Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bake Sale for the One Fund

May 30, 2013
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Bake Sale for the One Fund

Good Shepherd School teacher Brittany Wehler with students Emma and Joe Hendessi during a Thursday, May 23 bake sale for the One Fund.

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Running for a Good Cause

May 30, 2013
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Running for a Good Cause

Charlestown Resident and member of Horizons for Homeless Children’s Young Professionals Committee, Meg Shea (left)co-chaired and ran the 2013 “Route for Kids” 5k hosted by Horizons for Homeless Children. This year’s 5k took place in Jamaica Plain, and drew a large crowd of runners all sharing the same goal as Shea – to help...

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Charlestown Garden Tour Scheduled for June 15

May 30, 2013
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Explore the hidden gardens and public green spaces of Charlestown at the Gardens for Charlestown Garden Tour. On Sat., June 15th from 10:00-3:00 meet the gardeners of this historic neighborhood and view twelve delightful and varied private gardens. Also, learn about three of our premiere public open spaces as the Friends of Harvard Mall...

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Police Still Looking for Suspect in Murder

May 30, 2013
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Authorities are seeking a man in connection with the May 7 murder of Steven Jones and have charged the suspect’s sister with witness intimidation. Pablo Flores Jr., 20,  is being sought in connection with Jones’ shooting death near the intersection of Medford Street and Monument Avenue. Boston Police responded to the scene just after...

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Volunteers Needed at Charlestown Library for Reading Event

May 30, 2013
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Support children’s literacy in Charlestown by volunteering at this month’s Reading is Fundamental event on Thursday, May 30th.  If you are available to help out  between 3:30 and 6:00, email Charlestown children’s librarian Laura Miller, lmiller@bpl.org. On Thursday, May 30th, Charlestown’s library has a performance by musician Jay Mankita followed by our RIF book...

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Events to Be Aware of ….

May 30, 2013
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In the frantic and fast pace of life that seems more commonplace in today’s world than we remember growing up, there are several important events that are  approaching. Mayor’s race: Charlestown will be an important factor in voting for the next Mayor of Boston.  According to some experts the difference between first and third...

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Police Briefs 05-30-2013

May 30, 2013
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Drugs 05/24/13 – As a result of a drug investigation on Charles Street, an individual will be summonsed to Charlestown Court to be charged with possession of a Class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute. Forgery/Uttering 05/26/13 – Officers responded to CVS pharmacy on Austin Street for a report of a female attempting...

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The Charlestown Little League

May 23, 2013
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The Charlestown Little League

The Charlestown Little League held its Annual Barbeque last Saturday at Sullivan Square Fields. Shown  are Melvin Jones, Eddie Ferreira, Marvin Coplin, Ivan Auger, Nolan Trapp, and Coach Greg Grant.

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Connolly Opens Charlestown Office

May 23, 2013
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Connolly Opens Charlestown Office

Nearly 50 volunteers gath­ered at 295 Main Street to open the campaign office in Charlestown. Connolly is the first mayoral candi­date to open an office in Charlestown. After the office opening, volunteers headed out into Charlestown to talk with residents about the campaign. On May 30th, Connolly will host a Charlestown cam­paign kickoff and...

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FCC Blocks Lamattina Ordinance on Regulating Satellite Dishes Hereby

May 23, 2013
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After City Councilor Sal LaMattina pushed through an ordinance to regulate how satellite dishes are installed in neighborhoods like Charlestown the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) blocked the measure last year. Under pressure from the Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association (SBCA) the FCC folded to the huge lobbying power of the SBCA after they threatened...

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