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Sledding is Not Just for Kids

February 17, 2017
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Sledding is Not Just for Kids

Anabell Moody and her grandmother, Linda Moody, prepare to sled down the Bunker Hill last Friday during a break in the snowstorms. Scores of residents headed to the Hill for a day of sledding and snowball fights on an official snow day. With Sunday’s additional snow, the National Weather Service reported about 15 inches...

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Charlestown Preservation Society Opposes One Charlestown Plan

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) has issued and submitted a three-page letter of concerns to the City and the Mayor’s Office regarding the One Charlestown project in its current form. The three-page letter is signed by CPS President Ellen Kitzis and Design Review Chair Bill Lamb, and was a true collaborative...

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Wynn Mitigation Fund to Accept Applications

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn-funded Charlestown Community Trust Fund will soon be releasing applications for its first round of dispersals to community non-profits – with a target date for the first dispersal on May 31 of this year. Councilor Sal LaMattina said within the next few weeks they would begin accepting applications from Charlestown...

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Female Councilors Embark on Study,Meeting Series on Early Ed,Childcare

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While there is frequently a lot of emphasis on public schools and private schools, and where parents will send their school-age children, not much attention has been paid to policies surrounding and even more critical time in a child’s life – the years before school. Four female City Councilors look to...

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Acoustic on Main Ready to Rock (Quietly) in Charlestown,Citywide

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel If a local restaurateur were wanting to have an acoustic live music show, in the past that would mean taking a trip to City Hall and sifting through red tape, yellow tape and Scotch tape to get a permit for a two-hour set with a musician or poet. It was hardly...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Holds Update Meeting on Construction

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor team visited Charlestown on Wednesday evening and was expected to brief residents on construction progress, upcoming roadwork this summer and job opportunities in one of the first project updates to the community in many months. The meeting came too late for Patriot Bridge deadlines, but Wynn was...

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Faster Mom – Please

February 10, 2017
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Faster Mom – Please

Kimberly Osborne pushed her son, Cameron, on milk crates across the ice rink during the Warren Prescott School Ice Skate Party on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Steriti Rink in the North End. Several students and their families enjoyed an hour of ice time to themselves to skate and socialize.

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Lower Mystic Working Group Seeking Local Input on Plans

February 10, 2017
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Lower Mystic Working Group Seeking Local Input on Plans

By Seth Daniel Members of the Lower Mystic Regional Working Group met in Charlestown on Thursday, Feb. 2, to gather input from local organizations and businesses on plans that have been formulated with the many members of the group over the past year. The group has ideas from water transportation to activating new I-93...

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Hometown Hockey Hero:Brendan Collier Skates Again at the TD Garden

February 10, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Brendan Collier is a role model for youth hockey players in Charlestown. He is a hometown kid who learned the sport here, took his high voltage game to Malden Catholic where he led his team to two Super 8 titles, scoring the winning goal in overtime in one spectactular moment at...

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BTD to Return on Feb 28 to Talk about Rutherford, Sullivan Plans

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As opposite sides have dug in on the either/or underpass versus surface option debate on Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) seems to be driving a vehicle of compromise to the Town. The newest plans for the Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square corridor won’t look anything like...

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