Monthly Archives: January 2013

LaMattina to Chair Committee on City and Neighborhood Services

January 24, 2013
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City Council President Stephen Murphy has appointed City Councilor Vice President Sal LaMattina to chair the Committee on City and Neighborhood Services and Veterans Affairs for a third time. LaMattina will also vice chair the Committee on Ways and Means. The Committee on City and Neighborhood Services includes a Sub-Committee on Aviation and Transportation....

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Remembering Rev. King: A Great Man Who Stood Up for the Rights of Everybody

January 24, 2013
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For those of us of a certain age, it is hard to imagine that 2013 will mark 45 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in Memphis while he was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Recalling the news of his murder still brings chills and a deep sense...

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Police Briefs 01-24-2013

January 24, 2013
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Investigate Property 01/16/13 – A victim on Tufts Street reported when she returned home, she observed items there that did not belong to her. At that time, nothing appeared to be missing from the house. The victim believes employees of the management company might have entered her house without her permission. Assault and Battery...

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Residents Take the Shot: Hundreds Get Their Flu Shot on Saturday

January 17, 2013
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Residents Take the Shot: Hundreds Get Their Flu Shot on Saturday

After giving out thousands of flu shots already this season, the North End’s Waterfront Health Center distributed hundreds more Saturday to residents in Charlestown and surrounding communities as part of a citywide effort to get more people vaccinated. This year’s flu has already claimed 18 lives in Massachusetts and last week Mayor Thomas Menino...

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Menino to Deliver State of City Address on January 29

January 17, 2013
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Mayor Thomas Menino is back and will deliver his annual State of the City address on Tuesday, January 29 at Faneuil Hall. “I feel great,” said Menino in a phone interview on Tuesday. “I haven’t felt this good in a long time, I had all my tests done and the results are very positive...

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Capuano Says No to Run for US Senate Seat

January 17, 2013
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With Congressman Ed Markey leading the pack among Democrats vying for U.S. Senator John Kerry’s vacated seat, U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano announced Tuesday that he would not seek the democratic nomination for Massachusetts Senate. Capuano, who lost the democratic nomination to Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley last time around to fill the late Senator...

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Charlestown Historical Society Makes Donation to Save Castle

January 17, 2013
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Mr. Tom Coots, President of the Charlestown Historical Society announced that the Society has made a donation of $1,000.00 to the Carrickabraghy Restoration Society which is attempting to save Carrickabraghy Castle from tumbling into the Atlantic Ocean.   Carrickabraghy Castle is located on the Isle of Doagh on County Donegal’s Inishowen Peninsula and is the...

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Tangerino Lounge Owners Seeking CV7 Alcoholic Beverage License

January 17, 2013
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There will be a meeting of the CNC Basic Services Committee on January 28 regarding Tangerino Lounge, Inc. d/b/a Koullshi Lounge, 73A Main Street The Lounge has applied for a CV7 – Day All –Alcoholic Beverages License to be exercised on the above – Main entrance 73A Main Street, smoking lounge in three rooms...

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Not a Great Idea: Regional Housing Authorities a Disservice

January 17, 2013
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Everything in life has its pluses and minuses. But in our view, whatever the pluses may be of Gov. Deval Patrick’s proposal to eliminate the 240 local housing authorities and consolidate them into six regional offices are far outweighed by the negatives. We simply would note that it has been our experience that corruption...

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Police Briefs 01-17-2013

January 17, 2013
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Robbery – Knife 01/08/13 – Victims on Main Street reported while they were walking, two white males approached them and asked for drugs. Both suspects then brandished knives and removed a watch from one of the victims. Officers were able to locate all parties on Cambridge Street, where the suspects were positively identified and...

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