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Letters to the Editor  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Thank You For Celebrating This Huge Win For Charlestown. We remain confident that our meeting with Mayor Walsh and the BPDA on July 22 was an incredibly ...

Neighborhood Round Up  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Navy Jazz Band Saturday. The Friends of the Training Field will be having a concert with the Navy Jazz Band on Saturday, Aug. 17, in the Training Field.

Charlestown High School teacher counts down to summer with crazy costumes  WDRB

A Charlestown High School teacher has started a tradition to keep students' attention until the final bell.

Charlestown High School principal named interim GCCS superintendent  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- Mark Laughner wiped away tears Tuesday night after being named the interim superintendent of Greater Clark County ...

Charlestown High Principal tapped as GCCS interim superintendent  WAVE 3

The Greater Clark County School District will soon have a new leader at the helm. Charlestown High School Principal Mark Laughner is being tapped to take ...

TRACK AND FIELD: Charlestown middle school sprinter flashing great potential  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — The Charlestown High School girls basketball and girls track teams have multiple prospects who will be looking to make some noise for the ...

Charlestown High School football looks to rebound from losing season  Courier Journal

A year ago, the Charlestown High School football team got off to a rocky, losing four of its first five games.

Sharing their faith | Sports  Newsandtribune

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has seen strong growth in Southern Indiana in recent years.

Amazon to fund breakfast program at Charlestown High  WAVE 3

CHARLESTOWN, IN (WAVE) - Charlestown High School has become one of just 100 schools in America to receive a grant from Amazon, encouraging students ...

Charlestown teen splits time between home, Hollywood to act on TV show  WAVE 3

Fifteen-year-old Dallas Edwards is a freshman at Charlestown High, and despite some serious Hollywood success, he has no immediate plans to leave Indiana ...

Charlestown running back has big goals for 2019 season  WLKY Louisville

Charlestown running back has big goals for 2019 season.

Wellesley's Ben Elwy teaching free Arabic & Cultural Education class  The Swellesley Report

I sat there in the bleachers at graduation, cheering on the Wellesley High School Class of 2019 as they celebrated their big day. Then I heard Principal Chisum ...

GCCS makes leadership changes | News  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — The Greater Clark County Schools Board of Trustees approved several leadership changes in the district this week.

Townie Sports  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

CHS names former star Hugh Coleman as hoop coach. Charlestown High School has hired one of the state's most successful high school basketball coaches, ...

Mark Laughner named Greater Clark's permanent superintendent | News  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Mark Laughner now is Greater Clark County Schools' superintendent.

Teachers, parents calling for more student supports  BayStateBanner

While Boston Teachers Union leadership is in the midst of negotiations over pay raises and other matters with Boston Public Schools officials, outside the Bruce ...

Charlestown police station nears completion | News  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — A project that's been in talks for decades in Charlestown is getting final touches, and within the next few weeks the city police department ...

Greater Clark makes leadership changes | News  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Seven members of Greater Clark County Schools' administrative team will change roles starting with the 2019-20 school year as ...

Hundreds gather for fallen Charlestown Sgt. Ben Bertram  Evening News and Tribune

CHARLESTOWN — Hundreds of people gathered this morning at Charlestown High School for a Celebration of Life for fallen Charlestown Sgt. Ben Bertram.

How to pay your respects to the Indiana police officer killed in crash  Courier Journal

Funeral arrangements have been set for Charlestown Police Officer Benton Bertram who died in a crash while chasing a suspect.

To Revive Charlestown High's Theater Program, It's The Life Of A Salesman  WBUR

Charlestown High School hasn't had a dedicated theater program for two decades. Building one from scratch is the challenge facing teacher Alex Johnson.

Boston Public Schools employee on leave after allegedly inappropriately touching a Charlestown High School student

A Boston Public Schools employee is on paid leave after a Charlestown High School student said he touched her inappropriately and discussed his sex life with ...

Courier Journal Indiana high school football players, coach of the year  Courier Journal

Charlestown's Marion Lukes stepped into the spotlight with an outstanding junior season, finishing with 2,599 rushing yards on his way to being named the ...

High bond set for suspect in fatal Charlestown police pursuit  Evening News and Tribune

SCOTT COUNTY — Surrounded by three sheriff's officers and with a dozen Charlestown police officers behind him, the suspect in a pursuit that led to the death ...

Dog-friendly 5K honors fallen Charlestown officer

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. — The Charlestown Police Department is giving you and your dog a chance to run for a good cause. This April, the department will host ...

In Dramatic Shift, Harvard-Kent To Get Sixth Grade Added in 2020  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Last fall, Interim Supt. Laura Perille and her team came to Charlestown High School to talk about BuildBPS and new changes to education in the Town – but she ...

