Monthly Archives: March 2012

Obituaries 03-08-2012

March 8, 2012
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Bernard Evers, Sr.  Charlestown resident  Bernard A. Evers, Sr. of Charlestown died on March 2. A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of Bunker Hill-James L. Conway Post 26 A.L and DAV Post 77 East Boston. He was the beloved husband of Judy E. (Powers); devoted father of Bernard...

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Catching Some Air

March 1, 2012
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Catching Some Air

This Charlestown young man was moving a bit too fast to get his name but he was really cranking with his skateboard across from the projects on Bunker Hill Street earlier this week in the Shawn Black photograph.

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Navy Yard Architect Robert Verrier Elected to AIA College of Fellows

March 1, 2012
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Navy Yard Architect Robert Verrier Elected to AIA College of Fellows

Robert Verrier, the enigmatic and gifted managing partner of The Architectural Team, who re-designed one of the Navy Yard’s most significant structures among other projects in Charlestown, has been elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. For an architect, the award is the equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize for journalists. It...

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Lottery to Ride on USS Constitution for July 4th Festivities Opens March 1

March 1, 2012
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Lottery to Ride on USS Constitution for July 4th Festivities Opens March 1

USS Constitution will officially open its 2012 lottery program to the public from the ship’s berth in Charlestown on March 1. The lottery drawing selects 150 winners to ride Constitution for her annual July 4thturnaround cruise. “It is always great to show Constitution to the public, but especially during a turnaround cruise and the...

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Sinking Wind Turbine is Troubling

March 1, 2012
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The Massachusetts Water Resource Authority’s new wind turbine in Charlestown has apparently sunk about 2 inches causing significant worry that the structural integrity of the 426,000 pound turbine is at risk. The turbine, which rises 364 feet into the air at the tip of its extended blades, has a foundation 25 feet deep and...

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Health for Teens at MGH Center

March 1, 2012
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The MGH Charlestown Healthcare Center has begun a new monthly series on health for teens!  This week we talked about “mindful eating.”  A stepping stone into healthy eating, mindful eating is simply being aware of your food choice—enjoying the taste and understanding why you have chosen that particular food. There are many factors that...

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In Like a Lion out Like a Lamb

March 1, 2012
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Just as we were all exhaling a collective sigh about the winter without snow or even terrible cold comes a snowstorm on March 1 – the first real bit or winter we will have experienced since the freak end of October snow storm that kicked off the Winter of 2012. Weather forecasters are predicting...

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Heating with Oil

March 1, 2012
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Charlestown residents heating with oil are now paying approximately $800 per fill for a 200 gallon tank. This is an absolute outrage with no one in a position of responsibility doing anything to stop the rampant speculation for the price of a barrel of oil affecting those of us who heat our homes or...

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Police Briefs 03-01-2012

March 1, 2012
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Violation of the Auto Laws 02/20/12 – As a result of a traffic stop on Main Street, an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. The suspect was also wanted on three outstanding default warrants – one from Quincy District Court, another from Boston Municipal Court and...

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Obituaries 03-01-2012

March 1, 2012
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Eleanor Cottier South Dennis resident Eleanor B. (Kirn) Cottier of South Dennis, formerly of Shrewsbury, died on February 22. She was 80 years old. She was the loving wife of 41 years and best friend of Edward J. Cottier; beloved sister of the late Roberta Fogerty; devoted aunt of Elizabeth Fogerty and Robert Fogerty,...

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