Tag: charlestown

  • His Name Was Joshua

    His Name Was Joshua

    After I attended the Homeless Memorial Service I came across a story that made me shake my head. A man, Clifton Moore, had been indicted for the murder of a homeless man named Joshua Rivera, age 54, in Charlestown. The crime was committed on Sept. 6 and according to the published details it was brutal. […]

  • Nathalie Hills: The Charlestown High Student who became responsible for her own education

    Nathalie Hills: The Charlestown High Student who became responsible for her own education

    Photo: InSaphoWeTrust Nathalie Hills sat on a cold bus seat bound for Charlestown High School in fall of 1979. The bus crossed over the Charlestown Bridge, revealing a crowd that had gathered to greet the students from the South End. Boston Police officers formed a protective barrier around the bus. Parents and children lined the […]