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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 New England. Playworks New England, a regional branch of a national nonprofit, leverages the power of play to transform children’s social and emotional health. Through...

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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 be faced with. The conversation continued and one of the moms shared that she happened to be in the audience when Major Nippy Betz gave...

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Marathon Daffodils Return for Fifth Year

April 13, 2018
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The Marathon Daffodils project will return for its fifth year of growing and delivering thousands of daffodils throughout Boston and along the Boston Marathon route. Charlestown’s Diane Valle envisioned Marathon Daffodils as tribute to Boston Strong five years ago and collaborates with hundreds of donors and volunteers each year who donate their money and...

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Number of Activities are Being Planned for ‘One Boston Day’ April 15

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced ways to get involved on April 15, to honor Boston’s resilience, generosity, and strength, for the fourth annual “One Boston Day.” The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the good in our community, celebrate one another, and reflect on the spirit and resilience of the people of Boston...

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Steve Wynn Attorneys Looking to Remove Him from MGC

April 13, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will begin looking at the process of how to remove Steve Wynn as a qualifier and a person involved with the Wynn Boston Harbor project at its meeting this Thursday. The MGC has included an item on its agenda for Thursday that would begin the process of removing Steve...

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Police Briefs 04-12-2018

April 13, 2018
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Charlestown Police Beat Larceny – Bike 04/02/18 – A victim on Green Street reported unknown person(s) stole her daughter’s silver-and-blue bike, which was locked up the previous night.   Counterfeiting 04/03/18 – Officers on Austin Street spoke to a store manager who stated an unknown black/Latino man attempted to purchase groceries with a counterfeit...

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Townie Sports

April 13, 2018
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PLAY BALL!!! BABE RUTH REGISTRATION UNDERWAY Registration for the 2018 Charlestown Babe Ruth summer program is underway. Player registration fee is $75 and can be done on-line at http://charlestownbaberuth.website.siplay.com/. The program fields a 13-15-year-old team and a 16-18 year-old team and practices and home games are held at Ryan Playground (adjacent to the Schraffts Building)....

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Easter Egg Hunt

April 6, 2018
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Easter Egg Hunt

EGG-XACTLY! Bobby and Ally (2.5) Das are proud of their well-stocked Easter basket last Saturday, March 31, during the First Church in Charlestown’s Easter egg hunt on the Training Field. The Easter event was in conjunction with another hunt at the Monument held earlier on Saturday morning by the Charlestown Mothers’ Association.

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Grand Opening

April 6, 2018
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Grand Opening

Chris DeLuca, CSB Branch Manager Jane Gricci, David Flannigan, and Kathy ‘Cookie’ Giordano, host of ‘Charlestown & Beyond,’ during the Cambridge Savings Bank’s Grand Opening celebration in the new Thompson Square branch on Weds., March 28. To celebrate the opening, the bank presented a $2,500 check to the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club.

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Spring Applications Available for Wynn Community Funds

April 6, 2018
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The Charlestown Community Fund, money supplied to the Town’s organizations by the Wynn casino, has its spring round of applications available for funding requests now. The annual deadline to submit spring grant applications is on April 15. Since the deadline falls on a Sunday over a holiday weekend this year, the Committee will accept...

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