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Encore Soil Clean Up, Dredging Complete with $68 Million Price Tag

May 25, 2018
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After moving nearly a million tons of soil and sediment on land and water for more than 18 months – and spending in excess of $68 million in private funds – Encore Boston Harbor announced that it has completed final remediation and cleanup work on the 33-acre site. The final cost is $38 million...

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10 Years and Over $50,000 in Support for Aspiring Charlestown Students

May 25, 2018
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This marks the tenth year that a consortium of affiliates from Partners HealthCare – MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center, MGH Institute of Health Professions, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital – will award the Charlestown Community Health Care Merit Scholarship. Since the award’s inception, over $50,000 has been awarded to 22 high school seniors living in Charlestown who plan on enrolling...

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First Communion Class

May 17, 2018
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First Communion Class

Lilliana Telesford crowns the Blessed Mother on Sunday, May 6, during the 159th First Communicants of St. Francis de Sales Church on Bunker Hill Street. Father Dan Mahoney presided over the celebration as he has for many decades.

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Hood Park Sees Opportunity to Re-Imagine Campus with Town

May 17, 2018
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The Hood Park on the other side of Rutherford Avenue has been going through a very interesting transformation over the past several years – long before they began having meetings about the recently approved parking garage and the re-imagining process of the circa-2000 office park plan. Few know many of the treasures already located...

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Charlestown’s MacLetchie to Propose 22 Units on Sullivan Square Project

May 17, 2018
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Sullivan Square could be in for even more of a positive change as Charlestown developer Gray MacLetchie reported this week that he is in the very early stages of developing a 22-unit condominium building on the Square behind the old Tweed School. “I’m in the very beginning stages of going through the permitting process,”...

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Old Charlestown Schoolboys to Celebrate 105th Meeting; Distributed 23 Scholarships

May 17, 2018
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When the dean of the Old Charlestown Schoolboys picks up the old bronze hand bell and gives it a good ring on Sunday, May 20, it will mark the 105th time the organization has gathered in Charlestown to celebrate the long-time charitable organization. “In Charlestown, we are the oldest community in Boston, founded in...

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Mobile Historic Neighborhood Walking Application Rescheduled

May 17, 2018
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The rescheduled launch of the Mobile Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour application will start at Memorial Hall (14 Green St.) on Sunday May 20  from 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. The Charlestown Preservation Society is launching the new Mobile Neighborhood Walking Tour Application.  Follow a fife and drummer through town with special family events at Monument...

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Edwards Calls for Hearing to Ensure Taxpayers Remain in Their Homes

May 17, 2018
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Councilor Lydia Edwards has called a hearing to ensure the City of Boston uses every tool at its disposal to ensure taxpayers can stay in their home during times of economic difficulty – particularly for senior citizens. Today, seniors and low-income homeowners who are “house rich, cash poor” face a big hurdle when they...

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The Graphic Stacks Up Quickly With Large Modular Construction

May 17, 2018
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Things are stacking up at The Graphic on Sullivan Square as 129 modular boxes arrived at the site last week and are being craned into place to construct the new contemporary apartment building. Gathering in front of one of the first modular boxes to land at the project site last week included Dave Stockless, ICON Architecture, Inc.; Patrick Leblanc, RCM Group; Young...

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Teamsters Make Donations to Non-Profits

May 17, 2018
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Teamsters Local 25 president Sean O’Brien on Thursday, May 3, presented more than $275,000 to 12 local autism non-profits, including a $6,000 donation to Special Townies Organization, a local organization committed to raising awareness and acceptance for children with autism. “Local 25 is proud to have raised more than $4-million in the last eleven...

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