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Generous Donor Pledges $50,000 Match to USS Constitution Museum

March 23, 2018
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A generous donor has pledged to match all gifts up to $50,000 until March 31, 2018, announced the USS Constitution Museum this week. This is an exciting opportunity for supporters of the Charlestown non-profit to double their impact, said the museum. The Museum’s admission is by suggested donation, thus its operations and activities exploring the...

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DCR to Replace Skating Rink Chiller with New $1.2 Million System

March 23, 2018
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As the Emmons Horrigan O’Neil skate rink shuts down for the season, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced that they will be installing a brand new, energy efficient refrigeration equipment. The DCR told the Patriot Bridge that the DCR has invested $12 million in new refrigeration equipment at nine rinks in...

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Coalition Hopes Peace Park Project Will Help Community Heal

March 23, 2018
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In an effort to help the community heal, the Charlestown Coalition has successfully won a Love Your Block Grant from the City that will allow them to build a Peace Park on Mt. Vernon Street Plaza. Sarah Coughlin and Ginaya Green Murray of the Charlestown Coalition said that in the wake of divisiveness lately...

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Digging Out

March 16, 2018
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Digging Out

With nearly 15 inches of snow falling on Charlestown Tuesday, the Town came to a standstill for about 24 hours along with the rest of the city. On Wednesday morning, though, things were much different as residents emerged from their homes to shovel the walk and their parking spaces. Here, Arthur Massaro cleans the...

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A Strong Delegation

March 16, 2018
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A Strong Delegation

Councilor Lydia Edwards flexed her muscles while standing with Sen. Sal DiDomenico and State Rep. Dan Ryan during one of many light-hearted moments at State Sen. Sal DiDomenico’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Knights of Columbus’s Father Mahoney Hall on Friday, March 9. The sold-out celebration featured a fun “roast” of friends...

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Lease on Little Mystic Channel to Expire in 2019, Now’s the Time to Talk

March 16, 2018
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One portion of the City-owned Little Mystic Channel – lovingly referred to by many in the Town as Little Montego Bay – will have its 40-year lease expire in 2019, and more than a few residents and leaders are calling for a review of the use of that valuable, but currently underutilized, waterfront property....

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One Charlestown Hearing will be Absent BPDA Officials

March 16, 2018
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The show must go on. That’s the mantra in the circus, and it will also be how things operate at the One Charlestown City Council hearing tonight, March 15, as one major player will not be in attendance at all – that being the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). Councilor Lydia Edwards said...

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Community says ‘No’ to Increased Height Conversation at Hood, BPDA Recommends Passage

March 16, 2018
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Just a few days after several residents of the Town told the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) they would not like to see a text amendment that would allow Hood Park to present building plans for higher buildings, the BPDA has issued a recommendation for its Board to approve the same text amendment....

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Pics in the Parks Returns April 8

March 16, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department invite Boston residents to participate in the free Pics in the Parks photography workshops taking place on five Sundays in April and May from 2 to 3 p.m. Individuals of all ages and skill levels are welcome to bring their cameras and participate...

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CNC Basic Services Committee Meeting Set for March 27

March 16, 2018
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The CNC Basic Services committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Spaulding, Conference Center A, located at 300 1st Ave in the Navy Yard. Representatives from Courageous Sailing will be on hand to discuss their 2018 entertainment license application for events on Pier  4 in the Charlestown...

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