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Long-Time Charlestown Physician Calls for Safe Injection Site in Boston

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Having watched too many of his patients die at the hands of opiate overdoses, Charlestown-based Dr. Mark Eisenberg is one of a growing number of medical providers in Boston calling for the city and state to institute a safe injection site in the city. “I’ve been a primary care doctor for...

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‘Battle of the Barges’ Fireworks Show on Aug 31

September 2, 2017
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Boston Harbor Now, in partnership with the Office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston, will host the fifty annual “Illuminate the Harbor” fireworks show over Boston Harbor, the evening of Thursday August 31. Residents, newcomers and returning students are invited to join in celebrating another successful summer of programming on...

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Passacantilli Will Hire Neighborhood Liaisons from Each Community

September 2, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for Boston City Council – District 1, has announced that he will hire a neighborhood liaison for each community in the district if elected to the city council.  Passacantilli is a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina. Passacantilli said, “As former constituent services director...

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Among Friends

August 31, 2017
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Among Friends

Giovanni O’Shaughnessey (11) brought his friend Oscar (3), a bearded dragon lizard, out to enjoy some music and fascinate the folks attending the City Square concert on Wednesday, Aug. 11.

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Cambridge College Moves Campus to Charlestown’s Hood Park

August 31, 2017
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Cambridge College Moves Campus to Charlestown’s Hood Park

Cambridge College, long considered a pioneer in adult learning, opens their new campus in Boston’s historic Hood Park (Charlestown), having moved from its former location on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. The new, state-of-the-art campus consolidates the four schools into a single campus in Boston. “We are delighted to welcome new, returning, and future students...

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Organization is Looking for Input on Water Transportation

August 31, 2017
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A Boston Harbor-based organization is looking for input on how Charlestown residents use water transportation and how they hope it can change in the future. The study is part of an effort on behalf of federal and state agencies. Boston Harbor Now is conducting the online survey and anyone can participate by visiting bostonharborsurvey.com...

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Second Round of Mitigation Funds Ready for Applications

August 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It hardly seems like the first round of Wynn money from the Charlestown Community Impact Fund has settled in the bank accounts of local organizations, and already it’s time for round two. City officials, Mayor Martin Walsh and fund participants announced this week that application are available for the fund and...

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Passacantilli Releases Parks and Open Space Platform

August 31, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has released his Parks & Open Space Platform.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor, which includes the neighborhoods of East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. Passacantilli said, “Welcoming parks and open spaces...

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Winning Garden Focuses on Native Plants and Unique Open Spaces

August 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The mailbox at 2 Auburn Sq. isn’t the typical mailbox. In fact, it’s more of a flower garden, but yet a functional one. Then again, the front yard also isn’t the typical yard, having bird cages with foliage, native plants and plenty of nice things to enjoy in the out of...

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Saving Memorial Hall Continues

August 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While work on the inside of the old Memorial Hall on Green Street has continued on the inside for the past year, and several milestones have been met, now work is getting ready to start outside – and an exciting new partner has come forward to help. Joe Zuffante of the...

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