Monthly Archives: April 2011

Remembrance: Judge Mary M. Brennan, 91

April 14, 2011
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Remembrance: Judge Mary M. Brennan, 91

The Honorable Mary M. (Murphy) Brennan, Esq., First Justice of Charlestown District Court, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, died on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Woburn Nursing Center in Woburn following an extended illness. She was 91 years old. Mary was born in Boston on December 13, 1919 to Irish immigrant parents Cornelius and...

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Pier 5 Project Main Focus of CNC Meeting

April 14, 2011
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With the Pier 5 RFP about to be put out to potential developers by the city – and at $10,000 for the RFP packet – which means only real players need apply, this development project will be the one to watch closely. A lot is at stake for the potential developer, for the neighborhood...

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Be Prepared and Enjoy

April 14, 2011
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With spring now in its full bloom, finally, residents need to prepare themselves for the full blossom of the tourism season that is nearly upon us. Hundreds of thousands of tourists will come into this neighborhood in the next four months, transforming Monument Square, the Training Field, the USS Constitution complex and our ancient...

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“Nana’s Angels” Fundraiser

April 14, 2011
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On Saturday, April 30, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on West School Street, Team “Nana’s Angels” will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  In the four years that Team “Nana’s Angels” has participated in the Avon Walk, they have raised – with the help of the Charlestown community...

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“Townie” Sports Update

April 14, 2011
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Congratulations to Matignon swimmer Meaghan Doherty for her selection as an All Star in the Catholic Central League…I got a chance to see the Community Center Youth Basketball League playoffs.  Wow!  Karen Sullivan, Ginny Mansfield and the coaches and volunteers did a sensational job.  The gym was packed with lots of parents and spectators...

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Bobby D. Anniversary Mass

April 14, 2011
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There will be a first Anniversary Mass for Bobby DeCristoforo on Saturday, April 16 at 4 p.m. at St. Stephen Church on Hanover Street in the North End.  

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Help Keep Me in the “Loop”

April 14, 2011
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If you know of a “Townie” who is participating in a sports or recreational activity (elementary school, high school, college, or otherwise), please E-Mail me at bunkerhillbillie@aol.com with the information and/or photographs and I will be sure to include them in a column.  I’d also love to hear about any honor roll students or...

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Peter Looney Dedication Ceremony

April 14, 2011
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On Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m., there will be a dedication ceremony at the playground on Union Street (adjacent to the hockey rink) to officially name the park in honor of Peter Looney. Peter has spent most of his adult life working tirelessly to improve the quality of life in our community, most...

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Spring Sports “Townies”

April 14, 2011
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BASEBALL (Varsity):  Aaron Titcomb, Brewster Academy; Reardan Sweeney, Everett High School; John Posada, O’Bryant School; (Junior Varsity) Ozzie Guerrero, Latin Academy. SOFTBALL:  (Varsity) Bevin Donovan, Latin Academy; Brigid Roy, St. Clements; Kacie Kelly, Mt. St. Joseph; Kayla DeRosa, Latin Academy; Jennifer Hayes, Matignon; Kiersten Kelly, Mt. St. Joseph; Brittany McLaughlin, Latin Academy; (Junior Varsity)...

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Little League Pitching Clinics Underway

April 14, 2011
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Former Bucknell University pitcher and Patriot League All Star Scott Perry will conduct pitching clinics for players 10-12 years-old every Wednesday at the Major League diamond from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  The purpose of the clinics is to develop technique, improve game-situation strategy, and establish training/conditioning fundamentals. Last year, Perry’s pitching instruction played an important role...

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