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Christmas in Charlestown

December 10, 2015
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Christmas in Charlestown

Ashlieghn Brady had her chance to sit with Santa during the Enchanted Trolley stop in Thompson Square on Sunday, Dec. 6. It was the 20th year for the trolley tour, and hundreds came out to celebrate with St. Nick, Mrs. Claus, the Nutcracker and Mayor Martin Walsh.

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Capuano Secures $5 Billion in Federal Funds; Eyes Sullivan Sq.

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel When Congressman Michael Capuano was working on a reauthorization of the Federal Transportation funding mechanism – the first such reauthorization in 10 years – he had the whole state of Massachusetts in mind, but certainly one area was a top priority – Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue. Capuano – who was...

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NHL,Walsh to Unveil Tribute to Mcgonagle Family Here on December 17 as Part of Winterfest Game

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel When the late Bryan McGongle’s mother, Barbara, reports to work every day at the Schrafft’s Building on Sullivan Square, she can look out the office window and, down below, see the rink that carries the name of her son Bryan, who died tragically in 1991. Over the years, it’s been something...

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Wynn, Walsh Met Tuesday To Discuss Casino Issues

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel Several sources confirmed Tuesday that Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had met with casino developer Steve Wynn Tuesday morning in Boston City Hall for the first time since Boston filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in January. “This was a longstanding meeting between the Mayor and Mr. Wynn,” said...

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Charlestown Author Releases New Crime Novel

December 10, 2015
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Charlestown novelist Tom MacDonald is preparing to launch his latest crime novel, The Revenge of Liam McGrew, at the Navy Yard Bistro on Dec. 13. MacDonald is the director of social ministries at St. Mary’s-St. Catherine’s Church and a long-time resident of Charlestown. He has previously written ‘The Charlestown Connection’ and ‘Beyond the Bridge,’...

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Drop in Office Space for Recovery Clients Considered Again

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel It has long been the hope for CSAC to have a drop-in office space for people in recovery to stop by and check in with counselors, along with being able to access computers and job opportunities. Leaders in the organization say it’s one of those items on the “Pipe Dream” list....

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Judge Dismisses Boston,Revere Lawsuits Against MGC

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel In a 24-page decision that chided the City of Boston for using “inflammatory” language in its lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) over the Wynn Everett casino designation, Judge Janet Sanders dismissed the lawsuit in plain terms late last week. “In reaching the conclusion , the Court has applied...

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Warren Tavern Ready to Host Toys for Tots event Saturday

December 3, 2015
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Warren Tavern Ready to Host Toys for Tots event Saturday

By Seth Daniel One of the largest holiday events in Charlestown – with a focus on helping children – will take place this Sunday evening when the Warren Tavern hosts its annual Toys for Tots Donation Drop Off gathering. Kim Mahoney of the Warren Tavern said it is one of the most exciting and...

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Holiday Concert on Dec 13

December 3, 2015
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Holiday Concert on Dec 13

St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish together with Friends of the Charlestown Library & Hammond Residential Real Estate Announce a Free Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 13th at 3:30 at St. Mary’s Church, 55 Warren Street The Copley Singers, Brian Jones, Director, returns this year this year with another popular and wide ranging a...

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Community Sorts Through Details Of Casella Trash Transfer Proposal

December 3, 2015
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By Seth Daniel A smattering of residents and Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) members heard big plans on Monday night from Casella Resource Solutions to establish a trash transfer station at its property in the Bunker Hill Industrial Park that would bring 650 tons of trash every day into the Town to be unloaded and...

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