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CNC Honors Residents Who Make Charlestown a Community

April 30, 2014
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CNC Honors Residents Who Make Charlestown a Community

The 22nd Annual Charlestown Community Appreciation Awards were held on April 25 at the Knights of Columbus to recognize nine outstanding locals. These individuals are always willing to help, are heavily involved in their community, and enhance the lives of others throughout the neighborhood. Their actions have contributed exceptionally to the quality of life...

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CHART Shows Results with New Treatment

April 30, 2014
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Two Boston men are the first individuals to complete CHART, the Charlestown Addiction Recovery Treatment, the alternative drug recovery and treatment program. The program launched last year through a partnership between the Charlestown Division of the Boston Municipal Court (BMC), its Probation Department, and the Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition. The celebration was held at...

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Charlestown Is Top Draw During Historic Preservation Month

April 30, 2014
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Charlestown will be featured front and center during National Historic Preservation Month beginning May 1. Mayor Martin Walsh announced that the City of Boston will have a calendar of special events under the theme of “Buildings and Grounds.” The City will host a variety of tours, talks and exhibits that celebrate and promote Charlestown...

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Heading to Charlestown

April 28, 2014
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Heading to Charlestown

Two riders from the Massachusetts National Lancers playing Paul Revere (Sgt. Christopher Tobin) and William Dawes (Major James DiCarlo) leave the North End on Sunday evening getting ready to head to Charlestown for the re-enactment of Paul Revere’s ride. The annual Paul Revere’s ride re-enactment takes place at the USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown...

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Five Vie for Coveted Title ‘Mayor of Charlestown”

April 28, 2014
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Five Vie for Coveted Title ‘Mayor of Charlestown”

In the next few weeks, campaigning will be heavy as five candidates vie to be the one called ‘Mayor of Charlestown.’  In this week’s newspaper on page 6, Patty Kelley has written profiles of the candidates. But for those Townies who seem to never forget a good political race, we reprint the 1988 race...

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Will a Future Marathon Winner Have Charlestown Roots?

April 28, 2014
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Will a Future Marathon Winner Have Charlestown Roots?

Charlestown roots run deep. Family roots even deeper. That’s why “Townie Pride” waves supreme in honor to a son and grandson of one of the town’s well known families, the McGonagles of Elm Street. Ten year old James Donahue of Reading, son of Andy and Marie McGonagle Donahue and grandson of Marie and Charlie...

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Charlestown Is a Big Winner In Mayor Walsh’s City Budget

April 28, 2014
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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled his $2.7 billion fiscal year 2015 budget to the City Council . In it is Walsh and the city’s five year $1.9 billion capital plan, “Building a Better Boston,” that the Walsh administration has dubbed an investment program for the City’s future and has several earmarks for Charlestown. The...

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Capturing the Spirit: Commemorative Boston Strong Painting at Spaulding

April 17, 2014
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Capturing the Spirit: Commemorative Boston Strong Painting at Spaulding

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital hosted a dedication reception on Thursday, April 3 at the hospital’s flagship location in Charlestown, where 32 of the Boston Marathon bombing survivors went for rehabilitative care and many still come for outpatient care and support.  Survivors, first responders, families, clinicians, corporate leaders and local celebrities such as former New England...

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Organic Material Processing Facility Does Not Need EIP

April 17, 2014
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The state’s environmental secretary has determined the proposed Charlestown Maritime Center project does not require the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIP) for an organic material processing and transportation facility at the site. According to the Charlestown Maritime Center proposal at 200 Terminal St. the plant would ‘produce a clean feedstock material for...

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Four Candidates Running for “Mayor of Charlestown”

April 17, 2014
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Four candidates have submitted nomination papers and are currently out soliciting votes for the prestigious office of “Mayor of Charlestown.” This race, sponsored by the Townie Association, and organized by the Mayor of Charlestown Committee, allows the candidates to “buy” votes, with each vote granting the buyer a chance to win a grand prize...

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