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Mayor’s Coffee Hour

June 3, 2017
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Mayor’s Coffee Hour

Hundreds of residents turned out at the John Harvard Mall on Thursday morning, May 25, to join Mayor Martin Walsh for the annual Coffee Hour in Charlestown. Mayor Walsh visited with residents for an hour or so and then joined several young people, along with Liaison Chris Breen, State Rep. Dan Ryan and Councilor...

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Bunker Hill Associates Celebrates 32 Years of Week’s Worth of Events

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For more than three decades, the Bunker Hill Associates have planned and helped to plan exciting events for the Charlestown Pride Week – everything from the Family Feud to the Associates Breakfast and about 15 other singular events in between. It has turned out to be a 12-day spectacle that no...

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Antiphonal Brass Band to Play Concert on the Monument

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A new tradition is forming for the annual Bunker Hill Concert on the Monument, and its forming around trumpets and trombones rather that tubas and crazy outfits. The Bridgewater Antiphonal Brass Society will bring its 22-piece orchestra back to the Monument this year for the Saturday evening concert, June 10, on...

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Wynn Mitigation Money Dispersed After Vote on Tuesday Meeting

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Community Impact Fund committee voted on Tuesday to release almost $180,000 to 41 non-profits in the Town after getting barraged with 57 requests for more than $900,000 in the opening round of grant dispersals that comes from the licensing fee paid by Wynn Boston Harbor. State Rep. Dan Ryan...

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CNC Community Corner

June 3, 2017
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday June 6 at 7pm in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. There will be a presentation by the Appalachian Mountain Club who will be relocating to City Square from Beacon Hill, and the Fire Dept will report on the...

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Save Harbor/Save Bay Issues Report On Water Quality at Area Beaches in ’16

June 3, 2017
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The environmental advocacy organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released their annual Beach Water Quality Report Card on the Metropolitan Region’s public beaches on Friday, May 26, 2017 – just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The report card is based on water quality data collected during the 2016 beach season on 15 public...

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Sail Boston Plans for Charlestown Taking Shape with Two Days of Fun Scheduled

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Plans for the Charlestown Navy Yard are taking shape for the Sail Boston 2017 extravaganza, with the bulk of activities in Charlestown taking place on Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18 – activities that include music, food, prime viewing of the tall ships and loads of family activities. Since having...

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‘The Neck’ One of Nine Hot Spots Citywide for Major Flooding Potential, Remediation Efforts

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Often times, when tides rise to new highs or storm surges inundate typically dry areas, communities learn anew about their vulnerability to flooding and, potentially, sea level rise. Through using heavy data and months of study, the City has identified that the Sullivan Square area – especially Ryan Playground, the Main...

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Parade to Include Tribute to Doherty

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Bunker Hill Day Parade Committee and the US Navy Band Northeast announced this week that they will be presenting a special tribute to fallen Ensign John J. Doherty, killed in action in 1942, at Doherty Park during the Parade on June 11 – a park named after the fallen hero....

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Daughters of Isabella #1 Banquet

May 26, 2017
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Daughters of Isabella #1 Banquet

The annual Daughters of Isabella# 1 May Banquet took place on Friday, May 19, and continued the May tradition that has been ongoing since 1903. Organizers had a good turnout and a good dinner. Pictured here are (Standing): Chris Rizzo, Leo Breen, Tommy White, Jack Pierce, and Rich Lyman. Seated: Diana White, Father Dan...

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