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Police Briefs 01-16-2014

January 16, 2014
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Warrant Arrest 01/06/14 – Officers in the area of Walford Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Cambridge Court warrant charging shoplifting. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon-Knife 01/07/14 – Officers on Polk Street observed a disturbance between two groups of youths. Police spoke to one of the parties, who stated a Hispanic...

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Obituaries 01-16-2014

January 16, 2014
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Michael Elwell Truck Driver and Lifelong Charlestown Resident Michael P. Elwell, a lifelong Charlestown resident, entered eternal life suddenly on Sunday, January 12. He was 48 years old. Born in Boston on January 1, 1966, a son of Edward J. Elwell and Ann M. (Power) Elwell, he grew up in Charlestown. He was educated...

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New CNC Board Members

January 9, 2014
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New CNC Board Members

Tom Cunha (left) Chair of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) welcomed new board members Caitlin Kelly for Precinct 7 and Tom Hogan representng the Charlestown Preservation Society to the board at the monthly meeting of the CNC on Tuesday night.

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Chris Remmes Announces for State Rep.

January 9, 2014
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Chris Remmes Announces for State Rep.

Chris Remmes, a 20 year resident of Charlestown, made it official today by announcing a run for the Second Suffolk State Representative being vacated by Representative Eugene O’Flaherty. Remmes, 48, is a local Realtor, Chair of the Charlestown Democratic Ward Committee, and active member of the Charlestown community.  A graduate of Catholic Memorial High School and...

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O’Flaherty Resigns; Race Is on for Seat

January 9, 2014
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Charlestown’s Jack Kelly, a former At-Large City Council Candidate, Charlestown Democratic Ward Chair Chris Remmes and Dan Ryan, an Aid for U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano, will all be taking a shot at the soon to be open State Representative seat in the special election set for April 1. The seat will be availbe after...

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Warren Prescott Ice Skating Social

January 9, 2014
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The Warren Prescott Family Ice Skating Social will be held on this Saturday, January 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street in the North End. Skaters are urged to arrive between 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. and from 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. there will be free skating...

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DiDomenico to Hold Local Office Hours Fri.

January 9, 2014
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State Senator Sal DiDomenico will be hosting office hours in Charlestown on Friday, January 10th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Zume’s Coffee House (223 Main Street).  These office hours, which occur on a monthly basis, are open to all Charlestown residents to meet with Senator DiDomenico or a member of his staff...

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Walsh Has Full Agenda and He Deserves Our Support

January 9, 2014
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has taken over the reins of power at Boston City Hall, and he has set high goals for his administration. These goals are never easy to attain under the best of circumstances, and these are not the best of circumstances. As a new administration, many residents are expecting quick changes,...

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Police Briefs 01-09-2014

January 9, 2014
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Larceny – Over $200 01/01/13 – The victim reported while he was at a business on Cambridge Street, unknown person(s) stole his Samsung Galaxy X4 cell phone, which was left on a table. Using a built-in tracking device on the phone, the location was shown to be a building on Morton Street in Dorchester....

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Obituaries 01-09-2014

January 9, 2014
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Margaret ‘Peg’ Canney Lifelong Townie, Dedicated Parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Church Margaret T., “Peg” ( Ducey) Canney of Charlestown died on December 29 after a brief illness in the Mass. General Hospital surrounded by her family. Peg was a life long townie and a dedicated parishioner at St Francis de Sales Church,...

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