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The Rocking Chair’s Journey

September 22, 2011
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As the reds and yellows of fall begin to replace another summer, I am reminded of a piece which appeared in the Charlestown Patriot during the summer of 1983. The story was influenced by the feelings that I hold for a small New Hampshire cottage that became part of my family’s life some forty...

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Howie Long Recognized as ‘Hometown Hero’

September 16, 2011
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Howie Long Recognized as ‘Hometown Hero’

In a well-attended dedication ceremony, National Football League Hall of Famer Howie Long was recognized as the first-ever recipient of a “NFL Hometown Hero” award.  According to George Veras, director of the “Hometown Hero” program for the NFL, “This unveiling is the first of its kind as part of a national campaign to re-connect...

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14th Annual Art in the Park Set for This Saturday, Sept.10

September 9, 2011
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14th Annual Art in the Park Set for This Saturday, Sept.10

Art in the Park, sponsored by the Artists Group of Charlestown, is considered one of New England’s finest “out door” art events with artists from Boston and beyond. The Artists’ Group of Charlestown is proud to announce the 14th Annual ART in the PARK 2011 to be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10...

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Boston National Historical Park Will Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11

September 9, 2011
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Boston National Historical Park Will Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11

To honor the memory of the men and women who were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, National Park Service Rangers will place 3000 flags on the grounds of the Bunker Hill Monument and offer historical talks every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept, 11,...

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CHAD Tennis Wraps Up a Successful Summer Season

September 9, 2011
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CHAD Tennis Wraps Up a Successful Summer Season

CHAD Tennis Club hosted its first summer program since CHAD took over the management of the Stillman Tennis Center this past December. The CHAD Tennis Program is one of those rare gems located within our neighborhood yet many of us fail to realize the extent of this treasure found within the humble facility –namely...

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September 11th Memorial Event

September 9, 2011
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Please join the Friends of City Square Park, the Charlestown Mothers Association and the Gardens for Charlestown along with elected officials, local clergy and representatives of the Boston Fire Department on Sunday Sept. 11, at noon in City Square Park.  We will be remembering those lost on this, the tenth anniversary of that tragic...

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September 11th Memorial Event

September 1, 2011
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September 11th Memorial Event

Please join the Friends of City Square Park, the Charlestown Mothers Association and the Gardens for Charlestown along with elected officials, local clergy and representatives of the Boston Fire Department on Sunday Sept. 11, at noon in City Square Park.  We will be remembering those lost on this, the tenth anniversary of that tragic...

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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

September 1, 2011
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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

Congressman Mike Capuano represents Charlestown. He remains, after all these years, outspoken, independent and avowedly wed to the needs of the voters of this district. The following is a Q&A with Congressman Capuano conducted earlier this week with Josh Resnek of the Patriot-Bridge. Question: Your feeling about the economy today. Are we in a...

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Barry Playground Opening Set for September 10

September 1, 2011
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino will join Charlestown residents to unveil more than $860,000 in improvements to Barry Playground on Saturday, September 10, at 9 a.m. Located at 41 Medford Street, the opening of Barry Playground highlights the Mayor’s commitment to the parks and open spaces in Charlestown.  The total design and construction cost for...

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The End

September 1, 2011
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Summer was almost over, the five of us walked down Pearl Street towards the big Mystic River, we had our towels over our shoulders and we decided to go for a swim at Dewey Beach. It was the fifties and Dewey beach had seen a lot of better days; the beach was littered with...

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