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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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e-inc. Offers Summer Science Discovery Program

April 6, 2018
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In August, e-inc. is presenting the fourth Summer Science Discovery Program, two one-week experiences for children, ages six-12. During Dinosaur Week: Leapin’ Lizards, August 20-24, children will learn about the Cretaceous period, and how dinosaurs roamed the earth for millions of years. Children will explore the world from the beginning of time and learn...

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Police Briefs 04-05-2018

April 6, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Robbery – Commercial 03/28/18 – A victim on Main Street reported when he was working at his business, a black male entered the premises, walked behind the counter and emptied both cash registers. No weapon was displayed, and the suspect then fled the store. The suspect has been seen in the store...

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Letter to the Editor

April 6, 2018
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COMMENTING ON FLOODING HERE Dear Editor: I am writing regarding a front-page article on flooding in Charlestown and, more specifically, the flooding that occurred at the Schrafft’s building parking lot. It goes without saying that this particular storm was historic in proportions, and for the safety of all, let’s hope it can be classified...

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Martin Luther King Made Us All Better People

April 6, 2018
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This week — April 4 to be precise — marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King as he stood on a balcony of a Memphis motel room. Dr. King had come to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, the majority of whom were black and underpaid. Dr. King is...

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Townie Sports

April 6, 2018
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EAGLES LATE SURGE IS “SUPER” BC High and junior wing Matt Lakus stayed the course when their backs were against the wall and secured their first Super 8 title since 2012 with a memorable late surge to topple a gritty Pope Francis in overtime by a score of 2-1. The Eagles (19-4-1) tallied the...

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Procession of the Palms

March 30, 2018
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Procession of the Palms

Rev. Thomas Mousin, of St. John’s Episcopal Church, exclaiming, “Hosanna,” while waving the palms in Thompson Square on Sunday morning, March 25, which was Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week observances at churches all over the Town. St. John’s congregants gathered in Thompson Square and processed to the church.

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CNC Corner

March 30, 2018
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. There will be a presentation by Cookie Giordano about the program ‘Charlestown & Beyond’ on BNN-TV.  We have also invited the Kennedy Center and the Charlestown Preservation...

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Easter At St John’s Church

March 30, 2018
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Holy Week services at St. John’s Episcopal Church continue with a Maundy Thursday potluck supper and service, starting at 6 pm on Thursday, March 29. All are welcome, and it is not necessary to bring a contribution for the meal. Good Friday services will be held on March 30, with a service for children...

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Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tourney Coming

March 30, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2018 Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament in partnership with the Boston Bruins on April 17, 18, and 19 during the April public school vacation week. “Every year, young players from neighborhoods across Boston compete in the Mayor’s Cup Tournament for...

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