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Hearing Scheduled for Addition on Cedar Street

April 12, 2013
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The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services has scheduled an abutters meeting regarding a proposal to erect a third floor addition to a one-family dwelling, extend the rear of the building and erect a head house at 22 Cedar Street; and a proposal to extend living space into the basement and attic, erect a roof...

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Historical Society Lecture on Charlestown Prison on April 16

April 12, 2013
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The Charlestown Historical Society lecture on April 16 will feature the Charlestown Prison.  One of the many topics disccussed will be the use of the electric chair. Electric Chair The Governor signed Legislation on April 14, 1898 for electricity to replace hanging as the method of putting condemned criminals to death in Massachusetts. The...

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Abutters’ Meeting on Albion Place and Belmont St. Set for April 18

April 12, 2013
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The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services has scheduled an abutters meeting regarding a proposed dormer, roof deck, and new mudroom at 8 Albion Place, and a proposal to remove and replace the existing dormer with a larger dormer at 29 Belmont Street.  This meeting will be held on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m....

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Paul Revere Annual Re-Enactment is Monday

April 12, 2013
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On Monday, April 15th the annual reenactment of Paul Revere’s historic ride on horseback will take place, arriving at City Square Park in Charlestown shortly before 10am to say hello before riding  down Main Street on his way to Lexington and Concord.  The Friends of City Square Park and the Charlestown Mother’s Association thank...

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Little League Banquet

April 5, 2013
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Little League Banquet

The Indians with Coach Doug MacDonald were one of the many Little League teams that were honored at the banquet celebrating the 2012 season.

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Suffolk County DA Conley Announces His Candidacy for Mayor of Boston

April 5, 2013
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Suffolk County DA Conley Announces  His Candidacy for Mayor of Boston

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley announced he will run for Mayor of Boston at a press conference yesterday. “Boston is a great city, and with the right leadership and vision, its best days are still ahead,” said Conley. “So today I am officially declaring that I am a candidate for Mayor of Boston.”...

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Whole Foods Rep Shows Plan for New Market Here

April 5, 2013
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Whole Foods Market representative, Kim Hall, described her visions for the new supermarket in Charlestown during the April 2 Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) meeting at the Knights of Columbus. It includes fresh produce and seafood sections, serviced meats, a prepared foods department, an area of assorted cheeses from around the world, and a small...

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AGC to Hold Annual Exhibit April 12-14 at StoveFactory

April 5, 2013
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The Artists’ Group of Charlestown, AGC, will hold their 9th Annual Spring Art Exhibition on April 12-14 at StoveFactory Studios, 523 Medford Street in Charlestown.  The event is co-sponsored by the Charlestown Preservation Society.  This year, The AGC will add its popular Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday, featuring StoveFactory artists and additional invited...

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Annual Tommy Bryson Tournament Another Success

March 28, 2013
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Annual Tommy Bryson Tournament Another Success

For over two decades at the Charlestown Rink on any given Sunday at noon during the hockey season, there is a fraternity of former Charlestown youth hockey players huffing and puffing up and down the ice, reliving their youth for that one special hour each week. This fraternity of players known as the “Alumni”...

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Seminar on Charlestown Prison to Be Presented on April 16

March 28, 2013
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Seminar on Charlestown Prison  to Be Presented on April 16

Learn About the Charlestown Prison (1805-1955) on Tuesday April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Battle of Bunker Hill Museum. Exactly where was the prison? Why was Charlestown selected as the site? Who were the famous occupants of the prison? After the prison was closed in 1878, why was it reopened in 1884? Could...

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