Archive for January, 2018

It’s Time for a Permanent Solution for Dreamers

January 20, 2018
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By Korina Iribe Romo Depression, anxiety, frustration: This was my reality as an undocumented young woman living in the United States. For many years the love and support of my family was the only thing that sustained me. In 2012 my life changed with the implementation of the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood...
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Compassion, Dignity and Hope in Boston

January 20, 2018
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Too many of us are tied to the opioid crisis, whether we are struggling ourselves, or we see and experience the struggle right alongside our coworkers, friends, and family. This is an epidemic and no one — no matter where you live, your education, your job, your income —...
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What Would Martin Luther King say About Trump?

January 20, 2018
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How ironic it is that President Donald Trump added even further to his ever-growing list of racist comments this past week as Americans were readying to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day, which has added significance this year as this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King in a...
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Townie Sports

January 20, 2018
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2017 HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS HOCKEY Worcester Academy sensation Micaela Sindoris scored five goals to go along with an assist in the Hilltoppers 8-3 pounding of Groton. Micaela also added a goal and an assist in a 5-3 triumph over Portsmouth Abbey…BC High wing Matt Lakus chipped in with an assist in the Eagles...
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Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

January 6, 2018
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Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

By Beth Treffeisen On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office, and was sworn into his second term as the 54th mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Vice President Joseph R. Biden...
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Edwards to Keep Focused On People as District 1 Councilor

January 6, 2018
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Edwards to Keep Focused On People as District 1 Councilor

By Seth Daniel If Monday’s inauguration is any indicator, don’t expect new Charlestown City Councilor Lydia Edwards to be all that distracted by the pomp and circumstance of City Hall. A veteran of department-level work in the Hall for a few years, Edwards stepped up to the fifth floor of City Hall on Monday,...
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CNC Corner

January 6, 2018
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Happy New Year to All from the Spaulding-Charlestown Neighborhood Council Community Partnership.  There is still time to submit an application for the 2018 grants and to attend a required tutorial.The final tutorial for applicants will be held Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. in the American Legion Hall on 23 Adams Street. Applications will...
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Councilor Edwards Wants Transparency on One Charlestown

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Councilor Lydia Edwards this week said she expects to have a bit of a learning curve when it comes to addressing local issues as a new city councilor, but one issue she plans to take on immediately is the One Charlestown development. Following the first meeting of the year at City...
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YMCA to Hold Event on Jan 24

January 6, 2018
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For 10 years, the Charlestown YMCA has been serving our community. Youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is what the Charlestown YMCA has been promoting throughout the Charlestown community for a decade. After being founded in 1917 to serve military families only, the Charlestown YMCA was acquired by the YMCA of Greater Boston...
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The Town’s Family Bible:Old Charlestown Patriot Newspapers Now Digitized

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel From busing to birthdays, and the Big Dig to the Old Charlestown Schoolboys, the comings and goings of Charlestown were chronicled with great precision for decades by the old Charlestown Patriot. It was where everyone went to find out not only the news, but also the tidbits about family members and...
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