Neighborhood Round-Up

Charlestown Branch Library Remains Closed

For the health and safety of our patrons and staff, all locations of the Boston Public Library, including the Charlestown Branch, remain closed. Please do not make returns or donations until the library re-opens.  All of our online services, collections, and programs are available at the BPL website at If you need a library card, sign up for an e-card at www.bpl/ecard. If you are having trouble with your card or need assistance, email the library at [email protected]. Do you need to call the library? Call General Reference at 617-536-5400 and Tech Assistance at 617-859-2323. To contact the Charlestown Branch Library, email Branch Librarian Maureen Marx at [email protected], Children’s Librarian Eileen Whittle at [email protected], and Adults Librarian Kathy Kire at [email protected] in touch with the Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library by visiting our Facebook page.

8th Hayes Square Reunion Notice

The Hayes Sq. Reunion Committee has decided to postpone our scheduled 8th HSR in October 2020.  We as a group came to this decision reluctantly, but better to be safe than sorry. Additionally, thanks for your support and we promise to keep you all notified utilizing both the Charlestown Patriot and our own Facebook page. Stay safe and healthy. We hope to see you soon. HSR Committee.

Tutoring and Homework Help: Now Available Online!

The Charlestown Lacrosse & Learning Center is offering socially distant homework help and tutoring to ALL students that may need a little help navigating the virtual learning space this semester.  For more information, please email to Reed at [email protected]

Free Wellness for Health Care Providers

ASANA Charlestown is now offering free live-streamed Yoga, Meditation, and Barre classes to Health Care Providers. The virtual studio’s aim is to offer a new way for people to sustain their wellness practices from home.  If you or someone you know would like more information on this initiative, please visit

Harvest on Vine Food Pantry Appeal

The Food Pantry has had a great need at this time and has been very busy serving many residents in town.  Donations of all non-perishable foods are 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. They are also looking for volunteers to assist with distribution. For more information, call Tom MacDonald 617-990-7314.

Daily Virtual Tours of USS Constitution 

USS Constitution is hosting daily live tours via Facebook Live at 10 a.m.  At this time, no Sailors assigned to USS Constitution have tested positive for COVID-19, and USS Constitution is following all preventative guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Department of the Defense and Navy leadership. At this time, USS Constitution’s crew has hosted 20 virtual tours, and they have been viewed by more than 500,000 people. The virtual tours are available at During the virtual tours, the ship’s active-duty Sailors take viewers through the ship, to include several areas normally closed to the public, and provide an opportunity to ask live questions.  The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of “Old Ironsides” and those associated with her.  To serve students and the public who are working remotely, the Museum is providing complimentary access to additional content on its digital platforms. For more information, visit

Charlestown Girls Softball Update!

Charlestown Girls softball is looking  for Spring season players in divisions 8u, 10u and 12u. Also, Summer season is planned to start at the end of June, seeking players for 10u, 12u, 14u and 18u. 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].

The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club Closed

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

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