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Tkachuk Selected Fourth in the 2018 NHL Draft

June 28, 2018
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His father, Keith, is considered one of the greatest American-born players in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL), born and bred in Charlestown. His brother, Matthew, has been an instant-impact player since entering the league in 2016 with the Calgary Flames. Now joining the lineage is Brady Tkachuk, who played with Boston...

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CHAD Summer Tennis Program

June 28, 2018
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Summer is upon us and our CHAD Tennis Summer Program is under way at the Mel Stillman Community Tennis Center. We are offering half day program for the Little Wonders (ages 4 – 7) and full day program for the Challengers, USTA Under 12 and Advanced Players (ages 7 and up). You can sign...

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Charlestown’s Grzelcyk Signs New,Two-Year Deal with Boston Bruins

June 28, 2018
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Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced on June 15 that the Bruins signed defenseman Matt Grzelcyk, of Charlestown, to a two-year contract through the 2019-2020 season with an annual cap hit of $1.4 million. “It gives me a little bit more confidence now going into next year, so I’m just really excited,” said Grzelcyk....

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Neighborhood Round Up

June 28, 2018
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LOCAL RESIDENT RAISING MONEY FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION Justyne Collier, local resident of Charlestown, whose brother committed suicide in 2004, is working to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She will be joined by her extended family, also long-time Charlestown residents, when she participates in the “Out of the Darkness Walk” in...

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Major Changes in Store for Parking Tickets, Street Cleaning July 2

June 28, 2018
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Fines will be increased effective Monday, July 2, for parking in violation of 11 City of Boston parking regulations, including overstaying a meter – which goes up to $40 a whack. The fines to be increased reflect those violations that most negatively impact Boston residents, are most frequently violated, and are a source of traffic...

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Observing 243rd Anniversary

June 21, 2018
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Observing 243rd Anniversary

Members of the  Connecticut Society Of The Sons Of The American Revolution stand guard at the Monument on Sunday, June 17, during the annual Battle of Bunker Hill Commemoration Exercises put on by the Bunker Hill Monument Association and the National Park Service. The Connecticut contingent makes a point of traveling to Charlestown each...

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Rare Battle of Bunker Hill Artifacts Found by Dealer

June 21, 2018
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Just as the sacred Battle of Bunker Hill exercises played out last Sunday, June 17, at the Monument, a dealer in Beacon Hill announced that he had located very rare military ribbons from the Battle of Bunker Hill that were owned by the family of Solomon Smith – a Colonial soldier from Acton who...

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Mystic River Builds Momentum for Access with Kick-Off Event

June 21, 2018
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Siblings Tom and Sharon Dow have looked at the Mystic River from their home for their entire lives. Three generations of their family have lived in Charlestown before them and also looked out on the River. Yet the one thing they had in common was that they could never get to the Mystic River...

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Wu,Edwards to Study Resident Parking Sticker Program

June 21, 2018
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City Councilor Michelle Wu will hold a hearing next week, June 28, to begin examining the residential parking program citywide – including the extensive program in Charlestown. Wu put in a hearing order last year, and action was slow to come on the matter, but she said the Council is ready now to take...

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Neighborhood Round Up

June 21, 2018
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ISEE PREP CLASS   AT THE CLLC This fall, the Charlestown Lacrosse & Learning Center (CLLC) will once again be hosting our annual ISEE Prep-Class for sixth-grade students during the 2018-2019 school year.  Any and all students are welcome to join, but space is extremely limited.  The class is held on Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and will be hosted...

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