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Peter Looney Park Rededication

April 20, 2012
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Peter Looney Park Rededication

Mayor Thomas Menino, City Councillor Sal LaMattina, Senator Sal DiDomenico, Representative Gene O’Flaherty, and the membership of Charlestown Against Drugs invite all those men, women and children who take in interest in the well-being of Peter Lonney Park to gather for fun and entertainment, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. on May 28. According to the wishes...

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Carnival Plans Halted

April 20, 2012
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After a Charlestown Neighborhood Council meeting where young townie, Sean Boyle roused members and the audience by proposing to bring back the Charlestown Carnival, the town was abuzz with nostalgia. But just a couple of months later, the merry-go-round of plans has stopped spinning. In a public letter, Boyle wrote: “I am sad to...

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Charlestown Gets a History Lesson from Constitution Museum

April 20, 2012
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In the USS Constitution Museum Theater last week, Ph.D. Sidney Hart, Senior Historian at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, presented an illuminating lecture about the bicentennial exhibition on the War of 1812, which will open at the National Portrait Gallery this June. Dr. Hart shared important portraits with interested Charlestown history buffs, highlighting their...

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Food Truck Festival Set for June 16

April 20, 2012
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The New England food festival scene is heating up just like the weather! Food Truck Festivals of New England present the Charlestown Food Truck Festival at the Pier 4 (1 First Avenue) on Saturday, June 16, with a portion of the net proceeds to benefit the Courageous Sailing Program. There are 11 festivals in...

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The American Revolution is What Began Here in 1775

April 20, 2012
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This year marks the 237thyear of American Independence. The noble American experience with freedom and justice for all began here and everything that took shape and form since, had its beginnings in this place. We are called the Cradle of Liberty as a result. It is altogether an appropriate appellation. Patriot’s Day 2012 marks...

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Police Briefs 04-19-2012

April 20, 2012
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Warrant Arrest 04/10/12 – Officers on Park Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Charlestown Court warrant charging operating under the influence of drugs. Trespassing 04/10/12 – At about 9 p.m., officers in Thompson Square placed a suspect under arrest for violating a no trespass order. Warrant Arrest 04/10/12 – Officers on...

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Obituaries 04-19-2012

April 20, 2012
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Carmen  Magnotta Of Everett, formerly of the North End Carmen E. “Shorty McDuff” Magnotta of Everett, formerly of the North and West End, died on April 10. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis (Damato) Magnotta; loving father of Katherine P. Magnotta, Angelina Miele and her husband, Paul and Carmen E. Magnotta, Jr. He...

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Easter Egg

April 12, 2012
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Easter Egg

The Charlestown Mothers’ Association Easter Egg Hunt was held last Saturday at the Charlestown Community Center. In the phototographs children race to put as many Easter Eggs as possible in their baskets.

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When You Know, You Know

April 12, 2012
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After a heavy meal of MSG-laden noodles and spare ribs, helped down by a dozen gulps of sweetened green tea comes the best part of the Chinese dining experience- your fortune. But after tearing open the crinkly plastic wrapping and cracking the factory-produced cookie at its middle to reveal the small white paper, you...

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BHCC Magazine Recognized by National Organization

April 12, 2012
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BHCC Magazine, a publication of Bunker Hill Community College, received a Silver award from the National Council for Marketing and Publications (NCMPR) at the organization’s national conference in San Francisco, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced.  NCMPR sets the standards for professionals working in the areas of communications, marketing, fundraising and alumni relations at...

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