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Celebrate Thanksgiving with neighbors – Dinner set for Nov. 25 at the American Legion Hall

November 4, 2010
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Bob and Carol Sweeney, in cooperation with James W. Conway Bunker Hill Post 26, the American Legion are inviting all their old and new friends to a family-style Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thursday, Nov. 26, at the American Legion Hall, 23 Adams St. at the corner of Chestnut Street. This is the 19th year...

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Governor Patrick’s victory

November 4, 2010
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The Republicans changed the face of the Congress Tuesday. They now control the House of Representatives. They picked up more than a half dozen Senate seats but the Democrats maintain their control there. It is a new day in Washington, where President Barack Obama awakened to a brave new world Wednesday morning. In Massachusetts,...

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Boys U-10 Division 3C Charlestown 3, Wakefield 0

November 4, 2010
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If not for the plethora of spectacular saves by the Wakefield goaltender, this one could have been really ugly as the “Townies” posted a 19-1 shots-on-net advantage. Standout forwards Aidan Shea (2 goals, 5 shots) and Daniel Sigmund (goal, 3 shots) provided the scoring and netminder Jeremy Shea (3-1-0), who boomed a tremendous kick...

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Boys U-10 Division 4D

November 4, 2010
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By Carl Jahn Burlington 3, Charlestown 1 — In one of their best played games of the season, the “Townies” failed to avenge their season opening loss after a furious comeback came up short. All season the young “Townies” have relied on standout defensive play and goaltending to free up and create chances for...

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Boys Under 10-3 Charlestown3, Burlington 0

November 4, 2010
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Charlestown faced off against Burlington for the second time this season and managed to pull off another win, beating Burlington, 3-0. This game was not a lay up for Charlestown. The first half of the game saw many shots on goals by both teams, but nobody managed to sneak one in and after the...

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Boys Under 12-1

November 4, 2010
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Charlestown 1, Wakefield 0 — On Saturday at Moulton Field, the Charlestown BU12-1 team defeated Wakefield 1-0 in their penultimate match of the season.  A cool, precisely placed goal by team captain Mark Williamson captured the lead for the team in the first half. The winless Wakefield team put up a strong fight against...

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Police Blotter 11-03-2010

November 4, 2010
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10/25/10 – Drinking in Public An officer in the area of Old Ironsides Way placed two individuals under arrest for drinking in public. 10/27/10 – Drugs Officers in the area of Eden and Main streets placed a suspect under arrest for possession of a class a drug (heroin). 10/27/10 – Drugs As a result...

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Obituaries 11-03-2010

November 4, 2010
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Cornelius ‘Neil’ ‘Connie’ Daly Plumber, of Melrose, formerly of Charlestown Cornelius F. “Neil” “Connie” Daly, a 41 year resident of Melrose and also of West Kennebunk, Maine, died on Oct. 26 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following an extended illness. He was 70 years old. Born in Boston on June 20, 1940 to...

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USS Constitution celebrates birthday

October 28, 2010
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USS Constitution celebrates birthday

USS Constitution returns to her pier following her 213th launching day anniversary.

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Craigie Drawbridge construction creates problems for commuters

October 28, 2010
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By Stephen Quigley If you think the morning commute using the Craigie Drawbridge into Boston is bad now, just wait until November 6. That is when the dismantling and reconstruction of the old bridge will start in earnest and the 45,000 cars and motorists that use this route can expect detours, confusion and traffic...

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