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DiDomenico St Pat’s Celebration, Flatley Luncheon, Warren Tavern Highlight Charlestown St Patrick’s Day Calendar

March 10, 2018
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The calendar has begun to get a little busy as St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, begins to roll around and the green suits will need to be broken out and ironed early this year as things kick off this Friday, March 9. State Sen. Sal DiDomenico and the DiDomenico Foundation will hold the fifth...

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CNC Community Corner

March 10, 2018
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2018 Spaulding-Cnc Community Partnership Fund grant request presentations are almost completed. With one more evening of presentations there is still an opportunity for Charlestown residents to learn more about some incredible programs led by our community non-profit organizations.  The final evening talks will be on Thursday, March 8 at the American Legion Hall, 23...

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Councilor Edwards Tells Chamber of Waterfront Business District Idea

March 10, 2018
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The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce held a blockbuster luncheon on Monday, and keynote speaker Councilor Lydia Edwards introduced to the crowd a new idea she’s exploring centered around protecting the waterfront through a public-private partnership. Edwards said one of the key issues to protecting the waterfront might be instituting a Waterfront Business District similar...

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Treasurer Deb Goldberg Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign for State Treasurer

March 10, 2018
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With the crowd overflowing from the room, State Treasurer Deb Goldberg kicked off her re-election campaign last night.  Goldberg, who was introduced by House Speaker Robert DeLeo, spoke of how her principles and values have guided her tenure as State Treasurer. “Economic stability, economic opportunity, and economic empowerment are the values I was raised...

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The 49th Annual Dinner Dance in Memory of Michael Patrick Quinn will be held April 7

March 10, 2018
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The 49th Annual Dinner Dance in memory of Michael Patrick Quinn will be held April 7, 2018 at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus Hall located at 545 Medford St. With a healthy and sound setting, Michael was able to distinguish himself at St Francis De Sales Grammar School at the top of the...

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Local Resident Running Boston Marathon for Joslin Diabetes Center

March 10, 2018
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Mary Kate Powers, age 29, of Charlestown is running her first Boston Marathon for Joslin Diabetes Center, a world-renowned diabetes care and research organization in Boston, in honor of her late grandmother, Regina Callahan. Diabetes is a cause close to Mary Kate’s heart as both her grandmother and her cousin have lived with type...

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Charlestown Residents to Run in Boston Marathon for Mass General Hospital Team

March 10, 2018
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Four Charlestown residents will run in the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16 as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Pediatric Oncology Team, Fighting Kids’ Cancer … One Step at a Time, and the Emergency Response Marathon Team. The two teams, which include former patients and family members, Mass. General employees and longtime hospital...

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Sen DiDomenico Elevated to Senate Assistant Majority Leader

March 10, 2018
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State Sen. Sal DiDomenico took yet another step up the leadership ladder last week, getting two major promotions within the legislative body. First, DiDomenico (D-Everett) was elevated to the position of Assistant Majority Leader by Senate President Harriette L. Chandler (D-Worcester). In addition to this new leadership post, Senator DiDomenico will also now serve...

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RMV Announces Temporary Closure on March 23, 24, 25 During System Upgrade

March 10, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has announced that all RMV services, with the exception of law enforcement, will be unavailable from 7 p.m., March 22 until 8 a.m. March 26 due to the RMV changing over a new computer system that will allow the RMV to comply with...

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Encountering History with Curtis White: NPS 2018 Speaker Series Kicks-Off March 15 at Bunker Hill Museum

March 10, 2018
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The National Parks of Boston 2018 Speaker Series kicks off at the Bunker Hill Museum on March 15 from 7-8 p.m. with a presentation by National Park Service Ranger Curtis White, who will discuss how the attempted collection of taxes and duties by British customs officials in colonial Boston and Salem acted as a...

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