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Charlestown Youth Soccer gets underway

September 16, 2010
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Charlestown Youth Soccer gets underway

Boys Under-10 Charlestown 2, Everett 1 — In an extremely physical season opener, Charlestown utilized a pinpoint passing attack and relentless fast break offense to wear down a tough Everett squad. The “Townies,” who outshot Everett by a 14-6 margin, carried the play early with forwards John Guadian (goal, 7 shots) and Aidan Shea...

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Congratulations to Senator DiDomenico

September 16, 2010
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Senator Sal DiDomenico won a close victory over Cambridge Attorney Tim Flaherty in Tuesday’s primary balloting. DiDomenico’s victory – by a slim 170 votes – says much about the first term senator. The numbers were not on his side as these two went to battle on Tuesday. However, DiDomenico showed real fight during the...

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Historic House Tour

September 16, 2010
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One of Charlestown’s great strengths as a neighborhood are the fine homes that abound here from street to street. Some of the architecture here is extraordinary, textbook, grand homes built with red-brick and granite, black iron railings and interiors to die for that speak of a time long past. What better way to spend...

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Just a thought…

September 16, 2010
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We are pleased the Florida pastor who was going to burn the Koran has relented. Burning holy books or books of any kind as a protest is what the Nazis under Hitler did. The Nazis especially liked burning Jewish books, and then went on to exterminate most of European Jewry. Radical Islam is about...

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Arrest Report 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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09/06/10 – Robbery – Knife, Business A victim on Bunker Hill Street reports that a black male entered his place of business brandishing a knife and demanded money. The suspect jumped the counter, took cash and fled into the Bunker Hill Housing Development. 09/08/10 – Trespassing Officers on Carney Court summonsed an individual to...

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Obituaries 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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Ralph Campbell Formerly of Charlestown Ralph Campbell of Fort Washington, MD, formerly of Charlestown, passed away on Friday, Aug.7 27, at the Specialty Hospital of Washington in Washington, D.C. at the age of 73. Ralph was born on July 16, 1937 to late Daniel and Maude (Davidson) Campbell. Ralph grew up in Charlestown on...

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MGH Institute sets record for student population

September 10, 2010
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The MGH Institute of Health Professions in the Charlestown Navy Yard has passed the 1,000 mark for enrolled students for the first time in its 34-year history. A total of 1,004 students began classes on September 7 in nursing, physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders, and medical imaging. This represents a 64% increase in...

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Jerry Steimel honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

September 10, 2010
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Former Charlestown Boys & Girls Clubhouse Director Jerry Steimel will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from BOSTnet on Sept. 24. BOSTnet is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality and increase the capacity of the out of school time field. Jerry spent 13 years as Director of the Charlestown Clubhouse before...

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Mark & Michelle Gorman Softball Tournament

September 10, 2010
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This Saturday! In two days the all-women Softball Extravaganza begins at 10 am. Get up, release those frustrations with a swing of the bat, and support a good cause. All proceeds will go towards a Scholarship Fund to support Charlestown Youth from Pre-school to College. All parents interested in the Scholarship should apply and...

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Week 1 Charlestown Youth Football vs. Swampscott

September 10, 2010
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A day to learn for Charlestown Youth Football as three teams headed to the land of Swampscott to take on the Big Blue in an early season matchup. Titan Division: Charlestown 6 – Swampscott 7 Charlestown scored on the opening possession after a 45 yard scamper from Angel Buret, one half of the dynamic...

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