Monthly Archives: May 2013

Police Briefs 05-16-2013

May 16, 2013
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Warrant Arrest 05/06/13 – Officers on patrol in the area of Monument Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Cambridge Court warrant charging receiving stolen property. Death Investigation 05/07/13 – At about 10:15 p.m., officers responded to Monument Street for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, police observed a black...

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Boston Health Care for Homeless Gala

May 9, 2013
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Boston Health Care for Homeless Gala

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) recently honored Cary W. Akins, MD, a renowned cardiac surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and clinical professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, with its Dr. Jim O’Connell Award. Dr. Akins  was recognized for his role as a champion of the organization. BHCHP also honored the...

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CNC Hears Owners of Crate Escape

May 9, 2013
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Owners of Crate Escape, a dog care facility appeared before the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) at their monthly meeting on Tueday night to explain how the new business plans to be integrating into the Charlestown community. At 17,000 square feet of romping room, Crate Escape is the largest in-door dog daycare facility in Boston....

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Applications Are Available for Scholarship

May 9, 2013
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The Annual Peter Looney Scholarship applications are available at the Charlestown Branch Library, 179 Main Street and The Cooperative Bank, 201 Main Street. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to one (1) student entering college and one (1) student attending a private high school. Deadline for submission of completed scholarship application will be on...

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LaMattina Seeks New Sources of Revenue to Help Maintain and Improve Local Parks

May 9, 2013
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Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for a hearing to find ways to link private development dollars with improving the city’s dynamic public park system. With Boston’s 2,200 acre park system woefully under funded, LaMattina said there could be an opportunity to create a mitigation package similar to what Mayor Thomas Menino issued...

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LaMattina and Parks

May 9, 2013
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Year after year Charlestown’s parks are in the city’s five-year capital improvement budget. However, each year it seems it’s harder and harder to finish some of the projects and get them over the goal line. Now with even more park systems coming on line, the city is going to need more funding to get...

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Police Briefs 05-09-2013

May 9, 2013
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Investigate Person 04/29/13 – At about 9 a.m., officers responded to Park Street for a call stating a person had cut down a tree in the park. The anonymous caller stated that he saw a person cut down a tree before leaving in a red truck. The caller provided the truck’s plate number to...

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Obituaries 05-09-2013

May 9, 2013
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Brenda Lee Argabright Fixture in the Community Brenda Lee Argabright passed away unexpectedly in April. Brenda was a fixture in the community and was often seen walking a dog.  Brenda was distinctive in her appearance with her many tattoos.  She came to Boston, then Charlestown, sometimes around the early 1970’s. She leaves her son,...

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Play Ball

May 2, 2013
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Play Ball

Opening Day ceremony for Charlestown Little League was held on Saturday. Hundreds of local ball players took part in the parade that went up and over Bunker Hill Street before ending up at Ryan Field.

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Literary Lights

May 2, 2013
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Literary Lights

Charlestown resident and Boston Public Library board chairman Jeff Rudman joins “Literary Lights” dinner chair Sandra Ourusoff Massey, left, and the Associates of the Boston Public Library board chair Vivian Spiro. The event was held on April April 14 and raised over $300,000 for the preservation of books, manuscripts and works of art that...

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