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BRA Gives Approval to Navy Yard Residential Project

February 21, 2013
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BRA Gives Approval to Navy Yard Residential Project

Developers of a residential project at the Charlestown Navy Yard received Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval last week. Kavanagh Advisory Group received unanimous approval from the BRA to build 54 residential units and transform a vacant parcel at 1st Avenue and 9th Street in the Charlestown Navy Yard known as Starboard Place.  Of the...

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ABCD Runs out of Fuel Aid Assistance

February 21, 2013
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With a little over two months left in the federal fuel assistance program that helps thousands of Charlestown residents heat their homes during the harsh winter months, federal fuel aid for this program has run out. While the ABCD Fuel Assistance program the JFK Family Services Center in Charlestown continues to register families for...

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Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Set for March 15

February 21, 2013
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The Flatley Company will be hosting their annual St. Patrick’s Day Party on Friday, March 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 545 Medford St. Charlestown.  The annual affair that has become a local tradion will be emceed by Representative Eugene O’Flaherty.  In addition to the annual Irish fare of...

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Meeting on Spaulding Mitigation Set for Monday

February 21, 2013
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council and CNC Development Committee will be hosting a meeting on February 25th at 7 pm at the Spaulding Hospital on 16th Street, to discuss the Spaulding transportation plans for the parking and shuttle service for patients and employees accessing the new hospital site. As part of the Development Review process...

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Preservation Society Design Review to Meet

February 21, 2013
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The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting at the Mary Colbert meeting room located at 20 Devens Street on Monday, February 25th , at 7:30 p.m.  The meeting room is visible and directly accessible from the sidewalk on the left side of the building. Items on the agenda include...

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King of the Snow Hill

February 17, 2013
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King of the Snow Hill

Doug MacDonald conquers Lawnwood and Main Street on a snowpile from plowing of local streets.

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Avalon Crossfit to Aid Kenya with Pushups

February 17, 2013
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Avalon Crossfit to Aid Kenya with Pushups

Avalon CrossFit, 545 Medford Street in the new Knight of Columbus building located is hosting a free charity event for the people of Kenya on Feb. 16th at 11:30 a.m. The event, called Hope for Kenya is just one of four CrossFit For Hope fundraising initiatives. A suggested donation of  $15 per person is...

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Fewer Taxpayers File for Abatement

February 17, 2013
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Despite an increase in property tax bills and assessed property values for fiscal year 2013 there have been fewer abatements filed so far this year when compared to 2010. The cutoff date to file abatement with the City of Boston’s Accessing Department was February 1 and to date only 2,200 abatements have been filed....

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DiDomenico Office Hours on Feb. 15

February 17, 2013
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State Senator Sal DiDomenico will hold local office hours on Friday, February 15, 2013 from 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Zume’s Coffee House, 223 Main Street, Charlestown. All are welcome to visit with Senator DiDomenico, or a member of his staff, during this time to discuss local issues, seek assistance in dealing with...

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Putting on the Finishing Touches: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Welcomes Mayor Menino and Labor Leaders to Honor the Completion of Construction

February 7, 2013
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Putting on the Finishing Touches: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Welcomes Mayor Menino  and Labor Leaders to Honor the Completion of Construction

The New Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Charlestown Navy Yard has already been hailed for its anticipated LEED Gold status and as a model for inclusive design. The journey from an architect’s renderings to the completion of construction was taken on by hundreds of skilled union and trades members who made the hospital a...

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