Monthly Archives: October 2013

Go, Red Sox

October 25, 2013
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Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox, 2013 American League Champions. It’s been an amazing season for the Sox and it’s on to the World Series, the true Fall Classic. Let’s hope that the Sox can bring another world championship to the Fenway faithful.

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School Bus Drivers Action Uncalled for

October 25, 2013
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Boston school bus drivers, United Steel Workers of America Local 8751 International should have negotiated with the bus company instead of staging an illegal work action that resulted in long delays for thousands of students getting to school. The union action also left children of all ages stranded at bus stops, creating a public...

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Downtown View: A Life Well Lived

October 25, 2013
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Katharine Kane died last week at age 78. She lived in downtown Boston almost all her adult years. If there was a person who showed how one should live a full life, it was Katharine Elizabeth Fitzhugh Daniels Kane. I know her full name and much about her, not because we were good friends,...

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Warren Prescott Get Together

October 16, 2013
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Warren Prescott Get Together

On Oct. 11, many parents from the Warren Prescott (WP) School attended a fun Wine Tasting Party on the Waterfront A fundraiser for the WP Foundation, hosted by Helen Gallo Bryan and Suzi Briggs. The venue was kindly donated by the Boston Sailing Center. Helen Gallo Bryan provided a fine array of Italian wines...

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LaMattina, DiDomenico Back Connolly for Mayor

October 16, 2013
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LaMattina, DiDomenico Back Connolly for Mayor

Mayoral Candidate John Connolly, who is still leading the race according to the last Suffolk University-Boston Herald poll, picked up two key Charlestown endorsements last week. Connolly received the endorsements of North End City Councilor Sal LaMattina and State Senator Sal DiDomenico. LaMattina, who stayed out of the Primary Election decided last week to...

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BNAN Sponsors Free Fall Tree Giveaway to Residents

October 16, 2013
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Boston Natural Areas Network  (BNAN), the City of Boston and the Department of Conservation and Recreation have partnered to distribute 100 free trees to Boston residents and neighborhood organizations on Saturday, Oct. 26 The tree giveaway is aimed at broadening community level tree planting efforts by giving away free trees to Boston residents, non-profits...

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Police Briefs 10-17-2013

October 16, 2013
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Investigate Property 10/07/2013 – At about 8:47 p.m., officers responded to Corey Street on a report of shots being fired. Police searched the area, but did not find any evidence.   Sick Assist 10/09/2013 – At approximately 9:47 a.m., officer responded to Russell Street on a report of downed power-lines. Upon arrival, police met...

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5th Annual Blessing of the Animals

October 12, 2013
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5th Annual Blessing of the Animals

The Fifth Annual Blessing of the animals took place last Sunday inside St. John’s Episcopal Church. Pets of all kinds came to the joint service that was offciated by Rev. Thomas Mousin, Pastor of St. John’s and Rev. James Rowan, Pastor of St. Mary-St. Catherine. In the photo  Rev. Mousin (left) and Rev. Ronan...

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Police Investigate Stabbing on Polk Street

October 12, 2013
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Boston Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Sunday in Charlestown. The victim told police he was walking down Polk Street on Sunday morning when he was approached from behind and was stabbed twice by an unknown assailant. The victim was rushed to the hospital with non-life  threatening injuries and is expected to make...

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CNC to Host Meeting Oct. 23

October 12, 2013
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The Charlestown Neighbor-hood Council will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd at 7 pm at the Schrafft’s Cafeteria, for the purpose of hearing development plans and details for the Charlestown Armory Building, as presented by C-Town Ventures, the tentatively designated developer for the property. The developer will make a presentation of the...

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