Neighborhood Round Up


The RSM Company in City Square will have its annual volunteer day at the Harvard Kent and Warren Prescott Elementary Schools this coming Friday, Aug. 24. Representatives from the community, the schools and RSM will work to clean up the grounds of the schools to get ready for coming school year.

The clean up takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Sept. 4 – Back to School Bash, noon – 2 p.m.: Enjoy food from Reynaldo’s Pizza Truck, meet your child’s new homeroom teacher and catch up with friends.
    •Sept. 5– Teddy Bear Tea, 9:30-10:30 a.m.: Special event for incoming K1 and K2 students. Meet the teacher and see your classroom, while listening to a story with a furry friend from home.
    •Sept. 6– First Day of School: Students in Grades 1 – 8.
    •Sept. 11– First Day of School: Students in K0, K1 and K2.


We will be giving out team jerseys and the 2018/2019 schedule: Sunday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mishawam Community Roomat, 95 Dunstable St. If you cannot make it on that date, call Debbie Lent (617-241-0434) to make other arrangements. If you missed the original registration day and your child would like to play, you can register on this date. Ages are 4 years old to 9 years old. Anyone who turns 10 years old before Feb. 1, 2019.


The RMH Boston Harbor in the Charlestown Navy Yard is looking for donations of the following items: king and queen sheet sets, Brother ink – black (LC3029BKXXL) and color (LC3029CMY), copy paper, paper plates, trash bags, individual hand soap pumps, Ziplock bags – gallon, K-Cup coffee assorted, Lysol disinfectant spray, Clorox wipes, Swiffer Sweeper wet mopping pads, toasters, and vacuums.

Donations can be mailed to the office or dropped off during office hours M-F 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sat and Sun 9 a.m. – 5 p.m..  The address is: Ronald McDonald House Boston Harbor, 250 First Avenue, Apt. 318, Charlestown, MA 02129.


The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry this week is requesting boxes of cereal and mac and cheese, two items that empty the shelves fast. Any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would also be greatly appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off at the Food Pantry at 49 Vine St. (Hayes Square), The Cooperative Bank at 201 Main St. and at the Parish Center on 46 Winthrop St. (across from the Training Field).  Financial donations can be sent to: Harvest on Vine, Parish Center, 46 Winthrop St., Charlestown, MA 02129. For more information, call Tom MacDonald, director, at 617-990-7314.

Unity Day Celebration MOVED!

On Saturday Aug. 25, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. join friends and families for Family Day at the BCYF Charlestown High Field, 250 Medford St. There will be free food, music, fun and games. If you have any questions contact Tiara Murphy – [email protected] or 857-800-6938 or visit


John F. Kennedy Family Service Center, is proud to announce its first annual Golf Tournament at the Nahant Golf Club in Nahant on Friday, Sept. 7! Register Now to play as a single golfer, a pair, or a foursome. Interest levels are high so register early as space is limited.

Not a golfer? Come for dinner. Join us from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for cocktails and take in the beautiful views. Enjoy music and get a sneak peek at all of the raffle and auction items. A delicious dinner buffet will be prepared by John Moore, owner of the Navy Yard Bistro and starts at 5:30 p.m., with plenty of seating capacity to accommodate all of the Kennedy Center’s supporters!Call for more information on attending dinner only! Contact Crystal Galvin 617-241-8866 ext. 1352 or email to: [email protected].


The Charlestown Lions Club is continuing to collect glasses and glass cases at the Charlestown Co-operative Bank. The bank has a  collection box on one of their tables year around.

Jack Duffy, Lions Club Treasurer,  recently turned in 275 glasses and 102 eye-glass cases to be checked and repaired and then distributed to the needy.The Co-operative Bank is very generous in providing a place to donate glasses all year around as well as providing a collection space for coats for kids in the fall of each year..  The Lions Club would like to thank everyone who donated items and Tom Coots of the Cooperative Bank for being so helpful.

Thanks also to the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge for printing articles on the Lions Club’s activities all year long.

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