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Eye on the Ball

May 8, 2014
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Eye on the Ball

Jaida Hinton, of the Cubs team, gets ready to hit the ball during Saturday’s Little League Opening Day Ceremonies and games. More than 200 children and League officials paraded through the streets of the neighborhood and ended the day with several games and a celebration at Ryan Field. With the wild weather, League officials...

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TCP Tom Coots Is Named Bank Hero

May 8, 2014
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TCP Tom Coots Is Named Bank Hero

Tom Coots, an Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for The Cooperative Bank in Charlestown has been named a 2014 Community Bank Hero by Banker and Tradesman magazine, a weekly bank newspaper published by The Warren Group. Each year, the magazine honors Community Bankers who go above and beyond providing community and philanthropic service....

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Book Signing Planned at Charlestown Library on May 15

May 8, 2014
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Trapped Under The Sea with author Neil Swidey. Presented by the Friends of the Charlestown Branch Library. Thursday, May 15, 7:30 pm. Free and open to all, with a book signing and reception following. Wheelchair accessible. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library, 179 Main Street, Charlestown 02129. For more information: 617-242-1248, www.bpl.org/branches/charlestown.htm. Just twenty-five years...

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Boston Shines Cleanup Set for This Saturday

May 8, 2014
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Spring is here and it’s once again time for Boston Shines! The annual city-wide clean-up is coming to Charlestown on Saturday, May 10th. To make this event a success and make our neighborhood truly shine, volunteers are needed! Boston Shines in Charlestown is looking for volunteers to help with several locations. Volunteers will meet...

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Police Briefs 05-08-2014

May 8, 2014
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Larceny in a Building 04/29/14 – A victim on Eighth Street reported that someone stole a laptop from the school. Police were provided with information as to whom may have taken the computer, and detectives are investigating. Shoplifting 04/30/14 – Officers responded to Austin Street for a report of a shoplifter who had stolen...

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Charlestown Soccer Team Selection Process on May 16

May 8, 2014
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Placement evaluations to select teams for Charlestown Soccer’s Fall, 2014 soccer season will take place on Friday, May 16 (U14 Boys and U14 Girls; U10 Girls and U12 Girls) and Saturday, May 17 (U10 Boys and U12 Boys) at Charlestown High School. Placements are field evaluations of all our potential players conducted by independent...

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Obituaries 05-08-2014

May 8, 2014
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Eileen Lally, RN Of Florida, formerly of Charlestown Eileen M. (Kelly) Lally RN, a resident of Seminole, Florida for more than 25 years and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Saturday, April 26 in Seminole, Florida. She was 58 years old. Eileen was born in Boston on August 27, 1955, a...

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CNC Honors Residents Who Make Charlestown a Community

April 30, 2014
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CNC Honors Residents Who Make Charlestown a Community

The 22nd Annual Charlestown Community Appreciation Awards were held on April 25 at the Knights of Columbus to recognize nine outstanding locals. These individuals are always willing to help, are heavily involved in their community, and enhance the lives of others throughout the neighborhood. Their actions have contributed exceptionally to the quality of life...

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CHART Shows Results with New Treatment

April 30, 2014
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Two Boston men are the first individuals to complete CHART, the Charlestown Addiction Recovery Treatment, the alternative drug recovery and treatment program. The program launched last year through a partnership between the Charlestown Division of the Boston Municipal Court (BMC), its Probation Department, and the Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition. The celebration was held at...

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Charlestown Is Top Draw During Historic Preservation Month

April 30, 2014
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Charlestown will be featured front and center during National Historic Preservation Month beginning May 1. Mayor Martin Walsh announced that the City of Boston will have a calendar of special events under the theme of “Buildings and Grounds.” The City will host a variety of tours, talks and exhibits that celebrate and promote Charlestown...

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