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Swing Dance

August 16, 2018
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Swing Dance

Elliot Simon dipping Nicole Teyssier in front of the USS Constitution in the Navy Yard on Saturday night’s Swing Dance during the Rosie’s Invade the Yard event. The National Park Service sponsored the event, with live music from Easy Winners. Despite the weather, participants danced the night away on the pier.

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CSB Donates to Historical Society

August 16, 2018
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CSB Donates to Historical Society

The Cambridge Savings Bank in Thompson Square made a donation of $2,500 to the Charlestown Historical Society (CHS) last week to commemorate the opening of their new branch last April. Pictured here are Chris Falbo, corporate lending; Jeri Foutter of Cambridge Savings; David Hennessey of CHS; Branch Manager Jane Gricci; and Arthur Hurley of...

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Marijuana Dispensary Begins Process to Locate Store on Cambridge Street

August 16, 2018
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A new marijuana retail company has its sights set on locating at Cambridge Street in Sullivan Square, and their spokesman is former City Councilor Sal LaMattina – who said meetings on the proposal could happen as soon as September. LaMattina told the Patriot-Bridge that Bloominus hopes to locate at 116 Cambridge St. next to...

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Post Office Lease in Bunker Hill Mall Not Renewed, Out by December 31

August 16, 2018
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The Post Office in the Bunker Hill Mall will have to leave its location by the end of 2018, and even though it was against their wishes, they will consent and begin looking for a new location in Charlestown this fall. New England Development told the Patriot-Bridge this week that it had informed the...

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Waterfront Beer Garden Opens Here with Castle Island Brew

August 16, 2018
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South Boston certainly isn’t Charlestown, but their beer is certainly welcome in the Navy Yard. Castle Island Brewing Company and National Development have combined to create an outdoor, waterfront beer garden on Constitution Wharf this summer. The beer garden opened officially last Thursday, Aug. 9. “We are now open at Constitution Wharf and it...

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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors to Read Their Children’s Book Aug 21

August 16, 2018
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Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, both of whom lost legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, will read their recently published children’s book, “Rescue and Jessica, A Life Changing Friendship,” on Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. in Shipyard Park outdoor amphitheater in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Patrick will narrate the story, illustrator Scott Magoon draws...

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Spaulding Recognized as One of the Top Hospitals in America

August 16, 2018
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Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital has again been recognized as one the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country, achieving a rank of second place in the 2018 US News and World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” issue, climbing two spots to reach its highest rank ever in the survey. Spaulding has ascended from a #14 position back in the...

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Resident Alliance Unable to Get Permit

August 16, 2018
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Due to unforeseen permitting discrepancies, the Charlestown Resident Alliance was unable to secure permitting on the field of the high school for their Back to School event on Aug 25. Instead they were able to secure permitting on Barry Field (the Oilies) at 190 Chelsea St. located at the very end of Medford St....

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Working Theatre to Host Dynamic Plays About Displacement of Boston Residents

August 16, 2018
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The Charlestown Working Theatre (CWT) will play host to a dynamic production featuring eight local playwrights who have focused in on telling the stories of eight, real-life Boston residents who have been displaced from their housing. The Artists’ Theater of Boston will put on “This Place/Displaced” on four nights starting this weekend, a production...

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Suffolk DA Candidate Henning Outlines Agenda on Guns and Opioids

August 16, 2018
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Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney Greg Henning released a television ad focused on his agenda to keep Suffolk County safe from gun violence, combat the opioid epidemic, and ensure that young people get a second chance. The ad, which will run on cable TV channels between now and the September 4, Primary election,...

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