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Site of Revere’s Landing Hidden in the Charlestown Navy Yard

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the most famous stories in American History – that of Paul Revere’s covert trip across the Charles River from the North End to Charlestown – has its genesis right in Charlestown’s Navy Yard, and though the site of Paul Revere’s exact landing site is well marked and yards from...

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Girl Scouts Revive in the Town, Donate Cookies to Harvest on the Vine

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel This year, Harvest on the Vine was fortunate enough to have enough donations to put together an Easter food distribution that includes 500 hams and all the fixings, but there will be an extra surprise of Girl Scout cookies for the needy families in Charlestown this Easter courtesy of a newly...

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Just Relax

April 7, 2017
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Just Relax

Pam Esselstyn gets a bit of a surprise as she has her hair styled on Monday night, March 27, during the ‘Relax for a Reason’ fundraiser at Element Day Spa. The event raised money for the Charlestown YMCA.

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Marathon Bombing Survivor,Sister Unite on Racecourse for MGH this Year

April 7, 2017
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Marathon Bombing Survivor,Sister Unite on Racecourse for MGH this Year

By Seth Daniel Wherever two or more runners come together, in Boston, a Marathon is likely to be run, and this year one Charlestown woman and her sister – a survivor of the 2013 Marathon Bombing – will celebrate a special bond in running the Boston Marathon together for the first time to help...

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Warren Prescott to Celebrate Decade of Parents Foundation on Sunday

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the City’s schools, when parents run late picking kids up from school, if they don’t have a relative close at hand, it can be an extremely stressful situation. A parent can feel all alone, trapped unexpectedly in traffic or at work while their children need to be picked up. At...

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Waterfront Coalition Submits Letter Criticizing IAG Process, says it is Frustrating Residents

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Steering Committee for the Charlestown Waterfront Coalition (CWC) has submitted a letter this week to the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) asking for a more thoughtful use of the Impact Advisory Group (IAG) process in the wake of the One Charlestown review last fall. The 90-day delay in development...

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Wynn Money for Charlestown Organizations Deadline is April 15

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The deadline for the first-ever round of funding from the Charlestown Community Impact Fund, money that is provided and will be provided by Wynn Boston Harbor, is fast approaching with the close of applications coming next week. The deadline for applications for the first round of funding is April 15. The...

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St John’s Episcopal Welcomes Community to Holy Week and Easter Observances

April 7, 2017
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The parish of St. John’s Episcopal Church will mark the most important week in the Christian year with a series of events and services to which the entire community is invited. The Palm Sunday services on Sunday, April 9th , at 8 am and 10 am will include the blessing of palms, the reading...

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Charlestown Scholar Athletes Shine at Dr. Joseph D. Warren Memorial Classic

April 7, 2017
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Boston’s best and brightest high school players were in the spotlight at the Dr. Joseph D. Warren Memorial Basketball All-Star Classic at Northeastern University’s Cabot Center on March 25. The All-Star Classic is presented by Scholar Athletes, the nonprofit organization founded by Suffolk Construction Chairman & CEO John Fish to support achievement through athletics...

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Wynn Removes Last Load of Soil at Everett Site

April 7, 2017
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After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced this week that it had excavated and removed the last pile of contaminated soil from its construction site on Lower Broadway in Everett. The ‘bottoming out’ of the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor project marks the completion of...

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