Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Mayor’s Address

January 20, 2011
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Mayor Menino touched on what is certain to be one of the major issues confronting Boston and all the cities and towns in Massachusetts this year at his state of the city address given at Faneuil Hall last week. He said that Boston would be fighting to make changes with its union employees who...

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The Snowstorm’s Residue

January 20, 2011
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All of us have noticed the huge amounts of snow that fell on us, and the giant snow piles created by plows with virtually nowhere to put it. Automobiles in our neighborhoods on some streets will not move for the remainder of the winter due to the sheer weight and volume of the snow...

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Sports 01-20-2011

January 20, 2011
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Honor Roll Call Providence College Dean’s List (minimum 3.55 GPA):  Kevin Celata, Andrew Connors. Curry College Dean’s List (minimum 3.30 GPA):  Luiz Duque, Venida Gray, Jacqueline Hurley, Joseph Twomey. Who gets the Heisman? The Charlestown Youth Football program, which completed one of the most successful seasons ever, will hold its annual “Awards Night” banquet...

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Obituaries 01-20-2011

January 20, 2011
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Anne ’Cookie’ Farrell Charlestown resident Anne M. “Cookie” Farrell of Charlestown, formerly of Revere and Winthrop, died unexpectedly. She was 60 years old. She was the beloved daughter of the late Bernard J. and Anna M. (Kenny) Farrell; cherished sister of Linda M. Scannelli and her husband, Joseph R., of Revere, Bernard W. Farrell...

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Another Successful Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament

January 13, 2011
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Another Successful  Dan McGoff Christmas  Classic Hockey Tournament

By CYHA Board This year marked the tenth Annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament hosted by Charlestown Youth Hockey and there were plenty on hand to watch some very talented teams compete all weekend long in over 20 games. The tournament was held in December at the Emmons, O’Neill, Horrigan Rink the home...

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Amanda Wynn wins USTA Tourney

January 13, 2011
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Amanda Wynn wins USTA Tourney

Amanda Wynn of Charlestown won a USTA Tennis Tournament recently held in Manchester Massachusetts at the Manchester Athletic Club.  Wynn prevailed be defeating Aarti H. Bhagwandas of Marietta Georgia 6-3, 6-1 and Sara M. Lee of Winchester Massachusetts 6-3, 6-4. Wynn is a member of the CHAD (Charlestown Against Drugs) Tennis Club and a...

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City Hit with Another Heavy Snowstorm

January 13, 2011
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City Hit with Another Heavy Snowstorm

By Joshua Resnek Charlestown awakened Wednesday morning to more than a foot of snow, which buried the neighborhood and pretty much closed it down for the day. Charlestown looked quintessentially New England, Boston gorgeous – Monument Square and the Bunker Hill Monument itself – with red brick and lighter granite highlighted against the pure...

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The Mayor, Again

January 13, 2011
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Mayor Thomas Menino is again recovering from yet another operation. This time, it was to correct difficulties he was having with one of his knees. As the mayor said succinctly in a Boston Globe piece on his health over the weekend, nearly everything he has faced in the past few years has been more...

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The Slaughter in Tucson

January 13, 2011
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It is being pieced together what exactly caused Jared Lee Loughner to kill six people and to wound 13 others at a public get together for Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. We would like to think it was a simple insane act by an insane man but we know it runs deeper and is more...

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Sports

January 13, 2011
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Honor Roll Call Belmont Hill School – Edward Columbia (High Honors), Richard O’Keefe (Honors). “Townies” sports update Standout winger Michael Settipani, 5 goals and 12 assists, has been on fire lately for Hebron Academy…USA National Development Team (U-17) defenseman Matt Grzelcyk continues to impress, notching a goal and 13 assists in 28 games. Help...

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