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Charlestown Garden Tour Scheduled for June 15

May 30, 2013
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Explore the hidden gardens and public green spaces of Charlestown at the Gardens for Charlestown Garden Tour. On Sat., June 15th from 10:00-3:00 meet the gardeners of this historic neighborhood and view twelve delightful and varied private gardens. Also, learn about three of our premiere public open spaces as the Friends of Harvard Mall...

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Police Still Looking for Suspect in Murder

May 30, 2013
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Authorities are seeking a man in connection with the May 7 murder of Steven Jones and have charged the suspect’s sister with witness intimidation. Pablo Flores Jr., 20,  is being sought in connection with Jones’ shooting death near the intersection of Medford Street and Monument Avenue. Boston Police responded to the scene just after...

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Volunteers Needed at Charlestown Library for Reading Event

May 30, 2013
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Support children’s literacy in Charlestown by volunteering at this month’s Reading is Fundamental event on Thursday, May 30th.  If you are available to help out  between 3:30 and 6:00, email Charlestown children’s librarian Laura Miller, lmiller@bpl.org. On Thursday, May 30th, Charlestown’s library has a performance by musician Jay Mankita followed by our RIF book...

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The Charlestown Little League

May 23, 2013
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The Charlestown Little League

The Charlestown Little League held its Annual Barbeque last Saturday at Sullivan Square Fields. Shown  are Melvin Jones, Eddie Ferreira, Marvin Coplin, Ivan Auger, Nolan Trapp, and Coach Greg Grant.

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Connolly Opens Charlestown Office

May 23, 2013
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Connolly Opens Charlestown Office

Nearly 50 volunteers gath­ered at 295 Main Street to open the campaign office in Charlestown. Connolly is the first mayoral candi­date to open an office in Charlestown. After the office opening, volunteers headed out into Charlestown to talk with residents about the campaign. On May 30th, Connolly will host a Charlestown cam­paign kickoff and...

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FCC Blocks Lamattina Ordinance on Regulating Satellite Dishes Hereby

May 23, 2013
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After City Councilor Sal LaMattina pushed through an ordinance to regulate how satellite dishes are installed in neighborhoods like Charlestown the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) blocked the measure last year. Under pressure from the Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association (SBCA) the FCC folded to the huge lobbying power of the SBCA after they threatened...

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Memorial Day Mass Planned on Sunday

May 23, 2013
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Rev.  Dan Mahoney, Pastor of St. Francis de Sales, will be celebrating a mass on Sunday at 11 a.m. commerating Memorial Day.    Fr. Pat Healy will also be recognized for his service at the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea.  St Francis Church is located at 303 Bunker Hill Street.  

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Abutters Meeting Set for Elm St. Project

May 23, 2013
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The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services has scheduled an abutters meeting regarding a proposal for to erect rear, exterior decks and renovate at 399 Main Street, and a proposal for a rear addition at 118 Elm Street.  This meeting will be held on Tuesday May 28 @ 7:00 PM at 303 Bunker Hill St.,...

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Local Student Honored with Max Warburg Courage Award

May 16, 2013
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Local Student Honored with Max Warburg Courage Award

Gardner Pilot Academy student and Charlestown resident Yumin Lisa Wei, was among the more than 325 guests gathered in the Imperial Ballroom at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel to celebrate The Max Warburg Courage Curriculum’s 22nd annual Awards Luncheon on May 3 for the exceptional courage of 41 sixth-grade students from Boston and surrounding...

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Police Continuing Investigation into Monument St. Shooting Death

May 16, 2013
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Police Continuing Investigation into Monument St. Shooting Death

Boston Police are still investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old Charlestown man last week on Monument Street. On Tuesday, May 7 at 10:18 p.m. police were called to 92 Monument for a person shot. Police found the victim, later identified as Steven Jones, 21, of Charlestown, was found suffering from a single gunshot...

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