News

Whole Foods Charlestown Gambit on Hold or Are They Moving Forward?

September 13, 2012
By

Whether or not the Charlestown Foodmaster will be sold as part of a package deal to Whole Foods, and converted to a Whole Foods market, remains a question. One week after reports surfaced that Johnnie’s Foodmaster was apparently negotiating with Whole Foods for the sale and purchase of seven Foodmaster locations in Massachusetts the...

Read more »

Campatelli Wins Primary; Hennigan, Too

September 13, 2012
By

Patti Campatelli of East Boston won election to the Register of Probate position defeating Charlestown’s Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina. LaMattina carried Charlestown. However, in the other neighborhoods of Boston, Campatelli scored very well and ended up with a 500 vote margin of victory out of nearly 30,000 votes cast. The vote was 13,779...

Read more »

MGH Institute to Collaborate with Community Groups Sept. 14

September 13, 2012
By

Students, faculty and staff from MGH Institute of Health Professions will spend several hours on September 14 in collaboration with Charlestown neighborhood groups to offer tips and strategies to improve the health of residents’ lives. During Charlestown Community Day, more than 300 students in nursing, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology are expected to assist...

Read more »

It’s Showtime for Local Tespians

September 6, 2012
By
It’s Showtime for Local Tespians

The week of August 27th was drama filled with acting, singing and dancing for kids from Charlestown who participated in Boston Theatre Project’s Summer Program. The week closed with a showcase performance for friends and family. Boston Theatre Project thanks the Artists’ Group of Charlestown. Call 978.618.7214 or go to www.bostontheatreproject.com – for Fall...

Read more »

Separating the Fact from Fiction of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride is Subject of Local Talk, Sept. 8

September 6, 2012
By
Separating the Fact from Fiction of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride is Subject of Local Talk, Sept. 8

Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride was made famous by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1860 poem “Paul Revere’s Ride,” so famous that most Americans can recite by heart the opening stanza that begins, “Listen my children and you shall hear…”  The popularity of the poem has led most people to assume that it is a factual account...

Read more »

Johnnie’s May Become Whole Foods

September 6, 2012
By

Whole Foods, the upper end, organic food chain known for high quality is apparently now negotiating with Johnnie’s Foodmaster to buy at least a half dozen of its stores including the Charlestown location in what is being described as one of the biggest local marketing stories in Charlestown’s modern history. Foodmaster officials, chief among...

Read more »

Day at the Park

August 30, 2012
By
Day at the Park

25 children from the Charlestown Boston Boys and Girls Club saw historic Fenway Park like never before. The children met with players Will Middlebrooks and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, were treated to a tour of the ballpark, and enjoyed lunch on top of the Green Monster. Bank of America and the Boston Red Sox teamed up...

Read more »

Biga Breads is Still Baking, Just Not in Charlestown

August 30, 2012
By
Biga Breads is Still Baking, Just Not in Charlestown

After almost 20 years of operating in Charlestown, Biga Breads, the quaint neighborhood bake shop at 50 Terminal Street, has quietly cooled its oven and closed its doors. “We were recently forced to move from Charlestown when our landlord ran into permitting trouble at the building where we were located,” said wistful owner Deana...

Read more »

Charlestown Parking Regs Up for Discussion

August 30, 2012
By

Charlestown’s parking regulations are going to get a solid once over now that the Neighborhood Council has announced it will be hosting a meeting to discuss what is perceived as one of the most important zoning regulations. The CNC earlier this week announced its September agenda. To be discussed, among others, is the regulation...

Read more »

Charlestown’s Dentaquest Foundation Recognized at Health Summit

August 30, 2012
By

The DentaQuest Foundation in Charlestown was recently recognized for its service in oral health by the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA), National Dental Association (NDA), and Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID), at the first-ever Multicultural Oral Health Summit. The philanthropic organization committed to the improvement of optimal oral health is headquartered on Medford Street,...

Read more »