Charlestown High School teacher nominated for $100,000 award for work with Diploma Plus Program

Sunny Pai has spent the past six years focusing on the needs of students in the Diploma Plus Program at Charlestown High School. Because of that work, he's ...

Red Sox giving back to community ahead of One Boston Day  WCVB Boston

Students were overjoyed as the Red Sox gave dozens of students tickets to an upcoming game.

Charlestown High’s Change Starts from the Top  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

By George K. Regan Jr. In 1974, as Mayor Kevin White's Press Secretary, I became the spokesperson for bussing in Boston. I saw first-hand how bussing tore ...

Both students, host families learn through exchange | News  Evening News and Tribune

CLARK COUNTY — For student Mina Huang, the past academic year has been an education in a variety of ways.

Amazon surprises southern Indiana students with 'Breakfast Bonanza'  WDRB

On Wednesday morning, Amazon employees held a cooking contest to emphasize the importance of a healthy breakfast.

Schools again face budget cuts  BayStateBanner

In what has become a yearly ritual in the Boston Public Schools community, parents, teachers and school leaders are grappling with budget reductions and the ...

Charlestown High School student now serving as Clark County Deputy Coroner  WDRB

CHARLESTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The students at Charlestown High School have won a lot of awards and accolades over the years, but senior Alexis Taylor's ...

Why these high school valedictorians struggle to succeed  PBS NewsHour

High school valedictorians are the best in their class academically. But a new report finds that the top graduates of Boston's public high schools are encountering ...

CELL celebrates newly endorsed Early College high schools  UIndy News

INDIANAPOLIS—The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) celebrated eight newly-endorsed and three re-endorsed Early College High ...

Man involved in car chase that killed Indiana cop gets 30 years in prison  Courier Journal

Benjamin Eads was sentenced in Scott County Friday to 30 years in prison in connection with a chase that killed Charlestown Police Sgt. Benton Bertram.

Southern Indiana high school recap: Providence routs Switzerland County  Courier Journal

The Pioneer got out to an early lead and blew out the Pacers.

Police organize 5K9 race where dogs are welcome in fallen K9 officer’s honor  WAVE 3

CHARLESTOWN, IN (WAVE) - It's been three months since Sergeant Ben Bertram was killed in a crash during a high speed chase through Clark and Scott ...

GCCS school board seeking superintendent applications, stakeholder feedback  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — The superintendent search for Greater Clark County Schools is a lot like fishing at this point, school board president Katie Hutchinson ...

GCCS to host public meeting on superintendent contract  Evening News and Tribune

CLARK COUNTY — Greater Clark County Schools will hold a public hearing Tuesday regarding a proposed superintendent contract for interim superintendent ...

New Principal at Charlestown High School  WAVE

A southern Indiana principal won't be leading his school next year. The Greater Clark County School Board decided to remove Keith Hedges from Charlestown ...

Greater Clark Schools taking applications for superintendent, asking community for feedback  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- Greater Clark County Schools is looking for a new superintendent, and it is asking the community to help determine the type ...

The Boston Public Schools Innovation Incubator - Next Gen Learning in Action  Education Week

By Karissa Goff and Camella Scott, Boston Public Schools Office of Innovation. Boston Public Schools (BPS) is discovering that designing the future is not just ...

Lauded Charlestown High program in jeopardy  The Boston Globe

Diploma Plus has helped hundreds of struggling students by building a supportive community and allowing students to study in small classes, at their own pace.

Fundraisers to help Charlestown Police Department honor the memory of Sgt. Ben Bertram  WAVE 3

It's been just over two months since a Charlestown Police Officer was killed during a chase through Clark and Scott County. Sergeant Ben Bertram's death was a ...

UPDATE: Charlestown High School principal arrested for OWI  Evening News and Tribune

Charlestown High School Principal Keith Hedges was arrested Sunday evening for drunken driving.

Scott Brown plays hoops with former Charlestown High star, then takes in a Celine Dion concert in New Zealand  The Boston Globe

There's no end to the demands placed on the US ambassador to New Zealand and former senator from Massachusetts.

Charlestown Police officer killed in pursuit remembered for his bravery and sacrifice  WDRB

Officer Benton Bertram was part of the K-9 division and graduated from Charlestown High School.

Two newcomers square off for Greater Clark Dist. 1 seat  Newsandtribune

Two newcomers are vying for the school board seat for District 1, which is comprised of Washington, Bethlehem, Owen and Oregon townships. Board member ...

Your go-to guide for Southern Indiana holiday events  Evening News and Tribune

A slew of holiday-related events will kick-off next week in Southern Indiana. Find all the details below.

Heslam: Hands-on headmaster eyes change at Charlestown High  Boston Herald

The measure of William Thomas' success as Charlestown High School headmaster is what you can't see or hear in the hallways. Students aren't there. They are ...

