Trivia Night

April 20, 2018
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Trivia Night

Team Slapshot Regatta took a break from trivia on Friday night, April 13, at the Bunker Hill Associates Trivia Night. President Kim Mahoney said it was the most crowded fundraiser in years, with all proceeds going to Charlestown non-profits.

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Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

April 20, 2018
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Annual Wellness Fair at Harvard-Kent

On Thursday, April 5, researchers and clinicians from Spaulding’s Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and Burn Model Systems participated the annual wellness fair at Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown. This is the sixth year that Spaulding Model Systems participated in the event, which...

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Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

April 20, 2018
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Big on the Club:Derek Gallagher Takes the Helm at Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

When Charlestown’s Derek Gallagher got the nod to become the next executive director of the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, the local club not only got a professional who has spent decades attending and directing the club, but also a family that can trace...

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North Washington Street Bridge Project Ready to Proceed

April 20, 2018
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The state and contractor JF White are working to iron out the construction contract for the North Washington Street Bridge right now, and expect to start the project in...

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Edwards asks BPDA for Action on Little Mystic Land

April 20, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards has called for the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to begin a community process to discuss the reuse of the Little Mystic parcel of...

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Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Law Announced

April 20, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and Representative Daniel Ryan (D-Charlestown) recently announced that the landmark criminal justice reform package crafted by the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representative has been...

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Waterfront Coalition to Host Rising Sea Level Meeting April 24

April 20, 2018
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The Charlestown Waterfront Coalition (CWC) is hosting a rising sea level/flooding forum on Tuesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Spaulding Rehab.  The forum will discuss strategies for preparing...

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Red Sox Honor One Boston Day with Visit to Spaulding

April 20, 2018
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The Boston Red Sox honored One Boston Day by doing a number of community visits around the city, including a very special stop at Spaulding Rehab in Charlestown –...

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Leslie Aldrich New Executive Director at CCHI

April 20, 2018
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After many years of working closely with the communities of Revere, Chelsea and Charlestown on public health issues, Leslie Aldrich was recently announced as the new executive director for...

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Pier 6, ReelHouse Water Shuttle Returns

April 20, 2018
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It may be 40 degrees out with a chance of a snow shower all week, but Navy Yard Hospitality Group’s version of Punxsutawney Phil is saying that spring is...

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Stone Soup Farm CSA Sign Up

April 20, 2018
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What’s a CSA?  CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It’s a great way for consumers to buy food directly from a farm. You sign up at the beginning of...

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Police Briefs 04-19-2018

April 20, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 04/09/18 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Bunker Hill Street, an individual was placed under arrest and charged with possession...

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Townie Tidbits

April 20, 2018
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TIME TO DO SOMETHING FOR CHARLESTOWN’s HISTORY Years ago, back in my younger days I joined the Charlestown Historical Society as a lifetime member. I love researching history, was...

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Letter to the Editor

April 20, 2018
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Support this bill To the Editor: Lung cancer deaths are estimated to outnumber prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths in Massachusetts this year, combined. One of the major risk...

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Barbara Bush

April 20, 2018
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Barbara Bush, who passed away this week at the age of 92, was both a throwback to a time when a woman was expected to sacrifice her career for...

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Is April the New January?

April 20, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than...

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Sports 04-19-2018

April 20, 2018
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Townie Sports DOHERTY DELIVERS FOR MONARCHS In what is turning into a fantastic best-of-seven ECHL playoffs matchup, Manchester outlasted the Reading Royals in the first two games posting a...

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Quinn Scholarship Dinner

April 13, 2018
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Quinn Scholarship Dinner

Quinn Scholarship Treasurer Ronan FitzPatrick presents Brigadier General Stephen M. Neary with a plaque commemorating his contribution to the Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship Award Ceremony. The gala celebration...

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Charlestown’s Jack Kelly Climbs to Mount Everest

April 13, 2018
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Charlestown’s Jack Kelly Climbs to Mount Everest

There was a time in Jack Kelly’s life where he was stripped of everything. There were no creature comforts, no bed to sleep in and only a crippling heroin...

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Zoning Commission denies hurried amendment allowing conversation on taller buildings at Hood

April 13, 2018
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In a show of force by the Charlestown community at City Hall, neighbors stood in formation with City Councilor Lydia Edwards on Wednesday morning to toss a zoning amendment that would...

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Tkachuk Chosen as Grand Marshal of Battle of Bunker Hill Day Parade

April 13, 2018
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The Battle of Bunker Hill Day Parade Committee announced this week that John Tkachuk has been named the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade and its surrounding festivities. Coordinator...

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Red Cross to Sponsor Blood Drive on April 15

April 13, 2018
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The American Red Cross will join community leaders to mark the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and to pay tribute to the strength and resilience shown by...

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Molly Sowles Running Boston Marathon Playworks

April 13, 2018
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On April 16, Molly Sowles, 29, of Charlestown, will run in her first Boston Marathon. The former collegiate athlete and experienced marathon runner will lace up to support Playworks...

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Strategic Scholarship Bootcamp Seminar Planned

April 13, 2018
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Last summer two friends were chatting about how expensive college tuition is these days and the impending mounds of debt their collective six kids were most likely going to...

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