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DiDomenico Foundation St Patrick’s Day Celebration was A Huge Success

March 11, 2016
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The DiDomenico Foundation once again held their annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Charlestown Knights of Columbus hosted by Senator Sal DiDomenico and it was a resounding success. While everyone enjoyed a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus they heard political leaders from throughout the Commonwealth...

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Charlestown Democrats to Elect State Convention Delegates on Tuesday

March 11, 2016
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Registered Democrats in Charlestown will be holding a caucus at Charlestown Lacrosse Center, 14 Green Street on March 15th at 7pm to elect 13 delegates to the 2016 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to adopt a new Action Agenda. The Convention will be held on Saturday, June 4th at...

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Wynn Officials Have No Preferences in Rutherford Ave Tunnel Debate

March 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As talk of re-commencing the discussion on whether or not there should be a tunnel on Rutherford Avenue has come to light, Wynn Everett officials said they do not have a preference and will work with any solution the City and the Town come up with. “We are taking no position...

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Residents are Urged to Get Educated on New FEMA Flood Maps

March 11, 2016
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By John Lynds With the new Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps set to go into effect next week on Wednesday, March 16, local Boston environmentalists have jumped into action to alert Charlestown homeowners of the upcoming deadline to purchase flood insurance. If a home is in the new flood zone that...

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Charlestown Working Theater Marks its 40th Year of Stage Performances

March 4, 2016
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Charlestown Working Theater Marks its 40th Year of Stage Performances

By Seth Daniel When the Charlestown Working Theatre (CWT) prepared to open up for its first show in 1975 – a short play called ‘The Lottery’ – founder Peggy Ings and those helping her form the innovative theatre didn’t know whether they were going to get greeted with eggs or roses. It turned out...

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Council Approves Detective Contract

March 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston City Council voted unanimously last week to approve an arbitration award for a 29 percent pay increase over six years for the Boston Police’s Benvolent Society of Detectives Benevolent Society. Councillors did not choose to reject the measure, which was suggested by the Boston Municipal Research Bureau – as...

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Bunker Hill Tenant Task Force Retains GBLS

March 4, 2016
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By John Lynds As the project to replace the state’s oldest public housing development progresses, tenants from the Bunker Hill Public Housing Development have secured legal counsel to help navigate the complex issues surrounding the project. Late last month, the Bunker Hill Tenant Task Force voted unanimously to retain Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS)...

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Tunnel Removal Plan to be Reassessed,Planning Process to Begin

March 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In 2013, the City and a group of some residents decided to move forward with the ‘surface option’ plan for Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square that would, among other things, remove the tunnel pass-through, but just as that plan moves further into design, this week the City said it will reassess...

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Labeck Signs with UMass/Amherst

February 26, 2016
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Labeck Signs with UMass/Amherst

On National Signing Day, Christian Labeck ,17, Boston College High School Senior from Charlestown, committed to play soccer with the UMass-Amherst Minutemen (Atlantic 10-Division 1). Labeck has been a three year starter for the BC High Varsity Soccer team. In 2015, he was a Senior Captain, lead the Catholic Conference with 21 points and...

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Wynn Halts Construction:Thousands of Jobs in Limbo Following Curatone’s Environmental Appeal

February 26, 2016
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Wynn Halts Construction:Thousands of Jobs in Limbo Following Curatone’s Environmental Appeal

By Seth Daniel In a shocking follow up to the environmental license appeal filed by Somerville on Feb. 12, Wynn Everett officials made a startling announcement Wednesday afternoon in saying that they would halt all construction activities, put off seven job fairs, institute a hiring freeze and cancel the April groundbreaking – but they...

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