Roster for the 2019 Bunker Hill Parade  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

This information is printed as an informational guide only. The parade line up is subject to change by the parade committee. The Parade starts at Hayes Square.

VIDEO: Sgt. Ben Bertram Celebration of Life | Multimedia  Newsandtribune

Visitation will be 12 noon to 7 p.m. Thursday with funeral *service* at 7 p.m. at the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel. Online condolences to

Charlestown High to Lose Air Force JROTC  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Budget cuts and declining enrollment have forced Charlestown High School to close its Air Force JROTC program at the end of this year. The program has been ...

Hundreds Turn Out For Free Community Cruise in Boston Harbor  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Story by Marianne Salza. Six-hundred passengers boarded the Provincetown II for a free community cruise in celebration of summer. Boston Harbor Now ...

Red Sox give back to community ahead of One Boston Day  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - Red Sox players made the rounds in the community Friday as part of the One Boston initiative. “It's a special day in Boston, and I think it's a ...

Charlestown-raised "American Horror Story" actor returns home to encourage students  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — Bo Roberts remembers his time at Charlestown High School with mixed feelings.

Greater Clark County Schools inching closer to finding new superintendent  WDRB

The district is sending surveys to parents and enlisting the help of IU professors to find the best possible candidates.

Company tours encourage students to pursue manufacturing | News  Evening News and Tribune

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Regional companies want to encourage more people to pursue jobs in manufacturing. This week, about 20 local manufacturers spread ...

‘City on a Hill’ Review: Kevin Bacon’s Showtime Drama Is a Good Ol’ Boston Cop Story  IndieWire

Boston is spilling out of “City on a Hill” like a hot cup of clam chowder in an undercooked bread bowl. Characters don't just wear Red Sox caps or Celtics T-shirts; ...

UPDATE: Social media threat referencing 'CHS' deemed not credible  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — A concerning image posted on Snapchat and shared by a student living in New Albany led to increased police presence at Charlestown ...

Guest Op-ed National Service Makes Local Impact: AmeriCorps Members Are Strengthening Greater Boston Communities  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

By Barbara Moffat and Emily Haber. In his inaugural address, President John F. Kennedy asked Americans what they could do for their country. Nearly 60 years ...

Meet Judge Robert Ronquillo: Boston Municipal Court Chief Tells Kids to Strive for Education, Dreams  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

For an adult, it's no small task to keep high schoolers on the edge of their seats, engaged and hanging on every word. But that's just what Boston Municipal Court ...

Robert ‘Ikie’ Cullen of Andover, at 90, worked on Boston waterfront  Boston Herald

Robert “Ikie” Cullen of Andover, formerly of Charlestown, died Friday, April 19. He was 90. He was born and raised in Charlestown and attended Charlestown ...

Charlestown High School teacher struck by car; arrest made  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana high school teacher is recovering in the hospital after being struck by a car. Charlestown school officials say ...

2019 IASB High School Broadcasting Competition Awards announced  UIndy News

Porter County Career and Technical Center won Television School of the Year and Homestead High School won Radio School of the Year at the 2019 Indiana ...

Woman accused of injuring high school teacher due in court  WLKY Louisville

On Monday afternoon, a Clark County woman accused of seriously injuring a high school teacher is due in court.

Charlestown's first-half point total the 10th-highest ever  USA TODAY High School Sports

Charlestown re-wrote the school record books in just 24 minutes Friday night. The Pirates scored 10 touchdowns on their way to a 72-0 halftime lead over ...

Charlestown begins street renovation project | News  Evening News and Tribune

CHARLESTOWN—A repaved road is one of the first steps in a renovation project that will improve both the safety and the looks of Monroe Street in Charlestown.

GCCS to switch to academy model: Curriculum will focus more on career-oriented education  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — High school students at Greater Clark County Schools will soon see changes in their educational experiences.

A local youth soccer revival – The Horizon  IU Southeast Horizon

Crisp morning air, a harmony of chirping birds and clanking soccer cleats on pavement provide the soundscape to Saturday morning recreational soccer games.

Massachusetts gives Holyoke $131,600 grant for early college program for high schoolers

Hundreds of high school students will begin taking courses at college campuses this fall under an early-college program Massachusetts has outlined for ...

Timing of anti-Pleasant Ridge development banner removal questioned  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — For around two weeks, the truck with an illegal banner sat on Harold Goodlett's property.

Charlestown High grad’s athletic apparel company takes off  The Boston Globe

Mattapan's Peter Edouard always loved basketball, and now he's finding success designing local team uniforms.

