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‘No One Should be Turned Away:’ Frankie’s Friends Donate Major Funds to Charlestown Youth Hockey Association

March 10, 2018
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If there’s one thing that the late Frankie Stillman would have wanted, his friends and family said this week, it would have been that no child was ever turned away from the hockey rink because  they couldn’t afford to be there. And in the spirit of one of Charlestown’s most fun fellows, and a...

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First Discussion on Hood Park Height Increases to Be Held Monday

March 10, 2018
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A series of zoning changes to be considered for the Hood Park properties – changes that could result in buildings as high as 330 feet on the back side of Hood Park – will have their first salvo volleyed at a meeting on Monday, March 12, in the Schrafft’s Center. The meeting is sponsored...

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New Wynn CEO Maddox Ready to Lead Wynn Organization, Wynn Boston Harbor

March 10, 2018
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Matt Maddox has been no stranger to the Everett casino, and above anyone else, the new CEO of Wynn Resorts – which includes Wynn Boston Harbor – is probably the one person most responsible for bringing the $2.4 billion resort casino across the Mystic River to Everett. It was Maddox, who last month became...

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Dr Tuck Receives Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

March 1, 2018
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Dr Tuck Receives Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

Charlestown resident Inez Tuck, PhD, MBA, MDiv, RN, FAAN, Dean of the School of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions, has received a 2018 Excellence in Nursing Education Award from the New England Regional Black Nurses Association. Dr. Tuck, who since 2016 has led the nursing program at the Charlestown Navy Yard graduate...

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Edwards Pushing for Rutherford Avenue Surface Option, City Officials Say Plan Will Still Contain Underpasses

March 1, 2018
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Rutherford Avenue is a rather straight piece of road, but planning for it has had as many twists and turns as a mountain pass. In what has been an unexpected twist in the planning for Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square, members of the City Council’s Transportation Committee – including Charlestown Councilor Lydia Edwards –...

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Model Shipbuilding Guild Work at Constitution Museum

March 1, 2018
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Model shipbuilding is an art featured in maritime museums and the finest of fine arts museums, but it’s a skill that doesn’t require patience, according to veteran model shipbuilder Rob Napier – it requires perseverance. After all, he said, patience is required for something that one doesn’t like, and model shipbuilders love what they...

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Edwards Schedules One Charlestown Hearing for March 15

March 1, 2018
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 Councilor Lydia Edwards has scheduled a City Council hearing in Charlestown to review the One Charlestown development. Edwards, chair of the Housing and Community Development Committee, will hold a hearing on the redevelopment of the Bunker Hill development in an effort to bring transparency to the Charlestown community and ensure the needs of residents...

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CNC Community Corner

March 1, 2018
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GRANT PROCESS UNDERWAY 2018 Spaulding-CNC Community Partnership Fund grant request presentations have begun. There is still an opportunity for Charlestown residents to learn more about some incredible programs led by our community non-profit organizations.  The final talks will be on March 7 and 8, at the American Legion Hall on 23 Adams St. at...

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Bunker Hill Development Resident Davis Wins Full Northeastern Scholarship

March 1, 2018
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Charlestown resident MaiTai Davis has had no shortage of challenges as a single mother holding down two jobs, but life has gotten a lot more exciting this week as Davis – a resident of the Bunker Hill housing development – learned she had won a full scholarship to Northeastern University. Each year, Northeastern awards...

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Crazy ATV Drivers Pour Into Paul Revere Park Before Terrorizing City

March 1, 2018
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Prior to taking the entire City of Boston by storm last Saturday, Feb. 24, a large amount of dirt bike and four-wheeler operators stormed suddenly into Paul Revere Park, frightening many dog owners and pets that frequent the park. Walter Hope, who lives in the Marina at the Navy Yard, was walking his dog...

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