter Looney Scholars

September 12, 2013
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Peter Looney Scholars

The Peter Looney Scholarships were recently awarded to local residents Conal Lynch and Patrick Kelly. In the top photo are shown awarding the scholarship from left Sgt Tom Lema, Leo Breen, Judy Evers, Billy Boyle, Conal Lynch, Shannon Lundin, Danielle Fitzgerald and Sean Getchell. In the photo to the right Billy Boyle awards the...

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