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ZBA Scheduled New Hearing for 40 Warren Street Project

December 8, 2011
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It was a project that had widespread support from the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) but once abutters began complaining they were not involved in the process things went sour. The Boston Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday (ZBA) was asked to take a deferral for the project at 40 Warren St. until the community process...

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Friends of Doherty Park Looking for Supporters

December 8, 2011
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The Friends of Doherty Park in Charlestown are trying to boost turnout at the next upcoming meeting regarding renovations of the historic park by the City. Each year the Boston Parks Department (BPD) picks a handful of parks from across the city to revamp. This year the Olmstead-designed Doherty Park has been slated for...

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Forum Held About Making Charlestown a Healthier Place

December 8, 2011
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Last Thursday evening, Charlestown residents filled the Knights of Columbus ballroom for a community forum about making Charlestown a healthier place to live, work and play. The purpose of the forum, which was sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Community Health Improvement and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, was to get people thinking and sharing...

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Chamber Breakfast Networking Event Every Friday

December 8, 2011
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Every Friday morning, the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce hosts a breakfast networking event at the Grasshopper Café, located at 229 Bunker Hill St. The meetings begin promptly at 7:30 a.m., but guests can get there as early as 7 a.m., when the café opens. This week’s breakfast networking meeting topic is “Wellness in the...

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This Relationship is as Solid as Iron

December 2, 2011
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This Relationship is as Solid as Iron

Charlestown residents Laura Bousquet and her fiancé Owen Corcoran are shown above sharing an intimate moment during their engagement shoot on the deck of the USS Constitution earlier this week.

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Small Businesses That Are Sure to Be a Big Hit for the Holidays

December 2, 2011
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Small Businesses That Are Sure to Be a Big Hit for the Holidays

In honor of last weekend’s Small Business Saturday, the Patriot-Bridge caught up with three local small business owners, whose shops you may or may not know. One thing the owners have in common: they love working in and serving the close-knit community of Charlestown. Here’s what they’re all about: Swell Body and Boutique. 87...

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Man Dies in Bunker Hill Project Shooting

December 2, 2011
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A man has died following a shooting in the Bunker Hill Street projects. It is the first and only homicide in this neighborhood this year. Boston Police reported finding the man who had been shot twice in the head beneath a flagpole in the Charlestown Bunker Hill Street projects at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. The...

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Neighbors Abutting Warren Street Project Protesting Space Expansion

December 2, 2011
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Better late than never might best be the title of the ongoing drama with neighbors of the Warren Street garage who are protesting the changes scheduled to be made to the structure located at 40 Warren Street. The Boston Redevelopment Authority has approved plans allowing owners of the building to add two stories for...

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Evening Stroll

November 23, 2011
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Evening Stroll

Doug Wolcik and Sara Riegler out for a walk in the unusual November warmth near the Warren Tavern on Main Street.

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Former Charlestown Student Honored at Steppingstone Gala

November 23, 2011
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Former Charlestown Student Honored at Steppingstone Gala

Bruna Lee, a former student at the Edwards Middle School and resident of Charlestown, was the featured speaker earlier this month at The Steppingstone Foundation’s annual gala.  Bruna was recognized for her achievements and perseverance as a Steppingstone Scholar. A free afterschool and summer academic program, The Steppingstone Academy prepares academically motivated students for...

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