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New Date for Shipyard Quarters Meeting at BCC

November 30, 2012
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The Boston Conservation Commission had cancelled their November 28 public meeting of the Boston Conservation Commission.  The sole item on the agenda, which was the Shipyard Quarters Marina Enforcement Order, will be heard on December 12, 2012.

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Downtown View : Parking Lot Worries

November 30, 2012
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I’m worried. It’s about a surface parking lot. It seems silly to worry about a parking lot, but that’s the way it is. Maybe it will turn out okay, but things have a way of getting out of hand. Let’s hope I’m wrong. This parking lot lies on the Esplanade near Charles Circle. That...

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Whole Foods Offers Complimentary Shuttle

November 21, 2012
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Whole Foods Offers Complimentary Shuttle

Whole Foods Market is pleased to announce a complimentary shuttle service for its new neighbors in the Charlestown and North End communities. The complimentary shuttle will take shoppers to the closest open Whole Foods Market location, in Beacon Hill, while its Charlestown store is undergoing renovations.  Whole Foods Market has arranged this free shuttle...

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Hearing on Conditions at Local Marina, Nov. 28

November 21, 2012
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Hearing on Conditions at Local Marina, Nov. 28

The Boston Conservation Commission will hold an enforcement hearing on November 28 to determine what action should be takenagainst the owner of Shipyard Quarter’s Marina in the Charlestown Navy Yard if a plan is not presented to fix several of the piers. Residents have been frustrated for years about the deteriorating conditions which are...

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WECA holds meeting on future of BRA

November 21, 2012
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By Donna Rheaume The West End Civic Association sponsored a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to discuss the BRA’s (Boston Redevelopment Association)  role in neighborhood planning and development, the BRA’s Article 80 process and what action residents can take to impact development. The meeting, held at the West End Museum, was titled “Neighborhood Development:...

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Smarter Travel Media Supports Harvest on Vine

November 21, 2012
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Smarter Travel Media of Charlestown, a travel advisory company located in the Hood Business Park, has again donated $1000 to Harvest on Vine Emergency Food Pantry. Every Thursday, Smarter Travel treats its 110 employees to a catered lunch, a perk the employees appreciate. Once a quarter, the employees give up their catered lunch and...

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7 Elected to CNC Board

November 21, 2012
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The CNC At- Large elections were held on November 17. In total, 325 people came out and voted. The following is the listing of the seven members who will be seated at the January 8 CNC meeting: Barbara Babin Peg Bradley Tom Cunha Ed Grace Amanda Reinfeld Mark Rosenshein Erin Sullivan  

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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

November 15, 2012
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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

Members of the Charlestown Lions Club held their annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.  Many residents and veterans came in to take part in the fully prepared meal.  In the above photo are members of the Charlestown Lions Club. In the photo to the left are Michele Cannizzaro...

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Residents Discuss Development Plans for Armory Site

November 15, 2012
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About 30 people turned out for a meeting at the Schrafft’s Center Wednesday night, November 7 to discuss the redevelopment of the Charlestown Armory. The joint community meeting was sponsored by the city’s DND (Department of Neighborhood Development) and a sub-committee of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council Development. The meeting was held to get input...

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Charlestown Library Branch Set to Open on November 26

November 15, 2012
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The Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library, which is located at 179 Main Street, will reopen on Monday, November 26, at 12 p.m. after several months of building improvements. The improvements include the replacement of the gas heater, electric cooling roof top unit, and associated fans; replacement of the roof and windows; installation...

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