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Residents Concerned Over Tree Cutting

October 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As residents grow concerned over the removal of about 40 trees on Constitution Wharf at the newly branded Constitution Center, the developer of the property said it is only temporary growing pains that will be rewarded with a first-class landscape in the near future. Nadine Firth, who lives in Constitution Marina,...

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Charlestown’s Grzelcyk Secures Bruins Roster Spot

October 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Charlestown hockey standout Matt Grzelcyk secured a major step in his professional career on Tuesday when he secured a roster spot on the Boston Bruins team – making complete his journey from the Emmons Horrigan O’Neil Memorial Rink in Thompson Square to over the highway at the TD Garden on Canal...

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Many Wonder about One Charlestown’s New Plans

October 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel September is now in the rearview mirror, and still there has been no word, or even an inkling of activity, from the developers of One Charlestown regarding the new design that they were scheduled to unveil some time after Labor Day. Now, many in the Town are growing restless and wondering...

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Rosens on Committee for Storybook Ball

October 6, 2017
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Every three minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Scary for adults—and even scarier for children. This October, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) will bring a heightened awareness to this growing problem at its Storybook Ball. Now in its 18th year, the Storybook Ball is one of Boston’s pinnacle events,...

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Former City Councilor and Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Endorses Stephen Passacantilli

October 6, 2017
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Former City Councilor At-Large and Mayoral candidate John Connolly endorsed City Council candidate Stephen Passacantilli at a Charlestown event hosted by Boston Public School (BPS) parents from across the district.  In the 2013 Mayoral Election, Connolly won both Charlestown and the North End in both the Preliminary and Final Elections. Connolly, a former teacher and past...

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Candlelight Vigil

September 29, 2017
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Candlelight Vigil

Warren McMaster and Stephanie Shea listen as the names of the victims lost to addiction are read during the 9th annual Charlestown Vigil in Hayes Square on Saturday, Sept. 23. The vigil this year was dedicated to Timothy Monaco, who died due to addiction on Nov. 11, 2016.

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Walsh Cruises to Huge Victory in Charlestown and Citywide

September 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Martin Walsh made a strong showing in Charlestown on Tuesday night in the Preliminary Election, getting nearly five times more votes then second place finisher and Councilor Tito Jackson in the Town. Vote totals for the seven precincts in Charlestown showed that Walsh scored 1,891 votes to Jackson’s 409 –...

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Passacantilli Wins Preliminary; Edwards takes Charlestown

September 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel and John Lynds District 1 is known for nail-biter Council elections, and Tuesday was no exception as the top two candidates – Stephen Passacantilli and Lydia Edwards – battled it out to a close finish, with Passacantilli winning overall by 77 votes but Edwards winning Charlestown. In the final vote tally...

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CNC Community Corner

September 29, 2017
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday October 3 at the Knights of Columbus Hall 545 Medford Street. All are welcome to attend. After presentations, the floor will be opened for public comment. Elections for CNC precinct representatives will be held on November 18 at the Hayes Square police station...

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Local Runners to be in BAA Half Marathon

September 29, 2017
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On October 8, Charlestown residents will be running in the 17th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, as a member of the official Dana-Farber team. Residents include: Carly Taitz Emily Runey Georgianna Shoemaker Kate Dewey Hundreds of Dana-Farber team members will raise awareness and at least $750...

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