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Whole Foods to Open on August 7

July 18, 2013
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Whole Foods announced it has planned a grand opening of its Charlestown location that will replace Johnnie’s Foodmaster on Wednesday, August 7. In Ocotober Whole Foods announced an agreement to purchase six leases from Johnnie’s Foodmaster, a family-owned grocery chain based in Chelsea. The six leases include buildings  in Charlestown, South Weymouth, Arlington, Brookline,...

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6th Annual New Balance Heart Break Hill 5K

July 11, 2013
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6th Annual New Balance Heart Break Hill 5K

Charlestown resident Justine Douvadijan participated in the 6th Annual New Balance Heart Break Hill 5K to benefit Franciscan Hospital for Children on Saturday, June 9th at Boston College. Nearly 600 friends took part in the event, raising more than $75,000. Donations can still be made at www.franciscanhospital.org/5k Shown from left: Zach Nicoz, Justine Douvadijan...

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Suspect in Murder Still at Large

July 11, 2013
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Authorities are still searching for the Charlestown man wanted in connection with the May 7 murder of Steven Jones. Suffolk County D.A. spokesman Jake Wark said investigators are still hunting down leads to the whereabouts of Pablo Flores Jr. who is a fugitive from justice. Flores, 20, is being sought in connection with Jones’...

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Art Gallery at BHCC re-named After Fifield

July 11, 2013
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The art gallery at Bunker Hill Community College has been re-named the Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery following a unanimous vote by the BHCC Board of Trustees on June 24. Mary L. Fifield, Ph.D., who retired as BHCC President on June 30 after more than 16 years of outstanding leadership, launched the gallery in...

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Charlestown Youth Hockey Seeks Coaches

July 11, 2013
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Charlesown Youth Hockey is currently accepting Coaches Applications for the upcoming 2013-14 season. Returning coaches should confirm their interest by sending an email to bod@cyha.com. New coaches should go to www.cyha.com and fill out a short application. There is availability for both head coaches and assistant coaches across many teams – boys, girls, all ages.

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Boston Public Market Closer to the Opening of Permanent Space on Greenway

July 11, 2013
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The Boston Public Market that will be located at the Orange Line entrance to the Haymarket MBTA Station has completed a series of major steps toward the opening of a permanent, year-round, self-sustaining market on the Greenway in Boston’s downtown market district. The Boston Public Market announced last month that it has selected an...

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The Markey Family of Monument Square, Met with President Barak Obama

July 4, 2013
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The Markey Family of Monument Square, Met with President Barak Obama

The Markey family of Monument Square, met with President Barak Obama when he came to Boston on June 12 to speak at a rally for Richard’s broth­er, Ed Markey, the new US Senator from Massachusetts. Shown with Obama are Richard, Cynthia and their daughter Samantha.

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Election 2013: Mayoral Candidate Walsh Will Run on His Record

July 4, 2013
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Election 2013: Mayoral Candidate Walsh Will Run on His Record

Boston mayoral candidate Marty Walsh wants it known he’s not going to be vacillating when his past 16 years as state representative for Dorchester comes up during the campaign. “My record is black-and-white. I’m proud of my record,” said Walsh in a recent interview, noting that he has voted on issues such as gay...

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Arroyo: Mayor’s Power Comes from the People

July 4, 2013
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Arroyo: Mayor’s Power Comes from the People

City Councilor At-Large Felix G. Arroyo is among many candidates fighting hard to win the Mayor’s Office this fall. But Arroyo is describing a different vision of the mayor’s role, one where residents would directly shape the City’s plans and policies. “I believe the power in City Hall doesn’t come from inside the building....

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Storymobile Program Truck Coming Here

July 4, 2013
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ReadBoston’s Storymobile Program will bring books and literacy activities to over 40,000 Boston children this summer.  Each week, the ReadBoston Storymobile will visit over 80 sites around the city with a professional storyteller.  The children who attend this exciting free program will witness storytelling at its best and will be able to choose a...

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