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Pier 6, ReelHouse Water Shuttle Returns

April 20, 2018
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It may be 40 degrees out with a chance of a snow shower all week, but Navy Yard Hospitality Group’s version of Punxsutawney Phil is saying that spring is officially on its way. The Navy Yard Hospitality Group’s special, complimentary water-shuttle that ushers guests between one of Charlestown’s most sought-after seafood restaurants, Pier 6, and new...

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Stone Soup Farm CSA Sign Up

April 20, 2018
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What’s a CSA?  CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It’s a great way for consumers to buy food directly from a farm. You sign up at the beginning of the growing season, and receive a weekly load of fresh produce for your family. The quantity and variety varies throughout the season, giving you the...

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Police Briefs 04-19-2018

April 20, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 04/09/18 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Bunker Hill Street, an individual was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a Class B substance.   Drugs 04/10/18 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Bunker Hill Street, an individual...

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Townie Tidbits

April 20, 2018
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TIME TO DO SOMETHING FOR CHARLESTOWN’s HISTORY Years ago, back in my younger days I joined the Charlestown Historical Society as a lifetime member. I love researching history, was a history major in college and consider myself a history buff, especially local history which often goes under the radar. Thanks to Seth over at...

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Letter to the Editor

April 20, 2018
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Support this bill To the Editor: Lung cancer deaths are estimated to outnumber prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths in Massachusetts this year, combined. One of the major risk factors for lung cancer is tobacco use. Deaths due to tobacco use are some of the most preventable deaths, and amount to almost 1 in...

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Barbara Bush

April 20, 2018
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Barbara Bush, who passed away this week at the age of 92, was both a throwback to a time when a woman was expected to sacrifice her career for her husband and family and a trailblazer for the manner in which she led the life she chose. Mrs. Bush, who was the only woman,...

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Is April the New January?

April 20, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As long-time Eastern New Englanders,...

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Sports 04-19-2018

April 20, 2018
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Townie Sports DOHERTY DELIVERS FOR MONARCHS In what is turning into a fantastic best-of-seven ECHL playoffs matchup, Manchester outlasted the Reading Royals in the first two games posting a pair of 3-2 double-overtime victories to take a commanding 2-0 series lead. Monarchs rugged rookie wing Mike Doherty has already made his presence felt notching...

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Quinn Scholarship Dinner

April 13, 2018
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Quinn Scholarship Dinner

Quinn Scholarship Treasurer Ronan FitzPatrick presents Brigadier General Stephen M. Neary with a plaque commemorating his contribution to the Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship Award Ceremony. The gala celebration took place last Saturday night, April 7, and honored several guests.

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Red Cross to Sponsor Blood Drive on April 15

April 13, 2018
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The American Red Cross will join community leaders to mark the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and to pay tribute to the strength and resilience shown by so many with a blood drive on April 15. In April 2013, the Red Cross sent 600 blood products to Boston area hospitals in response...

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