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Good Shepherd students perform to help Harvest on Vine

November 25, 2010
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Good Shepherd students perform to help Harvest on Vine

Good Shepherd School students, Lia Carr, Kiera Carr, Dory Russell and Charlie Jenkins meet with Tom MacDonald from Harvest on Vine. Good Shepherd School preschoolers celebrated Thanksgiving with a concert at Harvest on Vine. Admission for parents was a non-perishable food item raising awareness for GSS children and their families of the almost 400...

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CBA and CNC look to help locals conquer cyberspace

November 25, 2010
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CBA and CNC look to help locals conquer cyberspace

Local businesspeople headed down to the Knights of Columbus on Monday to learn more about the new online community resource, sip a cup of coffee and enjoy a delicious cupcakes provided by Wicked Good Cupcakes (www.wickedgoodcupcakery.com) and snacks made by Ali Fornash (www.foodfitnessfashion.com). From left: David Evans of Digicraft Advisors, Charlestown Business Association webmaster...

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And that’s the way it was… – The noted author Gore Vidal has said that fiction is truth. In the fictional recreation of the day JFK died by Joshua Resnek that follows, fiction is indeed, truth.

November 25, 2010
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And that’s the way it was… – The noted author Gore Vidal has said that fiction is truth. In the fictional recreation of the day JFK died by Joshua Resnek that follows, fiction is indeed, truth.

I first met Walter Cronkite in the early afternoon, November 22, 1963. I was 13 years old. We met briefly on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. I was a newly minted freshman at Ocean City High School, built high on a hill overlooking the Atlantic in 1912...

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Thanksgiving 2010

November 25, 2010
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Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability as a nation to overcome economic adversity. With Thanksgiving upon us, we agree there...

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Obituaries 11-24-2010

November 25, 2010
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Joseph Steen Wilmington resident Joseph M. Steen of Wilmington, died peacefully on Nov. 19 with his family at his side. He was 76 years old. A US Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was a retired Inspector for Elevator Construction Local 4 in Boston; Commander of American Legion Post 136 in Wilmington,...

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"Compass" Strategic Planning session at Charlestown Branch Library

November 11, 2010
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"Compass" Strategic Planning session at Charlestown Branch Library

A Strategic Planning session was held at the Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 4. The session was led by Michael R. Colford, the BPL’s Director of Resource Services/Information Technology. Also in attendance was James Carroll, a member of the BPL’s Board of Trustees. At the meeting, the draft principles...

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Councilors Arroyo and LaMattina advocate for veteran services

November 11, 2010
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With Veterans Day around the corner, Boston City Councilors Felix G. Arroyo and Salvatore LaMattina recently held a hearing to ensure Boston veterans have all the necessary tools to facilitate their reintegration into civilian life and that they are provided with a safe and healthy environment upon returning home. “Veterans risked their own lives...

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‘Townie Santa’ tradition continues

November 11, 2010
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As the weather starts to cool and the last leaves fall from the trees, a group of residents have begun planning for a Christmas program for Charlestown’s elderly. Christmas can be a very sad and lonely time of year for the needy, elderly shut-in. While the rest of us may be gift giving, card...

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Boys U-10 Division 3C

November 11, 2010
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Woburn 2, Charlestown 0 — In a tremendously entertaining contest of non-stop back-and-forth action, the “Townies” (6-2-1) fell to undefeated Woburn (9-0-0) to finish the season in third place. Although outshooting their opponent by a 12-10 margin, Charlestown’s terrific trio of forwards Aidan Shea (2 shots), John Gaudian (3 shots) and Daniel “DS” Sigmund...

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Girls U-12 Division 3B

November 11, 2010
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By Shana Sylvester Charlestown 3, Waltham 0 — Despite the chilly fall afternoon in Charlestown, the “Townies” (3-5-0) celebrated another victory, their third of the season, over Waltham Saturday. Townie captains for the game were Lauren Sweeney and Caitlyn McDermott. McDermott played goalie for most of the game making some excellent saves and Isabelle...

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