Monthly Archives: September 2011

Local Charlestown Boys Earn Spots on the Greater Boston Junior Bruins Pee Wee Major Team

September 29, 2011
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Local Charlestown Boys Earn Spots on the Greater Boston Junior Bruins Pee Wee Major Team

A Pair of local youth hockey players will travel to Quebec, Canada as members of the Greater Boston Junior Bruins Pee Wee All – Stars. Nolan Doherty and Cam DelValle who both played for the Charlestown Youth Hockey program are among the top 19 Pee Wee Major players from the Greater Boston League who...

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Charlestown Resident Attends MGH’s 200th Anniversary Gala

September 29, 2011
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Charlestown Resident Attends MGH’s 200th Anniversary Gala

To celebrate the 200th anni­versary of its founding, the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) hosted its Bicentennial Gala on Friday, September 16, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Hosted by MGH President Peter Slavin, MD, for over 1200 guests, the evening featured a surprise video clip from President Obama and performances by the Tanglewood...

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Barry Playground Opening

September 29, 2011
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Barry Playground Opening

Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined Charlestown residents to unveil $867,852 in improvements to Barry Playground, 41 Medford St. on Saturday Sept. 10.

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Children of the Famine Memorial Re-dedicated

September 29, 2011
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Children of the Famine Memorial Re-dedicated

Using the proceeds from the sale of the “The Green Square Mile…the Story of the Charlestown Irish” documentary DVD, the Committee developed to site, designed and ultimately constructed a spectacularly beautiful and emotionally moving “Children of the Famine Memorial” at the Archdiocesan Burial Ground (aka Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery). The Charlestown Historical Society...

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Charlestown Youth Soccer News

September 29, 2011
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 GU14-1  Charlestown 0, Reading 5 The home opener for the Townies ended in a 5-0 loss to Reading this Saturday afternoon. The score line is not reflective of the overall play of the Townies who were unlucky not to take at least a goal or two from this game. The first half opened up...

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The Red Sox

September 29, 2011
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Added to the outrage of last week’s Patriot’s loss to the Bills with three seconds to go is the dismal coming to the end of the season of the Red Sox. What have we done, we wonder, to deserve such a fate? Perhaps the Red Sox players need a salary raise to give them...

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When the Weather Sends Your Mind Wandering

September 29, 2011
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In late September when the leaves are falling, the sky is blue and you’re still in your summer wear wandering about Charlestown is a dream come true. If you’re up by the Monument or near to the Mystic River or looking out on the water from your apartment or condo in the Navy Yard,...

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Police Briefs 09-29-2011

September 29, 2011
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09/19/11 – Disorderly Person As a result of a disturbance on Main Street, two individuals were taken into custody and charged with being a disorderly person. 09/20/11 – Drug Possession As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area of Medford Street a suspect was placed under arrest and charged with possession...

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Obituaries 09-29-2011

September 29, 2011
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Daniel Bradley Of Plum Island, formerly of Charlestown Daniel P. Bradley of Exeter Way, Plum Island, formerly of Charlestown, died on Sept. 22 at Mass. General Hospital in Boston. He was 73 years old. Born in Somerville on Jan. 18, 1938, son of the late Daniel P. and Mary (Gilfoyle) Bradley, he worked as...

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Tips from Tom

September 22, 2011
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Tips from Tom

What a great moment for Charlestown’s Andrew McLaughlin, 13, shown with Patriots superstar Tom Brady taken at Copley Place Tuesday.

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