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Single Family Homes, Condos Are Hot in Charlestown

November 5, 2015
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By Seth Daniel The Charlestown real estate market is undoubtedly as healthy as a top professional athlete, but delving into the most recent numbers shows that prices for single-family homes and condos have been the foods that have fed the recent surge in the market. According to the MLS Property Information Network (PIN) and...

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District 1 Champions

October 29, 2015
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District 1 Champions

Congratulations to the Charlestown Midget 1 hockey team on winning the District 1 title. The team moves onto the State Championship in November. Pictured left to right standing – Coach and new dad Harry Sullivan, Nolan Doherty, Quinlan Sullivan, Eddie Evers, Will Ahearn, Nolan McLaughlin, Danny Settipani, Colin Nestor – Bottom left, Jack Lonergan,...

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For A Good Cause

October 29, 2015
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For A Good Cause

Charlestown’s own comedians Tony V and Steve Sweeney, with Irene (Gillen) Moffat, sister of Brother Francis Gillen, were all on hand last Sunday night, Oct. 25, for a special fundraiser to help continue to the work of Brother Gillen – an elderly man who left Charlestown in the 1940s to do God’s work in...

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City and NHL Jointly Agree to Renovate McGonagle Rink

October 29, 2015
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By Seth Daniel The City of Boston and the National Hockey League (NHL) are combining forces to renovate the Brian McGonagle Street Hockey Rink at Ryan Field this fall – and will hold a blockbuster ceremony in December to mark the occasion and prepare for the NHL’s WinterFest game to roll into Fenway Park...

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Voters to go to Polls on Tuesday

October 29, 2015
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Charlestown residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 3 in what city officials are saying will be a quite election. With no Mayoral race this year, only five candidates vying for one of the four At-Large seats and Charlestown’s incumbent City Councilor running unopposed voter turnout here is expected to be light...

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Daughters of Isabella #1 “100 Prizes Plus” Drawing

October 22, 2015
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Daughters of Isabella #1 “100 Prizes Plus” Drawing

Bob Collier and Lyn Addison, friends since childhood and lifelong residents of Charlestown, were on hand to try to win some prizes during the annual Daughters of Isabella #1 “100 Prizes Plus” drawing on Monday evening.

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Halloween March Celebrates 30 years Around the Monument

October 22, 2015
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By Seth Daniel Some 30 years ago Charlestown was a far different place than it is today, and Halloween in Charlestown was a far different event than the community-driven, family-friendly celebration that it is today. Not to say there was anything particularly sinister about Halloween in those days, but there was no organized effort...

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Election Set for Open Seats on the CNC

October 22, 2015
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council is conducting the election for its 7 Precinct seats on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street, Charlestown. Nomination papers are currently available at the Charlestown Public Library, electronically from the CNC website or election chair, BarbaraBabin@comcast.net. Candidates for these seats must be residents of Charlestown,...

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Charlestown Democrats Endorse 3 Council Candidates

October 22, 2015
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At a meeting of the Charlestown Democratic Ward Committee on October 6th, committee members endorsed three candidates for At-Large City Council seats: current Councilors Ayanna Pressley and Michelle Wu along with challenger Annissa Essaibi-George. These three candidates—along with incumbent Councilors Stephen Murphy and Michael Flaherty—will compete for four At-Large Council seats in the municipal...

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Health Commission Study Shows Migration of Local Young Children

October 22, 2015
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By Seth Daniel It’s no secret that many couples and families start out in Charlestown – enjoying the parks, close proximity to downtown and the tight-knit community – and then leave once children come along, and a new study by the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) this month puts that trend into numbers and...

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