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Bishops Urge Support for Increase in Minimum Wage

May 11, 2018
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The following is a statement from the Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts In a civilized society every hard-working individual deserves to be compensated at a rate that is fair, just, and in line with the inherent dignity that we are all God’s children regardless of economic status. A fair and just wage directly supports...

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Taking Care of Our Veterans

May 11, 2018
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The recent announcement by Gov. Charlie Baker that the state has secured approximately $70 million in federal funding for the new, 154-bed Community Living Center at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home assures that this much-needed and important project will go forward. Our state leaders, most notably Gov. Baker, House Speaker Bob DeLeo, and Secretary of...

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Townie Sports

May 11, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN GIRLS SOFTBALL Charlestown Girls’ Softball is still looking for players for their spring league, ages 4-12. The league practices at the Charlestown High School turf field on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Alternatively, those interested can contact Jack Schievink at (617) 201-4507 or email at Charlestowngirlssoftball@gmail.com.   GET EM’ NEXT YEAR  Bruins defenseman...

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Little League Opens

May 4, 2018
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Little League Opens

Pirates player, Luke Nolan, running to first base during the Opening Day ceremonies of Charlestown Little League on Saturday, April 28. The annual parade and opening day games went off on a sunny morning, with Mayor Martin Walsh throwing out the first pitch.

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Parade Chief Marshal’s $10,000 Raffle

May 4, 2018
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Parade Chief Marshal’s $10,000 Raffle

Parade Chief Marshal  John Tkachuk stands by the bin from where he drew the winners of the $10,000 raffle. The first Chief Marshal’s time took place last Saturday night, April 28, in the Knights of Columbus Father Mahoney Hall.

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Neighborhood Round Up

May 4, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN GIRLS’ SOFTBALL STILL NEEDS PLAYERS Charlestown girls softball is still looking for players for our spring league ages 4 through 12. We are down at the high school turf field on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Or contact Jack Schievink at 617-201-4507 or   Charlestowngirlssoftball@gmail.com. HARVARD-KENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ANNUAL SPRING FUNDRAISER...

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CEO Maddox says Encore Boston Harbor Plans Entire ‘Entertainment District’

May 4, 2018
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Appearing before about 2,000 construction workers (many of whom are from Charlestown) sitting full of steak tips and on the future gaming floor, Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox breathed confidence into all listening about the future of Wynn in Everett. The comments came at a topping off celebration on Friday where Maddox said the...

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Teamsters Local 25 Hosts Annual Worker’s Day Memorial Service in Charlestown

May 4, 2018
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Worker’s Memorial Day was commemorated in Charlestown on April 28 as Teamsters Local 25 of Boston held its annual Workers Memorial Day service to remember those workers who have died on the job. Each year Teamsters Local 25 joins brothers and sisters in labor organizations across the country to remember workers killed, made sick or injured on...

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Police Briefs 05-03-2018

May 4, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Search Warrant 04/26/18 – As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the Bunker Hill housing development, a search warrant was executed on McNulty Court.   Drugs 04/27/18 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Main Street, two individuals were placed under arrest for possession of...

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Townie Sports

May 4, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN GIRLS SOFTBALL Charlestown Girls’ Softball is still looking for players for their spring league, ages 4-12. The league practices at the Charlestown High School turf field on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Alternatively, those interested can contact Jack Schievink at (617) 201-4507 or email at Charlestowngirlssoftball@gmail.com.   SETTIPANI COOKS UP A FINE SEASON...

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