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Peter Looney Park Rededication

April 20, 2012
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Peter Looney Park Rededication

Mayor Thomas Menino, City Councillor Sal LaMattina, Senator Sal DiDomenico, Representative Gene O’Flaherty, and the membership of Charlestown Against Drugs invite all those men, women and children who take in interest in the well-being of Peter Lonney Park to gather for fun and entertainment, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. on May 28. According to the wishes...

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Life Focus Loses State Funding

April 20, 2012
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The pressure on embattled Life Focus Center founder and president Jack Millerick to resign has been turned up a notch with word that the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has decided to terminate its contract with the troubled Charlestown non-profit. That notice of termination, to take effect June 16, will severely impact the LFC’s...

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Carnival Plans Halted

April 20, 2012
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After a Charlestown Neighborhood Council meeting where young townie, Sean Boyle roused members and the audience by proposing to bring back the Charlestown Carnival, the town was abuzz with nostalgia. But just a couple of months later, the merry-go-round of plans has stopped spinning. In a public letter, Boyle wrote: “I am sad to...

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Charlestown Gets a History Lesson from Constitution Museum

April 20, 2012
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In the USS Constitution Museum Theater last week, Ph.D. Sidney Hart, Senior Historian at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, presented an illuminating lecture about the bicentennial exhibition on the War of 1812, which will open at the National Portrait Gallery this June. Dr. Hart shared important portraits with interested Charlestown history buffs, highlighting their...

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Food Truck Festival Set for June 16

April 20, 2012
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The New England food festival scene is heating up just like the weather! Food Truck Festivals of New England present the Charlestown Food Truck Festival at the Pier 4 (1 First Avenue) on Saturday, June 16, with a portion of the net proceeds to benefit the Courageous Sailing Program. There are 11 festivals in...

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Easter Egg

April 12, 2012
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Easter Egg

The Charlestown Mothers’ Association Easter Egg Hunt was held last Saturday at the Charlestown Community Center. In the phototographs children race to put as many Easter Eggs as possible in their baskets.

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Father Mahoney Resigns Chair of Life Focus Center; Millerick Refuses to Resign

April 12, 2012
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The Reverend Daniel Mahoney resigned from the Life Focus Center Tuesday following a request to the Board of Directors that they ask for LFC Director Jack Millerick’s resignation. When the LFC board refused to vote Millerick out of his job, Father Mahoney decided to step down. In his letter of resignation, Father Mahoney wrote...

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When You Know, You Know

April 12, 2012
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After a heavy meal of MSG-laden noodles and spare ribs, helped down by a dozen gulps of sweetened green tea comes the best part of the Chinese dining experience- your fortune. But after tearing open the crinkly plastic wrapping and cracking the factory-produced cookie at its middle to reveal the small white paper, you...

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BHCC Magazine Recognized by National Organization

April 12, 2012
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BHCC Magazine, a publication of Bunker Hill Community College, received a Silver award from the National Council for Marketing and Publications (NCMPR) at the organization’s national conference in San Francisco, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced.  NCMPR sets the standards for professionals working in the areas of communications, marketing, fundraising and alumni relations at...

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Rink Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Savings

April 5, 2012
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Rink Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Savings

Lt. Governor Tim Murray, Ed Lambert, the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Representative Gene O’Flaherty, Senator Sal DiDomenico and a host of dignitaries, including the directors of the Charlestown Youth Hockey Association, were on hand with many others who came to celebrate the completion of energy saving elements at the Emmons...

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