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Charlestown YMCA to Hold Event for Kids

April 14, 2016
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On Saturday, April 30, the Charlestown YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. This year marks the 25th annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for youth and families.  The event will be held from 10...

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Grzelcyk Signs with Bruins

April 7, 2016
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Grzelcyk Signs with Bruins

Charlestown’s Matt Grzelcyk, a former Charlestown Youth Hockey player, on Friday signed a two-year entry level contract with the Boston Bruins, who drafted him in 2012. Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced the news on Friday, April 1, that the team has signed the Boston University defenseman to a two-year entry-level contract, beginning...

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New Process Started for CNC Fund Distribution Follows Successful Lawsuit

April 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) begins the process of delivering money to deserving non-profits once again, a group of Charlestown residents will be watching the process carefully and assured that their 2013 lawsuit against the former mitigation process will have made a difference in the way the process works and...

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Recipients of the 2016 Spaulding-CNC Partnership Fund

April 7, 2016
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On Tuesday, April 5, the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) presented the results of this year’s Spaulding-CNC Community Partnership Fund at a public meeting. These funds were made available through the Department of Public Health Determination of Needs (DON) process as part of the construction of the new Spaulding Hospital in 2013. The Spaulding-CNC Community...

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CSAC Still Searching for A New Name

April 7, 2016
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The Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition has reported that they have received many new name ideas, but they are going to extend the contest deadline to April  18th to consider more suggestions.  

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Medford St sees Boom of Proposals

April 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Neighbors gave tacit approval to one development on Medford Street and a firm thumb’s down to another seven-unit building on Medford and Belmont Streets Monday night at two abutter meetings the Charlestown Community Center. The backside of the Town has long been budding with promise for residential development, but in the...

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Red Cross to Hold Blood Drive in Charlestown on April 23

April 7, 2016
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The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in Charlestown at the Charlestown Teamsteres, 544 Main St. from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 23. Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to donate blood this spring to ensure a sufficient supply for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country.  Donated...

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Nine Residents to Run Marathon for Dana-Faber

April 7, 2016
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On April 18, Emily Hodge, Keely Macmillan, Marie Caulfield, Jennifer Hayes, Lindsay Murachver, Laura Ducie, David Hayes, Caroline Doyle, and Brendan Densmore from Charlestown, Massachusetts, will run to conquer cancer as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge<http://www.RunDFMC.org> team in the 120th Boston Marathon(r). These nine residents, along with more than 550 Dana-Farber Marathon...

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McGonagle and McGoff Tournament

April 1, 2016
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McGonagle and McGoff Tournament

Barney McGonagle, Joann Castro and Lisa McGoff were thanked for their continued involvement and presented with flowers from some of the Charlestown players.

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Boston Creates Reveals Five Goals Outlined in Upcoming Cultural Plan

April 1, 2016
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Boston Creates Reveals Five Goals Outlined in Upcoming Cultural Plan

By Seth Daniel The Boston Creates team held its final Town Hall meeting at Bunker Hill Community College on Monday night, March 28, and revealed five goals that will be used to form the upcoming Boston Cultural Plan – due out on June 17. Julie Burros, chief of arts and culture, moderated the meeting,...

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