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St John’s Episcopal Welcomes Community to Holy Week and Easter Observances

April 7, 2017
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The parish of St. John’s Episcopal Church will mark the most important week in the Christian year with a series of events and services to which the entire community is invited. The Palm Sunday services on Sunday, April 9th , at 8 am and 10 am will include the blessing of palms, the reading...

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Charlestown Scholar Athletes Shine at Dr. Joseph D. Warren Memorial Classic

April 7, 2017
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Boston’s best and brightest high school players were in the spotlight at the Dr. Joseph D. Warren Memorial Basketball All-Star Classic at Northeastern University’s Cabot Center on March 25. The All-Star Classic is presented by Scholar Athletes, the nonprofit organization founded by Suffolk Construction Chairman & CEO John Fish to support achievement through athletics...

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Wynn Removes Last Load of Soil at Everett Site

April 7, 2017
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After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced this week that it had excavated and removed the last pile of contaminated soil from its construction site on Lower Broadway in Everett. The ‘bottoming out’ of the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor project marks the completion of...

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Walsh’s Party

March 31, 2017
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Walsh’s Party

Mayor Martin Walsh tells a tale of the old Irish country to Charlestown’s Frank Wiemert (right) and some of the other guys at the table during a belated St. Patrick’s Day feast last Thursday, March 23, at the Warren Tavern. Seniors from all over the Town gobbled corned beef and cabbage while live music...

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Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

March 31, 2017
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Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

By Seth Daniel Dozens of local business owners and Charlestown Chamber members gathered at the new Monument 251 Restaurant on Friday, March 24, for the first Chamber Luncheon Series in what organizers hope will become a popular mainstay for the business and civic community. Jimmy Lister of the Chamber kicked things off, thanking Monument...

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BPDA Makes Seeks Ideas for Navy Yard Properties

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) released a Request for Letters of Interest (RFI) this week that essentially calls for partners to help activate key parcels of land in the Navy Yard – including the long sought after Pier 5 parcel. The RFI had been discussed with residents of the...

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Police Arrest Five in Drug Connection

March 31, 2017
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It seems D’Raffa Restaurant was the Bunker Hill connection, as police raided the storefront eatery and dismantled what they allege was a major fentanyl (opiate) operation. The major raid happened just steps from where a woman was shot inside Kipo’s Pizzeria on March 15. The injuries there were not life threatening, but the matter...

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Local Resident Raising Money for Suicide Prevention

March 31, 2017
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Justyne Collier, local resident of Charlestown, whose brother committed suicide in 2004 is working to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She will be joined by her extended family, also long-time Charlestown residents, when she participates in the “Out of the Darkness Walk” in Wakefield in September. She is asking for...

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Dr. Paula Milone-Nuzzo is Named President of MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

March 31, 2017
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Following an extensive nationwide search, Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, has been named the sixth President of MGH Institute of Health Professions, an independent graduate school in Boston founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and the only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare. Dr. Milone-Nuzzo has spent the past 14 years in leadership roles at...

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City,Transportation Department say Stats Show Allston Street Pilot a Success

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel By the numbers, the change in direction for Allston Street has been a total success, according to figures released last week by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). To a person, not everyone likes the new configuration – which took away Allston Street as the one street on the west end of...

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