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PARK(ing) Day Comes to Charlestown

September 15, 2016
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A public park will spring up on parking spaces at Bunker Hill Street this Friday afternoon, but residents must act quick, because like Cinderella, the park will be gone by nightfall. On Friday, September 16, many parking spaces throughout Boston and across the world – including some spaces in Charlestown – will be transformed...

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Festivities Planned at St John’s on Sunday

September 15, 2016
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On Sunday, September 18th, St. John’s Episcopal Church begins the program year with classes for children’s formation and a parish picnic. Classes for children ages 3 and up begin at 9:45 am in the Parish House, with children joining their families in church for the conclusion of the 10 am worship service. The Godly...

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MassDOT Unveils Latest Plans for N Washington St Bridge

September 15, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has unveiled the latest plans for the new North Washington Street Bridge. Miguel Rosales, president and founder of Boston-based Rosales + Partners Transportation Design, is the architect behind the estimated $125-million bridge, which will replace the existing structurally deficient crossing that links City Square in...

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Charlestown Voters Support the Three Winners in Primary

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds Last Thursday’s State Primary was quiet with low voter turnout in Charlestown and across the state. With many incumbents running unopposed few ventured out to cast a ballot for incumbents and even those incumbents who had challengers. The story of the night was former At-Large Boston City Councilor and former Council...

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MGH Institute Faculty, Students and Staff to Take Part in IMPACT Day

September 15, 2016
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More than 350 students, faculty, and staff from MGH Institute of Health Professions will work with community groups and other non-profit organizations in Charlestown and around Greater Boston on Friday, September 16 as part of the graduate school’s annual Community IMPACT Day event. More than 60 teams of students in nursing, occupational therapy, physical...

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Appreciation Night for Police on Sept 21

September 15, 2016
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A Charlestown Police Appreciate Night, sponsored by a Grateful Community, will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club’s 60 High Sreet building.  Current and former officers who are/have served in Charlestown have been invited to attend. All residents of Charlestown are urged...

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MGH Institute Helps Local Children Prepare for New School Year

September 15, 2016
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A group of students and faculty from MGH Institute of Health Professions graduate school recently held a “Transitions Camp” for children to be better prepared to start the school year after summer vacation.  The week-long camp, held at Special Townies’ Clubhouse, included a variety of activities designed to address individualized goals to get the children ready...

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Navy Day at Warren Prescott

September 8, 2016
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Navy Day at Warren Prescott

Liliana Gomez, 4, hands some much-needed water to sailor Gerard Diaz during Navy Day at the Warren Prescott School on Aug. 23. Sailors from all over the world helped spruce up and get ready for classes, which begin today, Sept. 8.

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At Tide Pool Exhibit

September 8, 2016
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At Tide Pool Exhibit

Two-year-old Yu Chan of Charlestown and his mom Eleanor Ng check out the  New England  Aquarium  tide pool exhibit  at the  August 23 ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the  Boston Parks and Recreation Department in Franklin Park.

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Public Education is a Passion for School Comm. Chair O’Neill

September 8, 2016
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Public Education is a Passion for School Comm. Chair O’Neill

By Seth Daniel It’s a rare holiday that School Committee Chair Michael O’Neill’s cell phone doesn’t ring while he’s at the beach or on vacation, or even relaxing around his Charlestown home. Duty constantly calls the chair of the Boston School Committee, now in his fourth year of leading the body and just starting...

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