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Conservation Commission Vote Imposes Fine on Quarter’s Marina

December 20, 2012
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The Boston Conservation Commission voted unanimously to fine the owner and trustee of the Shipyard Quarter’s Marina $25,000 per day until repairs are made to several of the piers which have created hazardous and unsafe conditions. The capacity crowd applauded when the decision was announced to impose the maximum fine at a hearing Wednesday...

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Local Reaction to the Tragedy at Newtown

December 20, 2012
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Although it was 150 of miles away, the senseless killing of 20 first graders and six school staffers last Friday at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. hit home as if happened right here in Charlestown. On Friday we all became resident of Newtown. District A-1 Captain Thomas Lee said has put...

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Lights, Camera, Action

December 13, 2012
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Lights, Camera, Action

The Charlestown Working Theater has been around for more than 40 years and is a local institution. William Marchi (left) in the title role as King John during the performance of the second one-act play performed last Saturday.

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Residents Pack Hall on Rutherford Ave. Design Meeting

December 13, 2012
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Residents Pack Hall on Rutherford Ave. Design Meeting

The highly anticipated meeting to unveil two design options for the Rutherford Avenue Corridor/Sullivan Square Design Project was held on Thursday, December 6 at the Knights of Columbus. It was standing room only during the last of a series of community meetings hosted by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD).  The meeting was moderated by...

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12th Annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament

December 13, 2012
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12th Annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament

This past weekend State Representative Eugene L. O’Flaherty dropped the puck at the 12th annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament. Shown in the attached photo is O’Flaherty with Charlestown Youth Hockey parents Jim Coviello and Steve Lakus who thanked him for his commitment to the Emmons, Horrigan O’Neil Memorial Rink. Representative O’Flaherty secured...

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Whole Foods Donates 300 Turkeys

December 13, 2012
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Whole Foods Market donated three hundred turkeys, a value of $12,000, to Harvest on Vine Emergency Food Pantry: the food pantry of St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Charlestown. The donation by Whole Foods made it possible for the Harvest on Vine to expand the number of families served to six hundred, a...

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Shipyard Quarter’s Marina

December 13, 2012
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Shipyard Quarter’s Marina

The Boston Conservation Commission voted unanimously to fine the owner and trustee of the Shipyard Quarter’s Marina $25,000 per day until repairs are made to several of the piers which have created hazardous and unsafe conditions for years. The capacity crowd applauded when the decision was announced to impose the maximum fine at a...

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Meeting on Rutherford Ave. is Dec. 6

December 6, 2012
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Meeting on Rutherford Ave. is Dec. 6

The Department of Transportation will host a community meeting tonight (December 6) at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus to discuss the Rutherford Avenue / Sullivan Square Design Project. The city has been meeting with the Charlestown community for several years to find ways to best transform Rutherford Avenue from a 1950′s auto-oriented...

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Police Urge Residents to Be Aware During This Holiday Season Outlines Safety Tips at CNC Meeting

December 6, 2012
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It may be the season to be jolly but Boston Police are warning residents to be careful during the holiday season. Captain Tom Lee told the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) Tuesday night that while it’s good news that overall crime has dropped in Charlestown by 25 percent since the beginning of the year, the...

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Meg Vaillancourt Honored by Youth Villages

November 30, 2012
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Meg Vaillancourt Honored by Youth Villages

The Youth Villages-Germaine Lawrence Campus recently honored Meg Vaillancourt of Charlestown, senior vice president of corporate relations for the Boston Red Sox and executive director of the Red Sox Foundation, with the “Women of Excellence” award for her fundraising efforts benefiting at-risk girls and boys. The Youth Villages-Germaine Lawrence Campus’ Women of Excellence award...

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