Monthly Archives: April 2017

Police Briefs 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Assault – Aggravated 04/11/17 – A victim on Corey Street reported during an argument with a neighbor, the neighbor pulled out a knife and threatened to stab the victim. Officers located the suspect, who was taken into custody.   Assault-Aggravated 04/14/17 – Officers responded to McNulty Court for a report of a...

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Townie Tidbits

April 22, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani LET THE MBTA KNOW WHAT YOU THINK Hi Sal I read your article in the April 6th edition of the Charlestown Bridge concerning the 92 Main St. bus. Would you encourage people to call the MBTA comment line @ 617-222-3200 to ask that the 92 Main St Bus be reinstated back to Foley...

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Medical Services Available for All at EBNHC

April 22, 2017
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By Manuel A. Lopes It is very important for all in this community to know they should not be afraid to seek medical services at EBNHC. Since we opened our doors in 1970, our mission has been to provide easily accessible, affordable, high-quality care, for ALL who live and work in our surrounding communities,...

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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring out how to prevent North Korea from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could be equipped with a thermonuclear warhead that could reach the...

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Townie Sports

April 22, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly SOFTBALL Sophomore catcher Gabrielle Comeau and Bishop Feehan are ranked #1 in the most recent Boston Herald Top 25 poll…The Latin Academy “Townie” contingent of Carleigh Schievink, Jessica Rynne, Mackenzie Nee and Jessica Pistorino have helped the Lady Dragons post a #6 ranking in Division III North…Sophomore twins Jordan and Taylor...

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Grand Marshal is Ready to Make Bunker Hill Day Parade Great Again

April 14, 2017
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Grand Marshal is Ready to Make Bunker Hill Day Parade Great Again

By Seth Daniel When Robert Beckwith grew up on Polk Street in the Bunker Hill Development, Bunker Hill Day and the Parade – always held religiously in those days on June 17 – were the focal point of most of the year. It was what turned the wheels of the Town from February to...

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LaMattina Not to Seek Re-Election

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds After a stellar 30-year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattina told the Charlestown Patriot Tuesday that he will not seek reelection during the municipal election in September. “It’s time,” said LaMattina. “It’s time to give someone else a...

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Lancers,Paul Revere Ride Celebrates 240 Years of Re-Enactment on Monday

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Paul Revere rides into City Square over the North Washington Street Bridge on Patriots Day every year, a certain magic comes alive every within the crowds gathered to take in the storied Patriot’s warning about the advance of the British. This year, those crowds will be witnessing the 240th re-creation...

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BGCA Swim Team Takes Part in Florida Competition

April 14, 2017
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Charlestown Swimming put their hard work to the test this past weekend at the ‪2017 BGCA National Swim Championship in St. Petersburg, FL. Ten athletes from Charlestown were selected to compete for Team New England, a group of swimmers that represent Boys & Girls Clubs across the region. All of the Charlestown athletes were...

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Christopher Remmes Recognized with Coldwell Banker Diamond Award

April 14, 2017
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Christopher Remmes of Boston, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Charlestown, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society award. This award is presented to the top 11 percent of approximately 88,000 Coldwell Banker®-affiliated sales associates worldwide. Remmes was honored during a special celebration and reception...

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