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Casella Waste Begins Outreach into Charlestown Community After Transfer Station Opposition

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though the folks at Casella Waste spent decades in Charlestown on the industrial side of Rutherford Avenue, they are now the first to admit they didn’t often step foot into the Town – and it’s something they said they now fully regret. Since striking out with the community last fall and...

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Rhalimi Takes His Message to Voters in Suffolk County Sheriff’s Contest

July 22, 2016
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Alex Rhalimi has been talking to voters across Suffolk County since he turned in nomination papers for the September 8 Democratic Primary. “I’m running for Sheriff because I can do the job and do it for all the people of Boston, Revere, Chelsea, and Winthrop,” said Rhalimi. “As a founder and CEO of my...

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Free Cycling Clinics for Women Being Offered

July 22, 2016
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The Boston Transportation Department will be offering free cycling clinics for adult women this summer at locations around the city.  Women who never learned to ride a bike, as well as those who would like to refresh their skills, are all encouraged to attend.  With the New Balance Hubway bike-share program expanding to Roxbury,...

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Local Crime Novelist Gathering Awards, Kudos On Novel

July 22, 2016
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By Joe Prezioso When you meet Tom MacDonald around the Town, be careful what you say and how you say it, or you might become the next great characters in one of his novels. Taking inspiration from real life as he works and traverses the streets of Charlestown, MacDonald has cobbled together a marvelous...

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Fast Ball

July 18, 2016
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Fast Ball

STRONG EFFORT: Noah Zavolas surrendered three runs in the first inning but settled down to hold the Brighton Black Sox in check and the Yawkey League Townies rallied in the last inning to nab a 5-4 win on Friday night, July 8. The Yawkey League is now in full swing across the City with...

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Keeping Cool

July 18, 2016
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Keeping Cool

Charlestown youngsters Caroline Emrick, Bryce Stewart, and Elizabeth Emrick helped open the Boston Common Frog Pond wading pool for the summer on June 24. Hundreds of children and their families attended the event hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with The Skating Club of Boston. The celebration featured activities, a...

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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

July 18, 2016
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City’s Top Planner Calls Charlestown Her Home,Draws Inspiration From Here

By Seth Daniel In quiet moments away from City Hall, when Sara Myerson contemplates in her mind what Boston should look like in 2030, or what it might look like in five years from now, those fleeting moments often come while she gazes out the window of her home in Charlestown. At times, they...

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BRA Looks to Pay Major Attention to Navy Yard Open Spaces,Facilities

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Following a very productive meeting in the Navy Yard with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last Wednesday, July 6, the agency has released a very ambitious Request for Interest (RFI) to activate the Navy Yard to include anything from public art projects on the water to a Farmer’s Market and new...

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City to Launch Body Cameras On Police

July 18, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans announced Tuesday an agreement with the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) to allow the City of Boston and Boston Police Department to launch a six-month Body Worn Camera Pilot Program.  Under the agreement, up to 100 volunteer patrol officers will be equipped with body...

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Developer,MassPort to Announce Working Agreement on D Street

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The developer for the Graphic Arts Building and MassPort were expected to announce a working agreement for the proposed development to use D Street as an entrance and exit to its parking garage during a meeting held last night, July 13, in the Schraffts Center. The meeting was a convening of...

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