Monthly Archives: May 2012

Obituaries 05-17-2012

May 17, 2012
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James Whelton, MD Tufts Professor James A. Whelton, M.D. of Wayland, who served 25 years as chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and was a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine died peacefully surrounded by his beloved family on Saturday, May 12. Dr. Whelton was born...

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Residents Meet the Mayor

May 10, 2012
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Residents Meet the Mayor

Mayor Thomas M. Menino welcomes Charlestown resident Dianna Bellavance to the May 3 Neighborhood Coffee Hour sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Dunkin’ Donuts at Peter Looney Park. Mayor Menino met one-on-one with residents and gave out flowers grown in the Parks Department greenhouses at Franklin Park.

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Radio Talk Show Host Karson Tager Gives Charlestown a Voice

May 10, 2012
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Radio Talk Show Host Karson Tager Gives Charlestown a Voice

No other radio host expresses candid remarks, personal anecdotes, and a passion for his community quite like Karson Tager. The Mix 104.1 morning radio personality is the friendly voice that makes traffic a little more bearable on your commute to work, along with co-host Kennedy Elsey. Unlike most talk show host duos, Karson and...

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Police Briefs 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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Assault and Battery 05/02/12 – A victim reported while on Bunker Hill Street, she was approached by two individuals, one of whom, after a brief dispute, began to punch her in the face while the other held her. The suspects then fled the area. The parties are known to each other, and the matter...

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Sports 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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Charlestown Lacrosse had another great Sunday of lacrosse.  All teams are home this Sunday 5/13 at the Charlestown High School fields.  Come check out a game between 9:00am and 5:30pm.  You can find the schedule online atwww.charlestownlacrosse.com. U13 Girls  The Charlestown U13 Girls lacrosse team showed their determination on Sunday defeating a tough North...

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Obituaries 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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Edward Giguere  Of New Hampshire, formerly of Charlestown Edward C. Giguere of Manchester, NH, formerly of Charlestown, died on May 2 after a long illness. He was 62 years old. He retired in 2006 as a result of disabilities after 29 years of service as a shipper with Arthur Blank & Company. He was...

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Cleaning Up

May 3, 2012
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Cleaning Up

Ty Gonzales, 6th grader at the Warren Prescott School donated his Saturday to help make Charlestown Shine in the annual city-wide clean-up.

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First Annual Looney Park Day Draws Large Crowd on Saturday

May 3, 2012
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First Annual Looney Park Day Draws Large Crowd on Saturday

The promise made last year to re-dedicate the effort to keep Peter Looney Park clean from year to year was accomplished last weekend. More than 100 parents, their children and the friends of the late Peter Looney turned out to spiff-up Charlestown’s newest park and among its most pleasant open spaces. Under sunny skies,...

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Charlestown’s Elaine Driscoll to Be Gaming Spokeswoman

May 3, 2012
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Boston Police Department Spokeswoman Elaine Driscoll has been offered a position as the Gaming Commission’s first director of communications. The Gaming Commission this week made the offer to Driscoll, who is now apparently negotiating a contract with the commission. Driscoll has been the BPD’s spokesperson since 2006 and as such, has a strong network...

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Preschool at Kennedy Center?

May 3, 2012
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With the closing of the Tiny Tots program, and kindergarden wait lists being at an all-time high, The Kennedy Center is exploring the option to create a new preschool for three to five-year-olds in Charlestown to start in the fall. The changed situation was the central topic of discussion and concern at Tuesday evening’s...

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