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Pumpkin Painting

October 24, 2018
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Pumpkin Painting

Steph and Chris Dedels helps their son, Ewan, decorate a small pumpkin on the John Harvard Mall last Sunday, Oct. 14, during the Charlestown Pumpkin Painting Festival. Scores of families came out to enjoy the wonderful afternoon and get ready for the fall season.
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Bloodwell, Myerson Team Up in the Ring on Haymakers for Hope

October 24, 2018
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Bloodwell, Myerson Team Up in the Ring on Haymakers for Hope

When Grace Bloodwell and Andrew Myerson cemented their friendship as neighbors, Bloodwell had no idea that first meeting in Charlestown would lead to her getting in the boxing ring and duking it out for charity. Yet, that’s exactly what happened last week as Bloodwell, a local realtor and governor of the Friends of City...
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Owning his Story:Jack Kelly Begins Book Tour at Charlestown Library

October 24, 2018
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Charlestown’s Jack Kelly has become very well known for his activity in politics, and also for his very public acknowledgement of his life as a person in recovery from substance abuse. His story has been inspirational to many in the Town and beyond, but so many times when he heard others tell the story,...
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Edwards Calls for New, Expanded IAG

October 24, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards is calling to revamp and expand the Impact Advisory Group (IAG) that was put in place a few years ago during the first run of the Bunker Hill Redevelopment, also known as One Charlestown. The announcement comes on the heels of Edwards’s Council Hearing on the renewed development plan today,...
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No Plans as of Now for Replacement of Tattered Turf Field

October 24, 2018
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When the Charlestown High turf field was put down in 2007, it was the highlight of the region when it came to youth sports and high school sports. But that was 2007, more than a decade ago, and now the turf field is in dire need of major repairs as holes and cracks in...
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Neighborhood Round Up

October 24, 2018
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HARVEST FAIR AT ST. JOHN’S On Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal church will be holding it’s 179th annual harvest fair.  Well known for its delicious turkey dinner and homemade apple pies, the fair will have something for everyone!  Get the kids out of the house to enjoy...
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BWSC Wins Top National Honors for Water Quality and Efficiency

October 24, 2018
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Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) has earned top honors from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) for management excellence. The Sustainable Water Utility Management Award recognizes the work of water utility management leaders able to achieve a balance of innovative and successful efforts in areas of economic, social and environmental endeavors. Specifically,...
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Friends of City Square Conduct Annual Meeting, Show Major Membership Growth

October 24, 2018
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The Friends of City Square had its annual meeting on Monday, Oct. 15, and Gov. Grace Bloodwell reported that the organization has grown in membership by 33 percent. The annual meeting took place at Sorrelle’s with a good crowd of folks there to celebrate the organization, say bye to retiring board members and welcome...
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Marijuana Dispensary to have First Community Meeting Oct 30

October 24, 2018
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The Bloominus company will have its official City community outreach meeting Oct. 30 for the proposed marijuana dispensary at 116 Cambridge St. on the other side of I-93. The meeting is the first step in the process for any proposed dispensary in the City of Boston, with a stop at the Zoning Board of...
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BPDA to Initiate Capital Improvement Fund, Identified $200M in Work

October 24, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has identified some $200 million in maintenance work that needs to be done to its properties citywide, and now for the first time, the Authority’s Board has approved a new Capital Reserve Fund to help foot the costs. The new Capital Reserve Fund will be used to...
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