We know that it’s easy to fall behind on the news. If you fell behind this week, here are five stories we think you should check out.
Young townie aims to bring back carnival: Fourth-generation townie Sean Boyle told the Charlestown Neighborhood Council this week that . The story drew a quick response, and we’d also like to hear of the old carnival.
Charlestown Appreciation Awards seek nominees: The will take place on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the new Knights of Columbus Hall at 545 Medford Street.
Neighborhood council steps up MBTA fight: Local group has now collected 500 signatures and the support of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council. The group presented to the council Tuesday. Following the presentation, the council approved a motion authorizing the council to , noting the council’s opposition and desire to have a community meeting on the matter in town.
MGH doctor to run Boston Marathon in honor of young Charlestown girl: This April, a Boston doctor will and run the Boston Marathon in honor of a six-year-old townie recovering from leukemia. Dr. Howard J. Weinstein aims to raise $100,000 before the race, and aims to apply those funds to help Lily Waldeck and other children like her.
Charlestown real estate prices eek up in 2011: As home prices increased across most of Boston in 2011, Charlestown followed, but the town remains than many other neighborhoods, according to data from Link Boston. Out of 12 major Boston neighborhoods, Charlestown was the fifth least expensive, and fourth least expensive on a per-square foot basis.