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CHS to Feature Huge Talent and Fashion Competition

April 22, 2017
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Charlestown High School (CHS) will host its annual talent and fashion show on April 27, from 5-8 p.m. at the school auditorium, with three prizes awarded in both the talent and fashion competition. All proceeds will benefit the new CHS Choral Music Department. “It has been an absolute privilege to have the opportunity to...

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Cambridge College Settles into Hood Park, Out of Cambridge, During First Academic Year in Charlestown

April 22, 2017
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About one year ago, the Cambridge College Board of Trustees announced a plan to consolidate their two campuses in Cambridge into a new, integrated facility in 2017, at the Hood Park. Located at the historic Hood Park, the new 85,000 square foot location offers the opportunity to create a unified campus in a state...

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Charlestown’s Duane A Volunteer to be Noted During Volunteer Month

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel From her home on Winthrop Street, Michelle Duane has made a life out of volunteering for numerous organizations, and now she is being hailed by Rosie’s Place – a women’s homeless shelter in the South End – as an ambassador volunteer for the organization. After retiring four years ago from her...

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Marathon Daffodils Bring Big,Yellow Boston Strong Message to Racecourse

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel and Joe Prezioso For the fourth year, Marathon Daffodils delivered and displayed thousands of daffodils in businesses along Boylston Street, Boston’s busy Marathon Finish Line area for the 2016 BAA Boston Marathon, as well as Back Bay Streets, and Charles Street in Beacon Hill. Marathon Daffodil founder Diane Valle of Charlestown,...

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City Golf Courses Now Open for 2017 Season

April 22, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the City of Boston’s two municipal golf courses – the William J. Devine Golf Course at Franklin Park in Dorchester and the George Wright Golf Course in Hyde Park – are now open for the 2017 season. The City of Boston is excited to offer a new...

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Medical Services Available for All at EBNHC

April 22, 2017
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By Manuel A. Lopes It is very important for all in this community to know they should not be afraid to seek medical services at EBNHC. Since we opened our doors in 1970, our mission has been to provide easily accessible, affordable, high-quality care, for ALL who live and work in our surrounding communities,...

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Grand Marshal is Ready to Make Bunker Hill Day Parade Great Again

April 14, 2017
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Grand Marshal is Ready to Make Bunker Hill Day Parade Great Again

By Seth Daniel When Robert Beckwith grew up on Polk Street in the Bunker Hill Development, Bunker Hill Day and the Parade – always held religiously in those days on June 17 – were the focal point of most of the year. It was what turned the wheels of the Town from February to...

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LaMattina Not to Seek Re-Election

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds After a stellar 30-year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattina told the Charlestown Patriot Tuesday that he will not seek reelection during the municipal election in September. “It’s time,” said LaMattina. “It’s time to give someone else a...

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Lancers,Paul Revere Ride Celebrates 240 Years of Re-Enactment on Monday

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Paul Revere rides into City Square over the North Washington Street Bridge on Patriots Day every year, a certain magic comes alive every within the crowds gathered to take in the storied Patriot’s warning about the advance of the British. This year, those crowds will be witnessing the 240th re-creation...

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BGCA Swim Team Takes Part in Florida Competition

April 14, 2017
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Charlestown Swimming put their hard work to the test this past weekend at the ‪2017 BGCA National Swim Championship in St. Petersburg, FL. Ten athletes from Charlestown were selected to compete for Team New England, a group of swimmers that represent Boys & Girls Clubs across the region. All of the Charlestown athletes were...

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