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What’s in a Name? For Eden Street Park, There Are about a Dozen to Consider

September 20, 2018
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There’s a small patch of open space on Eden Street that has about as many names as it has square feet of space. Some simply call it Eden Street. Others from the older set call it the McCarthy. The hockey players in the crowd prefer ‘The Kitchen.’ And by historical accounts, it’s actually the...
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Bunker Hill Associates Introduce New Grant Application Process

September 20, 2018
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The Bunker Hill Associates have introduced a new grant application process this month in order to make more of an impact with larger grant awards, focusing on fewer organizations with its gifts. President Kim Mahoney and Secretary John Taglilatella rolled out the changes this week, saying they would have a Grant Committee meeting on...
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CPS Historic House Tour to Kick Off on Saturday, Sept 22

September 20, 2018
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The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) will premiere another fantastic version of its Historic Home Tour next Saturday, Sept. 22. CPS President Ellen Kitzis said they have seven buildings on the tour within walking distance of one another – each with a very unique perspective on the traditional home. Not to mention the fact that...
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MGH Institute Students Help Out in Charlestown

September 20, 2018
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Nursing student Sophia Nedelman focused intently on examining a young girl and her friend. Then, the girl asked if she could examine her friend herself, so the MGH Institute of Health Professions student handed over her stethoscope. A moment later, the girl pronounced her teddy bear was in perfect health. Welcome to Community IMPACT...
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Charlestown’s Quinlan Locke Chosen as Walsh’s Next Neighborhood Liaison

September 20, 2018
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced this week the appointment of Quinlan Locke as the new Charlestown Neighborhood Liaison within the Mayor’s Civic Engagement Cabinet. “Quinlan is no stranger to Charlestown, and I am excited to have him join the Office of Neighborhood Services,” said Mayor Walsh. “Charlestown is a neighborhood steeped with tradition and I...
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First Day of School

September 14, 2018
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First Day of School

Yarielys Burgos being welcomed by staff members from RSM company as she arrives at Harvard-Kent Elementary School on first day on Thursday, Sept. 6. RSM workers greeted students at the Harvard-Kent and the Warren-Prescott on the first day of school.
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Post Office, Bunker Hill Redevelopment, Concerns Discussed at CNC Meeting

September 14, 2018
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) had their monthly meeting on Sept. 6, and Chairman Tom Cunha began the meeting by updating the community on the post office and the Bunker Hill redevelopment project. Cunha said the post office in the Bunker Hill Mall is set to close by Jan. 1, and that he called...
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Kicking It Up: From Humble Beginnings, Charlestown Youth Soccer Now a Force in the Town

September 14, 2018
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The Charlestown Youth Soccer fall season kicked off last weekend, and the now-strong youth sports organization took time to remember how far it has come in just 10 years of existence – now boasting more than 400 players and 16 travel teams and several in-house teams. Founders Gerard Kennedy and Lindy Williamson looked back...
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Disco for David at the Knights Hall Friday Night with Old School DJs

September 14, 2018
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The annual Disco for David Scholarship fundraiser – a time dedicated to the memory of the late David Whelan – looks to be a huge event at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Friday night, with organizers reporting huge early ticket sales and many more expected at the door. Organizer Kim Mahoney said they’re...
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Pop-Up Book Sale Planned on Sept 20 at Charlestown Branch Library

September 14, 2018
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A Pop-Up Book Sale, organized by the Friends of the Charlestown Branch Library. will be held on Thursday Sept. 20 (5-8 p.m.), Friday Sept. 21 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Saturday Sept. 22 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.). Wheelchair accessible; conveniently located to the Orange Line and bus connections.Charlestown Branch Library, 179 Main Street, Charlestown. For more information: www.friendsofcharlestownlib.org,...
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