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27th Annual Children’s Halloween Costume Parade

October 11, 2012
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Please join the Charlestown Mother’s Association for one of Charlestown’s most beloved events!  The 27th Annual Children’s Halloween Costume Parade at the Bunker Hill Monument will be held on Wednesday, October 31. We will gather at the Monument at 5:00 PM, and the parade will begin at 5:30 PM.  Costumes are encouraged for ALL...

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Red Sox at Charlestown High

October 4, 2012
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Red Sox at Charlestown High

The Red Sox end the season this week in dead last however last week, champions from the past, retired Red Sox showed up at Charlestown High School to pose for a class photo with Mr. Mahegan’s civics class.

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Looking at the Past ; the Archaeology of Charlestown: Boston’s Little Pompeii-October 16

October 4, 2012
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Looking at the Past ; the Archaeology of Charlestown: Boston’s Little Pompeii-October 16

In celebration of Massachusetts Archaeology Month, Boston City Archaeologist, Joe Bagley, presents an illustrated talk on thousands of years of the human history discovered through professional archaeological excavations in Charlestown. The presentation will focus on the sites discovered at the Bunker Hill Monument, and Bunker Hill Community College, and the Central Artery Project. Several...

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Accused of Poisoning Dogs, Ken Hyland Sitting in Jail

October 4, 2012
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An Everett man believed to have been attempting to poison local dogs is sitting behind bars inside the Nashua Street Jail unable to raise the $5000 bail after he was arraigned in Charlestown District Court before Judge Robert McKenna last week. Kenneth Hyland, 53, was arrested after apparently spreading hot dog bits soaked in...

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Drug Abuse Expert Stephen Wallace Key Speaker at CHAD Symposium

October 4, 2012
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Renowned writer and scholar Stephen Wallace, an expert at identifying teenager’s interactions with their parents when it comes to drug use and abuse, will be the featured speaker at a Charlestown Against Drugs sponsored symposium to be held October 11. Wallace will be speaking to members, drug abuse experts, community leaders and volunteers from...

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Softball Banquet

September 27, 2012
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Softball Banquet

The Hayes family presented the 14th annual Joseph Hayes Award (which highlights talent, effort and sportsmanship) to co-winners Carleigh Schievink and Madison Rodriguez. Runner-up Isabella Del Peschio (on right) also received special recognition.

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Charlestown Candlelight Vigil

September 27, 2012
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Charlestown Candlelight Vigil

Ginny McNeil, Kelly McGrath, Robert Kane, and Wanda English at the Candlight Vigil that was sponsored by Charlestown Against Drugs (CHAD) on Saturday Night in Hayes Square. This vigil is to remember those who lost their battle with drugs and alcohol, and to give hope to those still struggling with addiction.

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LaMattina Warns Pier Owner of Heavy Fines, Legal Action

September 27, 2012
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City Councillor Sal LaMattina has warned the owner of Pier 8 – the rotting series of docks and the walkway with views to the harbor – of serious fines and penalties if he fails to fix the rotted areas. Speaking before the city’s Conservation Commission last week, LaMattina called Martin Oliner, the apparent owner...

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Proposals on School Choice Released by BPS

September 27, 2012
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The Boston Public School Department has released several propsals for redistricting the city’s school choice zones in an effort to return to community schools. BPS will present its findings and share the proposal at a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10 (6pm-8:30pm) at Charlestown High School 240 Medford St., Charlestown. Under the new school choice...

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CNC Accepting Applications for Board Seats

September 27, 2012
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council is currently accepting nominations for the 7 At-Large community seats on the council. In order to qualify: 1. Candidates for the At-Large seats on the CNC MUST be residents of Charlestown and must be at least 18 years of age. 2. A minimum of twenty-five (25) signatures is required to...

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