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Author to Talk of Gen Putnam: Hero or Coward?

September 8, 2017
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Was General Israel Putnam a hero or coward at the Battle of Bunker Hill? Come learn about the life and role of Israel Putnam in the Revolutionary War from an author with lots of expertise on the matter. Author and historian Gene Procknow explores the story of a Bunker Hill soldier, Henry Dearborn, who...

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David Kingsley Named New Executive Director at Zelma Lacey House

September 8, 2017
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Full-service real estate and property management firm Peabody Properties (http://www.peabodyproperties.com) has named David M. Kingsley of Windham, Maine, as Executive Director of Zelma Lacey House, an assisted living community in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Kingsley joins Peabody Properties with 17 years of experience as a healthcare administrator; his background also includes the real estate and brokerage...

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Passacantilli Outlines His Environmental Platform

September 8, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has released his Environmental Platform.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor, which includes the neighborhoods of East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. Passacantilli said, “Protecting our environment is a global obligation that calls for innovative and determined...

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Schoolgirl Celebration

September 2, 2017
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Schoolgirl Celebration

Margaret Klessens celebrated being a Charlestown Schoolgirl and her 90th birthday during the Schoolgirls’ fundraiser show last Thursday night, Aug. 17, at the Knights of Columbus. Klessens is pictured with her daughter, Sally, and her son, Bill, during the time. Margaret Klessens graduated from the old Charlestown High in 1942 and served in the...

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BPS restores Charlestown exam school buses after weeks of uncertainty, frustration for parents

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Under fire from hundreds of parents in Charlestown that have kids at Boston Latin School (BLS) and Boston Latin Academy (BLA) and rely on the neighborhood bus, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) announced on Wednesday that they would restore the previously cut BLS and BLA buses after more than a week...

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Marathon Bombing Movie about Bauman to Premiere Here

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In what is believed to be an upcoming blockbuster Hollywood hit, the movie ‘Stronger’ about Marathon Bombing victim Jeff Bauman’s recovery from catastrophic injury will premiere on Sept. 12 in Charlestown’s Spaulding Rehab – the very place where the hometown hero learned to walk again after the tragedy. Spaulding officials and...

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CNC Community Corner

September 2, 2017
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday September 5th at the Knights of Columbus Hall 545 Medford Street. All are welcome to attend. After presentations by different agencies, the floor will be opened for public comment.

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Wynn Boston Harbor Officials Honors Veterans, Hosts Secretary Urena

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When veterans are on the job site at Wynn Boston Harbor, many didn’t know that some of their close co-workers had also served in the Armed Forces. However, under a new initiative from Wynn and State Veterans Affairs Secretary Francisco Urena, workers on the site now wear specially-designed ‘veteran’ hard hats,...

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Lydia Edwards to Unveil for Dog-Park in Charlestown

September 2, 2017
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Boston City Council candidate Lydia Edwards continues to build a grassroots organization following endorsements from the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts, the MBTA’s Office & Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU 453), and the SEIU Massachusetts State Council, which alone represents 92,000 members in the Commonwealth. “This support from our local elected officials and...

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Long-Time Charlestown Physician Calls for Safe Injection Site in Boston

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Having watched too many of his patients die at the hands of opiate overdoses, Charlestown-based Dr. Mark Eisenberg is one of a growing number of medical providers in Boston calling for the city and state to institute a safe injection site in the city. “I’ve been a primary care doctor for...

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