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Voters to Go to the Polls on November 5

October 30, 2013
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Charlestown residents will head to the polls Tuesday to pick a new mayor, vote for District 1 City Councilor and choose four of eight At-Large City Councilors. Incumbent City Councilor Sal LaMattina will square off against challenger Brian Gannon. During the Primary Election LaMattina, in a three-way race against Gannon and John Ribiero, came...

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Annual Field Trip: The Good Shepherd School

October 25, 2013
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Annual Field Trip: The Good Shepherd School

The Good Shepherd School held their annual field trip to Belkin Family Lookout Farm in South Natick, MA. Many children were excited to experience riding on a school bus for the first time. The Manatee, Dolphin, Whale and Turtle classrooms all attended, and with the help from staff and family chaperones, the day was...

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Marc Pelletier Appointed Chair of BAC Board

October 25, 2013
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Marc Pelletier Appointed Chair of BAC Board

The Boston Architectural College is pleased to announce Charlestown resident, Marc W. Pelletier as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the announcement of the 125th Anniversary of The Boston Architectural College. Marc Pelletier is a business development and marketing professional in the built environment marketplace whose work with clients...

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Developer Chosen for Armory Project

October 25, 2013
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Developer Chosen for Armory Project

The city has designated a developer for the former Charlestown Armory. Mayor Thomas Menino and the Director of the Department of Neighborhood Development Sheila Dillon made the announced last week. According to officials C-Town Ventures has been granted tentative designation as developer for the $22 million redevelopment of the historic building into housing on...

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Warren Prescott Get Together

October 16, 2013
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Warren Prescott Get Together

On Oct. 11, many parents from the Warren Prescott (WP) School attended a fun Wine Tasting Party on the Waterfront A fundraiser for the WP Foundation, hosted by Helen Gallo Bryan and Suzi Briggs. The venue was kindly donated by the Boston Sailing Center. Helen Gallo Bryan provided a fine array of Italian wines...

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LaMattina, DiDomenico Back Connolly for Mayor

October 16, 2013
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LaMattina, DiDomenico Back Connolly for Mayor

Mayoral Candidate John Connolly, who is still leading the race according to the last Suffolk University-Boston Herald poll, picked up two key Charlestown endorsements last week. Connolly received the endorsements of North End City Councilor Sal LaMattina and State Senator Sal DiDomenico. LaMattina, who stayed out of the Primary Election decided last week to...

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BNAN Sponsors Free Fall Tree Giveaway to Residents

October 16, 2013
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Boston Natural Areas Network  (BNAN), the City of Boston and the Department of Conservation and Recreation have partnered to distribute 100 free trees to Boston residents and neighborhood organizations on Saturday, Oct. 26 The tree giveaway is aimed at broadening community level tree planting efforts by giving away free trees to Boston residents, non-profits...

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5th Annual Blessing of the Animals

October 12, 2013
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5th Annual Blessing of the Animals

The Fifth Annual Blessing of the animals took place last Sunday inside St. John’s Episcopal Church. Pets of all kinds came to the joint service that was offciated by Rev. Thomas Mousin, Pastor of St. John’s and Rev. James Rowan, Pastor of St. Mary-St. Catherine. In the photo  Rev. Mousin (left) and Rev. Ronan...

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Police Investigate Stabbing on Polk Street

October 12, 2013
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Boston Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Sunday in Charlestown. The victim told police he was walking down Polk Street on Sunday morning when he was approached from behind and was stabbed twice by an unknown assailant. The victim was rushed to the hospital with non-life  threatening injuries and is expected to make...

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CNC to Host Meeting Oct. 23

October 12, 2013
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The Charlestown Neighbor-hood Council will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd at 7 pm at the Schrafft’s Cafeteria, for the purpose of hearing development plans and details for the Charlestown Armory Building, as presented by C-Town Ventures, the tentatively designated developer for the property. The developer will make a presentation of the...

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