Monthly Archives: December 2010

Obituaries 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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Bobby ‘Fitta’ Fitzgerald Of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown Bobby “Fitta” Fitzgerald of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown, died suddenly on Dec. 11. He was the husband of the late Grace A. (Mahoney). His Funeral Mass will be Thursday at 10 a.m. Arrangements are by: Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown, 617-242-1509. – Francis X. Maher...

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Parent University at The Warren-Prescott School

December 10, 2010
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Parent University at The Warren-Prescott School

The Warren-Prescott School, in collaboration with the Family and Community Engagement Department of the Boston Public Schools, began its satellite Parent University program last Thursday.  Over 70 participants chose from six classes, each addressing a particular parental interest. Organizing the program was the Warren-Prescott School’s FCOC coordinator, Margaret “Alle” Hernandez who worked with the...

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Sports

December 10, 2010
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-By Kevin E. Kelly Who’s next?…As the third generation of Charlestown athletes make their mark in the various sports arenas, history has proven that anything is possible where “Townies” are concerned.  NFL Hall of Famer Howie Long, with his Charlestown roots, is a classic example of “dreams do come true.”  Who do you think...

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Police Briefs

December 10, 2010
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11/29/10 – Unarmed Robbery A victim on Starr King Court reported that, while waiting for a cab, four black males approached him and one of them stated “give us your money and you wont get hurt.” The victim complied and suspects fled the area. 11/30/10 – Vandalism A victim reported that his car was...

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In and out

December 10, 2010
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Mayor Menino has been in and out of the hospital recently, following his return from Italy with an infection and then a reaction to medications that were prescribed to him. His recovery has become more of a problem than his affliction. At least now he is out of the hospital and working at his...

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Obituaries 12-10-2010

December 10, 2010
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Joan Doe Charlestown resident Joan C. (Ferris) Doe of Charlestown died on Nov. 30. She was the former wife of Eugene Doe; devoted mother of Billie Jo Watson and her husband, Warren, of Medford and Eugene Doe and his partner, Raymond Lacey, of Georgia and sister of Robert Ferris and Jean D’Antnono, both of...

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Harvest On Vine Food Pantry and Charlestown community deliver Thanksgiving joy

December 2, 2010
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Harvest On Vine Food Pantry and Charlestown community deliver Thanksgiving joy

By Chris Prew Thanks to the generous support and efforts of the Charlestown community and a small army of businesses and civic organizations, the Harvest on Vine Food Pantry enabled 375 families to enjoy a happy Thanksgiving last week. That’s because through the Seventh Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Drive, Harvest on Vine and the community provided all the fixings for a...

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Holiday Concert with the Copley Singers at St. Mary’s

December 2, 2010
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Holiday Concert with the Copley Singers at St. Mary’s

By Mary Curtin The 30-voice Copley Singers, under the direction of Brian Jones with organist Mark Dwyer, will perform carols, ancient and modern, from Europe and the Americas.  Some examples will be sung a cappella; others will be accompanied by St. Mary’s historic 1892 Woodberry and Harris 3 manual organ.  The audience will be...

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Sports and then Some…

December 2, 2010
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By Kevin E. Kelly THANK YOU from Little League baseball…Baseball honchos Al Carrier and Dave Cahill would like to pass along their heartfelt appreciation to the following sponsors for their generosity to the Charlestown Little League program:  Mass General Hospital Smart Choices, Charlestown Neighborhood Council, Bunker Hill Associates, Ironside Grill, Knights of Columbus, Century...

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Obituaries 12-01-2010

December 2, 2010
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Paul Martell Lifelong Charlestown resident Paul M. Martell, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack on Monday, Nov. 22 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 46 years old. Born in Boston on March 20, 1964 to Margaret M. (Doherty) and John L. Martell, he grew up in...

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