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John Nucci Faces the Biggest Battle of His Life:Respected Former City Councilor, School Committeeman and Clerk Magistrate in Need of a Kidney Transplant

March 1, 2018
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Throughout his political career, whether it was running for Boston School Committee, City Council or Suffolk County clerk magistrate, John Nucci has relied on the help of others to help him win. Now, Nucci needs the help of others more than ever to help him win the biggest battle of his life. In his...

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Edwards Seeks Local Artwork for Office to Show Community

March 1, 2018
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Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards is calling for local artwork submissions from the community as part of a contest to find defining district one displays for her office at Boston City Hall. “I’m searching for creative pieces of art to highlight what makes Charlestown, East Boston, and the North End special places to live,”...

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Warren Prescott Student Wins Citywide MLK Essay Contest

March 1, 2018
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It was one of the biggest snowstorms of the new year on Thursday, Jan. 4, and while other Charlestown children ran outside to make snowballs and paths for sleds, Ellie Kiernan found inspiration in thinking about Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Using the extra time on hand that day, Kiernan crafted an essay...

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Pop-In to Save the Harbor’s Boston Harbor Pop-Up at 226 Causeway Street

March 1, 2018
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is pleased to announce the opening of its new interactive Boston Harbor Pop-Up Museum at 226 Causeway Street across from North Station in Boston. At the Boston Harbor Pop-Up, kids of all ages can explore the harbor, create designs in the sand, and color murals featuring Boston’s sports teams...

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Judge Gives Maximum Penalty to Convicted Murderer of Ryan Morrissey

February 22, 2018
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Judge Gives Maximum Penalty to Convicted Murderer of Ryan Morrissey

Confronting the grief of losing their son once again, Stephen and Carol ‘Sis’ Morrissey stood proudly in front of the court on Friday, Feb. 16, to let everyone know – in their own words – what their son was like and how losing him has forever wounded their family. After what was a startling...

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Conley Not to Seek Re-Election as DA

February 22, 2018
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On what was his 16th anniversary in the office of District Attorney, Dan Conley surprised many by announcing he would not run for the office again. Simply put, the former prosecutor turned City Councilor turned DA, said he believed it was time to let others have a chance to run the county-wide office –...

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Family, Attorneys Shocked by Verdict in Morrissey Case

February 22, 2018
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After six full days of deliberations, the jury charged with meting out justice in the murder of Ryan Morrissey, and the shooting of James Lawton, threw the entire courtroom a curveball no one expected. The freed the two accused gunmen, Danilo and Alexander Soto (not related), and convicted the getaway driver, Julio Baez. All...

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Pop-In to Save the Harbor’s Boston Harbor Pop-Up at 226 Causeway Street in Boston

February 22, 2018
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is pleased to announce the opening of its new interactive Boston Harbor Pop-Up Museum at 226 Causeway Street across from North Station in Boston. At the Boston Harbor Pop-Up, kids of all ages can explore the harbor, create designs in the sand, and color murals featuring Boston’s sports teams...

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New Initiative for Harvard-Kent School Looks to Raise $1 Million Endowment

February 22, 2018
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It was over a glass of wine in Italy that two Charlestown residents devised an aggressive plan to augment the fundraising at the Harvard-Kent School with an endowment that will raise $1 million over three years. A few years ago, Charlestown neighbors Richard Burtt and Stuart Murphy met one another in Italy and began...

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Community Consensus Plan for One Charlestown is Gaining Momentum

February 22, 2018
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It has no official standing, but in the community, the “rogue” Community Consensus Plan for One Charlestown has gained a solid standing of advocates – and the drafters of the plan will hold a community meeting on the effort tonight, Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. “I believe this...

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