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Boston's Pools Opening Soon for Summer
Soon, you'll be able to cool down in a city pool any day of the week. The city announced on Monday that Boston's 10 Centers for Youth and Families city swimming pools and one city beach will stay open every day of the week starting on June 29. In addition to the 10 pools open seven days a week, all of the city's pools are open on Sundays from 11:30 ... (more)
Mon Jun 17, 2013
City of Boston
Mayor Menino Jump Starts Summer as City Pools to Open 7 Days a Week
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today jump started the summer pool season in Boston and announced that, for the second summer in a row, the City of Boston's Boston Centers for Youth & Families will open 10 City swimming pools and one beach 7 days a week beginning June 29th.
Politicians on Parade in Charlestown
With Boston's mayoral and City Council races heating up, many of the candidates turned out Sunday for Charlestown's Bunker Hill Day Parade, taking advantage of an opportunity to get their faces and names out in the community.
Robert a DeLeo won't rule out try for Corner Office
House Speaker Robert a DeLeo, long seen as being politically stalled as the probation scandal swirled around the State House, left the door open to a gubernatorial run yesterday after receiving a glowing introduction by state Rep. Eugene O'Flaherty and a standing ovation at the Bunker Hill Day breakfast in Charlestown.
Father Ronan: Battle Was Lost, But the War Was Won
This is the weekend we joyfully celebrate and remember the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill, as it is called.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Suspicious Package in the Navy Yard, Polk St. Project and CHS Graduation
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: Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Box at Constitution Plaza -The area around Constitution Plaza in the Charlestown Navy Yard was shut down for about an hour Friday afternoon while Massachusetts ... (more)
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Carr: Stench from garage finally out
Thirty-three years - that's how long the state police had to wait to use their Lancaster Street garage surveillance as evidence in court.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Box at Constitution Plaza
The area around Constitution Plaza in the Charlestown Navy Yard was shut down for about an hour Friday afternoon while Massachusetts State Police investigated a suspicious package that had been left in the lobby of 1 Constitution St. The report of a suspicious, unattended box came in at around 12:30 p.m. A State Police bomb squad arrived on the ... (more)
Is West Nile Virus Coming to Charlestown?
After a particularly tough year for the West Nile virus in 2012, Massachusetts health officials are bracing for what could be another busy summer for the mosquito-borne illness.
Race for Mayor of Charlestown Returns
Thanks to the Townie Association, what began in 1982 by the "Charlestown to Charlestown" Committee, once again residents have the opportunity to run for "Mayor of Charlestown," a position with no real or legal responsibilities, but an honorary title.
Bridge Bells Will Ring Again
On Saturday, June 8th, the Charlestown Bells, the interactive musical sculpture located along the locks of the Charles River Basin were removed from their current location and transported to the workshop of the artist who originally created and installed them, Paul Matisse.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Charlotte Golar Richie snags top spot in key Bunker Hill Day march
"It's first come, first serve," said Arthur Hurley, chairman of the parade committee.
Boston Police Dept
City of Boston Traffic Advisory: Bunker Hill Day Parade in Charlestown
The Bunker Hill Day Parade and related events will be held in Charlestown this weekend.
State Senator DiDomenico to hold Charlestown office hours
State Senator Sal DiDomenico will hold local office hours on Friday, June 14, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Zume's Coffee House, 223 Main St., Charlestown.
Meet the New Mayor of Charlestown Tonight
Rain is likely in the evening, mainly after 3 a.m. High: 67, Low: 52. 2. Mayor's Night: The next Mayor of Charlestown will be named tonight during the community's annual pre-Bunker Hill Day celebration at Eden Street Park from 7-9 p.m. Bring your beach chairs and blankets and enjoy live entertainment, refreshments and the big announcement.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Register for Bunker Hill 8K Race, Fun Run
The evening will be mostly cloudy, gradually becoming clear. High: 69, Low: 52. 2. Blood pressure screenings: MGH Charlestown offers free blood pressure screenings on the second Wednesday of the month.
The Somerville News
Newstalk - June 12
Happy Birthdays this week to some of our fans here in the Ville and elsewhere from the Ville: to a good guy, Ken Ward, who is celebrating.
The Somerville News
Historical Fact of the Week - June 12
If you drive out of Boston over the Leonard P. Zakim Bridge, the first exit brings you to Sullivan Square at the Charlestown/Somerville line.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Police Reports: Multiple Arrests for Cocaine Possession
These reports were collected from the Boston Police Department and took place between June 4 and 9 within Charlestown's District A-15.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
CHAD March Against Drugs Tonight
Showers are likely in the evening. High: 75, Low: 63. 2. CHAD March: Charlestown Against Drugs will hold the annual March Against Drugs tonight beginning at 6 p.m. at Boston Police Department's District A-1 Station .