Charlestown Scholar Athletes Shine at Dr. Joseph D. Warren Memorial Classic

April 7, 2017
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Boston’s best and brightest high school players were in the spotlight at the Dr. Joseph D. Warren Memorial Basketball All-Star Classic at Northeastern University’s Cabot Center on March 25. The All-Star Classic is presented by Scholar Athletes, the nonprofit organization founded by Suffolk Construction Chairman & CEO John Fish to support achievement through athletics...

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Wynn Removes Last Load of Soil at Everett Site

April 7, 2017
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After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced this week that it had excavated and removed the last pile of contaminated soil from its construction site on Lower Broadway in Everett. The ‘bottoming out’ of the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor project marks the completion of...

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Police Briefs 04-06-2017

April 7, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 03/27/17 – As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area of Bunker Hill Street, five individuals were placed under arrest and charged with possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute.   Operating After Suspension 03/28/17 – As a result of a motor vehicle accident on...

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Townie Tidbits

April 7, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani SHOUT OUT TO SEAN FLAHERTY       Lately, I have been reading some great opines from Sean T. Flaherty of Charlestown and I must say I like his viewpoint on politics. I see his name in the letters pages of the Boston Herald often. On Sunday, March 26 he showed up...

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Make it Your Moment: One Boston Day

April 7, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The Boston Marathon showcases the best of Boston. People from all backgrounds and all neighborhoods line the streets and celebrate one another and our city. Runners are cheered on by complete strangers, because everyone is in it together. And even when the finish line is nowhere in sight, we...

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Townie Sports

April 7, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly MOTHER NATURE, LET US PLAY BALL!!! With the weather already reeking havoc on the 2017 high school baseball season, coaches are making a mad scramble to find some semblance of playable turf to get outside for practice. I suspect this may be the season of “double-headers.” Having said that, here’s a...

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Obituaries 04-06-2017

April 7, 2017
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Helen Honey Of Charlestown Helen V. (Carroll) Hoey of Charlestown died on February 10. The beloved wife of the late George F. Hoey, Jr.,, she was the cherished mother of Carolyn M. Hoey of Severna Park, MD, Patricia A. Wood and her husband Mark of Ballwin, MO.; much loved grandmother to Ryenn M. Gaebler,...

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Walsh’s Party

March 31, 2017
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Walsh’s Party

Mayor Martin Walsh tells a tale of the old Irish country to Charlestown’s Frank Wiemert (right) and some of the other guys at the table during a belated St. Patrick’s Day feast last Thursday, March 23, at the Warren Tavern. Seniors from all over the Town gobbled corned beef and cabbage while live music...

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Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

March 31, 2017
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Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

By Seth Daniel Dozens of local business owners and Charlestown Chamber members gathered at the new Monument 251 Restaurant on Friday, March 24, for the first Chamber Luncheon Series in what organizers hope will become a popular mainstay for the business and civic community. Jimmy Lister of the Chamber kicked things off, thanking Monument...

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BPDA Makes Seeks Ideas for Navy Yard Properties

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) released a Request for Letters of Interest (RFI) this week that essentially calls for partners to help activate key parcels of land in the Navy Yard – including the long sought after Pier 5 parcel. The RFI had been discussed with residents of the...

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Police Arrest Five in Drug Connection

March 31, 2017
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It seems D’Raffa Restaurant was the Bunker Hill connection, as police raided the storefront eatery and dismantled what they allege was a major fentanyl (opiate) operation. The major raid happened just steps from where a woman was shot inside Kipo’s Pizzeria on March 15. The injuries there were not life threatening, but the matter...

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Local Resident Raising Money for Suicide Prevention

March 31, 2017
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Justyne Collier, local resident of Charlestown, whose brother committed suicide in 2004 is working to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She will be joined by her extended family, also long-time Charlestown residents, when she participates in the “Out of the Darkness Walk” in Wakefield in September. She is asking for...

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Dr. Paula Milone-Nuzzo is Named President of MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

March 31, 2017
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Following an extensive nationwide search, Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, has been named the sixth President of MGH Institute of Health Professions, an independent graduate school in Boston founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and the only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare. Dr. Milone-Nuzzo has spent the past 14 years in leadership roles at...

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City,Transportation Department say Stats Show Allston Street Pilot a Success

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel By the numbers, the change in direction for Allston Street has been a total success, according to figures released last week by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). To a person, not everyone likes the new configuration – which took away Allston Street as the one street on the west end of...

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Police Briefs 03-30-2017

March 31, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Assault and Battery 03/23/2017 – As a result of a dispute over a towed motor vehicle, both parties involved made claims of being assaulted. The matter is scheduled to be resolved in Charlestown Court.   Aggravated Assault and Battery 03/23/17 – During a dispute between a customer and a store employee on...

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Letter to the Editor

March 31, 2017
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Commenting on LaMattina’s Op-Ed Dear Editor: After reading Councilor LaMattina’s op-ed I went to One Charlestown’s web site.  The photos certainly are beautiful — development photos almost always are, as they invite you to envision what doesn’t yet exist. While there’s no dispute as to the need for upgrade, beautification and safety in the...

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Looking at the Alternative Plan

March 31, 2017
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By Samuel (Sy) Mintz, AIA  AICP I want to respond to a quote by Seth Daniels in March 23rd’s article titled “Alternative Plan to One Charlestown presented,” stating “former planner Sy Mintz has presented his “alternative plan” for One Charlestown no fewer than 17 times to small groups around the Town.” To clarify, it...

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Townie Tidbits

March 31, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani   GOOD BYE TO MARTY SR. I was way up on Bunker Hill Street at St.Francis de Sales Church for the funeral of a man I have known over 40 years. Marty O’Brien Sr. was an imposing figure but of the silent type. Most Townies are usually anything but silent. However,...

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How We’re Investing in Our Schools

March 31, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Education provides a solid foundation for a growing and thriving city. An investment in our children’s education is an investment in Boston’s future. We want the best future possible for our kids, and their school days filled with opportunity, growth, and promise. That’s why we’re going to invest a...

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How Low Can They Go?

March 31, 2017
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The political goings-on in Washington these past few weeks truly have been unprecedented within the lifetime of anyone alive today. The budget outline submitted by President Trump a few weeks ago, followed by the failed attempt to take away health insurance from millions of Americans, represent policy-making that seeks to assert to an unprecedented...

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We Remember It Well…

March 31, 2017
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The “it” we are referring to  was the surprise April Fool’s Day snowstorm of 1997 — 20 years ago this week — that dumped 25 inches of snow in this immediate area and even more in other places in the Greater Boston area. We recall that the weather forecasters had not predicted such a...

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Townie Sports

March 31, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly CAM-a-lot Malden Catholic senior wing Cameron Delvalle was selected by the MIAA as the 2017 Catholic Conference Sportsmanship Award recipient. Cam, along with other MIAA award winners, will be recognized between periods of an upcoming Bruins game.   ON THE MARK!!! Congratulations to Boston Latin senior defenseman Mark Williamson for his...

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Wearin’ of the Green

March 24, 2017
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Wearin’ of the Green

It was all dancing and laughs for Sally Woods and Colleen Sullivan, who found a little space to dance in the packed Warren Tavern on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

March 24, 2017
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Warren Prescott Continue Strong Collaboration in ‘Hairspray’ Show

One part of the neighborhood took care of another part on Friday night, March 10, as RSM in City Square presented the Warren Prescott Elementary School (WP) with a $110,903 grant as part of the company’s ongoing partnership with the school which started last summer. The partnership was born out of a call from...

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