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Great Fall Adventure for Everyone!

November 14, 2013
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Great Fall Adventure for Everyone!

On Monday, November 11, members from the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club headed out to Drumlin Farm run by the Mass Audobon Society in Lincoln, MA. They saw chickens, massive pigs, goats, deer and cows, and also Vince Vaughn shooting his new movie! It was a great fall adventure for everyone!

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MGH Gala Raises More than $390,000 for Scholarships

November 14, 2013
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MGH Gala Raises More than $390,000 for Scholarships

MGH Institute of Health Professions raised more than $390,000 for student scholarships during its annual Gala on November 6. More than 300 people attended the event, held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, to support students in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology who attend the Charlestown Navy Yard graduate school. The...

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Kelly Makes Good Showing in Council Race

November 14, 2013
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For a first time candidate, Charlestown’s own Jack Kelly had a good showing during last Tuesday night’s At-Large race. Kelly topped the ticket here with 3,696 votes. However it wasn’t enough to catapult him into one of the four At-Large seats. Kelly finished the night in eight place citywide with 23,935 votes. “I would...

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CNC to Host Meeting on Plan for Constitution Rd., Nov. 14

November 14, 2013
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This evening, November 14, at 7:00 PM the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will host a meeting by the City of Boston to present a Concept Plan for Constitution Road (from Warren to Chelsea Streets) as part of the Connect Historic Boston initiative.  The goal is to  transform this corridor into a welcoming, multi-modal street with...

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St. John’s Episcopal Church Annual Harvest Fair, Nov. 16

November 14, 2013
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St. John’s Church at 27 Devens Street invites everyone to the 174rd Harvest Fair on Saturday, November 16 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the church’s Parish House. Admission is free and items for sale include books, crafts, plants, toys, jewelry, and baked goods. There will also be a Silent Auction with a...

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CNC Precinct Elections Rescheduled

November 14, 2013
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Please be advised that the CNC Precinct Elections scheduled for November 16, 2013 are cancelled. In accordance with the CNC Bylaws, in instances where there is only one candidate for each precinct position, the Chair of the Election Committee will propose to the Council that the candidates be voted in lieu of a public...

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MGH Health Center Holiday Schedule

November 14, 2013
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The MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 27 and will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  The health center will be open on Saturday, November 30. If you have a medical emergency during the time the health center is closed, please go to the emergency...

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Charlestown Voters Go for Connolly: Walsh Elected Boston’s next Mayor with 52% of the Vote

November 7, 2013
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Charlestown Voters Go for Connolly: Walsh Elected Boston’s next Mayor with 52% of the Vote

Marty Walsh was elected the new Mayor of Boston Tuesday night. Citywide Walsh received 72,514 votes to Connolly’s 67,606 votes. In Charlestown however Connolly bested Walsh 3,213 to 2,305. Here Connolly got the backing of City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Senator Sal DiDomenico. State Representative Eugene O’Flaherty was the sole Charlestown pol to back...

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LaMattina Cruises to Re-election to Council

November 7, 2013
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LaMattina Cruises to Re-election to Council

Incumbent Ward I City Councilor Sal LaMattina easily beat challenger and East Boston resident Brian Gannon Tuesday night. LaMattina received 3,404 votes in Charlestown to Gannon’s 1,208 votes. District wide LaMattina received 10571 votes to Gannon’s 4045 votes and will serve a fourth term as Ward I City Councilor. On election night at his...

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Evans to Serve as Interim BPD Chief

November 7, 2013
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Evans to Serve as Interim BPD Chief

Boston Police Superintendent William Evans, who is no stranger to Charlestown, will serve as interim BPD Commissioner until the newly elected mayor appoints a permanent replacement in 2014. Mayor Thomas Menino made the announcement last week as outgoing Commissioner Ed Davis left office. “The Boston Police Department will be in great hands under the...

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