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Sail Boston vs Bunker Hill Day: Sacred Ceremonies Moved Back to Avoid Impacts

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There are thousands of reasons to love the idea of Sail Boston if one lives in Charlestown. But there’s one reason to have some concerns. The date, June 17. While the Bunker Hill Parade Day will be a week earlier, on Sunday, June 11, the official National Park Service and Bunker...

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Remembering the Hotel Vendome:Teamsters Donate $60,000 to St Francis

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Father Dan Mahoney of St. Francis DeSales Church was a young priest in Charlestown, still then the chaplain of the Boston Fire Department, he had one of the hardest days of his life – June 17, 1972. On that day, he said, the Hotel Vendome in the Back Bay caught...

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Boy Still in Hospital after Baseball Accident at Ryan Playground

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 9-year-old boy remains in the hospital after what appears to be a freak accident while playing baseball with his mother’s boyfriend on McKeon Field in Ryan Playground Sunday afternoon. The most recent press accounts indicated the boy, identified as Eddy Quinn, who does not live in Charlestown, was in a...

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Navy Yard Restaurant Group Opens New Venture in Eastie, to Provide Water Shuttle from Charlestown

April 29, 2017
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The owners of Pier 6 Restaurant in the Navy Yard have expanded across the Harbor in Eastie to open their newest venture, ReelHouse, and will offer a complimentary water shuttle between the Charlestown and Eastie restaurants starting in June. ReelHouse is the highly anticipated restaurant located inside the hot new apartment building in Eastie,...

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Police Briefs 04-27-2017

April 29, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Warrant Arrest 04/20/17 – Officers on Old Ironsides Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding warrant charging probation violations.   Warrant Arrest 04/20/17 – As a result of a motor vehicle stop on Pearl Street, an individual was placed under arrest for an outstanding Charlestown Court warrant charging breaking and...

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Townie Tidbits

April 29, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani BACK TO ONE CHARLESTOWN The May 1 proposed meeting between Charlestown residents and Joe Corcoran is quickly approaching and many in the Town anticipate that this meeting will be well attended by both supporters and opponents of the proposed development of the old Bunker Hill projects. I am hoping that everyone...

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How Boston Basics Helps Our Children

April 29, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Ron Ferguson Here in Boston, we are committed to creating an equitable city for all. Reaching this goal requires many approaches. But if we really want to create more opportunities for success and close the achievement gap in our City once and for all, our primary focus needs...

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Townie Sports

April 29, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly SPRING HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS BASEBALL LEADERS BATTING AVG. Mike Ward, Latin Academy .667 Chris Tucker, Latin Academy .545 Patrick Kelly, Pope John XXIII .286 Conor Kelly, Pope John XXIII .286 RBIs Mike Ward, Latin Academy 6 Patrick Kelly, Pope John XXIII 3 Chris Tucker, Latin Academy 3 Conor Kelly, Pope John...

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Life Imitating Art

April 22, 2017
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Life Imitating Art

Wayne Muller and Amelia Leason imitate art! That of artist Tim Evans, who painted a vision of frustration in his new work during the Artist Group of Charlestown’s (AGC) Spring Show reception at the StoveFactory Gallery.

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Paul Rides Again

April 22, 2017
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Paul Rides Again

Paul Revere (Richard Reale) gallops out of City Square on on Patriot’s Day morning, April 17, after warning the good people of Charlestown that the British regulars were coming. Having seen the two lanterns posted in the Old North Church, he set out to deliver the message to every Middlesex Village and Farm. The...

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