Townie Tidbits

THEY BUILT A WHAT IN ELECTRICITY CLASS?

 A longtime friend of mine graduated from Charlestown High School back in 1972 and he recently told me a story worth repeating. It seems like everyone knows about the old Charlestown Prison where they use to execute prisoners every once in a while but not since 1947.

Three enterprising students including my friend decided to build an electric hair as their class project. They made it look really real and they even wired it up so that when you put your arms on the chairs arms, it gave you a small shock.

 However, who buys electric chairs? What do you do with it? If someone breaks into your house, do you fry ’em? Maybe give it to your mother-in-law for Christmas?  Or perhaps   if you are down in the man cave and someone drinks the last beer, do you give them the chair?

HEALEY IS CERTAINLY ACTING LIKE SHE’S RUNNING  AGAINST BAKER

 She keeps denying it but she keeps acting like she wants to run against Baker in 2018, doesn’t she? A couple of weeks back in a fundraising appeal, Healey promised to take President-elect Trump to court. She stated, “Donald Trump plans to roll back much of the progress we’ve made in Massachusetts and as a nation.” She also added in the email to her supporters, What can be done? She tells those receiving the pitch that she is the Peoples’ Lawyer and is “the first line of defense against illegal action by the federal government and I won’t hesitate to take Donald Trump to court if he carries out his unconstitutional campaign promises.”

How about waiting for Trump to become president before you start this fear-mongering among your liberal base? He isn’t a dictator, we do have a Congress and Supreme Court that is in play. Also, by the way, the term “unconstitutional,” is it merely any action you disagree with? Just asking

ATTN HARVEST ON VINE VOLUNTEERS AND DONORS

Thank you for your tremendous support in November. Because of you, we were able to distribute 704 Thanksgiving baskets to Charlestown families in need. The line started at the back of rectory, went through Hayes Square, and ended halfway down Corey Street, and it stayed that way for two hours. The whole thing went without a hitch. Your patience and compassion poured through as always.

 

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