Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Holiday Season is Approaching — Remember to Help Those in Need

November 16, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, the approaching holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holidays bring little, if any, joy. Those who are homeless or...

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Townie Sports

November 16, 2017
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ANOTHER DEFENDING CHAMP… The Charlestown U-19 girls’ hockey team (ably coached by Joe Sullivan, Alyssa Sullivan and Mark Wall) look to defend their State Championship on home ice this weekend at the Emmons/Horrigan/O’Neil Rink. The Lady Townies begin action this Friday night, Nov. 17, at 9:30 p.m. against Barnstable. They also play on Saturday,...

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Little League Banquet

November 11, 2017
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Little League Banquet

The Charlestown Little League held their annual banquet on October 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. In the top photo The Cardinals with Coach Michael Lynch and Coach Sean Lee.

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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

November 11, 2017
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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

By John Lynds East Boston’s Lydia Edwards was elected as the District 1 Boston City Councilor over the North End’s Stephen Passacantilli after a hotly contested race for the seat left vacant by City Councilor Sal LaMattina who did not seek reelection this year. Edwards’s win makes her the first woman of color to...

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Walsh Gets Four More Years; Scores Victory in Charlestown

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Boston Mayor Martin Walsh scored decided victory in the Town and throughout the City on Tuesday night, Nov. 7, over Councilor Tito Jackson, getting the reward of another four years in office to continue the work he started four years ago. As the numbers go, citywide Walsh got 70,125 votes (65%)...

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Charlestown Workers on the Job at Wynn Boston Harbor

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Construction workers in Charlestown are giving high grades to Wynn Boston Harbor for their follow-through in making sure to hire as many local workers as possible – particularly those from the Town. Last Thursday, Wynn and the Ironworkers Local 7 held a Topping Off ceremony to mark the end of the...

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Graphic Arts Building Developer Gives $25K Donation to Improve Little League Field

November 11, 2017
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As development progresses on Berkeley Investments’ The Graphic in Charlestown (also known as the Graphic Arts building), the company celebrated the construction’s headway by making a substantial $25,000 donation to the Fund for Parks & Recreation in Boston last Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Charlestown Little League Banquet. The fund, managed by Boston Parks & Recreation, has earmarked the...

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Police Briefs 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 10/23/17 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Green Street, three individuals were placed under arrest charged with possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute. Assault and Battery 10/25/17 – A victim on Austin Street reported when she confronted a woman who she...

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Community Reinvestment Grants: Supporting the Groups That Support Our Youth

November 11, 2017
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By Suffolk DA Dan Conley Some of the most important work we do as prosecutors is not inside the walls of a courtroom but out in the community.  In particular, guiding young people toward positive influences, helping them avoid unhealthy choices, and supporting safe activities is vital to ensuring their wellbeing and that of...

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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 11, 2017
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It was 99 years ago this Saturday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...

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