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Sanders Headquarters in Charlestown is Busy with Last-minute Activities

February 26, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Leading up to the Massachusetts Primary on Super Tuesday, March 1, and following the big win in New Hampshire, the Bernie Sanders Campaign office in Charlestown has been flooded with supporters from around the Boston area on a daily basis – fanning out all over the city to reach voters in...

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Second Rally Held to Protest School Cuts

February 26, 2016
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By John Lynds Parents and educators are not backing down and held a second rally last week to protest school budget cuts proposed to close a $50 million budget gap at Boston Public Schools. Families and education stakeholders marched on City Hall and the State House last Wednesday during BPS school vacation week as...

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Charlestown’s Kelly on Defense

February 18, 2016
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Charlestown’s Kelly on Defense

Pope John’s Patrick Kelly, of Charlestown, watches the ball that Malden Catholic’s Cameron Zahner looks to pass during a barnburner of a game last Wednesday, Feb. 10. The heartbreaking loss for Pope John, 67-65, ended a 10-game winning streak for the hot high school hoops team.

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Harborview Health Club Schedules Grand Opening

February 18, 2016
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Harborview Health Club Schedules Grand Opening

Harborview Health Club, a new and exclusive club located within the Harborview at Navy Yard community 250 First Avenue in Charlestown is pleased to announce its Grand Opening, scheduled for March 1. “We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of the Harborview Health Club, and with it, offering special introductory membership rates for...

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Somerville Files Appeal to Key Casino License,Likely to Create Delays for Wynn

February 18, 2016
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 By Seth Daniel The Wynn Everett casino has found another mayor with a bone to pick regarding the $1.7 billion resort casino – this time being Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone. Last Friday, Curtatone and his City filed a request for a hearing to challenge the state’s Chapter 91 waterways license that was just about...

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Arbitration Award Could Cost City $23 Million This Year

February 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A recent state arbitration decision with the Boston Police’s Detectives Benevolent Society could cost the City $23 million this year in back pay – and another $9 million per year going forward – and now is in front of a frustrated City Council committee. In late December, Arbitrator Lawrence Holden Jr....

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Boston Massacre Revisited

February 12, 2016
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Boston Massacre Revisited

Re-enactors Rob Creen (playing Samuel Adams here) and Arielle Kaplan of the Freedom Trail Foundation recreate the Boston Massacre for students at the Harvard Kent School on Tuesday, Feb. 9, just in time for the historic event’s 246th Anniversary on March 5. Students learned the intricacies of many Revolutionary War events during the presentation...

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Charlestown Gets A Wynn-Fall:Walsh Confirms Money to Stay Entirely Here

February 12, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Martin Walsh confirmed this week that the Wynn Everett money paid to the City in the form of an existing $1 million check and the upcoming annual $2 million community mitigation payments will stay entirely in Charlestown, but will be given out through a City Hall – and not a...

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LaMattina Fights to Keep MBTA Late Night Service Up and Running

February 12, 2016
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By John Lynds Many of his constituents rely on the MBTA’s late night service to go back and forth to overnight shifts in Boston so it comes as no surprise that City Councilor Sal LaMattina is fighting to keep this service intact. In a letter to MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, LaMattina said...

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‘Charlestown Dogs’ Looks to Increase Social, Responsible Owners

February 12, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Just a few weeks ago, Charlestown residents Chris Lovell, Kristen Lanni and Rob O’Brien found themselves on the receiving end of puzzled looks from dog owners up at the Monument. The trio, however, said they didn’t blame people for the strange looks. After all, they were filling holes in the Monument’s...

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