2 hrs ago
This Weekend in Somerville: Memorial Day Parade, Chainsaw Maidens from Hell, and Boston's Calling
Boston Calling Okay, it's not in Somerville, but it's cool. This two-day festival will feature 18 bands, including Fun, The National, Of Monsters of Men and The Shins.
6 hrs ago
5 Things: RIF Volunteers Needed, Writers Deadline
High: 69, Low: 52. Memorial Day weekend forecast: Showers are likely both Saturday and Sunday, with highs in the upper 50s and lows around 46 degrees.
10 hrs ago
Mayor Announces $1.8 Billion Capital Plan
The mayor last week announced a plan to invest $1.8 billion over the next five years in capital projects across the city, including $1.6 million for a new park near Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Charlestown Navy Yard.
Thu May 23, 2013
What Do You Want in a Park? Boston Wants to Know
What makes a park great? Is it the amount of open space, the prevalence of natural features, shade trees, trails, benches, gardens or playgrounds? Is it a community gardenor a nice space with benches? Does it look like City Square , John Harvard Mall or another site in Charlestown? The city of Boston has begun its effort to plan for the ... (more)
This Week on Charlestown Live: Father Mahoney
This week's Charlestown Live program will feature host Billy Boyle with guest the Rev.
Sister of Charlestown murder suspect charged with threatening witnesses
Suffolk County prosecutors have charged the sister of an accused murderer with threatening two witnesses in his case over the phone and on Facebook.
Connolly Opens Charlestown Office
Nearly 50 volunteers gathA ered at 295 Main Street to open the campaign office in Charlestown.
Wed May 22, 2013
Charlestown drug court opens to offer treatment as alternative to prison
A new drug court designed to assist individuals on probation who suffer with chronic substance abuse is now up and running in Charlestown.
Sun May 19, 2013
Sat May 18, 2013
City of Boston
Mayor Menino Announces $1.8 Billion Capital Plan with Focus on Investments in Neighborhoods
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today joined city officials and community leaders at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown to highlight the City's five year, $1.8 billion Capital Plan, which includes 341 projects across Boston and covers the building and maintenance of all the City's infrastructure including roads, buildings, key technology ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Police Booking Log: Prostitution Bust at East Somerville Hotel
Arrests made by the Somerville Police Department from May 6 to May 12. Please remember that the charges listed below do not indicate a conviction.
City: Help us pick where to put new Hubway stations in South Boston,...
A screenshot of the CoUrbanize website, which shows a map of existing Hubway stations and the areas being looked at for new stations.
Local Student Honored with Max Warburg Courage Award
Gardner Pilot Academy student and Charlestown resident Yumin Lisa Wei, right, accepts her award from Mayor Menino and Gardner intern Sandy Simeon.
Tue May 14, 2013
5 Things: Dennis Lehane Talk, Skin Cancer Screening
2. Author talk: Dennis Lehane, a Boston native and author of such books as "Gone Baby Gone," "Shutter Island" and "Mystic River," will be speaking at the South End Library tonight at 6:30 p.m. Lehane most recently published "Live by Night," in 2012.
Mayor Menino: Don't Let Candidates 'Tear This School System Down'
Mayor Tom Menino cautioned Boston residents not to focus on negative portrayals of the Boston Public School system as the city's mayoral race heats up.
Mon May 13, 2013
PHOTOS: Mayor's Coffee at John Harvard Mall
Mayor Tom Menino wasn't able to make the Mayor's Neighborhood Coffee Hour on Friday, May 10 at Charlestown's John Harvard Mall park, but residents were still able to enjoy a beautiful morning outdoors, along with free refreshments and coffee.
Sun May 12, 2013
Fatal Shooting; Development Plans for Tavern on the Water, Ropewalk
Life gets busy, and Patch certainly understands that. So with that in mind, here are a few stories you might have missed on Charlestown Patch this week: Man Fatally Shot on Monument Street -Boston Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Monument Street that occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday night.
Fri May 10, 2013
Charlestown-wide Yard Sale Rescheduled
The townwide yard sale that was scheduled this Saturday in Charlestown has been postponed because of expected rain.
Developer Proposes Apartments, Mural for Ropewalk
A new development team has stepped forward with plans to renovate the long-vacant Ropewalk building in the Charlestown Navy Yard, hoping to turn it into apartments with a museum mural located the length of the building.
Thu May 09, 2013
City Hall To Go Truck Visiting Charlestown Friday
Boston's City Hall To Go truck will be back in Charlestown on Friday, May 10 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. during Mayor Tom Menino's Neighborhood Coffee Hour at John Harvard Mall park .