Monthly Archives: June 2013

Patrick Craven Memorial Scholarship

June 28, 2013
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Patrick Craven Memorial Scholarship

On Thursday, June 13th, Bill Boyle and Fr. Dan Mahoney presented the PATRICK CRAVEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP to Brennan Carrier who will be attending Malden Catholic High School in September. Professor Thomas Craven who was born and raised in Charlestown has established the Scholarship in Memory of his son Patrick Craven. Professor Craven is a...

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Charlestown High Graduation

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown High Graduation

Valedictorian, Phu Nguyen and salutatorian, Sara Centaeio are shown

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Charlestown Remains Blue as Voters Back Markey

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown voters didn’t turn out in huge numbers to support Congressman Ed Markey during the U.S. Senate Primary and handed a Charlestown victory to Congressman Stephen Lynch. However, Charlestown Democrats threw their support behind Markey during Tuesday’s General Election. Markey, who won statewide and beat Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez to take John Kerry’s vacant...

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‘City Hall to Go’ Truck Coming Here on Monthly Basis

June 28, 2013
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced the full-time launch of the nation’s premiere City Hall on wheels. Taking its cue from the ever-popular food truck, the dazzlingly-designed “City Hall to Go” truck will travel throughout Boston’s neighborhoods, providing a select menu of city services to constituents. Beginning July 2, the “City Hall to Go” truck...

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CHAD to Host Mayoral Forum, June 27

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown Against Drugs (CHAD) in partnership with Ward 2 Democratic Committee will host a Mayoral Forum on Thursday, June 27 at Bunker Hill Community College from 6-9 p.m. in the Auditorium.   The event will be hosted by Charlestown’s Tony V.  Please come and meet the candidates and learn how they plan to govern the...

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Everett Voters Go All in for Wynn Casino

June 28, 2013
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In what could result in a major impact on Charlestown, Everett voters shocked most observers by approving the Wynn Resort casino proposal by a vote of 86 percent in favor to 14 percent against in a special election on Saturday. The rsort would be located at an old industrail site that is just past...

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Congratulations Senator Ed Markey

June 28, 2013
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Voters in this district mirrored those across the state in giving their enthusiastic support  to long-time Congressman, Ed Markey, in his campaign for U.S. Senate against Republican rival Gabriel Gomez. Massachusetts voters clearly understood the difference between the candidates and realized the profound effect that sending a Republican to the U.S. Senate would have...

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Police Briefs 06-27-2013

June 28, 2013
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Drugs 06/17/13 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Medford Street, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute. Assault and Battery on a Disabled Person 06/18/13 – The victim, who is mentally incapacitated, told officers he was physically assault...

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Charlestown Boys Capture 2013 Commissioners Cup

June 28, 2013
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On a blistering hot weekend at the Joyce Middle School fields in Woburn the Charlestown Boys Under 14 soccer team emerged triumphant in the Middlesex Youth Soccer League Commissioners Cup.  It was a fitting end to an outstanding year in which they were undefeated in all but one of their 18 games, scored 127...

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Residents Love a Parade and the Bruins

June 20, 2013
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Residents Love a Parade and the Bruins

The annual Battle of Bunker Hill Parade was held on Sunday and thousands lined the streets to see the annual event. The Parade capped off a week-long series of activities that had thousdands of residents taking part in. Congratulations go out to all those that helped make this Parade “awesome.” In the photo Bruins Art...

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