We know it can be easy to fall behind on the news. If you fell behind this week, here are five stories we think you should take a look at.
Townie hockey an embarrassment of riches. Less than a month ago, Charlestown to the National Hockey League—with one going just across 93 to play for the Bruins. Back in April, helpful reader Kevin Kelly sent in these stats, describing the town's embarrassment of riches when it comes to hockey. . That's a lot of Townie hockey careers.
Warren beats Brown in Charlestown for the second quarter. Elizabeth Warren Sen. Scott Brown in Boston in the second quarter of 2012, according to recently-released Federal Elections Commission data, but not by much. In Charlestown, Warren raised 50 percent more than her opponent, and clocked two-thirds more transactions.
The painter of Walford Way. While Dennis Smith goes to his doctor’s appointments and takes his medicine, he said it’s that really help him deal with his cancer. “I’m trying to fight it,” Smith said. “The art is keeping me alive. Keeping my spirits up.” And, if painting is his primary medicine, he takes it at a high dosage.
Charlestown man charged with knife attack. Police Charlestown resident John Delaney, Friday, in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Monument Square last week.
Charlestown firm snags $250,000 BRA contract. The Boston Redevelopment Authority's board of directors recently approved a not to exceed $250,000 with Charlestown-based Boston Interactive to revamp the authority’s web site.