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Thursday’s Brief: Charlestown Fires, Shutdown Causes Food Pantry to Open for Military, Aquarium Lecture Series, NEWRA Meeting

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, January 10th and if you were awake late Tuesday night, you may have heard the slew of sirens headed to Charlestown to battle a multiple-boat fire. There were no reported injuries.

Here’s what else you need to know for today…

6:30PM Aquarium Lecture Series: Protecting Our Coasts from Offshore Drilling and Gas Exploration. Stop by the Simons IMAX Theater at 1 Central Wharf for a series of film shorts on offshore drilling and gas exploration, its development and production and its impacts on local communities. An expert panel will end the evening with a robust audience-led Q&A session moderated by Vikki Spruill, President and CEO of the New England Aquarium, see additional details here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Residents Association monthly meeting, see additional details here.

Notable News:

As shutdown drags on, consequences mount in Mass.

A food pantry has opened at the Coast Guard base in the North End following the continuing government shutdown providing food for some military members searching for ways to feed their families, read more on the Boston Globe.

City Reflections:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, January 11

1:00PM Friday Film Series: Conspiracies & Cover Ups. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their January Film Series: Conspiracies & Cover Ups. This week’s film will be Michael Clayton, see additional details here.

6:30PM NEMPAC Evening & Concert at the Gallery: Neave Piano Trio. Stop by Bijou de la Vida Private Gallery at 390 Commercial Street for an evening of food, wine, and music. The program features the Neave Piano Trio who has earned enormous praise for its engaging, cutting-edge performances, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Hi-Rise Bread Company Opens at Boston Public Market

Hi-Rise Bread Company has joined the Boston Public Market as of this January, selling breads, muffins, scones cakes, cookies, jam and granola. They are planning to expand their menu to also include sandwiches, soups and salads, continue reading.

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One Reply to “Thursday’s Brief: Charlestown Fires, Shutdown Causes Food Pantry to Open for Military, Aquarium Lecture Series, NEWRA Meeting

  1. Does anyone know who to contact at the Coast guard to donate to the food pantry or to volunteer?
    Thank you!

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