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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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Read Boston Storymobile Makes a Stop at Bunker Hill

August 25, 2011
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Read Boston Storymobile Makes a Stop at Bunker Hill

The Navy Yard Children’s Quarter Day Care children and staff including (left to right) Kristine Smith, Dixie Stanislaus, and Paulina Vaca were engaged by Boston National Historical Park Ranger Merrill Kohlhofer at ReadBoston’s Storymobile special appearance at the Bunker Hill Lodge.

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USS Constitution to Set Sail on 2012 Forever Stamp

August 25, 2011
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USS Constitution to Set Sail on 2012 Forever Stamp

In 2012, the U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp featuring USS Constitution, the most famous ship of the War of 1812. With this stamp, the U.S. Postal Service commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a two-and-a-half year conflict with Great Britain that many Americans later came to view as the nation’s...

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Triple Play? House and Senate Report Out on Gambling Bill; Gov. Patrick Offers his Conditional Approval

August 25, 2011
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As expected, the House and the Senate have agreed on legislation for expanded gambling and have reported it out from committee and have made it available to the public in an action taken Tuesday by House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray. Governor Deval Patrick said he approved of the legislation and...

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