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Graphic Arts Building Approved by BRA for Sullivan Square

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Berkeley Investments got approval from the Board of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to move forward with its $52 million residential project fronting Sullivan Square. During the BRA’s monthly Board meeting, the project – known as the Graphic Arts building – received approvals within the Article 80 process. Eric Ekman of...

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CNC Monthly Meeting Oct 4

September 22, 2016
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) will meet at 7pm on Tuesday October 4 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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A New Post:53rd Postmaster of Boston Sworn in at State House

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Nick Francescucci took his first step as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 1985, it was on Mt. Vernon Street in Beacon Hill, where he happily delivered the mail to customers for years. So it was only fitting that on Friday, Sept. 16, he stood...

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MC Students Set to Dedicate Participation in ALS Walk for Living to One of Their Own

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When a busload of Malden Catholic (MC) High School students empty out onto Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea this coming Sunday, Sept. 25, to participate in the Leonard Florence Center for Living’s (LFCFL) Walk for Living, they will be mindful of two men in their own community – one of whom suffers...

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Training Field Fences Come Down,and Park Re-Opens to the Public

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though there were some delays to delivering the final product, neighbors and tourists alike rejoiced on Monday, Sept. 12, when the City’s Parks and Recreation Department removed the barriers and re-opened the Training Field after about one-year of closure for rehabilitation. “The fences came down this morning and the rest will...

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School Bells Ring

September 15, 2016
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School Bells Ring

Audrey Kelly walks her children Destiney, 5, and Jayden, 7, up the Harvard-Kent School stairs to their first day of classes last Thursday, Sept. 8. Students all over Charlestown and Boston returned last Thursday, Sept. 8.

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Colliers Proposes Residential Building within Hood Park

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A third, large residential project on the industrial side of Rutherford Avenue has become public this week, with Colliers International proposing a large residential project for the Hood Park on a site that had previously been slated for an office building. Geoffrey Lewis and Mark Rosenshein of Colliers announced this week...

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PARK(ing) Day Comes to Charlestown

September 15, 2016
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A public park will spring up on parking spaces at Bunker Hill Street this Friday afternoon, but residents must act quick, because like Cinderella, the park will be gone by nightfall. On Friday, September 16, many parking spaces throughout Boston and across the world – including some spaces in Charlestown – will be transformed...

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Festivities Planned at St John’s on Sunday

September 15, 2016
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On Sunday, September 18th, St. John’s Episcopal Church begins the program year with classes for children’s formation and a parish picnic. Classes for children ages 3 and up begin at 9:45 am in the Parish House, with children joining their families in church for the conclusion of the 10 am worship service. The Godly...

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MassDOT Unveils Latest Plans for N Washington St Bridge

September 15, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has unveiled the latest plans for the new North Washington Street Bridge. Miguel Rosales, president and founder of Boston-based Rosales + Partners Transportation Design, is the architect behind the estimated $125-million bridge, which will replace the existing structurally deficient crossing that links City Square in...

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