Monthly Archives: December 2017

School Committee Set to Review New School Start Time

December 1, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Within the Boston Public Schools (BPS), there are numerous different start and end times to the school day, and after more than a year of study, the School Committee is ready to review a policy as early as next week that could change those times significantly across the city. After hearing...

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Police Briefs 11-30-2017

December 1, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Breaking and Entering 11/18/17 – As a result of a radio call to Devens Street for a report of a break-in, a suspect was placed under arrest and charged accordingly.   Indecent Exposure 11/20/17 – A victim in City Square reported she observed the suspect – a male about 50 years old...

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Townie Tidbits

December 1, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani A DOG NAMED AFTER TOM BRADY IN SOUTH AUSTIN On my recent vacation to Texas, I was enjoying the fantastic temperatures taking many long powerwalks wearing shorts and cut off tee shirts. Yes, the days  start off in the mid-40s but by noon things go up to say  60-65 degrees or...

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GOP: Tax the Middle-Class and Give Cuts for the Richest

December 1, 2017
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Although there still are many variations of the Republican tax plans in the House and Senate that eventually will need to be worked out, they all share a common theme: Raise taxes for the middle class and cut taxes for the very wealthiest. If ever there was a tax plan that could be devised...

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Townie Sports

December 1, 2017
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COUPLA CHARLESTOWN FIRSTS Congrats to Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk for notching his first NHL goal on Friday in front of the home crowd at the TD Garden – also with his dad, John, watching. He also scored his first point (an assist) in a 3-2 shootout triumph against the New Jersey Devils last...

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Obituaries 11-30-2017

December 1, 2017
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Joan Matarazzo Of Medford, formerly of Charlestown Joan G. (Curran) Matarazzo, a 55 year resident of Medford, formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, Nov. 27 at home. She was 82 years of age.
Joan was born in Boston on June 24, 1935, a daughter of the late Lawrence R. Curran and Elizabeth...

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