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Coming to the Neighborhood:AMC Chooses Charlestown, buys City Square Building for $13.1M

December 9, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) announced this week the purchase of its future organizational headquarters located at 10 City Square in Charlestown following the September sale of its long-time Beacon Hill headquarters on Joy Street. “We’re thrilled,” said AMC President John Judge. “It’s an exciting time for organization. We’re the country’s...

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November Sees 26-Percent Drop in Part One Crime from Last Year

December 9, 2016
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By Dan Murphy Charlestown saw an approximately 26-perecnt decrease in violent and property crimes in November as opposed to the same timeframe last year. According to Boston Police, 25 incidents of Part One crime were reported in the neighborhood between Nov. 1 and 30, 2016, compared to 34 during the same month in 2015....

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CNC Community Corner

December 9, 2016
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TUTORIAL ON GRANT APPLICATION The Spaulding-Charlestown Neighborhood Council Community Partnership Fund announces the second year of funding.  A tutorial for applicants will be held next Monday Dec. 12 at 7pm at the American Legion Hall on 23 Adams Street. If interested applicants are not able to attend, there will be a second tutorial in...

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Charlestown Recovery House Looks For a Few More Beds,Confront Opiate Crisis

December 9, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Recovery House at 15 Bunker Hill St. will hold a public meeting on site for surrounding neighbors on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10:30 a.m. to discuss its petition to add a few more beds to its long-time recovery home. John McGahan told the Patriot Bridge that the Recovery House...

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More Than Meets the Eye:Breaking Down the Plans for Assembly Row

December 9, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though it isn’t exactly in Charlestown, Federal Realty Investment Trust’s massive Assembly Row development in Somerville is only a stone’s throw from the Town on the other side of Sullivan Square – and looks to be a long-time complement to the future plans for the region that include Everett’s Lower Broadway...

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Lions Club Again Collecting Coats

December 9, 2016
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The Charlestown Lions Club is again collecting coats to be distributed to needy babies, children and adults..  The coats may be delivered to the Co-operative Bank and  Lions Club members will deliver them to Anton’s Cleaners where they will be cleaned free of charge.   All coats should be in  good condition with no rips,...

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Painters’ Union Pitches in to Help E-Inc Museum Renovation Effort

December 9, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As the e-Inc organization in the Navy Yard transformed itself into a museum over the past few months, one thing became very clear. The new walls were going to need some paint. That’s where the Painters Allied Trade Union District Council #35 stepped up to the plate, with Charlestown’s Chris Brennan...

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E-Mails Show Early Coordination Rather than CoOperation With Neighbors in Edwards School Lot Towing Fracas

December 2, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In e-mails obtained by the Patriot Bridge between Boston Public Schools (BPS) and Edwards Middle School officials regarding the towing of neighbors’ cars from the school parking lot in October, there is a trend that shows school officials dragged their feet on having a neighborhood meeting and let the towing situation...

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Fanning the Flames:Tkachuk Family Makes Special Visit to See their Young NHL Star

December 2, 2016
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Fanning the Flames:Tkachuk Family Makes Special Visit to See their Young NHL Star

By Shanna McCarriston Don’t let the Boston accents fool you; the members of Charlestown’s Tkachuk family are rooting for the Calgary Flames. Decked out in Flames gear and Calgary red, Calgary Left Wing Matthew Tkachuk drew a crowd to the TD Garden last Saturday night, Nov. 26, even if most of it was family...

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Bradley Named ABCD Hero

December 2, 2016
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By John Lynds Peggy Bradley has long been a recognizable figure in Charlestown through her work with the Charlestown Preservation Society, Charlestown Sprouts and Charlestown Neighborhood Council. This month, Bradley received the well deserved honor of being named an Action for Boston Community Development Community Hero. Bradley received the honor at ABCD’s annual Community...

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