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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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Capuano Campaign Reports More than $1.1M on Hand

April 6, 2018
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The re-election campaign of U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano is reporting having $1.1 million cash on hand after raising more than $500,000 in the first quarter of 2018. The 2018 1st quarter reports are due to be filed with the Federal Election Commission on April 16. “I am truly grateful for the support I am receiving...

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Repairs on Gilmore Bridge Start Sunday

April 6, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that starting on Sunday, April 8, MassDOT will be performing deck joint repairs on the Gilmore Bridge (Charlestown Avenue, Cambridge/Austin Street) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Work will be done under nightly westbound lane closures over the bridge and the road will be reopened each morning...

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Worker Dies on Wynn Boston Harbor site Tuesday

April 6, 2018
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A worker on the Wynn Boston Harbor construction site died on Tuesday night after an accident on the site. Details were scant, and Wynn officials said they were withholding the name and details out of respect to the family. “The Wynn Boston Harbor family regretfully learned this morning that a member of our construction...

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Greg Henning Vies for Suffolk County District Attorney Seat

April 6, 2018
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A Bostonian through and through, Greg Henning a prosecutor and mentor in the community he has served for over 12 years is stepping up and running for the office of District Attorney. For 10 years, Henning has worked as an assistant district attorney in the Suffolk County DA’s office, prosecuting a variety of cases...

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Pressley Raises $364,368 in Bid for Congress

April 6, 2018
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The Ayanna Pressley for Congress campaign announced Tuesday that it has raised $364,368 in primary contributions from more than 1,500 donors in its first two months since launching at the end of January. More than 70 percent of the contributions received were under $100, reflecting the campaign’s early grassroots momentum and enthusiasm. “I am...

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Unique Kitchens Showcased on Creative Kitchens Tour April 7

April 6, 2018
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When her spouse suggested moving to a home with an elevator, a Beacon Hill lover of cooking and antiques replied in no uncertain terms that she was not moving anywhere unless she could bring her kitchen table with her. Which was no small thing because the table is a long and heavy 9-foot 3-inch...

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