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Training Field Renovations Looking For Partners, Donations for Project

July 3, 2015
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Just any old fence won’t do at the historic Training Field in Winthrop Square. The small, City-owned urban park marks a great moment in American history where the Colonials stood up to their British oppressors. It’s likely where they trained, fought and died in the Battle of Bunker Hill. To wit, large memorials remember...

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Approval, Opposition Meet At Resident Parking Meeting

July 3, 2015
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Nearly 50 Charlestown residents gathered at Charlestown High School last Thursday, June 18, for the second public meeting regarding proposed changes to the neighborhood’s parking regulations. Attorney Erin Woods and Boston Police Officer Shannon Fabiano-McLaughlin began circulating a petition in May in hopes of changing the resident-only hours from 8am-8pm to 6pm-10am. They hope...

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Leach Completes New Degree Program at BFIT and Lands a Full-time Position

June 30, 2015
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Leach Completes New Degree Program at BFIT and Lands a Full-time Position

Damien Leach had a well-rounded, multi-faceted experience at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT), the non-profit, private technical college located in the South End A resident of Roxbury, Leach was a member of the first graduating class from the only Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Technology (HIT) in Massachusetts. He completed a 160-hour...

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BFIT Graduate Tara Montgomery Is Enjoying Her Employment at GE

June 30, 2015
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BFIT Graduate Tara Montgomery Is Enjoying Her Employment at GE

As the first member of her family to attend college, Tara Montgomery knows first hand the hard work and sacrifices necessary to realize her dream of a college degree. After being out of high school for eight years, Montgomery enrolled in the Building Technology and Design department at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT)...

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Training Field Renovations Looking For Partners, Donations for Project

June 25, 2015
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Training Field Renovations Looking For Partners, Donations for Project

Just any old fence won’t do at the historic Training Field in Winthrop Square. The small, City-owned urban park marks a great moment in American history where the Colonials stood up to their British oppressors. It’s likely where they trained, fought and died in the Battle of Bunker Hill. To wit, large memorials remember...

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PIC Application Latest Brouhaha In Casino Battle..

June 25, 2015
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Just five days before receiving a pointed rejection letter from the City’s transportation commissioner concerning a critical Sullivan Square approval process for intermediate traffic improvements, Wynn officials say they met cordially with Mayor Martin Walsh and a top transportation planner to implement changes the City wanted and to increase the budget for the project...

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Approval, Opposition Meet At Resident Parking Meeting

June 25, 2015
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Nearly 50 Charlestown residents gathered at Charlestown High School last Thursday, June 18, for the second public meeting regarding proposed changes to the neighborhood’s parking regulations. Attorney Erin Woods and Boston Police Officer Shannon Fabiano-McLaughlin began circulating a petition in May in hopes of changing the resident-only hours from 8am-8pm to 6pm-10am. They hope...

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Community Revels in Bunker Hill Day festivities

June 18, 2015
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Community Revels in Bunker Hill Day festivities

Little one year old Eleanor Wood with her aunt Kathleen share a laugh during the youngster’s first Bunker Hill Day Parade in Charlestown last Sunday, June 14, on what was a beautiful day for a parade – which brought out thousands to take in the annual commemoration of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Several...

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Charlestown is Ready for Bunker Hill Parade

June 11, 2015
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When Charlestown native Bob O’Toole steps to the head of the Bunker Hill Day Parade as Chief Marshal this coming Sunday, June 14 at 12:30 p.m. in Hayes Square, it won’t be his first loop around the hill. The retired Boston Police deputy superintendent has been involved with the Parade as a spectator in...

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CNC Taps Discussion on Terminal St. Brewery

June 11, 2015
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) met last Tuesday, June 2, for the last meeting before its two-month summer hiatus. The meeting kicked off with two presentations from prospective business owners. The first duo was in the early stages of planning a new brewery and taproom they hope to bring to Terminal Street. They talked...

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