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Turning the Trend: More Parents Looking to Stay in Charlestown

November 12, 2015
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Turning the Trend: More Parents Looking to Stay in Charlestown

Over the last 15 years, as new people moved into the Town with kids and young natives began raising a new generation of Townies, it was always sort of assumed that the little tykes being wheeled down Main Street in carriages would one day flee along with their parents to the suburbs. Charlestown had...

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Beacon Hill Athletic Club Eyes Space in City Square

November 12, 2015
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The well-known Beacon Hill Athletic Club (BHAC) is looking to add its eighth location in City Square if neighbors and the community reach an agreement on the move. A meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) Basic Services Committee will examine the issue at a public meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Marriott...

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Wynn Everett Awards More than $3m in Contracts to Certified Veteran-Owned Businesses

November 12, 2015
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Wynn Resorts has announced that it has awarded more than $3 million in contracts to certified veteran-owned businesses in the design phase of the five-star Wynn Everett resort. The recent Wynn contracts to veteran-business enterprises total $3,165 million, or 6.2 percent of the entire design-phase expense. The amount is more than six times the...

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Halloween 2015

November 5, 2015
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Halloween 2015

Thousands of Halloween revelers marched around the Monument and the Training Field last Saturday evening during the 30th Annual March Around the Monument celebration. The safe and family-friendly event was bigger than ever. Here, Lauren Lizewski the Mummy could be seen wandering around the Monument in search of her tomb.

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Boston Reaches Out to Wynn for Meeting on Traffic, Planning

November 5, 2015
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By Seth Daniel When the phone rang at the Wynn Everett headquarters last week, it was an unfamiliar voice – it being the voice of a person at Boston City Hall. Wynn Everett and officials from the City of Boston – excluding Boston Mayor Martin Walsh – met last Thursday, Oct. 29, in a...

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Charlestown Voters Pick the Election Winners

November 5, 2015
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By John Lynds Boston voters tossed out two incumbents during Tuesday night’s citywide election with Dorchester resident Annissa Essaibi-George beating out longtime At-Large City Councilor and former Council President Stephen Murphy for one of the four at-large seats and Andrea Campbell ousting District 4 Councilor Charles Yancey who has served since 1983. doubled women...

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Single Family Homes, Condos Are Hot in Charlestown

November 5, 2015
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By Seth Daniel The Charlestown real estate market is undoubtedly as healthy as a top professional athlete, but delving into the most recent numbers shows that prices for single-family homes and condos have been the foods that have fed the recent surge in the market. According to the MLS Property Information Network (PIN) and...

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District 1 Champions

October 29, 2015
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District 1 Champions

Congratulations to the Charlestown Midget 1 hockey team on winning the District 1 title. The team moves onto the State Championship in November. Pictured left to right standing – Coach and new dad Harry Sullivan, Nolan Doherty, Quinlan Sullivan, Eddie Evers, Will Ahearn, Nolan McLaughlin, Danny Settipani, Colin Nestor – Bottom left, Jack Lonergan,...

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For A Good Cause

October 29, 2015
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For A Good Cause

Charlestown’s own comedians Tony V and Steve Sweeney, with Irene (Gillen) Moffat, sister of Brother Francis Gillen, were all on hand last Sunday night, Oct. 25, for a special fundraiser to help continue to the work of Brother Gillen – an elderly man who left Charlestown in the 1940s to do God’s work in...

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City and NHL Jointly Agree to Renovate McGonagle Rink

October 29, 2015
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By Seth Daniel The City of Boston and the National Hockey League (NHL) are combining forces to renovate the Brian McGonagle Street Hockey Rink at Ryan Field this fall – and will hold a blockbuster ceremony in December to mark the occasion and prepare for the NHL’s WinterFest game to roll into Fenway Park...

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