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Gardens for Charlestown Teams Up with Harvard Kent Kindergartners

July 7, 2017
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This spring, kindergartners from the Harvard Kent Elementary School teamed up for their first full year of gardening with the Gardens for Charlestown ‘Tend and Tell’ program. Kindergartners from the school used a science curriculum in the classroom to learn about plants, and then joined Cathy Shanks of the Garden’s Tend and Tell program...

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District 1 Candidates Show Strengths, Similarities in Forum

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The three District 1 City Council candidates met in their first open forum of the campaign on June 29, and each candidate made a good showing – detailing their strengths and giving the healthy turnout of residents in Charlestown a glimpse of where they are similar and where they are different....

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Charlestown Native Ronnie Hamilton an Example of Being Able to Turn His Life Around at Pine St Inn

July 7, 2017
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By Delila Keravuori Ex-Coast Guard cook Ronnie Hamilton said that as a child growing up in Charlestown, he was scared of the Pine Street Inn – a homeless shelter and service center in the South End. However, after living through more than a few rough, cold winters on the street of Boston as an...

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Sam Hill Joins Staff at Solid Logic

July 7, 2017
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Solid Logic, a green-driven commercial hard surface restoration and maintenance expert delivering the latest technology to provide the highest quality care solutions available, is pleased to announce that Charlestown resident Samuel (Sam) Hill has joined the company as director of operations. In this role, Sam will be responsible for developing the growing company’s staff,...

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Letter to the Editor

July 7, 2017
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Thank you Charlestown Schoolboys Scholarship Association  Dear Editor:  We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the members of the Charlestown Schoolboys Scholarship Association for the award of our scholarships. It is so important that college students in Charlestown are supported by important and influential members of our community. The dedication by the...

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Townie Tidbits

July 7, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani DOES THE BOSTON GLOBE HAVE AN AGENDA ON ONE CHARLESTOWN? I too like many in the Town read that Adrian Walker op-ed piece on One Charlestown ( Saving the Projects) and started to wonder what the Boston Globe’s agenda is on this Charlestown housing story. Often going back to the past,...

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Senator Markey is 100 Percent Correct for His Reproach of Kellyanne Conway

July 7, 2017
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It is fair to say that the world as Americans have known it in the post-World War II era has been turned upside-down  — and not in a good way — since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The unpresidential comments and actions on a daily basis by President...

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Townie Sports

July 7, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly 2017 HIGH SCHOOL ALL STARS (SPRING) Congratulations to all of the athletes. GO TOWNIES!!! TOWNIES Patrick Kelly, Pope John XXIII (baseball – senior shortstop) Maeve Fitzz, O’Bryant (softball – senior third baseman) Claire Lakus, Boston Latin (lacrosse – junior attacker) Caesar Martinez, Charlestown (baseball – sophomore pitcher) Quinlan O’Brien, Boston Latin...

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Summer Solstice

June 30, 2017
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Summer Solstice

Leonora, Emma, and Victoria Skog with Erica Seminario enjoy the Summer Solstice celebration in the Navy Yard on Weds., June 21. The annual celebration put on by the Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard drew scores of families for the annual evening of fun.

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Party on the Pier

June 30, 2017
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Party on the Pier

Ashton Smith, Jacob Breslin, Jane Dudley, and Kat Pinto enjoyed the 9th Annual Party on the Pier for the Courageous Sailing program’s programs for the Harvard Kent, Warren Prescott and Eliot Schools. Some 700 guests enjoyed a beautiful night under the tent on the waterfront.

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