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Giant Dog Exhibit to Showcase Summer in the Navy Yard

April 28, 2018
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Big dogs are going to find a home in the Navy Yard this summer. The one-year-old Navy Yard Garden Association announced this week that they have been given the go-ahead to host a public art show this summer that will feature 20 giant metal dogs placed at various locations throughout the Yard. Robin DiGiammarino,...

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Andy Baer Jazz Quartet: A Musical Tribute for ‘Friend of the Year’ Jane Richardson

April 28, 2018
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The Friends of the Charlestown Library has announced that they will host saxophonist Andy Baer next month as a tribute to Friend of the Year Jane Richardson. Saxophonist Andy Baer continues to be one of Boston’s busiest musicians. In addition to leading his own jazz ensembles, Baer pilots the Beantown Saxophone Quartet, Hub Strutters Marching Band,...

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Neighborhood Round Up

April 28, 2018
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RACING TO RETIREMENT WITH JOE BRENNAN Financial Advisor Joe Brennan will host a Kentucky Derby themed Racing to Retirement event on Thursday, May 3, from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Spaulding Rehab Conference Center. The guest speaker will be Murray Todd, a national expert on Social Security and retirement issues. The 75-minute program will focus...

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Learn about Recreational Boating

April 28, 2018
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On Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., join the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk to crisscross the harbor and learn about recreational boating—from weekly sailboat racing and sailing courses for individuals of all abilities to living on a boat year-round or staying in a floating bed and breakfast. The tour begins...

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Casino’s Future Will Have Big Moment on Friday at MGC

April 28, 2018
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This Friday, a gigantic ‘thank you’ celebration for construction workers and stakeholders will unfold on the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor casino project. Meanwhile, at nearly the same time, there will be a very high-stakes meeting going on at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the fate of Steve Wynn and the entire...

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Trivia Night

April 20, 2018
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Trivia Night

Team Slapshot Regatta took a break from trivia on Friday night, April 13, at the Bunker Hill Associates Trivia Night. President Kim Mahoney said it was the most crowded fundraiser in years, with all proceeds going to Charlestown non-profits.

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Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

April 20, 2018
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Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

On Thursday, April 5, researchers and clinicians from Spaulding’s Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and Burn Model Systems participated the annual wellness fair at Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown. This is the sixth year that Spaulding Model Systems participated in the event, which included educational activities that promote the importance of fire safety...

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Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

April 20, 2018
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Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

When Charlestown’s Derek Gallagher got the nod to become the next executive director of the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, the local club not only got a professional who has spent decades attending and directing the club, but also a family that can trace its roots back to a shared plate of cupcakes 60...

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North Washington Street Bridge Project Ready to Proceed

April 20, 2018
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The state and contractor JF White are working to iron out the construction contract for the North Washington Street Bridge right now, and expect to start the project in mid-May – a project that will unfurl in six stages over a period of five years. Partners in the project appeared at the Charlestown Knights...

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Edwards asks BPDA for Action on Little Mystic Land

April 20, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards has called for the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to begin a community process to discuss the reuse of the Little Mystic parcel of land it owns and current leases to MassPort. Known locally as Montego Bay, the Little Mystic is an old protected shipping port that abuts NewTown...

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