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This term a Last Hurrah? Not very likely

September 22, 2010
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Mayor Menino’s future has come front and center, again, following news last week that Chicago’s longtime Mayor Richard Daley announced he will not be seeking re-election. Daley has been mayor of Chicago since 1989 -21 years. Mayor Menino is going on 17 years and will be at 20 when the next election rolls around....

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Arrest Report 09-22-2010

September 22, 2010
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09/13/10 – Receiving Stolen Property As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Main Street, a suspect was placed under arrest for receiving stolen property. Suspect also charged with possession of a Class D controlled substance (marijuana). 09/13/10 – Drugs As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area...

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Obituaries 09-22-2010

September 22, 2010
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Carol O’Neil Of Dorchester, formerly of Charlestown Carol T. (Welsh) O’Neil of Dorchester, formerly of Charlestown, died on September 14. A former nurse’s aide at Marian Manor Nursing Home and lunch mother at the William E. Russell Middle School for many years, she was the beloved wife of Joseph E. Sr. for 53 years,...

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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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