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Charlestown is a beautiful, romantic unspoiled example of a late Georgian working port. Constructed between 1791 and 1801 by Charles Rashleigh. Originally built to export copper and import coal, it wasnot long before it was being used for the export of China Clay. 231 more words


From Poldark Harbor Views to Cornish Mines?

Poldark is a series of books that were published in the mid 1940’s to early 1950’s, and then later became a famous TV series. This TV series in case you are unfamiliar with it (as I was) takes place in the beautiful land of Cornwall. 435 more words


Family hopes to cash in on low-numbered plate for good cause

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Low number — scratch that, “low numbah” — Rhode Island license plates have been hot commodities for years. Now that most new Ocean State license plates simply have six numerical digits, anything else is a minor oddity — and a status symbol. 308 more words


Couple wants to auction prized No. 11 license plate for charity

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island couple is pushing for an exception to state law that would allow them to raise money for charity by selling their prized family heirloom — license plate No. 146 more words


Charlestown Little League Considering New Safety Measures After Tragic Accident

CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — A boy is in critical condition after he was hit in the chest with a baseball on Sunday.

“He pitched the ball. The ball then hit the child in the chest,” Boston EMS Deputy Superintendent Edmund Hassan said. 236 more words


Boy Hit In Chest By Baseball Rushed To Hospital

CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — A nine-year-old boy remains in critical condition after he was hit by a baseball Sunday afternoon.

Investigators say, the child, who was pitching, was struck in the chest by a line drive and knocked unconscious. 164 more words


A brief history of economic development in Somerville

This story was originally published in the Somerville Journal

With multiple development efforts in Davis Square, Union Square, and East Somerville, the city is on the edge of major changes. 691 more words