News

Neighborhood Round Up

April 28, 2018
By

RACING TO RETIREMENT WITH JOE BRENNAN Financial Advisor Joe Brennan will host a Kentucky Derby themed Racing to Retirement event on Thursday, May 3, from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Spaulding Rehab Conference Center. The guest speaker will be Murray Todd, a national expert on Social Security and retirement issues. The 75-minute program will focus...

Read more »

Learn about Recreational Boating

April 28, 2018
By

On Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., join the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk to crisscross the harbor and learn about recreational boating—from weekly sailboat racing and sailing courses for individuals of all abilities to living on a boat year-round or staying in a floating bed and breakfast. The tour begins...

Read more »

Casino’s Future Will Have Big Moment on Friday at MGC

April 28, 2018
By

This Friday, a gigantic ‘thank you’ celebration for construction workers and stakeholders will unfold on the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor casino project. Meanwhile, at nearly the same time, there will be a very high-stakes meeting going on at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the fate of Steve Wynn and the entire...

Read more »

Trivia Night

April 20, 2018
By
Trivia Night

Team Slapshot Regatta took a break from trivia on Friday night, April 13, at the Bunker Hill Associates Trivia Night. President Kim Mahoney said it was the most crowded fundraiser in years, with all proceeds going to Charlestown non-profits.

Read more »

Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

April 20, 2018
By
Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

On Thursday, April 5, researchers and clinicians from Spaulding’s Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and Burn Model Systems participated the annual wellness fair at Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown. This is the sixth year that Spaulding Model Systems participated in the event, which included educational activities that promote the importance of fire safety...

Read more »

Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

April 20, 2018
By
Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

When Charlestown’s Derek Gallagher got the nod to become the next executive director of the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, the local club not only got a professional who has spent decades attending and directing the club, but also a family that can trace its roots back to a shared plate of cupcakes 60...

Read more »

North Washington Street Bridge Project Ready to Proceed

April 20, 2018
By

The state and contractor JF White are working to iron out the construction contract for the North Washington Street Bridge right now, and expect to start the project in mid-May – a project that will unfurl in six stages over a period of five years. Partners in the project appeared at the Charlestown Knights...

Read more »

Edwards asks BPDA for Action on Little Mystic Land

April 20, 2018
By

City Councilor Lydia Edwards has called for the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to begin a community process to discuss the reuse of the Little Mystic parcel of land it owns and current leases to MassPort. Known locally as Montego Bay, the Little Mystic is an old protected shipping port that abuts NewTown...

Read more »

Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Law Announced

April 20, 2018
By

Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and Representative Daniel Ryan (D-Charlestown) recently announced that the landmark criminal justice reform package crafted by the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representative has been signed into law.  The Senator and Representative joined their colleagues in overwhelmingly voting to pass this sweeping piece of legislation, and last week the Gov....

Read more »

Waterfront Coalition to Host Rising Sea Level Meeting April 24

April 20, 2018
By

The Charlestown Waterfront Coalition (CWC) is hosting a rising sea level/flooding forum on Tuesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Spaulding Rehab.  The forum will discuss strategies for preparing for the next “bomb” storm (or 100 year storm next winter). The Charlestown Waterfront Coalition has engaged three presenters who will provide concrete information about flooding,...

Read more »