Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sullivan Square Gets Improvements

June 19, 2014
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The Mayor of Boston is thanking Charlestown residents for their patience as the city completes an extensive roadwork in Sullivan Square for the first time in 25 years. Mayor Martin Walsh said the Public Works Department (PWD) have worked for two weeks to pave heavily trafficked roads in the square to improve safety and...

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MGH Institute Takes Bunker Hill Race Team Prize

June 19, 2014
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Team IHP repeated as team champion, and third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy student Anna Haring won the women’s division, at the 2014 Battle of Bunker Hill Road Race on June 15. A total of 37 students, staff, and faculty were part of Team IHP, which won the team category for the second consecutive year....

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Obituaries 06-19-2014

June 19, 2014
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Sidney ‘Sid’ McComiskey Electrician Sidney J. “Sid” McComiskey, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 16 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a valiant and courageous battle with cancer. He was 60 years old. Sid was born in Boston on December 10, 1953, a son of the late...

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To Serve and to Protect

June 12, 2014
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To Serve and to Protect

Officer Rene Sanchez, K-9 Unit, and his dog, Rico, were an exciting part of the District A-15 Open House on Saturday morning that was part of the kick-off for Charlestown Pride Week. The exciting week of activities will conclude with the Bunker Hill Day Parade on Sunday.

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Bunker Hill Parade Steps off on Sunday

June 12, 2014
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Bunker Hill Parade Steps off on Sunday

It’s the 239th Anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill and all week long  Charlestown residents have been showing off their Townie Pride. From comedy fundraisers to dinners to special events Bunker Hill Pride Week will culminate in the annual Battle of Bunker Hill Day Parade on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. with Joe Zuffante...

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LaMattina Gets Ferry Service Here

June 12, 2014
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LaMattina Gets Ferry Service Here

Uber, the widely popular mobile application taxi service, is launching a new ferry service in Charlestown and the Boston Harbor and City Councilor Sal LaMattina is elated. LaMattina welcomed Uber General Manager Meghan Joyce to Boston last week for the launch of UberBOAT and discussed the new ferry service coming to the neighborhood. On...

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CHS Artworks on Display Monday

June 12, 2014
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On Monday night (June 16), Charlestown High School is opening up to the community, hosting a grand Student Show Art. Featuring artwork by students from the high school, the Edwards Middle School, the Warren Prescott, the Kennedy Center Child Focus, the Harvard Kent, and the Charlestown Nursery School, this Student Art Show displays the...

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Police Briefs 06-12-2014

June 12, 2014
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Warrant Arrest 06/04/14 – Officers in the area of Corey Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Chelsea Court warrant charging operation of a motor vehicle without a license Drugs 06/04/14 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Lexington Street, three individuals were placed under arrest for...

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Obituaries 06-12-2014

June 12, 2014
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Joseph ‘Lee’ Doyle Lifelong Charlestown Resident Joseph L. “Lee” Doyle, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Thursday, June 5 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 56 years old. Lee was born in Boston on May 23, 1958, a son of the late Norman Doyle and Margaret (Dozier)...

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Hot Dogs and Baseball

June 4, 2014
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Hot Dogs and Baseball

Fun is a hot dog and a game of baseball for Cole McKenney, age 4, who is a member of the Charlestown Little League Indians, and was on hand last Saturday for the Family Fun Day. Hundreds of kids and parents packed Ryan Playground on what was a beautiful spring day for the annual...

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