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Make Way for Wynn:Steel Goes Up on the Tower, Gas Station to Go

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the steel bones of the new Lower Broadway in Everett – just over the Charlestown line – begin to climb to the sky at the Wynn Boston Harbor, old stalwarts on the roadway are about to disappear. Wynn Boston Harbor announced this week that it will begin the demolition of...

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USS Constitution to go Back Afloat

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The oldest sailing warship still afloat will once again be afloat this July 23 and 24 as work crews wind down the two-year restoration project and prepare to put Old Ironsides back afloat around midnight on July 23 and into July 24. Navy officials on the USS Constitution’s Facebook page confirmed...

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Gardens of Charlestown Set for June 29

June 23, 2017
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At certain times of day, everyone notices the traffic as they travel through Charlestown toward Sullivan Square. While you’re sitting in your car, inching up to the rotary, have you ever noticed the beautiful community garden between Main and Bunker Hill Streets? Maybe you notice the daffodils in March, which give way to large...

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Friend of Charlestown Navy Yard,Chamber Host First Council Forum

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The first public forum with all three District 1 City Council candidates has been negotiated, and this time it will be in Charlestown. All three candidates have been confirmed for the forum on Thursday, June 29, at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Navy Yard, 7:30 p.m. Candidates Lydia Edwards, Margaret Farmer...

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Trial Underway for Killing of Charlestown’s Brian Hingston

June 23, 2017
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A jury has been seated and the trial is underway for the killing of Charlestown native Brian Hingston, who was assaulted allegedly by a Dorchester man as he tried to prevent a fight – an assault that caused Hingston’s tragic death. In Suffolk Superior Court in Boston on Tuesday, prosecution testimony continued in the...

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Bunker Hill Parade

June 17, 2017
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Bunker Hill Parade

Terry Cornellier of the Lincoln Minutemen loads his musket at the annual Bunker Hill Day Parade in re-enacting one of the Colonial militias present at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

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Graduation Day

June 17, 2017
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Graduation Day

Little Charlotte Sutton contemplates her future in kindergarten last Thursday morning as she and her classmates graduated from the Good Shepherd School at St. Mary’s Church. Scores of students, family members, teachers and Father Jim Ronan joined in the celebration – with some grandparents coming from as far away as Florida to mark the...

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Navy Yard,National Parks Ready for Sail Boston 2017

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In 2014, when the Sail Boston return was announced for 2017, the National Park Service stood side by side with the organizers and have been “all-in” every since. This weekend, the Navy Yard will be a featured location for the Parade of Sail on Saturday morning and the overall Family Festival...

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Wynn Money Part of Larger Plan at Kennedy Center Relocation

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When the recipients of the new Charlestown Community Mitigation Fund – money from the Wynn Boston Harbor development – became public last week, one of the top recipients was The Kennedy Center in Hayes Square, but the $10,000 received from that was just one piece of a larger story that involves...

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Renovations to Start at Engine 50

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a few delays in starting the historic renovation of the Engine 50 Fire House off the Training Field, this time the Boston Fire Department is ready to get things moving on the project – saying that on Aug. 1 they would move everyone out and get started. “It’s going to...

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