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N.Washington St/Charlestown Bridge Replacement Receives Notice to Proceed

September 2, 2018
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J.F. White Contracting Co. – the Framingham-based general contractor for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s replacement of the North Washington Street/Charlestown Bridge – has received a Notice to Proceed (NTF) for the project. According to MassDOT officials, the project is expected to get underway later this summer or this fall, and to continue through...

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CNC Community Corner

September 2, 2018
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PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE – The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. The public is encouraged to attend. We also encourage you to vote in the Massachusetts Primary elections on Tuesday.

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Neighborhood Round Up

September 2, 2018
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RSM DAY AT THE SCHOOLS The RSM Company in City Square will have its annual volunteer day at the Harvard Kent and Warren Prescott Elementary Schools this coming Friday, Aug. 24. Representatives from the community, the schools and RSM will work to clean up the grounds of the schools to get ready for coming...

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Anyone Want a SuperDuck? Vehicles for Former Company Coming Up for Sale to Public

September 2, 2018
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The owners of the former SuperDuck company, which was based out of Charlestown’s Little Mystic Channel and is now out of business, are looking for anyone who would like to purchase the former vehicles. The amphibious vehicles are ocean-certified, and have been sitting, wrapped on a parking lot by the Little Mystic for the...

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Family Day Looks to Entertain, Serve Hundreds of Residents

September 2, 2018
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The former Unity Day, now called Family Day, will take place and draw hundreds of people to Barry Field (a/k/a/ The Oilies) this coming Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tiara Murphy, president of the Charlestown Residents Alliance (CRA), said they are very excited to move the fun that has existed with Unity...

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First ‘Dealer School’ for Encore Casino Begins Classes Next Month in Charlestown

September 2, 2018
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Now that the Encore casino tower has come into full view of almost everyone in Charlestown, it’s time to learn how to deal a good hand. Encore Boston Harbor, Charlestown’s Cambridge College and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced this week that they will begin the first session of ‘Dealer School’ at Cambridge College...

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That ‘nco’ Deserves an ‘Encore’: Lettering Begins to go up on Tower

September 2, 2018
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The Encore Boston Harbor tower begins to look more and more like the drawings that Everett residents have seen for years, and this week, many were surprised to see the ‘Encore’ moniker begin to be placed on the top “swoosh” of the casino tower. At the moment, only the ‘nco’ of ‘Encore’ was apparent...

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Murals from Old Downtown Restaurant With Charlestown Roots up for Grabs

September 2, 2018
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Even priceless pieces of American art can hold very little value if they are too big to go into most homes. That’s the conundrum facing the Charlestown Historical Society right now as they have around six large panels of a mural designed by late Charlestown artist Betty McLain Smith. Smith is the woman responsible...

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Navy Yard’s Ropewalk Project Changes Up Affordable Housing Mix

September 2, 2018
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In an effort to qualify for a new financing program, the Ropewalk developers in the Navy Yard have gained approval from the Boston Planning and Development Authority (BPDA) to raise the rent levels on their affordable housing component. The Ropewalk is a residential development that has long been in the works, and includes building...

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BHCC Hosts International Exchange Students

September 2, 2018
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Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is pleased to welcome 12 international exchange students to its Charlestown Campus for the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The students will study Entrepreneurship, Administrative Support Specialist, Early Childhood Education and Computer Support Specialist. Administered by Northern Virginia...

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