Neighborhood Round Up

Virtual Tours of USS Constitution

USS Constitution has begun offering virtual tours of the ship via Facebook LIVE. The ship is closed to the public until further notice to reduce exposure to the coronavirus.

Take a virtual tour here:

Charlestown Girls Softball Cancelled

All Charlestown Girls Softball canceled until further notice. If you have questions or concerns, contact Jack Schievink at 617-201-4507 or Billy Nugent at 617-447-3106 or via email at [email protected] .

Applications Available for CMA Scholarships

The Charlestown Mothers Association is pleased to offer up to $15,000 in college scholarships, to men and womenwho have been residents of Charlestown for at least five years, and will be attending college full-time this fall. The amount of  each scholarship awarded will be determined by the CMA Scholarship Committee. Last year, the CMA awarded 10 scholarships. Copies of the application are available at the “Scholarship” tab on the CMA website,, and also at the Charlestown Branch Library at the circulation desk. The completed application is due by April 24.

Michael P. Quinn Scholarship Applications Available

The 2020 Michael P. Quinn Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is a resident of Charlestown for the past four years (minimum) and will graduate with the Class of 2020. This scholarship is for twelve thousand ($12,000.00) for the recipient’s first year of college only. Applications can be picked up at Guidance Dept. at Charlestown High, Boston Latin, Boston Latin Academy and Boy’s & Girls Club, Charlestown Library and Malden Catholic High School. Application deadline is April 15,2020. If there are any questions, please call Ronan J FitzPatrick at 617-242-5493.

Harvest on Vine Food Pantry Appeal

The Food Pantry has had a great need for cereal to include in its distribution. At this time donations of all non-perishable foods are also greatly appreciated. Donations drops are: Food Pantry, 49 Vine St. (Hayes Square), The Cooperative Bank – 201 Main St. or the Parish Center – 46 Winthrop St. (by the Training Field). Or donate by sending checks to: Harvest on Vine, Parish Center, 46 Winthrop St., Charlestown, MA 02129. For more information, call Tom MacDonald 617-990-7314.

Old Charlestown Schoolboys Scholarship Applications Available

The Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association is offering a number of scholarships to high school senior boys who will be entering college, preparatory school, or technical school this year. Scholarships will also be awarded to college students who will be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year. Awards are open to any Charlestown schoolboy who is a senior in high school who has been a Charlestown resident for 4 or more years and will be entering college, preparatory school or technical school this year Applications may be obtained at the Charlestown Public Library and the Charlestown Boys and Girls Club, St. Mary-St Catherine of Siena offices, St Francis de Sales office, St John’s and First Church of Charlestown office. Because of school closings,. for this year, school transcripts are not required . Please fill out scholarship application and mail it in before April 15. If you have any questions, please call Jim O’Brien 617-543-5384.

The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club Closed

The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club will be closed until further notice.

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