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More Than Meets the Eye:Breaking Down the Plans for Assembly Row

December 9, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though it isn’t exactly in Charlestown, Federal Realty Investment Trust’s massive Assembly Row development in Somerville is only a stone’s throw from the Town on the other side of Sullivan Square – and looks to be a long-time complement to the future plans for the region that include Everett’s Lower Broadway...

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Lions Club Again Collecting Coats

December 9, 2016
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The Charlestown Lions Club is again collecting coats to be distributed to needy babies, children and adults..  The coats may be delivered to the Co-operative Bank and  Lions Club members will deliver them to Anton’s Cleaners where they will be cleaned free of charge.   All coats should be in  good condition with no rips,...

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Painters’ Union Pitches in to Help E-Inc Museum Renovation Effort

December 9, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As the e-Inc organization in the Navy Yard transformed itself into a museum over the past few months, one thing became very clear. The new walls were going to need some paint. That’s where the Painters Allied Trade Union District Council #35 stepped up to the plate, with Charlestown’s Chris Brennan...

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E-Mails Show Early Coordination Rather than CoOperation With Neighbors in Edwards School Lot Towing Fracas

December 2, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In e-mails obtained by the Patriot Bridge between Boston Public Schools (BPS) and Edwards Middle School officials regarding the towing of neighbors’ cars from the school parking lot in October, there is a trend that shows school officials dragged their feet on having a neighborhood meeting and let the towing situation...

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Fanning the Flames:Tkachuk Family Makes Special Visit to See their Young NHL Star

December 2, 2016
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Fanning the Flames:Tkachuk Family Makes Special Visit to See their Young NHL Star

By Shanna McCarriston Don’t let the Boston accents fool you; the members of Charlestown’s Tkachuk family are rooting for the Calgary Flames. Decked out in Flames gear and Calgary red, Calgary Left Wing Matthew Tkachuk drew a crowd to the TD Garden last Saturday night, Nov. 26, even if most of it was family...

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Bradley Named ABCD Hero

December 2, 2016
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By John Lynds Peggy Bradley has long been a recognizable figure in Charlestown through her work with the Charlestown Preservation Society, Charlestown Sprouts and Charlestown Neighborhood Council. This month, Bradley received the well deserved honor of being named an Action for Boston Community Development Community Hero. Bradley received the honor at ABCD’s annual Community...

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This Weekend Offers Opportunity to Meet and to Learn about Charlestown Artists

December 2, 2016
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By Seth Daniel This coming weekend offers a unique opportunity for Charlestown resident to see inside the workings of a real studio gallery, observing how local artists work and seeing some of their most recent works, as the Artists Group of Charlestown (AGC) opens its doors at the StoveFactory on Medford Street during the...

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Santa,Enchanted Trolley Returns to Thompson Sq on December 4

December 2, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For those little ones hoping to skip the middleman and get their Christmas list directly into Santa Claus’s hands, Sunday is the golden opportunity to speak directly with the big guy. Mayor Martin Walsh and Liaison Chris Breen announced this week that the Enchanted Trolley with the mayor and Santa Claus...

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Citywide Plan Looks to the Edges of Boston for Continued Growth

December 2, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen In order to accommodate the continued growth in both jobs and population, the citywide draft plan under Imagine Boston 2030 has pointed out potential places of growth on the outer edges of the city. “We have to identify different places in the city where Boston can grow and expand,” said Mayor...

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Sharing the Harvest

November 24, 2016
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Sharing the Harvest

BAG THAT BIRD:   David Hennessey loads a Thanksgiving turkey into a bag as Jasline Torres helps out during the annual Harvest on the Vine Thanksgiving meal distribution on Friday afternoon, Nov. 18. Charlestown’s only food pantry, which is part of St. Catherine’s-St. Mary’s Church, once again served hundreds of families in the Town...

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