Monthly Archives: June 2013

Police Briefs 06-13-2013

June 14, 2013
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Drugs 06/04/13 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Decatur Street, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a Class B substance (cocaine). Drugs 06/04/13 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Old Landing Way, two individuals were placed under arrest for...

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A Book Signing Event

June 6, 2013
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A Book Signing Event

A Book Signing Event: for “Girl On A Leash: The Healing Power of Dogs, a memoir” by Charlestown resident Betty L. King was held at Bestsellers Cafe, High Street, Medford on May 18. There were 40 people who attended the event.. 100% proceeds of book sales benefited Kitty Connection, an all-volunteer animal rescue organization...

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Massart Benefit Art Auction

June 6, 2013
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Massart Benefit Art Auction

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), the nation’s only independent public college of art and design, presented its 24th Annual Benefit Art Auction on recently, at the Bakalar & Paine Galleries on MassArt’s Huntington Avenue campus. Each spring, the auction draws a crowd of over 700 collectors and art enthusiasts seeking to view...

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Charlestown Little League Receives $5,000 from MCCA

June 6, 2013
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Charlestown Little League will benefit from a $5,000 grant from a Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) grant. MCCA Executive Director James E. Rooney, said the grant to Little League is part of $120,000 in community grants and $10,000 in academic scholarships to 24  Boston nonprofits and four Massachusetts hospitality students at the Authority’s annual...

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City Releases Names on Advisory Committee

June 6, 2013
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Mayor Thomas Menino’s office released the names of the Advisory Committee, on Wednesday morning, following a discussion at the Charlestown Neighborhood Council on Tuesday night. The following is the statement from the Mayor’s office: “The City created an Advisory Group to ensure broad community input during the Sullivan Square Land Disposition Study and the...

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The Chief Marshall’s Banquet – Battle of Bunker Hill Day

June 6, 2013
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The James W. Conway Post #26 of the American Legion will host the annual banquet to honor 2013 Chief Marshall Eileen Locke on Friday, June 14th at 6:30PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. A buffet dinner will be served. Tickets are $30 per person,  tables of 8 can be reserved...

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CNC Has a Right to Be Concerned

June 6, 2013
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On Tuesday night, the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) unanimously voted to send a letter to the Department of Neighborhood Services as well as Mayor Menino’s office expressing concern over bypassing the CNC in the decision making process for Sullivan Square.  This is the first time that this has happened in recent memory. We share...

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Congratulations, Charles River Swimming Club

June 6, 2013
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Perhaps it is growing up in the 70s and hearing the song by Standells, “Love That Dirty Water,” referring to the Charles River, so when David Jaye of the Back Bay mentioned that he was going to take part in a swim five years ago in the Charles River, we were incredulous, remembering the...

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Police Briefs 06-06-2013

June 6, 2013
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Larceny in a Building 05/28/13 – A victim reported a flat-screen television was stolen from his place of business on Bunker Hill Street. The victim said he believes it may have been an ex-employee, since the day before the theft was his last day of work. Footage from surveillance cameras is being reviewed by...

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Track Teams Runs in First Meet

June 6, 2013
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Congratulations to Town Track Club Youth!  53 athletes from the club competed in their first Track meet held at MIT in Cambridge.  There were several outstanding performances in the sprints, distance, and jump events. Its not too late too join!  Registration for the 2013 Town Track Club Junior Olympics Track&Field program will remain open...

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