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City Officials Announces Pilot Street Cleaning Program

June 4, 2015
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The City of Boston announced this week that a new street cleaning program will be piloted in Charlestown. Starting the week of July 1, tickets issued for parking in violation of the street cleaning regulation in Charlestown will increase from $40 to $90. Throughout the time period that the pilot program is in effect,...

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MGC Fires Back Against Boston Lawsuit, Calls for Dismissal July 9

June 4, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is striking back with strong language aimed at the City of Boston in a motion to dismiss its amended lawsuit, which was announced at a press conference in Charlestown May 21. The Boston amended lawsuit, among many other things, called for all five MGC members to be replaced and...

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I Can Catch Him

May 28, 2015
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I Can Catch Him

Charlestown runner #927 Max Gomez gives it his all for the Town Track Club last Thursday, May 21, during the organization’s first home meet at Charlestown High School track. The all-ages track club boasts around 300 participants and has existed for about three years.

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Walsh Administration Amend Lawsuit:Prepare for a Fight on Wynn Casino

May 28, 2015
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Surrounded by highway traffic and the freshly cut grass in the rarely-travelled center of Sullivan Square and Alford Street, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and his administration held a major press conference last Thursday afternoon, May 21, to announce a significant amendment to their lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), and ultimately, the Wynn...

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Spaulding Chief Able to Combine Work and Home in Charlestown

May 28, 2015
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When it comes to commuting home, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital President David Storto gets in his car and prepares to drive…about one minute. That’s if he even uses a car at all. The president of the sparkling new rehab hospital at the tip of the Navy Yard came to be well known in Charlestown civic...

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Battle of Bunker Hill Road Race Returns to Its Roots on June 14

May 28, 2015
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This year marks the 47th Annual Battle of Bunker Hill Road Race on June 14.   The event initially began as a race for the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club members and through the years it grew into a well-known and highly regarded competitive Road Race that raises crucial funds for the Club.  A...

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Runner Completes Marathon

May 21, 2015
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Runner Completes Marathon

Charlestown resident Megan McNamara ran the 119th Boston Marathon in memory of her father Leo McNamara, who passed away in June of 2014 after five courageous years as a stroke survivor. Tedy’s Team was formed 10 years ago with the American Stroke Association following Tedy Bruschi’s stroke in 2005 to support and honor survivors...

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CWT to Present Award to Kelly Family

May 21, 2015
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CWT to Present Award to Kelly Family

The Charlestown Working Theater will present the second annual Creative Community Impact Award to the Kelly family, who had made significant contributions to the CWT and to the Charlestown creative community for over 15 years. The award will be presented at CWT’s Annual Comedy Fundraiser on Friday, June 5th starting at 7pm. For information...

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Navy Yard Ropewalk Project Receives BRA Approval

May 21, 2015
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Charlestown’s Ropewalk project down at the Navy Yard will share in $39 million in federal and city funds to create more affordable housing opportunities in the neighborhood. The $34 million Ropewalk project, which received Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval in April, will create 80 units of housing with 26    units being affordable. The funding,...

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Residents Dig in for Fight over Armory Project

May 21, 2015
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“Listen to me!” Charlestown resident Tom Ward yelled midway through the Charlestown Neighborhood Council meeting last Thursday, May 14. “Just listen to me!” Ward’s sentiment echoed the goal of the 40 or so residents who gathered at the meeting for C-Town Ventures, the developers of the Charlestown Armory redevelopment project, to hear them out....

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