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Great Friends and Teammates

October 13, 2011
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Great Friends and Teammates

Members of the Charlestown Youth Soccer Association GU10-1 team Alta Godfrey, Lucie King and Katie Evans.

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Ashley Goldman to Appear on Dancing with the Stars

October 13, 2011
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Ashley Goldman to Appear on Dancing with the Stars

Ashley Goldman of Charlestown and her partner Ron Garber will be competing in a special competition Oct 17 on the television show Dancing with the Stars. Six couples ages 17 to 21 were chosen from national auditions held this summer to compete in the Battle of the Ballroom.  After Monday night’s competition, three couples...

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Charlestown Neighborhood Council to Hold Elections

October 13, 2011
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council is conducting the election for its 7 Precinct seats on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, West School St., Charlestown. Nomination papers are currently available at the Charlestown Public Library or electronically from any current member of the CNC. Candidates for these seats must be residents of Charlestown, must...

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BFD Dedicates New Fire Boat in Charlestown

October 6, 2011
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BFD Dedicates New Fire Boat in Charlestown

The Boston Fire Department dedicated their new 70’ high speed aluminum fire boat on Sept. 29 by the Residence Inn, Charlestown. This boat was built over the past year in Kingston, Ontario Canada by MetalCraft Marine at a cost of $4,211,019.00. It replaced a 39 year old fire boat now in use. This boat...

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Kick off the Halloween Season at the Charlestown Branch Library

October 6, 2011
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Kick off the Halloween Season at the Charlestown Branch Library

The Friends of the Charlestown Branch Library presents Halloween Nation: Behind the Scenes of America’s Fright Night with Lesley Bannatyne on Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. at the Charlestown Branch Library, 179 Main St Halloween Nation is the first book to delve into the popular culture of 21st century Halloween through the eyes and...

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Charlestown Live

October 6, 2011
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Charlestown Live

This week’s Charlestown Live program on BNN-TV will begin a new era as the show moves forward after the untimely death of host Peter Looney in August. On Thursday, Oct. 6, Kathy Giordano, host/producer, will introduce three new, exciting hosts to the viewers: Al Carrier, Diane Grant and Dan Ryan.  They will continue to...

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Friendly’s Files for Bankruptcy; Charlestown Location to Close

October 6, 2011
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Charlestown’s Friendly’s is being closed, it has been revealed. The doors are now locked and everyone working there has lost their job. Friendly’s officials said it is one of 30 underperforming locations to be closed in Massachusetts. The company has filed for bankruptcy in order to reorganize itself, to streamline the operation and to...

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Local Charlestown Boys Earn Spots on the Greater Boston Junior Bruins Pee Wee Major Team

September 29, 2011
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Local Charlestown Boys Earn Spots on the Greater Boston Junior Bruins Pee Wee Major Team

A Pair of local youth hockey players will travel to Quebec, Canada as members of the Greater Boston Junior Bruins Pee Wee All – Stars. Nolan Doherty and Cam DelValle who both played for the Charlestown Youth Hockey program are among the top 19 Pee Wee Major players from the Greater Boston League who...

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Charlestown Resident Attends MGH’s 200th Anniversary Gala

September 29, 2011
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Charlestown Resident Attends MGH’s 200th Anniversary Gala

To celebrate the 200th anni­versary of its founding, the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) hosted its Bicentennial Gala on Friday, September 16, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Hosted by MGH President Peter Slavin, MD, for over 1200 guests, the evening featured a surprise video clip from President Obama and performances by the Tanglewood...

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Barry Playground Opening

September 29, 2011
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Barry Playground Opening

Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined Charlestown residents to unveil $867,852 in improvements to Barry Playground, 41 Medford St. on Saturday Sept. 10.

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