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New CNC Board Members

January 9, 2014
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New CNC Board Members

Tom Cunha (left) Chair of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) welcomed new board members Caitlin Kelly for Precinct 7 and Tom Hogan representng the Charlestown Preservation Society to the board at the monthly meeting of the CNC on Tuesday night.

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Chris Remmes Announces for State Rep.

January 9, 2014
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Chris Remmes Announces for State Rep.

Chris Remmes, a 20 year resident of Charlestown, made it official today by announcing a run for the Second Suffolk State Representative being vacated by Representative Eugene O’Flaherty. Remmes, 48, is a local Realtor, Chair of the Charlestown Democratic Ward Committee, and active member of the Charlestown community.  A graduate of Catholic Memorial High School and...

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O’Flaherty Resigns; Race Is on for Seat

January 9, 2014
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Charlestown’s Jack Kelly, a former At-Large City Council Candidate, Charlestown Democratic Ward Chair Chris Remmes and Dan Ryan, an Aid for U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano, will all be taking a shot at the soon to be open State Representative seat in the special election set for April 1. The seat will be availbe after...

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Warren Prescott Ice Skating Social

January 9, 2014
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The Warren Prescott Family Ice Skating Social will be held on this Saturday, January 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street in the North End. Skaters are urged to arrive between 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. and from 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. there will be free skating...

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DiDomenico to Hold Local Office Hours Fri.

January 9, 2014
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State Senator Sal DiDomenico will be hosting office hours in Charlestown on Friday, January 10th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Zume’s Coffee House (223 Main Street).  These office hours, which occur on a monthly basis, are open to all Charlestown residents to meet with Senator DiDomenico or a member of his staff...

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Members of Missionsafe.

December 31, 2013
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Members of Missionsafe.

Xavier Jimenez, Zaire Richardson, Nelmary Hernandez, Yusmeiy Bruno, (back) Jakeyla Greene, Council Antwan Mills and Iris Baez were at the Open House of MissionSafe on December 11 and are all members of MissionSAFE.

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Wynn Resorts Has MGC Approval to Submit Application

December 31, 2013
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Wynn Resorts that will be located on Route 99 less than a quarter mile from the Charlestown line  has cleared all hurdles with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) after a unanimous vote recorded last Friday, Dec. 27, by Commissioners that officially declared the company suitable to submit a Phase 2 application. Earlier this month,...

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Coca-cola and Bruins Bring Healthy Message to Youths at Charletown Boys and Girls Club

December 31, 2013
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Coca-Cola and the Boston Bruins teamed up to promote “Get the Ball Rolling” at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club.  The interactive initiative helps teach local youth about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle through proper exercise and nutrition. The event was featured on the latest episode of Behind the B, which aired...

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Callahan Tunnel Project Update

December 31, 2013
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The work schedule for the first two weeks of the Callahan Tunnel Project.  Work will happen 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  This schedule may change as work progresses.  An updated will be provided as needed.  Other concurrent activities may take place in conjunction with this work as needed. Week of 28DEC-JAN04:...

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The Event Raised over $70,000 for Homeless Families

December 24, 2013
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The Event Raised over $70,000 for Homeless Families

Charlestown resident Richard Ring (right), former Executive Director of the Pine Street Inn and FamilyAid Boston (formerly Travelers Aid Family Services) presented the award to Mayor Menino for his sustained support over the years. The event raised over $70,000 for homeless families. Shown from left: Michael McCormack of the McCormack Firm and member of...

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