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Charlestown Democrats Endorse 3 Council Candidates

October 22, 2015
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At a meeting of the Charlestown Democratic Ward Committee on October 6th, committee members endorsed three candidates for At-Large City Council seats: current Councilors Ayanna Pressley and Michelle Wu along with challenger Annissa Essaibi-George. These three candidates—along with incumbent Councilors Stephen Murphy and Michael Flaherty—will compete for four At-Large Council seats in the municipal...

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Health Commission Study Shows Migration of Local Young Children

October 22, 2015
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By Seth Daniel It’s no secret that many couples and families start out in Charlestown – enjoying the parks, close proximity to downtown and the tight-knit community – and then leave once children come along, and a new study by the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) this month puts that trend into numbers and...

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Michael Flaherty Looks to Schools, Development as Key Issues for Boston

October 22, 2015
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By Seth Daniel When Councilor Michael Flaherty walks the streets of Boston’s neighborhoods, whether Charlestown, Beacon Hill, Eastie or Jamaica Plain, he said he often encounters folks he’s known for years. It goes with having grown up in South Boston and worked in Boston all his adult life. Perhaps he coached their kids in...

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Healey Endorses Essaibi-George

October 22, 2015
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With no Mayoral election this year and most incumbent city councilors running unopposed in November’s upcoming election is a perfect situation for a candidate Annissa Essaibi-George. Essaibi-George, who is running for one of the four At-Large Council seats, just missed last time around when she finished fifth two years ago in a field of...

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Charlestown Native David Flanagan to be Honored at ABCD Community Heroes Celebration November 6

October 22, 2015
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Action for Boston Community Development rolls out the festivities on November 6 in a gala celebration of 18 outstanding neighborhood volunteers who selflessly give back to their communities, as well as private sector members whose steadfast support makes all the difference for low-income families and neighborhoods. Fifty years ago, ABCD Honoree David Flanagan’s family...

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Celebrating 100th Anniversary

October 16, 2015
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Celebrating 100th Anniversary

Employees of the Boston Credit Union helping out at the 100th anniversary celebration at City Hall Plaza last Tuesday were (Left to right) Colleen Lyndon, Cheryl Donahue, Annie McCarey, Leila Ruiz, Keri Baszkiewicz, and Kristen Dolan.

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Rutherford Avenue Building Sale Raises Questions by Elected Officials

October 16, 2015
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By John Lynds The sale of an unassuming office park has raised some eyebrows in Charlestown. The 52,944 -square-foor parcel at 440 Rutherford Ave. was sold by Cambridge Hanover Inc. to TD Street LLC, an affiliate of Center Court Partners LLC for $14.7 million late last month. TD Street LLC and Center Court Partners...

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Residents Urged to Take Precautions to Prevent WNV

October 16, 2015
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With the West Nile Virus (WNV) detected in mosquito pools in virtually every Boston neighborhood, including Charlestown, the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is urging residents to take precautions after a recent death from WNV. The BPHC confirmed that a Boston resident had died as a result of contracting WNV. While the BPHC would...

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Design Review Committee to Meet on Oct 19

October 16, 2015
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The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, October 19, at 7:30 PM at the Mary Colbert Apartments meeting room.  The room is located at the rear corner of 20 Devens Street where you can see it from the from the walkway that runs along the left side...

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CNC Announces Election Guidelines

October 16, 2015
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The Charlestown  Neighborhood Council is conducting the election for its 7 Precinct seats on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street, Charlestown. Nomination papers are currently available at the Charlestown Public Library, electronically from the CNC website or election chair, BarbaraBabin@comcast.net. Candidates for these seats must be residents...

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