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Neighborhood Round Up

May 4, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN GIRLS’ SOFTBALL STILL NEEDS PLAYERS Charlestown girls softball is still looking for players for our spring league ages 4 through 12. We are down at the high school turf field on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Or contact Jack Schievink at 617-201-4507 or   Charlestowngirlssoftball@gmail.com. HARVARD-KENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ANNUAL SPRING FUNDRAISER...

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Tea Shop Opens up under New, Local Ownership

May 4, 2018
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After a life in the corporate fast lane, Charlestown’s Tracy Zimmerman has decided to slow down for a cup of tea. The Charlestown resident has recently taken over ownership of Charlestown Tea & Treats, which was briefly Evy’s Tea Bar and before that Sorrelle’s, and opened up the doors last week. “We took over...

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CEO Maddox says Encore Boston Harbor Plans Entire ‘Entertainment District’

May 4, 2018
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Appearing before about 2,000 construction workers (many of whom are from Charlestown) sitting full of steak tips and on the future gaming floor, Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox breathed confidence into all listening about the future of Wynn in Everett. The comments came at a topping off celebration on Friday where Maddox said the...

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What’s in a Name? Encore Boston Harbor a Move Away from ‘Wynn’

May 4, 2018
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At the same time that the mothership casino operation launches a campaign called ‘We Are Wynn’ in Las Vegas, the Wynn Resorts company has announced that they will take ‘Wynn’ off of the name in Boston – now being known at Encore Boston Harbor. The name change has been the worst-kept secret for months,...

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Teamsters Local 25 Hosts Annual Worker’s Day Memorial Service in Charlestown

May 4, 2018
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Worker’s Memorial Day was commemorated in Charlestown on April 28 as Teamsters Local 25 of Boston held its annual Workers Memorial Day service to remember those workers who have died on the job. Each year Teamsters Local 25 joins brothers and sisters in labor organizations across the country to remember workers killed, made sick or injured on...

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Keeping Active

April 28, 2018
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Keeping Active

Lorelei (6) and Cadance (3) Kielbasa with Rachel Channen,Charlestown YMCA  Youth And Families director, show off some water bottles with a message for kids to keep active and healthy. The Charlestown YMCA Healthy Kids Day took place on Saturday, April 21, as a way to promote the local YMCA and an active lifestyle

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Hood Park Listening, Community to Propose Its Own Zoning Amendment

April 28, 2018
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After defeating a City-sponsored zoning amendment related to height limits at the Hood Park, many members of the community and Councilor Lydia Edwards are proposing to submit their own amendment. Following the Zoning Commission’s rejection of the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s (BPDA) amendment on April 11, Edwards said she and some of those...

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Chief Marshal Tkachuk to Hold Fundraiser This Weekend

April 28, 2018
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Parade Chief Marshal Jack Tkachuk spent a lifetime putting out fires all over Boston, and this Saturday he’s trying to spark the beginning of the Battle of Bunker Hill Parade season with a $10K fundraiser and raffle time at the Charlestown Knights of Columbus. The annual Chief Marshal’s first fundraiser typically kicks off the...

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Spaulding Hospital Marks Fifth Year at Navy Yard

April 28, 2018
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Members of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital this week are celebrating a milestone of having now been in Charlestown at their new, world-class waterfront facility for five years – going from an unknown quantity in the Town to a valued member of the community. “It feels great to celebrate five years,” said President David Storto...

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Walsh Backs Capuano for Re-Election

April 28, 2018
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Calling U.S. Rep. Michael E. Capuano (D-Somerville) “one of the strongest champions for working people and urban communities in all of America,” Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh endorsed Capuano for re-election in Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District on Sunday in Dorchester. “Mike’s record is strong and continues to grow stronger. He’s a progressive champion who...

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