Monthly Archives: January 2013

Menino Pushes New Goals In State of City Address

January 31, 2013
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Menino Pushes New Goals In State of City Address

Anyone wondering if Mayor Thomas Menino is ready for another term, they had their doubts quelled Tuesday night during his State of the City address at Faneuil Hall. Menino received a six minute standing ovation from the 800 plus attendees that packed the hall. There was no doubt everyone there was hanging on every...

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Edwards Middle School Students Enter Film Festival

January 31, 2013
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Edwards Middle School Students Enter Film Festival

A group of students from the Edwards Middle School in Charlestown have worked together to create a three-minute video that has been entered into the Youth Film Festival sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the National Properties Project (NPP). The goal of the festival is to make a short film that...

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All the World is a Stage: David Sullivan Appearing In Production of “Oliver”

January 31, 2013
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All the World is a Stage: David Sullivan Appearing In Production of “Oliver”

David Sullivan, a nine year old resident is now appearing in the Wheelock Family Theatre’s production of Oliver.  David is appearing asone of the orphans in the production that will run through February 24. Adapted from the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart.Directed by Susan Kosoff. Musical...

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Warren-Prescott Expands Autism and Science Programs

January 31, 2013
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As a never-ending goal to create additional educational opportunities for all students in Warren-Prescott, Principal Michele Davis has brought in some heavy hitters in the fields of science and special education.  This year, autism behavioral specialists will be among the staff at the Warren-Prescott to establish additional readiness skills for all children with autism...

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The Way of the Future

January 31, 2013
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In the days before Proposition 2 ½ crippled local cities and towns, the thought of having private funds being raised to maintain and improve public recreational spaces would have been considered ludicrous.  However as the expression goes: that was then and this is now. What brings this to mind is the recent positive local...

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Police Briefs 01-31-2013

January 31, 2013
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Breaking and Entering- Residence – Day 01/22/13 – A victim on Parker Street reported that she left home at 8 a.m., and when she returned at 2 p.m., she found her front door unlocked. Officers observed pry marks on the door jam. An iMac laptop was taken from the home. Breaking and Entering- Residence...

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Obituaries 01-31-2013

January 31, 2013
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John Brophy Of Hull, formerly of Charlestown John J. Brophy of Hull, formerly of Charlestown, passed away peacefully on January 12. He was the husband of the late Loretta Y.(Gravell) Brophy; father of Yvette DiFrummolo and her husband, Robert of Charlestown, Denise Mallozzi and her husband, Jim of Plymouth, Renee Bornheim and her husband,...

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E-Inc Taking Planet Ptrotector Message to School Children

January 24, 2013
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E-Inc Taking Planet Ptrotector Message to School Children

A Charlestown Company is taking the message of  protecting the planet to local school children. Recently, officials visited the The James M. Curley School in Jamaica Plain to celebrate their Kids Green Their Schools Kick-Off learning cycle. “What they’re kicking off is the beginning of their work as planet protectors,” says Dr. Ricky Stern,...

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Residential Taxes and Exemptions Are on the Rise

January 24, 2013
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While the average tax bill for a single-family home in the city has climbed more than 5 percent in fiscal ’13, an increase in residential exemption will help Boston residents alleviate the burden. The average tax bill for a single-family home spiked to $3,480, marking a $175 increase over the previous fiscal year, while...

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Annual Comedy Night on Feb. 17 to Benefit CYHA

January 24, 2013
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Come join Tony V. and his star studded lineup of comedians for a great night of laughs. at theAnnual Comedy Night to benefit the Charlestown Youth Hockey Association on Sunday, February 17 at the  Knights of Columbus Hall from  7 pm to 12 am. There will be a cost of  $25 per ticket (table...

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