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Local Resident Raising Money for Suicide Prevention

March 31, 2017
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Justyne Collier, local resident of Charlestown, whose brother committed suicide in 2004 is working to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She will be joined by her extended family, also long-time Charlestown residents, when she participates in the “Out of the Darkness Walk” in Wakefield in September. She is asking for...

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Dr. Paula Milone-Nuzzo is Named President of MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

March 31, 2017
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Following an extensive nationwide search, Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, has been named the sixth President of MGH Institute of Health Professions, an independent graduate school in Boston founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and the only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare. Dr. Milone-Nuzzo has spent the past 14 years in leadership roles at...

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City,Transportation Department say Stats Show Allston Street Pilot a Success

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel By the numbers, the change in direction for Allston Street has been a total success, according to figures released last week by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). To a person, not everyone likes the new configuration – which took away Allston Street as the one street on the west end of...

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Wearin’ of the Green

March 24, 2017
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Wearin’ of the Green

It was all dancing and laughs for Sally Woods and Colleen Sullivan, who found a little space to dance in the packed Warren Tavern on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

March 24, 2017
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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

One part of the neighborhood took care of another part on Friday night, March 10, as RSM in City Square presented the Warren Prescott Elementary School (WP) with a $110,903 grant as part of the company’s ongoing partnership with the school which started last summer. The partnership was born out of a call from...

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Designated Bike Lane in Sullivan Square, Rutherford Ave:Plan Cheered by Cyclists

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For more than a few in the Town, the mention of a dedicated bike path in the plans for Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue brings on a frown or the rolling of the eyes – and is sometimes seen as a bit of expensive, wasted space to accommodate a small, but...

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Alternative Plan to One Charlestown Presented

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Former planner Sy Mintz said this week that he has presented his “alternative plan” for One Charlestown no fewer than 17 times to small groups around the Town, and that at one of those meetings a representative from the Corcoran Jennison team was in attendance to view his presentation. Last week,...

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A Calming State:Yoga at the Library Builds on Years of Commitment,Access for All Residents

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On most Mondays when the sun is out, a beautiful swath of sunlight shines into the event room on the second floor of the Charlestown Branch Library. Sitting on the floor are several adults who have gathered there for a number of years. But there aren’t any books. There isn’t even...

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Re-Shaping the BPDA:Women Make Up Majority of Staff at the Agency

March 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) was formed in 1957. Throughout the years, this agency has decided in many ways what direction the City should go in by having a tight fingertip on every major development that has come through Boston over the past...

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MGH Nursing Program Earns High Marks from US News and World Reports

March 24, 2017
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The Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Charlestown attained their highest rankings ever in the new U. S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools list. The rankings were released March 14, 2017. The three-year direct-entry master’s program, in which...

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