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Christopher Remmes Recognized with Coldwell Banker Diamond Award

April 14, 2017
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Christopher Remmes of Boston, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Charlestown, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society award. This award is presented to the top 11 percent of approximately 88,000 Coldwell Banker®-affiliated sales associates worldwide. Remmes was honored during a special celebration and reception...

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Summer Hours to Start for USS Constitution

April 14, 2017
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USS Constitution and its crew will shift to their summer hours of operation starting on Saturday, April 15. Constitution will be open to the general public, free of charge, Tuesday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each tour, self-paced, takes visitors through...

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Holy Week and Easter Services are Listed at St John’s Church

April 14, 2017
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Holy Week services at St. John’s Episcopal Church continue with a Maundy Thursday potluck supper and service, starting at 6 pm on on Thursday April 13th. Good Friday services will be held on April 14th, with a service for children at 4:30 pm and the traditional service at 7 pm. The Great Vigil of...

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Marathon Daffodils to Line 26.2 Mile Route

April 14, 2017
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Marathon Daffodils is pleased to announce that for the fourth year, they will be displaying 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. Marathon Daffodils is an annual program founded in 2014 by...

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Sen DiDomenico Joins Colleagues to Fight Federal Cuts in Legal Services

April 14, 2017
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Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Senator Sal DiDomenico and Senator Will Brownsberger have sent a letter to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to fight against the Trump Administration’s proposed elimination of funding for Legal Services. Last year, 23,000 low-income and elderly people in Massachusetts got help at Legal Services with foreclosures and evictions, domestic...

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Site of Revere’s Landing Hidden in the Charlestown Navy Yard

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the most famous stories in American History – that of Paul Revere’s covert trip across the Charles River from the North End to Charlestown – has its genesis right in Charlestown’s Navy Yard, and though the site of Paul Revere’s exact landing site is well marked and yards from...

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Girl Scouts Revive in the Town, Donate Cookies to Harvest on the Vine

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel This year, Harvest on the Vine was fortunate enough to have enough donations to put together an Easter food distribution that includes 500 hams and all the fixings, but there will be an extra surprise of Girl Scout cookies for the needy families in Charlestown this Easter courtesy of a newly...

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Just Relax

April 7, 2017
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Just Relax

Pam Esselstyn gets a bit of a surprise as she has her hair styled on Monday night, March 27, during the ‘Relax for a Reason’ fundraiser at Element Day Spa. The event raised money for the Charlestown YMCA.

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Marathon Bombing Survivor,Sister Unite on Racecourse for MGH this Year

April 7, 2017
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Marathon Bombing Survivor,Sister Unite on Racecourse for MGH this Year

By Seth Daniel Wherever two or more runners come together, in Boston, a Marathon is likely to be run, and this year one Charlestown woman and her sister – a survivor of the 2013 Marathon Bombing – will celebrate a special bond in running the Boston Marathon together for the first time to help...

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Warren Prescott to Celebrate Decade of Parents Foundation on Sunday

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the City’s schools, when parents run late picking kids up from school, if they don’t have a relative close at hand, it can be an extremely stressful situation. A parent can feel all alone, trapped unexpectedly in traffic or at work while their children need to be picked up. At...

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