MGH Institute Supports YMCA

February 15, 2018
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MGH Institute Supports YMCA

MGH Institute of Health Professions President Paula Milone-Nuzzo (center)recently presented a check for $2,680 to Charlestown YMCA Executive Director Andrea Wilk (left) and YMCA Board Chair Alex Robinson (right). Faculty and staff at the Charlestown Navy Yard graduate school raised the funds at its annual holiday party.

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Stroke of Genius:Charlestown Swim Team Surging Amidst Long History

February 15, 2018
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Stroke of Genius:Charlestown Swim Team Surging Amidst Long History

Aside from hockey, there aren’t too many youth sports in Charlestown that can trace their roots back to the 1930s, but that is the case for the Charlestown Swim Team, which is once again collecting trophies and accolades on its way to the national...

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Hood Park Pulls Concert Venue Proposal, Wants to Talk Higher Buildings Later

February 15, 2018
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Tuesday was the day the music died at Hood Park, as the developer surprised everyone at a public meeting by announcing that they have cancelled plans for the controversial concert venue proposed there. The news came at the outset of the Boston Planning and...

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One Charlestown Hopes to Bring in New, Local Partner

February 15, 2018
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The Boston Housing Authority (BHA) announced this week that the Corcoran/Sun Cal development team for One Charlestown has proposed to bring in Boston-based Leggat McCall as a new partner....

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Surface Option Group Derails Grant Funding for Sullivan Square Design

February 15, 2018
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City Councilors have agreed to hold up a vote to release $250,000 in grant funding to the Boston Transportation Department for use in advancing the hybrid tunnel option for...

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DiDomenico Votes to Pass Bill Funding Capital Facility Repairs and Improvements

February 15, 2018
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Senator Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate recently voted to authorize up to $3.65 billion in bonds for repairs and improvements of capital facilities across the...

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DCR Pedestrian Bridge Gets Rave Reviews, but Includes $22.6M Price Tag

February 15, 2018
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The Department of Con-servation and Recreation (DCR), along with partners such as Wynn Boston Harbor, unveiled the design for the much-heralded Mystic Crossing pedestrian/bicycle bridge – a critical connection...

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Councilor Edwards Calls for Hearing on One Charlestown in Charlestown

February 15, 2018
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During Wednesday’s City Council meeting, Councilor Lydia Edwards, chair of the Housing and Community Development Committee, filed an order calling for a public hearing on the redevelopment of the...

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Police Briefs 02-15-2018

February 15, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 02/05/18 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Bunker Hill Street, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a...

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Townie Tidbits

February 15, 2018
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THE VALUE OF YOUTH MENTORING After recently attending the 125th anniversary of the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, and the impact it has had and continues to have with...

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Ban Plastic Bags

February 15, 2018
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There are 61 communities in Massachusetts including the City of Boston that have placed a ban on those horrible plastic shopping bags and the City of Revere is poised...

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Townie Sports

February 15, 2018
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A BIG SPLASH Mystic Valley senior Samantha Dagle will put the finishing touches on what has been a phenomenal high school swimming career when she competes in the Division...

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Relationships,Opportunities Help Keep Boys & Girls Club Running

February 9, 2018
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Relationships,Opportunities Help Keep Boys & Girls Club Running

If there’s one aspect that stands out throughout the past 125 years for the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, it’s the positive relationships between the young people and staff...

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Cambridge Savings Bank Finds a New Home in Old Bank Building

February 9, 2018
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Cambridge Savings Bank Finds a New Home in Old Bank Building

Within an old historic building, Cambridge Savings Bank has combined the best of traditional charm with the comfort of innovation in their newest branch, their first branch in Boston,...

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Major Recycler Cheering Plastic Bag Ban in Boston

February 9, 2018
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One of the largest recycling plants in the nation, Casella Waste in Charlestown, is hailing the recent spate of plastic bag bans in the area, including the ban voted...

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Democrats to Elect Delegates to 2018 Democratic State Convention

February 9, 2018
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Registered Democrats in Charlestown, Boston’s Ward 2, will be holding a caucus at The Harvard Kent School, 50 Bunker Hill St., on Monday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. to...

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Ryan Praised for Commitment to Veterans

February 9, 2018
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State Rep. Dan Ryan is being lauded after having received the Legislator of the Year award from the state’s Veterans’ Services Officer organization. Ryan received the award on Jan....

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Steve Wynn Resigns as CEO of Wynn Resorts

February 9, 2018
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Wynn Resorts released the following statements on Tuesday night regarding Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn: STATEMENT FROM WYNN RESORTS: The Board of Directors of Wynn Resorts reluctantly announced today...

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MGC says Wynn Organization Did Not Inform them of Settlement

February 9, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) held a special hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 31, into the allegations against Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn – a Massachusetts gaming licensee – and...

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Old Sully’s Project Shaping up as Residential Development

February 9, 2018
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Longtime Charlestown developer George Georges was no stranger to Old Sully’s pub on the corner of Lynde and Union streets – having been introduced to the neighborhood institution shortly...

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Jury Enters Into Deliberations in Morrissey Murder Trial

February 9, 2018
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The jury entered into its first, full day of deliberations yesterday in the Ryan Morrissey murder trial, according to Jake Wark, spokesman for the Suffolk County district attorney’s office....

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Police Briefs 02-08-2018

February 9, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Possession of a Firearm 01/29/18 – As a result of an ongoing investigation in the area of Polk Street, an individual was placed under arrest for unlawfully...

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Townie Tidbits

February 9, 2018
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Is it just me or has the 40th anniversary of the Blizzard of ‘78 got here much too fast. I remember it well to this day.  One big difference...

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Letters to the Editor

February 9, 2018
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Support for Cognitive Rehabilitation for Brain Injury Survivors Dear Editor, I am writing to support important legislation that will help survivors of brain injury. In 2009, my life came...

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