Boston Public School students showcase artistic talents at the annual BPS Citywide Arts Festival, June 4-6  Sampan

Three-day event will feature student exhibits, performances in music, dance, theatre and spoken word WHAT: More than 1100 student performers and.

Southern Indiana high school football preview capsules  The Courier-Journal

A team-by-team look at the 2017 high school football season in Southern Indiana.

Kidney patient released to attend Charlestown homecoming  The Courier-Journal

Sarah Booth didn't let kidney transplant complications stop her from walking in Charlestown High's homecoming Friday night.

Training Field to Host Concert  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The Charlestown High School ensemble band will be center stage in the Training Field on Saturday afternoon, July 28, in a unique event to help bolster usage ...

Alternative program thrives  Boston Herald

Students who have long struggled in traditional Boston high schools are getting extra support to earn a high school diploma in a new unorthodox Boston Public ...

HOLIDAY SPIRIT: Charlestown's Christmas City a labor of love  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — There are roughly 8100 people living in Charlestown.

High school football coach arrested in drug roundup apologizes to community  WDRB

Smuggling in steroids from across the globe. Jeffersonville Police say that's what landed a local high school football coach behind bars. Ryan Grace was a ...

Central tops Souhegan in ''Granite State Challenge'; scholarships offered  The Union Leader

Can you name the Hall of Fame Boston Red Sox catcher nicknamed Pudge who graduated from New Hampshire's Charlestown High School? That question ...

Targeting Addiction | Harvard Medical School  Harvard Medical School

At a time when U.S. health officials are calling opioid misuse and addiction a serious national crisis, Harvard Medical School's MEDscience program is using its ...

CHARLESTOWN FOOTBALL SEASON PREVIEW: Pirates to begin Ward Era on Friday  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — Looking back over the last seven seasons, it's tough to argue that Charlestown hasn't been the most successful school in the local area.

Brownstown Central, Crothersville girls' basketball teams conclude summer play  Seymour Tribune

CHARLESTOWN Basketball is almost always in season for high school players across Indiana. Whether it's just getting some shots up, or playing in a ...

Youngsters show their best animals at Clark County 4-H  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — Sixty years ago, John Neofes began showing cattle as part of Clark County 4-H. In the 10 years that followed up to 1969, he won ...

IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit  IU Southeast Horizon

IU Southeast graduate Hayley Little is now the coach for the IU Southeast cheerleading team she said helped build her. Admittedly, Little enjoys her coaching ...

Norris W. Moore  The Republic

Norris W. Moore SUN CITY CENTER, FL Norris W. Moore, 73, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Norris was born in ...

Kewan Platt: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kewan Platt, a Fitchburg State junior, elbowed Nate Tenaglia of Nichols, during a Division III basketball game in Massachusetts. Platt is a criminal justice major.

A day in the life of a Harvard custodian  Harvard Gazette

Ana Osorio is a custodian working at Harvard Business School, where she is in charge of cleaning the common spaces at McArthur Hall, which provides ...

Heslam: Boston students make strong argument for debate teams  Boston Herald

Charlestown High School junior and aspiring lawyer Mohammad Umar was so nervous at the start of his first debate tournament last year that his left leg was ...

Young Charlestown actor likes 'Masterminds' role  The Courier-Journal

Dallas Edwards stars in the movie with Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis.

Lorraine Coffin, 61

FRAMINGHAM – Lorraine Coffin, 61, a longtime resident of Framingham, died Friday, June 21, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Boston, she was the ...

Southern IN police officer killed in line of duty crash laid to rest  WAVE 3

The funeral *service* held inside Charlestown High School brought hundreds out to say their final goodbyes to the young officer.

Should Immigration Be Part of High School Curricula?  VICE

State curricula tend to place more emphasis on the experiences of families who entered Ellis Island in the early 1900s than those crossing into Arizona or fleeing ...

School Police Officers Would Get Sweeter Pension Terms Under Boston City Council Proposal | NewBostonPost  NewBostonPost

Boston city councilors want school police officers in the city to be able to maximize their pensions at age 60 instead of 65. All 13 city councilors this week ...

Miss Clark County crowned | News  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — Kennedy Easton, 18, daughter of Jeff and Christen Gordon and sponsored by B and G Enterprises and Sons LLP of Charlestown, was ...

Memorial falls to No. 2 Greensburg in regional championship  Evansville Courier & Press

After holding off Salem in the semifinal, Memorial had its season end in the regional championship. The Tigers lost to Greensburg 50-46.

Boston candidate Julia Mejia seeks to be first immigrant woman councilor  Sampan

Julia Mejia is running for a Boston at-large council seat.

New Hood Park Plan Gets Rough Outing at CNC over Building Height  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The new Hood Park revised master plan didn't get too many supporters on Tuesday night, Oct. 2, at the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC), with most ...

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