Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sports 02-10-2011

February 10, 2011
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Honor Roll Call Christopher Sullivan, son of Joseph and Sandy Sullivan, was named to the Honor Roll at the St. Sebastian School in Needham…Sophomore Catherine Taglilatela, daughter of John and Beth Taglilatela, has a 3.45 GPA at Colby-Sawyer College and has received her major accepted letter in Sports Medicine/Training…Jackson McGonagle, son of John “Jack”...

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Obituaries 02-10-2011

February 10, 2011
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Marianna McGurty Charlestown resident Marianna (Lombardo) McGurty of Charlestown died on Feb. 2. She was 91 years old. The beloved wife of the late Thomas J. McGurty, she was the devoted mother of Mary McGraw and her husband, Kenny, of Connecticut, Nancy Mugford and her husband, Peter, of Hamilton, Marian Summers and her husband,...

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Police Briefs 02-10-2011

February 10, 2011
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01/31/11 – Drugs Officers on Medford Street issued a citation to a suspect for possession of marijuana under an ounce. 01/31/11 – Breaking and Entering, Residence A victim on Bunker Hill Street reported that unknown suspect(s) entered her home by prying open the front door. Various items of electronics and jewelry were stolen from...

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Grasshopper Café opens

February 4, 2011
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Grasshopper Café opens

The new Grasshopper Café, 229-231 Bunker Hill St. opened on Saturday to massive crowds and rave reviews. Shown from left: owners and Charlestown residents Lynne and Kevin Smith and Chef Chris Galbraith take a moment out of a busy lunch service on Sunday to pose for a photo. Without any fanfare or publicity the...

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Girl Scout Cookie Time

February 4, 2011
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Girl Scout Cookie Time

Girl Scout Troop 71320 were out Sunday morning in front of Zume’s on Main Street. From left: Chloe Cochener, JolienDoherty and Brigit-Mary Hannula.

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USS Constitution Ready for the Lottery Again

February 4, 2011
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USS Constitution officially opened its lottery program to the public for the first time in three years in Charlestown, Mass., on Feb. 1. The lottery, which selects 150 winners to ride Constitution for her annual July 4th turnaround cruise, closed in 2008 due to the ship undergoing a restoration period that wrapped up in...

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CBA and CRO Merge to form Charlestown Chamber of Commerce

February 4, 2011
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The Charlestown Business Association (CBA) and the Charlestown Retail Organization (CRO) have decided to merge and become “The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce.” The Chamber will proceed with the current CBA Board and over the course of the next month, the newly formed Chamber will invite former CRO Members to join the Board so that...

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Police Briefs 02-03-2011

February 4, 2011
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01/25/11 – Assault and Battery A victim on Main Street reported that while valet parking cars, he was approached from behind by a white male who punched him in the back then tried to gain entry to a car. Suspect was unsuccessful and fled the area. 01/25/11 – Assault and Battery A victim on...

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Sports 02-03-2011

February 4, 2011
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Honor Roll call UMass-Amherst sophomore Liam Lynch achieved Dean’s List status and has a 3.9 GPA…Freshwoman Justyne Collier, an English Major at Colby-Sawyer College, was named to the Dean’s List…Boston Latin junior Conal Lynch was selected to the National Honor Society. Help keep me in the “loop” If you know of a “Townie” who...

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Weather Forecasting and News Reporting a Bust

February 4, 2011
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Let’s face it, the big double storm didn’t happen and the weather forecasters didn’t get it right. Instead of the snow Armageddon that was supposed to cripple the region, there was a bit of a storm Tuesday and then mostly rain and sleet Wednesday. The weather forecasters didn’t bother apologizing. They remain the only...

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