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The Launch Party for New Cookbook, Stewed

February 7, 2013
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The Launch Party for New Cookbook, Stewed

Charlestown resident Melissa Martin (center) with friends from left: Sam Whelan, Brooke Whelan, Melissa Brown and Alex Hankowski joined host Dave Becker, Chef and Owner of one-of-a-kind Italian Trattoria Sweet Basil in Needham, and food photographer Nina Gallant at the launch party for their new cookbook, Stewed, in Boston on January 21. Stewed is...

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Making Taxes Easier: BHCC and City of Boston Team Up to Help Residents with Tax Process

February 7, 2013
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Most people don’t want to think about it but it’s the time a year to begin thinking about filing 2012 tax returns. For many working people in Charlestown there’s some relief from the confusing process of figuring out taxes. Bunker Hill Community College, in partnership with the City of Boston, kicked off its annual...

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Menino Pushes New Goals In State of City Address

January 31, 2013
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Menino Pushes New Goals In State of City Address

Anyone wondering if Mayor Thomas Menino is ready for another term, they had their doubts quelled Tuesday night during his State of the City address at Faneuil Hall. Menino received a six minute standing ovation from the 800 plus attendees that packed the hall. There was no doubt everyone there was hanging on every...

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Edwards Middle School Students Enter Film Festival

January 31, 2013
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Edwards Middle School Students Enter Film Festival

A group of students from the Edwards Middle School in Charlestown have worked together to create a three-minute video that has been entered into the Youth Film Festival sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the National Properties Project (NPP). The goal of the festival is to make a short film that...

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All the World is a Stage: David Sullivan Appearing In Production of “Oliver”

January 31, 2013
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All the World is a Stage: David Sullivan Appearing In Production of “Oliver”

David Sullivan, a nine year old resident is now appearing in the Wheelock Family Theatre’s production of Oliver.  David is appearing asone of the orphans in the production that will run through February 24. Adapted from the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart.Directed by Susan Kosoff. Musical...

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Warren-Prescott Expands Autism and Science Programs

January 31, 2013
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As a never-ending goal to create additional educational opportunities for all students in Warren-Prescott, Principal Michele Davis has brought in some heavy hitters in the fields of science and special education.  This year, autism behavioral specialists will be among the staff at the Warren-Prescott to establish additional readiness skills for all children with autism...

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E-Inc Taking Planet Ptrotector Message to School Children

January 24, 2013
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E-Inc Taking Planet Ptrotector Message to School Children

A Charlestown Company is taking the message of  protecting the planet to local school children. Recently, officials visited the The James M. Curley School in Jamaica Plain to celebrate their Kids Green Their Schools Kick-Off learning cycle. “What they’re kicking off is the beginning of their work as planet protectors,” says Dr. Ricky Stern,...

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Residential Taxes and Exemptions Are on the Rise

January 24, 2013
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While the average tax bill for a single-family home in the city has climbed more than 5 percent in fiscal ’13, an increase in residential exemption will help Boston residents alleviate the burden. The average tax bill for a single-family home spiked to $3,480, marking a $175 increase over the previous fiscal year, while...

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Annual Comedy Night on Feb. 17 to Benefit CYHA

January 24, 2013
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Come join Tony V. and his star studded lineup of comedians for a great night of laughs. at theAnnual Comedy Night to benefit the Charlestown Youth Hockey Association on Sunday, February 17 at the  Knights of Columbus Hall from  7 pm to 12 am. There will be a cost of  $25 per ticket (table...

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LaMattina to Chair Committee on City and Neighborhood Services

January 24, 2013
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City Council President Stephen Murphy has appointed City Councilor Vice President Sal LaMattina to chair the Committee on City and Neighborhood Services and Veterans Affairs for a third time. LaMattina will also vice chair the Committee on Ways and Means. The Committee on City and Neighborhood Services includes a Sub-Committee on Aviation and Transportation....

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