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One Charlestown Process Gets Underway with IAG Meeting, Old Proposal is Out

May 5, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Project managers from the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) told a meeting of the One Charlestown Impact Advisory Group (IAG) on Thursday evening, April 27, that the original proposal presented to the community by Corcoran/Suncal last fall has been ruled out, and the developers were told to formulate a different...

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Dinsmore Receives Preservation Award to Kick Off City’s Preservation Month

May 5, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It was a patient exercise for the former medical professional, but one by one over the last two years Charlestown’s Rob Dinsmore was able to compile a digital record of the oldest and most historic homes in the Town. At a gala event in Boston at the Old Station House, an...

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Mayor’s Cup Tourney

April 29, 2017
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Mayor’s Cup Tourney

The Charlestown Mites won the Mayor’s Cup championship on Thursday, April 20, at the McGonagle Rink in Ryan Playground, with Mayor Martin Walsh congratulating the boys on their victory. Here, Owen McHale pushed the ball down the rink for another score. McHale scored three goals in the 9-2 win over Dorchester. The team went...

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Sail Boston to Land in Charlestown, Thousands Expected on June 17 to View Parade of Sail

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Charlestown’s Navy Yard will be one of the key landing points for Sail Boston 2017 this coming June, and is expected to be a prime viewing location for many thousands of people expected to come during the June 17 Parade of Sail – where some 52 sailing ships, some as long...

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Sail Boston vs Bunker Hill Day: Sacred Ceremonies Moved Back to Avoid Impacts

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There are thousands of reasons to love the idea of Sail Boston if one lives in Charlestown. But there’s one reason to have some concerns. The date, June 17. While the Bunker Hill Parade Day will be a week earlier, on Sunday, June 11, the official National Park Service and Bunker...

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Remembering the Hotel Vendome:Teamsters Donate $60,000 to St Francis

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Father Dan Mahoney of St. Francis DeSales Church was a young priest in Charlestown, still then the chaplain of the Boston Fire Department, he had one of the hardest days of his life – June 17, 1972. On that day, he said, the Hotel Vendome in the Back Bay caught...

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Boy Still in Hospital after Baseball Accident at Ryan Playground

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 9-year-old boy remains in the hospital after what appears to be a freak accident while playing baseball with his mother’s boyfriend on McKeon Field in Ryan Playground Sunday afternoon. The most recent press accounts indicated the boy, identified as Eddy Quinn, who does not live in Charlestown, was in a...

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Navy Yard Restaurant Group Opens New Venture in Eastie, to Provide Water Shuttle from Charlestown

April 29, 2017
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The owners of Pier 6 Restaurant in the Navy Yard have expanded across the Harbor in Eastie to open their newest venture, ReelHouse, and will offer a complimentary water shuttle between the Charlestown and Eastie restaurants starting in June. ReelHouse is the highly anticipated restaurant located inside the hot new apartment building in Eastie,...

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Life Imitating Art

April 22, 2017
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Life Imitating Art

Wayne Muller and Amelia Leason imitate art! That of artist Tim Evans, who painted a vision of frustration in his new work during the Artist Group of Charlestown’s (AGC) Spring Show reception at the StoveFactory Gallery.

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Paul Rides Again

April 22, 2017
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Paul Rides Again

Paul Revere (Richard Reale) gallops out of City Square on on Patriot’s Day morning, April 17, after warning the good people of Charlestown that the British regulars were coming. Having seen the two lanterns posted in the Old North Church, he set out to deliver the message to every Middlesex Village and Farm. The...

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