Editorials

Townie Tidbits

April 22, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani LET THE MBTA KNOW WHAT YOU THINK Hi Sal I read your article in the April 6th edition of the Charlestown Bridge concerning the 92 Main St. bus. Would you encourage people to call the MBTA comment line @ 617-222-3200 to ask that the 92 Main St Bus be reinstated back to Foley...

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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring out how to prevent North Korea from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could be equipped with a thermonuclear warhead that could reach the...

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Townie Tidbits

April 14, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani ATTENTION MICHAEL SULLIVAN! Attention Michael Sullivan. I heard that you think you might be my cousin. Someone at the Knights told me you were looking to talk to me. Email me at sal.giarratani@gmail.com.   REMEMBERING PEGGY FLAHERTY This year over in Southie at the convention center for the annual Evacuation Day...

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Looking at the Project:One Charlestown

April 14, 2017
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By Ann Kelleher Many in Charlestown have been attending meetings regarding a proposed new development, One Charlestown. This is an exciting mixed-income development that will benefit not only the present residents but future tenants as well. The bottom line is that all of the community in Charlestown is in favor of providing, better, safer...

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Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...

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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...

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Townie Tidbits

April 7, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani SHOUT OUT TO SEAN FLAHERTY       Lately, I have been reading some great opines from Sean T. Flaherty of Charlestown and I must say I like his viewpoint on politics. I see his name in the letters pages of the Boston Herald often. On Sunday, March 26 he showed up...

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Make it Your Moment: One Boston Day

April 7, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The Boston Marathon showcases the best of Boston. People from all backgrounds and all neighborhoods line the streets and celebrate one another and our city. Runners are cheered on by complete strangers, because everyone is in it together. And even when the finish line is nowhere in sight, we...

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Letter to the Editor

March 31, 2017
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Commenting on LaMattina’s Op-Ed Dear Editor: After reading Councilor LaMattina’s op-ed I went to One Charlestown’s web site.  The photos certainly are beautiful — development photos almost always are, as they invite you to envision what doesn’t yet exist. While there’s no dispute as to the need for upgrade, beautification and safety in the...

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Looking at the Alternative Plan

March 31, 2017
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By Samuel (Sy) Mintz, AIA  AICP I want to respond to a quote by Seth Daniels in March 23rd’s article titled “Alternative Plan to One Charlestown presented,” stating “former planner Sy Mintz has presented his “alternative plan” for One Charlestown no fewer than 17 times to small groups around the Town.” To clarify, it...

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