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Friends of MGH Cancer Center Hosts Annual Luncheon

July 20, 2017
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The Friends of the Mass General Cancer Center – a group of active volunteers who raise funds to bridge exceptional medical and supportive cancer care through innovative programs that promote whole-person healing – recently hosted their annual Spring Luncheon, which drew a crowd of nearly 300 to the Four Seasons Boston Hotel. The event...

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Arts Facilities Report Addresses Longstanding Needs in Charlestown

July 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a year of studying the longstanding crisis regarding space for the performing arts, the City unveiled a study on July 10 that codifies the problem of affordability, unmet needs and basic space for the many artists looking to enliven the city’s cultural soul – a problem that had been only...

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Passacantilli Releases Senior Platform

July 20, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has released his Senior Platform.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor, which includes the neighborhoods of East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. Passacantilli, the grandson of former City Councilor Frederick C. Langone, said, “As Boston...

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CPS Hold Meeting

July 14, 2017
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CPS Hold Meeting

Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) President Ellen Kitzis presents Pat Keohane and Doug MacDonald of C-Town Ventures LLC with an award recognizing their excellent work in developing the Charlestown Armory renovation. The CPS honored the renovation and restoration of the new residential project on Bunker Hill Street at its annual meeting on June 22.

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Water Shuttle from Pier 6 to Eastie First of a Kind Here

July 14, 2017
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Water Shuttle from Pier 6 to Eastie First of a Kind Here

Having a drink in Charlestown and dinner in East Boston might make sense on paper, but up to now, to do so would include an elongated and congested drive through tunnels and City streets – not to mention a dearth of parking when arriving in the Town’s close but inaccessible neighbor. The same is...

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Zoning Board Approves 6 Soley St Plan after Two Years of Battling

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After more than two years of legal and neighborhood fighting over plans to build a new single-family home at 6 Soley St., owner Nicolas Skiadas cleared what is likely the final hurdle to build his home – angering dozens of residents of the old, historic street and even dabbling into mayoral...

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Kitchen Kup Rolls Back to Eden Park in August

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the summer highlights is about to unroll itself on Eden Street Park during the first week of August as the annual Kitchen Kup roller hockey tournament heats up the the beloved rink known as the “kitchen” with the most intense competition in the city and the region. Kup Founder...

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Haley Renda to Run Passacantilli Campaign

July 14, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has hired lifelong North End resident Haley Renda to run his campaign for Boston City Council.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor, which includes East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. Haley Renda grew up in the North...

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Wynn Begins Work on Living Shoreline

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When residents journey over the Alford Street bridge to the waterfront along the new Wynn Boston Harbor walkway, it won’t be like a lot of the HarborWalk areas in Boston where bulkhead walls provide a sharp cutoff between the land and the water. Instead, residents will see what was there before...

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Residents Keep Charlestown Green:Gardens for Charlestown an Oasis in a Tight Neighborhood for 40 Years

July 7, 2017
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Residents Keep Charlestown Green:Gardens for Charlestown an Oasis in a Tight Neighborhood for 40 Years

By Seth Daniel When Nina Danforth recalls the towering Birch tree on the edge of the Sullivan Square Garden, she remembers it being a small, little tree fighting to grow amidst a lot strewn with bricks, trash and hopeful urban gardeners. Last Thursday night, June 29, when she set her eyes on that same...

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