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Partners Healthcare Scholarships Are Available to Local Students

April 9, 2015
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A consortium of Charlestown affiliates in Partners HealthCare System will award $6,000 in scholarships to high school seniors from Charlestown pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in health care. Eligible students for the Charlestown Partners Health Care Merit Scholarship must have lived in Charlestown for at least two years, be a first-year, first-degree student...

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Wynn Could Use Railroad to Ship out Contaminated Soil

April 9, 2015
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Wynn environmental consultants said Monday night that they are looking into the feasibility of shipping out some contaminated soils by rail, and are very high on the idea. Chris Gordon, a Massachusetts based environmental consultant, said at a public meeting in Charlestown on Monday night that they have been in talks with freight railroad...

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Residents Are Ready To Fight for ‘Resident Only Parking Changes’

April 2, 2015
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For some folks, it can be work that takes over their lives. For others, it can be a family situation or a home repair emergency. For many in Charlestown, that outlying frustration that can take over their lives involves simply parking their car near their home. They tell stories of paying thousands of dollars...

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Holy Week Schedule at St. John’s

April 2, 2015
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The parish of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 27 Devens St., celebrating 175 years of ministry in Charlestown, invites the community to join us in moving through the most important week in the Christian year with the following services. On Thursday April 2, at 6 pm, there will be a Maundy Thursday supper, with the...

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Waiting Game Begins on Wynn’s Environmental Report

April 2, 2015
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As meetings with Engaged Charlestown Residents and Wynn officials continue in the neighborhood this month, those involved in the process have circled Friday, April 3, with a big red pen – as it is what many believe could be the day when Wynn’s traffic plans are either accepted or rejected by state regulators. The...

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Boston Opposes Wynn Traffic Plan ‘In Its Entirety’

April 2, 2015
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The City of Boston has issued a comment letter indicating it is absolutely against the entire Wynn traffic plan outlined in the Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Report (SFEIR) filed in February – despite the fact that the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) officials worked very closely with Wynn to help put together the plan all...

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Donut Lovers Unite: Charlestown Resident Greg John Brings Kane’s Donuts to Boston

March 25, 2015
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Donut Lovers Unite: Charlestown Resident Greg John Brings Kane’s Donuts to Boston

Kane’s Donuts has been packing customers in to its store in Saugus for decades. The Delios family is well known on the North Shore and beyond for creating sumptuous, uniquely flavored donuts. Paul and Maria Delios have brought their award-winning donuts to Boston’s downtown financial district, International Place, opening the region’s first handcrafted donut...

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Ryan Ready to Facilitate Long-Term Discussion on Sullivan Sq. Traffic

March 25, 2015
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State Rep. Dan Ryan has reaffirmed his longstanding pledge this week to lead discussions around a long-term traffic and transportation fix to Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue – discussions that he said might have been precipitated by the Wynn casino but have been ongoing for years. “The fact that the conversation is back on...

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Palm Sunday Concert/Meditation: To Be At St. Mary-St. Catherine

March 25, 2015
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To mark the last concert on its historic Woodberry and Harris organ before it is silenced for a multi-month restoration, its first in 123 years of supporting worship, St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish has arranged to showcase the instrument in an unusual concert themed to the spirit of Holy Week. Three distinguished organists,...

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A New Bike Lane?

March 18, 2015
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A New Bike Lane?

The strong winds on Tuesday actually picked this bicycle up from a porch on Salem St. and then it became entangled in the power line. Boston Firefighters were needed at the scene.

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