Sean Hennessey, Public Affairs Officer for the National Park Service, will join host Kathy Giordano on Charlestown Live.
This week's Charlestown Live program will feature host Kathy Giordano with guest Sean Hennessey, Public Affairs Officer for the National Park Service. It will great to have Sean back on with us to discuss what's going on at NPS, both within Charlestown and at other locals across the City of Boston. The show can be seen live on Thursday, August 30 at 6:30 pm on BNN-TV channel 9, RCC channel 15 or on the web at www.bnntv.org. The program is repeated on the same channels and web site on Saturday at 8 pm and Monday at 10:30 am. For more information, contact Kathy Giordano at firstname.lastname@example.org
National Park Service rules stipulate that mobile vendors must move, but Mitch Peters and the NPS are working on a compromise.
Mitch Peters enjoys parking his truck in Monument Square, selling ice cream to visitors and giving real, townie directions to tourists. “I’ve been doing this truck for about 20 years now,” Peters said. “It’s not just an ice cream truck. It’s part of the community.” When people ask him for local advice, he said he always sends them to local businesses. But, as in earlier years, he faces a potential challenge this year form the National Park Service. “In order for a commercial operation such as a stationary vendor to be permitted on National Park Service property in Monument Square, we would have to allow the general public to participate in an open bidding process for that business opportunity,” said Sean Hennessey, a spokesman for the …