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Crackdown on Improper Trash and Recycling Disposal

May 28, 2014
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina has ordered Public Works and the city’s code enforcement officers to begin cracking down heavily on improper trash and recycling disposal in Charlestown and elsewhere in his district. On Tuesday alone, code enforcement wrote 120 tickets for improper trash put out in other neighborhoods. “Please be alert in the coming...

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ParkARTS Workshops Returning During June

May 28, 2014
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has announced that its popular summer series of ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops will return during the month of June at five Boston locations. The series of eight workshops for budding artists ages nine and up is just one of the many offerings of the 18th annual ParkARTS program...

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Good Shepherd Fundraiser

May 15, 2014
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Good Shepherd Fundraiser

Deanna Sutton, Jessica Scire and Emily Walker were happy to spend their Friday evening at the gala. They were three of many who attended the 5th Annual Fundraiser for the Good Shepherd School at St. Mary’s-St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center. The theme was ‘Hollywood.’

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DiDomenico Endorses Tompkins

May 15, 2014
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DiDomenico Endorses Tompkins

State Senator Sal DiDomenico announced his endorsement of Steve Tompkins for Suffolk County Sheriff this week.

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MGC Denies Boston Host Community Status: Walsh Weighing Legal Options Following Ruling

May 15, 2014
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Last Thursday the Massachusetts Gaming Commission rejected the City of Boston’s petition to be considered a ‘Host Community’, which would have allowed Charlestown to vote on a casino referendum and possibly a more lucrative community agreement. While the city argued that both the Wynn proposal in Everett and the Mohegan Sun proposal in Revere...

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Courageous Sailing Announces Campaign Geared Towards Youth

May 15, 2014
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Courageous Sailing today announced the launch of a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of its youth programs, which teach vital skills and have played a critical role in enhancing the lives of tens of thousands of Boston children during the past two-plus decades. The campaign includes an innovative mix of TV, print, radio...

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CNC Basic Services to Meet May 22

May 15, 2014
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The CNC Basic Services committee will hold a meeting of May 22 at 7:00 pm at the Mishawum Community room, 95 Dunstable Street. Representatives from Fresh Truck will be on hand to discuss their proposal to bring their mobile healthy food market to the Charlestown community. The presentation will include information regarding the proposed...

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Archaeology Walking Tour, A Big Success

May 8, 2014
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Archaeology Walking Tour, A Big Success

The Archaeology Walking Tour led by Joe Bagley, City of Boston Archaeologist, was held on May 3. The group of 40 participants began at the Bunker Hill Monument. Bagley’s tour included the true shape of fortifications on Breeds Hill, the leading business women of the 18th century, Slave sites, Pottery sites, and Native sites...

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Eye on the Ball

May 8, 2014
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Eye on the Ball

Jaida Hinton, of the Cubs team, gets ready to hit the ball during Saturday’s Little League Opening Day Ceremonies and games. More than 200 children and League officials paraded through the streets of the neighborhood and ended the day with several games and a celebration at Ryan Field. With the wild weather, League officials...

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TCP Tom Coots Is Named Bank Hero

May 8, 2014
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TCP Tom Coots Is Named Bank Hero

Tom Coots, an Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for The Cooperative Bank in Charlestown has been named a 2014 Community Bank Hero by Banker and Tradesman magazine, a weekly bank newspaper published by The Warren Group. Each year, the magazine honors Community Bankers who go above and beyond providing community and philanthropic service....

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