News

Tugboat ‘Luna’ On its Way to Pier 3 in the Navy Yard

July 21, 2018
By
Tugboat ‘Luna’ On its Way to Pier 3 in the Navy Yard

An historic, restored tugboat will soon make its home on Pier 3 in the Navy Yard at some point later this summer, ready to tell the story of its important place in the annals of maritime history in Boston Harbor. The tugboat Luna, a national historic landmark, has been painstakingly restored over the past...

Read more »

Cookie Jar Roller Hockey Tourney Set for July 28

July 21, 2018
By

When Joe Brennan’s famed Kitchen Kup roller hockey tournament takes place at Eden Street Park in August, one of the common sights to see is young kids and teens leaning on the fence – dreaming of the day they could play. Charlestown’s Jamie and Shannon Chambers noted that scene many times, and four years...

Read more »

Neighborhood Round Up

July 21, 2018
By

HARVEST ON VINE FOOD PANTRY The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry this week is requesting bags of rice and cans of ravioli, two of the most popular items that fill the shelves. Any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would also be greatly appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at the Food...

Read more »

Hood Files New Master Plan with State Environmental Regulators

July 21, 2018
By

The Hood Park developers have filed their amended Master Plan proposal this week with the state’s environmental regulators – a process known as MEPA. In planning charrettes held in Charlestown over the last few months, the filing was announced to the public, and was filed with the state as discussed. Filings with the City’s...

Read more »

Ryan Busy During Budget Negotiations, End of Session

July 21, 2018
By

State Rep. Dan Ryan has been moving lots of legislation and negotiations through his Beacon Hill office over the past few weeks as the State Budget and end of session scramble has been in overdrive. The formal session for the Legislature ends July 31, and the State Budget compromise is expected to break later...

Read more »

O’Hara Makes a Service Retreat in Syracuse

July 21, 2018
By

Ronan O’Hara of Charlestown, a junior at Boston College High School, spent a most rewarding and uplifting week, from June 17 to 23, at a service retreat at the Brady Faith Center in Syracuse, New York. O’Hara with nine of his classmates, under the guidance of BC High teachers, Nick Argento and Ryan Dacey, worked in the St. Lucy’s food pantry, which offers a...

Read more »

‘Mighty’ Net-Minder Erin Alves Wins Tommy Bryson Memorial Goalie Award

July 21, 2018
By

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,”...

Read more »

O’Donnell Receives Fulbright Award

July 21, 2018
By

Peter O’Donnell of Centre College has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Kosovo from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. O’Donnell will support the teaching of English at the University of Gjilan as part of a project to provide assistance to the local English teachers...

Read more »

Local Students Receive Academic Achievements

July 21, 2018
By

KEOGH GRADUATES FROM LASELL Tyler C. Keogh of Charlestown received his bachelor’s degree in December 2017 from Lasell College and was honored at Lasell’s 164th commencement ceremony on May 12. The college granted 398 bachelor’s and 125 master’s degrees. Keogh majored in Hospitality Management during their time at Lasell. Commencement speaker Donato Tramuto, president...

Read more »

DiDomenico Secures $2M for Charlestown in Bond Bill

July 21, 2018
By

Sen. Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate recently passed H.4613, An Act promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity, colloquially known as the ‘environmental bond bill.’ The legislation authorizes the issuance of more than $2 billion in bonds to implement climate change...

Read more »