With the debut of the new film, "The Town," Charlestown gets national attention. The film is based on local author Chuck Hogan's crime thriller "Prince of Thieves," set in the neighborhood, where many of the scenes for the film were shot as well. But that's certainly not the most notable thing about Charlestown.
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