Archive for November, 2018

Turkey Time Fundraiser

November 29, 2018
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Turkey Time Fundraiser

Nolan Burns (front) and Jimmy Lister fight for bragging rights in the annual Turkey Time fundraising hockey game on Saturday night, Nov. 24. The annual game raises funds for the Charlestown Youth Hockey Association (CYHA) by having former players come back for a game on the home ice.
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Powers at Library

November 29, 2018
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Powers at Library

Carol Cardello, Author Bobby Powers, and Karen Dean-Smith during Monday night’s author talk at the Charlestown Public Library. Long-time Charlestown resident, and poet, Bobby Powers presented his book of poetry, ‘Charlestown: A Cornerstone of America,’ to the entire community .
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N Washington Street Bridge Construction Underway; Public Receives Updates at North End Meeting

November 29, 2018
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An informational meeting was held at the Nazzaro Community Center in the North End Tuesday night to update the public on the North Washington Street Bridge, which now has a shorter construction phase of four years and six months. As previously reported by the Patriot-Bridge, the construction plans now include a temporary bridge, which...
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Christmas is Coming to Charlestown this Weekend:Tree Lighting, Breakfast with Santa and Toys for Tots

November 29, 2018
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When throngs of Christmas revelers descend on the Warren Tavern this Sunday, Dec. 2, to kick off the Toys for Tots toy drive in Charlestown, there will be hundreds of toys given in the spirit of the holidays, but it is the behind the scenes work that often goes unseen. For several decades the...
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CNC Community Corner

November 29, 2018
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford St. We will hear from Susan Cascino from Boston’s ZeroWaste Plan, from the Boston Transportation Department about the change streets initiative, from the Parks Department about the Charlestown...
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Neighborhood Round Up

November 29, 2018
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ARTISTS GROUP DECEMBER EVENTS AT STOVEFACTORY This December don’t miss out on local art. On Saturday and Sunday Dec. 1 and 2, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. visit Open Studios and check out the StoveFactory Gallery’s December Exhibition. All three floors of artist’s studios will be open to the public. On Saturday and...
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Nursing a Passion for ‘Little Girl from Charlestown’ Who Made it to the Top at MGH

November 29, 2018
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On any given day, when Debbie (Swales) Burke heads to her job as the chief of nursing at Mass General, she walks through Charlestown and runs into old friends, and sometimes even her uncle walking his dog. Living pretty much most of her life in Charlestown, and now being at the top of her...
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Towering Billboards Deferred at Zoning Board

November 29, 2018
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Two 90-foot-tall digital billboards to be built on the Sullivan Square bus yard property were deferred on Tuesday morning at the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). Few details were available regarding the billboard project, which was quickly deferred due to concerns from the Mayor’s Office, an attorney told the Board with little other discussion....
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Greater Boston Legal Services, BPS Agree to Stop Young Student Suspensions

November 29, 2018
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When Elizabeth McCarthy, a staff attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS), was helping to mediate a suspension hearing a few years ago with a second-grade student, the student busily colored a white piece of paper. Next to the young student’s picture were the letters, “BK, BK, BK.” “We asked him what those letters...
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Car Driven Off Pier 6 While Parking

November 29, 2018
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The family of a man and woman who drove their car accidentally off of Pier 6 while parking told the Patriot-Bridge this week that they are extremely grateful to one business owner in the Navy Yard for his incredible concern. David Goldberg, whose parents were the ones to drive off the pier, said this...
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