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N. Washington St. Bridge to be Replaced Starting in 2016

November 21, 2014
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N. Washington St. Bridge to be Replaced Starting in 2016

After more than 100 years and featured in movies like The Brink’s Job, the North Washington Street Bridge will be replaced starting in 2016 and will bear no resemblance to the current structure. Para Jayasinghe, City Engineer from Boston Public Works Department, appeared before the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) on Nov. 6 to show...

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Globe Possible Locating Here

November 21, 2014
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There been talk this week that the Boston Globe may be eying two location in Charlestown as its new headquarters in Boston. According to the Boston Business Journal the Globe, owned by Red Sox owner John Henry, has possible interest in the Schrafft’s City Center in Charlestown and the Hood Park on Rutherford Avenue....

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Over 300 Residents Attend Public Safety Meeting

November 21, 2014
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In the wake of the senseless murder of Charlestown teen Ryan Morrissey, residents came together Tuesday night at the Harvard Kent School to discuss public safety in the neighborhood as Charlestown begins to heal following the tragedy. Close to 300 residents crowded the school Tuesday night to attended the regularly scheduled Boston Public Safety...

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Townie Tidbits

November 21, 2014
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The headline in last week’s Charlestown Patriot Bridge, “Senseless murder shocks community” seemed horrific just to read. Charlestown’s peace was shattered on the night of Wednesday, November 5 when two kids ended up being shooting victims.  Reportedly,standing on Main Street, they ended up being in the wrong place at the wrong time. They were...

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Obituaries 11-20-2014

November 21, 2014
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Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Boyle  A funeral Mass was held on Friday, November 14 at St. Charles Church in Woburn for Msgr. Robert J. Boyle.  A retired priest of the Archdiocese and living at Regina Cleri in the West End of Boston, he was 88 and died on Nov. 10. Msgr. Boyle grew up...

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Shooting Victim Succumbs to Injuries

November 18, 2014
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Shooting Victim Succumbs to Injuries

A teenager shot in Charlestown last week has succumbed to his injuries, officials said. At around 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, officers responded to the area of 274 Main St. for a report of a person shot. On arrival, police located the now-deceased 17-year-old victim, identified as Ryan Morrissey, and another 19-year-old male...

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Senseless Murder Shocks Community:CMA Seeks Greater Community Resources

November 18, 2014
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It is with heavy hearts that we send this email to share with you that Ryan Morrissey, a 17-year-old Charlestown resident, died yesterday morning from fatal injuries he sustained in the shooting last Wednesday evening. We extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Morrissey family. We are asking for our members’ help, as...

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Lions Club Collecting Coats for Needy

November 18, 2014
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The Charlestown Lions Club will be collecting coats for children, babies and adults during the months of  November,  December and into early January of 2015. Our Charlestown Cooperative Bank has generously offered to be the collection site for the coats and they may be dropped off at the bank during regular banking hours.  All...

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CPS Design Review Committee to meet on Nov. 17

November 18, 2014
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The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting at the J. W. Conway Bunker Hill Post 26, American Legion hall located at 23 Adams Street on Monday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m.  The hall is directly accessible from the sidewalk, or from the private parking area on the right hand...

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Engineering Happiness

November 18, 2014
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I recently met a happy man. Why shouldn’t he be happy? He has what most men want: loving parents, a wife, Jana, who was his high school sweetheart, two cute little boys, a house, good friends, family members who live nearby, good training and a good job. He also possesses a fine sense of...

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