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A Calming State:Yoga at the Library Builds on Years of Commitment,Access for All Residents

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On most Mondays when the sun is out, a beautiful swath of sunlight shines into the event room on the second floor of the Charlestown Branch Library. Sitting on the floor are several adults who have gathered there for a number of years. But there aren’t any books. There isn’t even...

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Re-Shaping the BPDA:Women Make Up Majority of Staff at the Agency

March 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) was formed in 1957. Throughout the years, this agency has decided in many ways what direction the City should go in by having a tight fingertip on every major development that has come through Boston over the past...

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MGH Nursing Program Earns High Marks from US News and World Reports

March 24, 2017
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The Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Charlestown attained their highest rankings ever in the new U. S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools list. The rankings were released March 14, 2017. The three-year direct-entry master’s program, in which...

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LaMattina Calls for Unity in Development of One Charlestown

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As all parties prepare to come back to the public table at the end of the month on the One Charlestown development proposal, City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for the community to unite behind the process, rather than splinter off into numerous separate groups. LaMattina explained his position in its...

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St. Patrick’s Day 2017 Warren Tavern

March 18, 2017
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The Warren Tavern was packed on this past Friday March 17th as revelers celebrated St. Patrick’s Day.  Sean Sanders was on hand from Ireland to perform as well as dancers from The Goulding School of Irish Dance. by Joseph Prezioso      

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Hockey Tournament

March 17, 2017
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Hockey Tournament

Gianna Scoppettuolo, of the Charlestown Youth Hockey Girls U10 team, chases down the puck on Sunday, March 5, during the championship game of the McGonagle/McGoff Memorial Tournament at the Charlestown rink. The tournament attracts hundreds of youth hockey players each year and is in memoriam to the late Dan McGoff and Bryan McGonagle.

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A Remarkable Story about A Townie Hero

March 17, 2017
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A Remarkable Story about A Townie Hero

By Kevin Kelly The 48th annual Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship banquet will be held on April 1 at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus at 545 Medford St. Friends, family and guest speakers will gather to pay tribute to a remarkable “Townie” and salute the 47th Quinn Scholar Hugh Bernard O’Donnell, a freshman...

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One Charlestown Developer Says Comments, Concerns to be Addressed When Process Resumes

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Developers of One Charlestown said this week that they have not seen or been invited to comment on the “alternative plan” unveiled by Charlestown resident Sy Mintz last week, but that they have been getting input all over the Town and are excited to share their new plan later this month....

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Liquor License Proposal Leaves Out Charlestown

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel and Beth Treffeisen City Council legislation filed last week that could unlock more than 150 new liquor licenses in Boston once again leaves Charlestown in the dark, with the proposal passing up the Town for neighborhood-specific licenses, potentially continuing to make opening a restaurant in the Town a difficult proposition. In...

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Tradition Tops Reasons Why Boston,Charlestown Rank High for St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

March 17, 2017
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When Kim Mahoney thinks about St. Patrick’s day, part of her goes to work planning a great celebration for the Warren Tavern – one of the go-to locations for St. Patrick’s Day in Boston – but another part beams with pride for the celebration of a culture brought to Charlestown from Donegal by her...

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