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Arroyo: Mayor’s Power Comes from the People

July 4, 2013
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Arroyo: Mayor’s Power Comes from the People

City Councilor At-Large Felix G. Arroyo is among many candidates fighting hard to win the Mayor’s Office this fall. But Arroyo is describing a different vision of the mayor’s role, one where residents would directly shape the City’s plans and policies. “I believe the power in City Hall doesn’t come from inside the building....

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Storymobile Program Truck Coming Here

July 4, 2013
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ReadBoston’s Storymobile Program will bring books and literacy activities to over 40,000 Boston children this summer.  Each week, the ReadBoston Storymobile will visit over 80 sites around the city with a professional storyteller.  The children who attend this exciting free program will witness storytelling at its best and will be able to choose a...

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Get in Shape This Summer with Boston’s Fitness Series

July 4, 2013
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the launch of Fitness in the City, a summertime series of fitness classes that are free and open to the public.  Last year, as part of Boston Moves for Health, the city worked with several partners to host similar classes on City Hall Plaza.  Those classes attracted over...

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Patrick Craven Memorial Scholarship

June 28, 2013
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Patrick Craven Memorial Scholarship

On Thursday, June 13th, Bill Boyle and Fr. Dan Mahoney presented the PATRICK CRAVEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP to Brennan Carrier who will be attending Malden Catholic High School in September. Professor Thomas Craven who was born and raised in Charlestown has established the Scholarship in Memory of his son Patrick Craven. Professor Craven is a...

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Charlestown High Graduation

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown High Graduation

Valedictorian, Phu Nguyen and salutatorian, Sara Centaeio are shown

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Charlestown Remains Blue as Voters Back Markey

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown voters didn’t turn out in huge numbers to support Congressman Ed Markey during the U.S. Senate Primary and handed a Charlestown victory to Congressman Stephen Lynch. However, Charlestown Democrats threw their support behind Markey during Tuesday’s General Election. Markey, who won statewide and beat Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez to take John Kerry’s vacant...

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‘City Hall to Go’ Truck Coming Here on Monthly Basis

June 28, 2013
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced the full-time launch of the nation’s premiere City Hall on wheels. Taking its cue from the ever-popular food truck, the dazzlingly-designed “City Hall to Go” truck will travel throughout Boston’s neighborhoods, providing a select menu of city services to constituents. Beginning July 2, the “City Hall to Go” truck...

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CHAD to Host Mayoral Forum, June 27

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown Against Drugs (CHAD) in partnership with Ward 2 Democratic Committee will host a Mayoral Forum on Thursday, June 27 at Bunker Hill Community College from 6-9 p.m. in the Auditorium.   The event will be hosted by Charlestown’s Tony V.  Please come and meet the candidates and learn how they plan to govern the...

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Everett Voters Go All in for Wynn Casino

June 28, 2013
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In what could result in a major impact on Charlestown, Everett voters shocked most observers by approving the Wynn Resort casino proposal by a vote of 86 percent in favor to 14 percent against in a special election on Saturday. The rsort would be located at an old industrail site that is just past...

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Residents Love a Parade and the Bruins

June 20, 2013
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Residents Love a Parade and the Bruins

The annual Battle of Bunker Hill Parade was held on Sunday and thousands lined the streets to see the annual event. The Parade capped off a week-long series of activities that had thousdands of residents taking part in. Congratulations go out to all those that helped make this Parade “awesome.” In the photo Bruins Art...

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