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Ironsides Commander Comes Home to Greater Boston Area

November 16, 2017
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By Seaman Tiana Coots, USS Constitution Public Affairs USS Constitution held a change of command ceremony at Pier One of the Charlestown Navy Yard Friday, November 3. Cmdr. Nathaniel R. Shick relieved Cmdr. Robert S. Gerosa, Jr. as Commanding Officer of USS Constitution. Capt. Paul M. Esposito, (Retired), gave the ceremony’s keynote address. Esposito...

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After Years of Holding Out, Market Basket Hits the Web

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One can find just about anything on the shelves of the Demoulas Market Basket in Chelsea – everything from Teddie Peanut Butter to numerous brands of rice to can openers to fresh broccoli crowns. But one thing you could never find at Market Basket up until now is a Web site...

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Flaherty Takes Charlestown At-Large Race

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel At-large City Councilor Michael Flaherty grabbed a convincing vote in Charlestown in the Nov. 7 City Election, scoring a win in the Town while coming in third place citywide. In the Citywide vote, Council President Michelle Wu came in first place, though taking second in the Charlestown vote. Citywide, second place...

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Wynn Off-Site Road Improvements Begin this Week in Sullivan Square

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The long-awaited road improvements in areas surrounding the Wynn Boston Harbor casino site will begin this week, with preliminary work continuing through the winter season. Significant work on the roads, such as Sullivan Square and Route 16 in Everett and Medford, will not begin until the early spring of next year....

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Little League Banquet

November 11, 2017
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Little League Banquet

The Charlestown Little League held their annual banquet on October 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. In the top photo The Cardinals with Coach Michael Lynch and Coach Sean Lee.

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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

November 11, 2017
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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

By John Lynds East Boston’s Lydia Edwards was elected as the District 1 Boston City Councilor over the North End’s Stephen Passacantilli after a hotly contested race for the seat left vacant by City Councilor Sal LaMattina who did not seek reelection this year. Edwards’s win makes her the first woman of color to...

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Walsh Gets Four More Years; Scores Victory in Charlestown

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Boston Mayor Martin Walsh scored decided victory in the Town and throughout the City on Tuesday night, Nov. 7, over Councilor Tito Jackson, getting the reward of another four years in office to continue the work he started four years ago. As the numbers go, citywide Walsh got 70,125 votes (65%)...

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Charlestown Workers on the Job at Wynn Boston Harbor

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Construction workers in Charlestown are giving high grades to Wynn Boston Harbor for their follow-through in making sure to hire as many local workers as possible – particularly those from the Town. Last Thursday, Wynn and the Ironworkers Local 7 held a Topping Off ceremony to mark the end of the...

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Graphic Arts Building Developer Gives $25K Donation to Improve Little League Field

November 11, 2017
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As development progresses on Berkeley Investments’ The Graphic in Charlestown (also known as the Graphic Arts building), the company celebrated the construction’s headway by making a substantial $25,000 donation to the Fund for Parks & Recreation in Boston last Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Charlestown Little League Banquet. The fund, managed by Boston Parks & Recreation, has earmarked the...

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Halloween 2017

November 3, 2017
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Halloween 2017

Halloween was as spectacular as ever on Tuesday evening on Monument Square and the Training Field. Thousands flocked to the event, young and old, to dress up as their favorite characters, meet up with neighbors and collect a fat bag of candy. As usual, the Town showed up in an extraordinary array of costumes....

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