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Bunker Hill Parade Steps off on Sunday

June 12, 2014
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Bunker Hill Parade Steps off on Sunday

It’s the 239th Anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill and all week long  Charlestown residents have been showing off their Townie Pride. From comedy fundraisers to dinners to special events Bunker Hill Pride Week will culminate in the annual Battle of Bunker Hill Day Parade on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. with Joe Zuffante...

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LaMattina Gets Ferry Service Here

June 12, 2014
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LaMattina Gets Ferry Service Here

Uber, the widely popular mobile application taxi service, is launching a new ferry service in Charlestown and the Boston Harbor and City Councilor Sal LaMattina is elated. LaMattina welcomed Uber General Manager Meghan Joyce to Boston last week for the launch of UberBOAT and discussed the new ferry service coming to the neighborhood. On...

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CHS Artworks on Display Monday

June 12, 2014
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On Monday night (June 16), Charlestown High School is opening up to the community, hosting a grand Student Show Art. Featuring artwork by students from the high school, the Edwards Middle School, the Warren Prescott, the Kennedy Center Child Focus, the Harvard Kent, and the Charlestown Nursery School, this Student Art Show displays the...

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Hot Dogs and Baseball

June 4, 2014
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Hot Dogs and Baseball

Fun is a hot dog and a game of baseball for Cole McKenney, age 4, who is a member of the Charlestown Little League Indians, and was on hand last Saturday for the Family Fun Day. Hundreds of kids and parents packed Ryan Playground on what was a beautiful spring day for the annual...

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Townie Assoc. Makes Donation

June 4, 2014
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Townie Assoc. Makes Donation

Over the course of the past year, members of the Townie Association sponsored various events and campaigns which benefited the Parade. The Townie Association was able to raise $2,000 for the 2014 Bunker Hill Day Parade. Pictured is the 17th Mayor of Charlestown, Shannon Lundin handing the check to Doc Sheehan, Chairman of the...

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Study Shows Logan Airport Impacts Health of Residents

June 4, 2014
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Fourteen years and $2 million in the making the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) finally released it long awaited Logan Health Study last Wednesday night. The study, first ordered by Senator Anthony Petruccelli (D-East Boston) in 2000 through legislation he filed while still in the House of Representatives, has found that as you...

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Zuffante Named Parade Marshall

June 4, 2014
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The Battle Of Bunker Hill Parade Committee is proud to announce that the Chief Marshall of this year’s parade is Joseph Zuffante. Joe is an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War. He serves as president of the Abraham Lincoln Post 11 (Gar). This year’s parade will commemorate the 239th anniversary of the Battle...

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Veterans Exhibit to Open June 14

June 4, 2014
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The Next Opening of the Charlestown Veterans History Project exhibits at 20 City Square will be Saturday June 14th from 1:00 to 4:00PM. For more information contact Bill Durette at 617-595-7083

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The ‘Mayor of Charlestown’ Goes to Ireland

June 4, 2014
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Charlestown’s current mayor, Shannon Lundin, recently returned from her hard won trip to Ireland. As the tradition goes, whoever sells the most tickets and becomes mayor earns themselves and the guest of their choice a trip to Ireland to experience the Irish culture first hand. Shannon brought her 14 year old daughter Laneigh along...

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Have They Spelled out YMCA Correctly?

May 28, 2014
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Have They Spelled out YMCA Correctly?

Teen volunteers for the YMCA Patrick Sicotte, Liam Kennedy, Aidan Kelly, Alek Estrada, C.J. Valdez and Teen Director Michael Lerchfield spell out ‘YMCA’ last week during the Pahty on the Hahbah fundraiser for the Charlestown YMCA. More than 200 people attended the event.

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