Monthly Archives: April 2013

Kelly Recounts Nervous Moments in Marathon Run

April 25, 2013
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Kelly Recounts Nervous Moments in Marathon Run

Nursing a leg injury and 5-miles out from finishing his first Boston Marathon, Charlestown’s Jack Kelly was stopped in his tracks. “I started to embark on a downward stretch. I would later come to learn, that this stretch was Boston College and was another infamous part of the race where you eventually filter into...

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Avalon Crossfit Fundraiser for One Fund Boston on Friday

April 25, 2013
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Avalon Crossfit Fundraiser for One Fund Boston on Friday

Avalon CrossFit, located in Charlestown, is hosting Hero WOD Friday, this Friday, April 26. WOD, in CrossFit lingo stands for workout of the day. These Hero workouts, named after people who have sacrificed their lives for others have become worldwide tributes and are done by CrossFitters all over the world. Avalon is donating proceeds from...

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Co-directors Celebrate 20 Years of Leadership at CWT

April 25, 2013
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In 1993, two intrepid Charlestown Working Theater alumnae became Co-Directors of the place where they first honed their acting skills.  Professional actors and lifelong Charlestown residents Jennifer and Kristin Johnson, along with Jennifer’s husband, John Peitso, a graduate of Boston University’s Theater Study program and a composer and multi-instrumentalist, took stewardship of the Charlestown...

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Little League Parade is This Saturday

April 25, 2013
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This Saturday, April 27th will be the 2013 Opening Day for Charlestown Little league. All players will march in the annual parade to start off the season. The parade will muster at Hayes Square at 8:30 am. All players will meet their coaches in the Harvard Kent School Yard at this time. The parade...

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CNC to Host Meeting on Ropewalk Building

April 25, 2013
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday, May 8th at 7 pm at the new Spaulding Hospital Community Meeting Room, for the purpose of hearing preliminary development concepts for the Ropewalk Building, as presented by Mr. Joseph Timilty and his development team. The Ropewalk Building is considered the most historically...

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Get Involved in the Election

April 25, 2013
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The upcoming municipal election for Mayor and City Council will be one of the most important decisions that local voters will have to make in recent history. It is hard to believe that, while there have been a total of 16 elected and acting Mayors of Boston since 1900, there have been only three...

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Police Briefs 04-25-2013

April 25, 2013
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Robbery-Firearm 04/16/13 – A victim reported while he was walking on Main Street near Green Street at around at about 9:30 p.m., four black or Hispanic males approached him. Two of the suspects held him from behind while the other two faced him. One suspect then pointed a black handgun at him and stated,...

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Obituaries 04-25-2013

April 25, 2013
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Henry ‘Billy’ Keating, Jr. Of Charlestown Henry W. “Billy” Keating, Jr. of Charlestown died on April 14. A US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, he was the father of Billy of Brighton and Maureen of Winthrop; son of the late Henry William, Sr. and Lillian (Campbell); brother of James “Buddy” of Andover,...

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Spring Show Committee

April 18, 2013
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Spring Show Committee

The Artists’ Group of Charlestown Annual Spring Show, Reception. was held on April 12. The Spring Show Committee are from left: Ann Bissell, Carol Schweigert, Dianne Dolan.

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Track is Back

April 18, 2013
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Track is Back

Track is back! Registration for the 2013 Town Track Club Junior Olympics program is now open. Sign-up at www.towntrackclub.com or in person at the Open House at the Charlestown Track May 1st 4-7PM. Practices are Wednesday and Friday 6-7PM starting May 8th at the Charlestown High School Track. For more information contact Sean Nyhan...

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