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Lancers,Paul Revere Ride Celebrates 240 Years of Re-Enactment on Monday

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Paul Revere rides into City Square over the North Washington Street Bridge on Patriots Day every year, a certain magic comes alive every within the crowds gathered to take in the storied Patriot’s warning about the advance of the British. This year, those crowds will be witnessing the 240th re-creation...

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BGCA Swim Team Takes Part in Florida Competition

April 14, 2017
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Charlestown Swimming put their hard work to the test this past weekend at the ‪2017 BGCA National Swim Championship in St. Petersburg, FL. Ten athletes from Charlestown were selected to compete for Team New England, a group of swimmers that represent Boys & Girls Clubs across the region. All of the Charlestown athletes were...

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Christopher Remmes Recognized with Coldwell Banker Diamond Award

April 14, 2017
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Christopher Remmes of Boston, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Charlestown, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society award. This award is presented to the top 11 percent of approximately 88,000 Coldwell Banker®-affiliated sales associates worldwide. Remmes was honored during a special celebration and reception...

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Summer Hours to Start for USS Constitution

April 14, 2017
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USS Constitution and its crew will shift to their summer hours of operation starting on Saturday, April 15. Constitution will be open to the general public, free of charge, Tuesday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each tour, self-paced, takes visitors through...

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Holy Week and Easter Services are Listed at St John’s Church

April 14, 2017
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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 on Thursday April 13th. Good Friday services will be held on April 14th, with a service for children at 4:30 pm and the traditional service at 7 pm. The Great Vigil of...

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Marathon Daffodils to Line 26.2 Mile Route

April 14, 2017
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Marathon Daffodils is pleased to announce that for the fourth year, they will be displaying thousands of daffodils in businesses along Boylston Street, Boston’s busy Marathon Finish Line area for the 2016 BAA Boston Marathon, as well as Back Bay Streets, and Charles Street. Marathon Daffodils is an annual program founded in 2014 by...

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Sen DiDomenico Joins Colleagues to Fight Federal Cuts in Legal Services

April 14, 2017
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Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Senator Sal DiDomenico and Senator Will Brownsberger have sent a letter to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to fight against the Trump Administration’s proposed elimination of funding for Legal Services. Last year, 23,000 low-income and elderly people in Massachusetts got help at Legal Services with foreclosures and evictions, domestic...

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Site of Revere’s Landing Hidden in the Charlestown Navy Yard

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the most famous stories in American History – that of Paul Revere’s covert trip across the Charles River from the North End to Charlestown – has its genesis right in Charlestown’s Navy Yard, and though the site of Paul Revere’s exact landing site is well marked and yards from...

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Girl Scouts Revive in the Town, Donate Cookies to Harvest on the Vine

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel This year, Harvest on the Vine was fortunate enough to have enough donations to put together an Easter food distribution that includes 500 hams and all the fixings, but there will be an extra surprise of Girl Scout cookies for the needy families in Charlestown this Easter courtesy of a newly...

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Townie Tidbits

April 14, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani ATTENTION MICHAEL SULLIVAN! Attention Michael Sullivan. I heard that you think you might be my cousin. Someone at the Knights told me you were looking to talk to me. Email me at sal.giarratani@gmail.com.   REMEMBERING PEGGY FLAHERTY This year over in Southie at the convention center for the annual Evacuation Day...

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