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Climate Ready Boston Brings Show, Project to Charlestown

July 28, 2017
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Climate Ready Boston Brings Show, Project to Charlestown

By Seth Daniel As the study wraps up for looking at sea-level rise in Charlestown, city officials and consultants working on Climate Ready Boston took an interesting show and open house to the Schrafft’s Center last Thursday night. The loose format allowed residents to circulate through the room to various stations – learning about...

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Engine 50 Moves to Sullivan Square

July 28, 2017
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Engine 50 Moves to Sullivan Square

By Seth Daniel On Monday morning, Engine 50 pulled out of its historic station on the Training Field and closed its doors for the last time in a long time. There was no fight this time over the closure, nor were there protests to keep the “People’s Fire Station” intact. That’s because it was...

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Institute of Health Professions Receives Honors

July 28, 2017
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MGH Institute of Health Professions in Charlestown is the only school in the City of Boston named to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Honor Roll in the prestigious education magazine’s 2017 “Great Colleges to Work For” survey. The MGH Institute is one of just 42 colleges in the United States listed on the survey’s highest category...

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Residents to Run in Falmouth Road Race for Dana Faber

July 28, 2017
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On August 20, Charlestown residents Stephanie Berdik, Molly Biedenbach and Meghan Leary, will run the 45th annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race to help conquer cancer as a member of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s team. Along with more than 300 Dana-Farber teammates from New England and beyond, they will cover the seven-mile race course with...

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Monuments at John Harvard Mall Get a Little Brighter this Summer

July 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For perhaps a generation, the stone monuments on the sides of the John Harvard Mall had important historic information on them, but the condition of the markers prevented most of that from being communicated to residents and tourists passing through the old mall. This week, that has all changed. Ivan Myjer...

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Passacantilli Officially to Open Charlestown Headquarters

July 28, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina, will officially open his Charlestown Campaign Headquarters this Saturday.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Council, which includes the neighborhoods of East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. On Saturday, July 29, Passacantilli will hold an office grand-opening...

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National Development is Undertaking Major Renovation, Rebranding at Constitution Center

July 20, 2017
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The Constitution Center, three-building campus, in the Charlestown Navy Yard might have the best view of the waterfront, the Zakim/Bunker Hill Bridge and the Boston skyline, and now owners National Development are looking to bank on that view with a major renovation and re-orientation of the property. Building trends and personal preferences often go full circle, and nowhere is that more apparent than in...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Gets 4 A.M. Liquor License

July 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The push by Wynn Boston Harbor to include a 4 a.m. liquor license for casinos in the state budget paid off Monday when Gov. Charlie Baker signed off on a Budget that included the special license in an “Outside Area” of the budget. Local officials responded with some concerns, including Charlestown...

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BLO Returns to Hatch Shell with Free Concerts

July 20, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen With summer in full swing, it is time to sit back, relax, and enjoy a free night of classical music, courtesy of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Under the leadership of Music Director Christopher Wilkins and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer, the 2017 season of free concerts at the DCR’s Hatch memorial...

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Victoria Johnston Quezada Recently Attends Space Camp

July 20, 2017
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Victoria Sofia Johnston Quezada of Charlestown, recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and problem solving. Johnston...

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