Monthly Archives: October 2016

Police Briefs 10-06-2016

October 7, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Larceny 09/28/16 – A victim on Main Street reports that she left her bag unattended in her office, and when she returned, she saw that her wallet was missing. The suspect might have been caught on surveillance video.   O.U.I. 09/29/16 – As a result of a radio call to Rutherford Avenue...

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Letters to the Editor

October 7, 2016
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We Need to Address Our Traffic Issues NOW Dear Editor: Last month the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) presented the latest plans for the North Washington Bridge construction. The bridge, when completed, will be a spectacular, efficient and great addition to our roadway connecting Charlestown to the North End. Many in the audience, while appreciative...

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Townie Tidbits

October 7, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani THE NEW BUNKER HILL PROJECT MEANS WHAT? As I viewed a recent rendering of the new re-branded Bunker Hill Housing Project, I wondered if it should be viewed as something good and worthwhile or something not to be see in positive light. For many years of my youth living in lower...

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Early Voting is Coming to Boston

October 7, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Voting in Boston is about to become more convenient. For the first time, registered voters who reside in the City of Boston will be able to take part in early voting, ahead of the November 8th Presidential election. This exciting new initiative, made possible by the 2014 Elections Reforms...

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Voters Should Pay Attention to the Four Ballot Questions

October 7, 2016
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On November 8, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to elect a new President of the United States as well as other state and county officers on the ballot. However, voters need to also pay attention to the four ballot questions that will have an effect on the Commonwealth in general. Voters should...

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Obituaries 10-06-2016

October 7, 2016
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Philip ‘Phil’ Kelly Longtime Charlestown Youth Basketball Coach; Inducted into the Boston Park League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984 Philip P. “Phil” Kelly, a six year resident of Melrose. former 25-year resident of Medford and 62-year resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Thursday, September 29 at the Chelsea Soldiers Home in...

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Asbestos Removal Traffic Will Be Key As One Charlestown Files Notice State Environmental Regulators

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An Environmental Notification Form (ENF) filing for the redevelopment of the Bunker Hill Housing Development on Vine Street has identified amounts of asbestos in the properties, and the developer indicates it will be removed with non-asbestos materials and shipped out in trucks through the Town. “Due to the presence of Asbestos...

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Main Streets Idea Has City Hall Support, Requires Lots Of Local Work

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though it’s been tried before, a number of rumblings around Charlestown now have gathered momentum for looking into the creation of a Main Streets District in the Town – something that Mayor Martin Walsh said he would support if the community were to unite in supporting the idea. After many local...

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Harvard Kent Celebrates Move To Level 1 School

October 1, 2016
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Harvard Kent Celebrates Move To Level 1 School

By Seth Daniel No matter where one drinks coffee in the Town, officials at the Harvard Kent want parents and students to know that the school near the Tobin Bridge is a great choice to stay local and get great instruction, and this week that claim was backed up by a City and state...

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Knights Of Columbus Hosts An Evening With Jim Plunkett Oct. 8

October 1, 2016
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The Boston Chapter of the Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring “An Evening With Jim Plunkett” on Oct. 8, 2016, from 7:30 p.m. to midnight, at 545 Medford St. in Charlestown. The fundraiser will allow the Boston Chapter to continue bringing children to “Day in the Country,” at Canobie Lake. Since 1902, the Boston...

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