Monthly Archives: November 2013

Charlestown Voters Go for Connolly: Walsh Elected Boston’s next Mayor with 52% of the Vote

November 7, 2013
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Charlestown Voters Go for Connolly: Walsh Elected Boston’s next Mayor with 52% of the Vote

Marty Walsh was elected the new Mayor of Boston Tuesday night. Citywide Walsh received 72,514 votes to Connolly’s 67,606 votes. In Charlestown however Connolly bested Walsh 3,213 to 2,305. Here Connolly got the backing of City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Senator Sal DiDomenico. State Representative Eugene O’Flaherty was the sole Charlestown pol to back...

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LaMattina Cruises to Re-election to Council

November 7, 2013
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LaMattina Cruises to Re-election to Council

Incumbent Ward I City Councilor Sal LaMattina easily beat challenger and East Boston resident Brian Gannon Tuesday night. LaMattina received 3,404 votes in Charlestown to Gannon’s 1,208 votes. District wide LaMattina received 10571 votes to Gannon’s 4045 votes and will serve a fourth term as Ward I City Councilor. On election night at his...

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Evans to Serve as Interim BPD Chief

November 7, 2013
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Evans to Serve as Interim BPD Chief

Boston Police Superintendent William Evans, who is no stranger to Charlestown, will serve as interim BPD Commissioner until the newly elected mayor appoints a permanent replacement in 2014. Mayor Thomas Menino made the announcement last week as outgoing Commissioner Ed Davis left office. “The Boston Police Department will be in great hands under the...

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Lost Cat — Please Help Find

November 7, 2013
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Lost Cat — Please Help Find

Putnam St. area. Seamus got out of the house on Halloween. Tabby, grey and black tiger stripe, with huge green eyes. Ridiculously friendly and loves to be held. No collar – distinctive white mark under chin. Reward. 617-448-8080

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Captain Hasson District A-1′s New Commanding Officer

November 7, 2013
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Boston Police District A-1 has a new Commanding Officer, Captain James G. Hasson who was a Lieutenant in the district years ago. Captain Hasson replaces Captain Thomas Lee who has moved on to take a Chief’s position in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. We have been fortunate that crime in our neighborhood has been decreasing during...

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The Charlestown Spartans

November 7, 2013
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Our team is made up of 5th and 6th graders. The Spartans Captains are Dillon “Duke” Doherty #6, Jared Burhoe #22, Jason Smith #17 and Eireann Mcmaster #34. These four players have kept our whole team motivated, aggressive, determined and showed the true meaning of sportsmanship. Dillon “Duke” Doherty #6 is our Quarterback and...

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Obituaries 11-07-2013

November 7, 2013
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Francis “Nipper” Harrigan Served on Bunker Hill Parade Committee; member of American Legion and Old Charlestown School Boys Association Francis W. “Nipper” Harrigan of Charlestown died on October 22. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the old Charlestown School Boys Association, American Legion post 26 and served...

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