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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

November 15, 2012
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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

Members of the Charlestown Lions Club held their annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.  Many residents and veterans came in to take part in the fully prepared meal.  In the above photo are members of the Charlestown Lions Club. In the photo to the left are Michele Cannizzaro...

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Residents Discuss Development Plans for Armory Site

November 15, 2012
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About 30 people turned out for a meeting at the Schrafft’s Center Wednesday night, November 7 to discuss the redevelopment of the Charlestown Armory. The joint community meeting was sponsored by the city’s DND (Department of Neighborhood Development) and a sub-committee of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council Development. The meeting was held to get input...

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Charlestown Library Branch Set to Open on November 26

November 15, 2012
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The Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library, which is located at 179 Main Street, will reopen on Monday, November 26, at 12 p.m. after several months of building improvements. The improvements include the replacement of the gas heater, electric cooling roof top unit, and associated fans; replacement of the roof and windows; installation...

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Charlestown Holiday Stroll Saturday, December 1st – Get Involved Today!

November 15, 2012
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Once again the Charlestown business community will get together for the Holiday Stroll and Festival of trees. Holiday sales, a fair at The Knights, Open Houses, Gallery events, chances to win great prizes, food specials from local restaurants and, of course, Santa Claus will all be part of this special day. Planners are looking...

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Register Now for Programs at Community Center

November 15, 2012
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Charlestown Community Center located at 255 Medford Street will be offering the following  programs in the winter months. Saturday Swim Lessons There is still space available in all levels, beginner, intermediate and strokes, swim classes. The strokes class meets from 9:15 – 10:00 a.m., Level I classes run from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. and...

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Residents discuss future development plans for Armory

November 8, 2012
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About 30 people turned out for a meeting at the Schrafft’s Center Wednesday night to discuss the redevelopment of the Charlestown Armory.  The joint community meeting was sponsored by the city’s DND (Department of Neighborhood Development) and a sub-committee of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council Development. The meeting was held to get input from residents...

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Tree Rededication for Sr. Ernestine

November 8, 2012
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Tree Rededication for Sr. Ernestine

Leo Breen had the words to fit the occasion at the rededication and sign unveiling ceremony for a tree planted by the children of St. Catherine’s School as a gift to Sister Ernestine Quealy. With Sister Ernestine, the beloved former teacher and principal of the school standing nearby, Breen told the gathering in Hayes...

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Third Time Could Be a Charm for Council Redistricting Plan

November 8, 2012
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The Boston City Council voted 11-2 last week to support a third redistricting map that will most likely be signed by Mayor Thomas Menino in the next few days. The new map leaves City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s district largely intact. Charlestown, East Boston and the North End will remain in LaMattina’s district after Menino...

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Veteran’s Day Breakfast Set for Sunday

November 8, 2012
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The Lions Club will hold its annual Veteran’s Day Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, November 11 at the new Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street in Charlestown from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is $5.00 for adults and free for children under five years old.  There will be parking on the street and in...

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Charlestown Voters Back Obama, Warren and Incumbents

November 8, 2012
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President Barack Obama was elected to a second term Tuesday night with a convincing win in the national Electoral College against former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. In Charlestown, the neighborhood came out big for the incumbent president and all Democrats during Tuesday’s election. Charlestown handed Obama 5,508 votes. Romney collected 2,928 votes among Charlestown...

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