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Olives Reopens to Great Fanfare

May 25, 2012
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Olives Reopens to Great Fanfare

Nothing caused more publicity and talk among culinary quarters in Boston than the reopening of Todd English’s magnum opus, Olives, which came back to life on Thursday, May 9. Following a fire and a series of time consuming negotiations with insurance people, the restaurant began cooking food again after a nearly three year hiatus....

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Charlestown Navy Yard, a Mixture of Yesterday and Today

May 25, 2012
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Charlestown Navy Yard, a Mixture of Yesterday and Today

Everything about the Charlestown Navy Yard is about today and the future although its history is resplendent. Today, it is one of the city’s best rental addresses and a sought after place to live for the condominium owners who live literally and physically on the water with fabulous views and the taste and feeling...

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Visiting the Auld Sodand

May 17, 2012
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Visiting the Auld Sodand

Shown above with Representative Gene O’Flaherty in Belfast at the US Consul General’s residence are: O’Flaherty, Sandra Kaiser, Acting US Consul General Belfast, Northern Ireland, Martin Muilleoir, CEO Belfast Media Group, Roisin McDonough, CEO Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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Residents Express Views on New Rutherford Ave.

May 17, 2012
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Residents Express Views on New Rutherford Ave.

The Transportation Committee of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council hosted a meeting with residents and officials from the Boston Transportation Department at the Knights of Columbus on Medford Street, to discuss plans for the redevelopment of the Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square area. Rutherford Avenue is many things – a speedway for some, an over...

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Life Focus Center Services to Be Delivered by New Agency

May 17, 2012
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The Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services has asked Bay Cove Human Services to take over the functions at the Life Focus Center which presently houses 140 people with developmental disabilities. The decision follows months of turmoil at the Life Focus Center where its accounting practices and other matters regarding its administration have been called...

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Charlestown Celebrates Mother’s Day

May 17, 2012
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Husbands and children were spotted all over town looking for the perfect gift for mom before the big day Sunday. Florists at Raspberry Bouquet Floral Design and Bunker Hill Florist  created the exquisite bouquets they’re known for, and shops dotted along Main Street have were ringing with pink purchases. Such warm and fuzzy feelings...

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Residents Meet the Mayor

May 10, 2012
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Residents Meet the Mayor

Mayor Thomas M. Menino welcomes Charlestown resident Dianna Bellavance to the May 3 Neighborhood Coffee Hour sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Dunkin’ Donuts at Peter Looney Park. Mayor Menino met one-on-one with residents and gave out flowers grown in the Parks Department greenhouses at Franklin Park.

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Radio Talk Show Host Karson Tager Gives Charlestown a Voice

May 10, 2012
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Radio Talk Show Host Karson Tager Gives Charlestown a Voice

No other radio host expresses candid remarks, personal anecdotes, and a passion for his community quite like Karson Tager. The Mix 104.1 morning radio personality is the friendly voice that makes traffic a little more bearable on your commute to work, along with co-host Kennedy Elsey. Unlike most talk show host duos, Karson and...

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Cleaning Up

May 3, 2012
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Cleaning Up

Ty Gonzales, 6th grader at the Warren Prescott School donated his Saturday to help make Charlestown Shine in the annual city-wide clean-up.

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First Annual Looney Park Day Draws Large Crowd on Saturday

May 3, 2012
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First Annual Looney Park Day Draws Large Crowd on Saturday

The promise made last year to re-dedicate the effort to keep Peter Looney Park clean from year to year was accomplished last weekend. More than 100 parents, their children and the friends of the late Peter Looney turned out to spiff-up Charlestown’s newest park and among its most pleasant open spaces. Under sunny skies,...

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