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Ryan Named Legislator of the Year

January 25, 2018
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State Rep. Dan Ryan received commendation on Wednesday afternoon from the largest association of Veterans’ Services Officers in the state. The Massachusetts Veterans Services Officers Association Luncheon took place on Jan. 24 at the State House with several key speakers, including Gov. Charlie Baker, AG Maura Healey, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Speaker Bob...

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CNC Corner

January 25, 2018
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday, February 6, at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. We will hear about the Mayor’s new Economic Mobility Lab. In addition, we will have a presentation and discussion with the Charlestown Mothers’ Association (CMA). CMA has...

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Teamsters Recognized for Their Help

January 25, 2018
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Teamsters Local 25 of Boston was honored by the Massachusetts Sherriff’s’ Association (MSA) for its support of the MSA Hurricane Irma Relief Drive.  Volunteer drivers from Teamsters Local 25 transported two tractor trailers, each carrying 80,000 pounds of relief supplies donated by Massachusetts residents, to the Monroe County Sherriff’s Office in Rockland Key, Florida. ...

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First IAG Meeting on Hood Parking Garage Addresses Noise, Traffic

January 25, 2018
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By Lauren Bennett The first Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting to discuss the 100 Hood Park Drive garage project was held on January 17. Senior Project Manager Raul Duverge of the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) spoke first about the project’s current status. He discussed the Article 80 review process for the proposed...

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Duffy Family Watches as Local History is Taken Down

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel As block after block came down recently on the Duffy building in the 500th block of Main Street, the family said it was a sad moment for the long-time business that operated for decades in various locations throughout the Town. “It was definitely hard to see,” said Chris Duffy, a partner...

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Sindoris to Play for Northeastern

January 20, 2018
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Sindoris to Play for Northeastern

High School hockey phenom Micaela Sindoris (Charlestown Youth Hockey, Boston Jr. Eagles, and now a senior at Worcester Academy) committed to play Division 1 college hockey at Northeastern University in a ceremony last week with her family at Worcester Academy Sindoris’s older sister already plays college hockey for Salem State. Pictured here with Micaela...

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Hitting All the Right Notes at the Soldiers’ Home

January 20, 2018
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Hitting All the Right Notes at the Soldiers’ Home

Boston Bruins’ famous National Anthem singer, Rene Rancourt, has spent 41 years singing before Bruins contests, and last Thursday, Jan. 11, he spent an afternoon at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home singing and entertaining residents and staff. The time was put together by the Chelsea District Court staff, primarily Charlestown’s Carolyn Wrenn Shannon (far left)....

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One Charlestown Financier Sun-Cal Backs Out of the Project Subhead: Corcoran has Until End of January to Present BHA with New Partner

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The One Charlestown development proposal took a big hit in its current form this week when it was confirmed that the financier on the project, Sun-Cal, had backed out and will no longer be part of the team. That leaves designated  developer, Corcoran Jennison, without financing, and Boston Housing Authority (BHA)...

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Concert Venue at Hood Goes in ‘Off and On Again’ Arc

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The Hood Park parking garage – which has tentatively been slated to also contain a 4,000-person concert venue and a restaurant – has been in a roller coaster drama over the last week that has ended in pretty much the same place it started. That place is that there is a...

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CNC Corner

January 20, 2018
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The CNC is pleased to announce that 25 Charlestown non-profit organizations attended one of the tutorials required to submit an application for a 2018 Spaulding-CNC Community Partnership Grant.  For these organizations the application is due this Friday, January 19 by 5 p.m.  Additional information is available in the Guideline document on the Community Fund...

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