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Applications for First Round of Wynn Money Available,Deadline Scheduled for April 15

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The waiting game for Wynn money is over as Mayor Martin Walsh announced this week that applications for the mitigation fund money are now available for the first-ever distribution to come this spring. Walsh said in an op-ed (see inside) that there will be two rounds per year of mini-grants given...

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Jean Mclaughlin,Served as Special Assistant for Three Boston Mayors,Dead at 75

March 3, 2017
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By John Lynds Jean M. (Smith) McLaughlin, who served as special assistant for three Boston mayoral administrations, has died. Mrs. McLaughlin, a lifelong Charlestown resident and forty-year employee of the City of Boston that included serving Mayor Raymond Flynn, Mayor Thomas Menino and more recently Mayor Martin Walsh, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February...

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Walsh, Harvard Kent Students Set to Debut New Childhood Savings Accounts

February 28, 2017
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Walsh, Harvard Kent Students Set to Debut New Childhood Savings Accounts

By Seth Daniel With a room full of parents, teachers and City officials, Harvard Kent School kindergartners marched proudly across the stage last Thursday night, Feb. 16, chanting, “We’re going to College! We’re going to College!,” which was followed up by a major announcement about a new savings program being piloted at the Harvard...

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One Charlestown Unveils New Ways to Stay Updated, Possible Revised Plan in Spring

February 28, 2017
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The developers of One Charlestown are hitting the streets of the Town to have an established presence to talk about their development of the Bunker Hill Housing development – a project that is currently in a 90-day review delay with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). The new initiative includes weekly office hours,...

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Ryan:Charlestown Needs to Stop the Infighting on One Charlestown

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel State Rep. Dan Ryan has come out this week with a strong call to the community to unite behind the official process involved in the review of One Charlestown rather than having individual organizations start leading the process – perhaps allowing the development to slip through without proper vetting while the...

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CNC Joins Preservation Society in Dissent on One Charlestown Plan

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) issued a letter to Mayor Martin Walsh on Saturday, Feb. 18, indicating the body had formally endorsed an earlier letter sent from the Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) dictating serious concerns and opposition to the One Charlestown plan as proposed – a nod to the fact that...

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Wynn to Unveil ‘Mystic Mile’ Branding for Upcoming on Road Construction

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Wynn Boston Harbor has announced it will unveil a new website and campaign called the ‘Mystic Mile’ ahead of planned, major road construction projects in Everett, Charlestown and Medford this summer. President Bob DeSalvio told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Thursday, Feb. 16, at a regular meeting of the board...

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Sen DiDomenico to Host Annual St Patrick’s Celebration on March 3

February 28, 2017
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico will once again be hosting the Annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Friday, March 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus Hall in Charlestown. This event has become the official kick-off to the St. Patrick’s Day season. In addition to a traditional Irish dinner, the...

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Eastie VS Boston Latin Academy Gallery

February 24, 2017
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Boston Latin Academy defeated East Boston in the Championship game at Matthews Arena 4-3 in a shootout on Thursday. The game ended in the third period 3-3, then followed by a 7:30min overtime which lead to the best of 5 penalty shots. Latin scored one shot and Eastie none, leading to Latin’s victory. Click...

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YMCA Fundraiser

February 17, 2017
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YMCA Fundraiser

Jimmy Lister, Rosemarie Boucher, chair of Public Relations, and James Morton, CEO/President of the Greater Boston YMCA chat on Feb. 2, during the Charlestown YMCA fundraiser.

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