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Obituaries 11-10-2011

November 14, 2011
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Sue “Sammie’ Montgomery Charlestown resident Sue A. “Sammie” Montgomery of Charlestown died on November 7. She was 63 years old. She was the beloved daughter of the late Rose (Murphy) and George “Monty” Montgomery; sister of the late Robert Montgomery; sister-in-law of Rita Kountz of Wellesley; niece of the late Marion Murphy, James, Edward,...

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A Haunting in Charlestown

November 3, 2011
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A Haunting in Charlestown

The 26th Annual Charlestown Children’s Halloween Parade that was sponsored by the Charlestown Mothers Association was a huge success that brought out many in costume including tCharlestown residents Diane Valle and Bruce Garr.

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The Charlestown Recovery House Awards Judy Evers the First Peter Looney Service Award

November 3, 2011
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The Charlestown Recovery House Awards Judy Evers the First Peter Looney Service Award

It is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of the Charlestown Recovery House recently announced the establishment of the Peter Looney Service Award. The Peter Looney Service Award will be given out annually to an individual who, through their actions, demonstrate commitment to helping others. Judy will receive the award at the...

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Does Weekend Storm Speak Volumes About Winter to Come?

November 3, 2011
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Most of us heard the lament loudly and clearly over the weekend about the snow coming so early, preceding even this week’s Halloween celebration. In more ways than we care to conjure up, snow this early and so plentiful in nearly all of Massachusetts except for Boston and the coastal area, is a bad...

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Police Briefs 11-03-2011

November 3, 2011
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10/24/11 – Service to Other Department Officers responded to the Tobin Bridge for a person threatening to jump. Officers were able to take the person into custody without incident. 10/26/11 – Breaking and Entering, Non-residence Officers responded to First Avenue for a reported breaking and entering. Upon arrival they observed a middle front door...

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Obituaries 11-03-2011

November 3, 2011
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Richard ’Richie’ O’Brien Former Owner of Bunker Hill Insurance Agency Richard S. “Richie” O’Brien of Charlestown died on October 29. He was 61 years old. The former owner of Bunker Hill Insurance Agency, he was a member of the Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association, the Bunker Hill Council #62, K of C. and was an...

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I Like This One

October 27, 2011
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I Like This One

The Gardens for Charlestown hosted A Creepy Halloween Carnival for Kids last Sunday, October 23.

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26th Annual Charlestown Children’s: Halloween Parade Monday, Oct 31

October 27, 2011
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5:00 – Gather around the monument and enjoy family entertainment. Children will receive glow in the dark necklaces, sponsored by the Charlestown Mothers Association. Mix and mingle with friends and neighbors, too. Costumes are encouraged for all ages. 5:30 – The Monument Square Wizard will lead the Children’s Halloween Costume Parade around Monument Square...

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Rutherford Avenue Today; Rutherford Avenue Tomorrow

October 27, 2011
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The remaking of Rutherford Avenue is absolutely essential to the well-being of Charlestown. In its present incarnation, Rutherford Avenue is a disconnected mess of businesses and a learning institution on one side of it and a disconnected grouping of residences, a cemetery, a few commercial interests and some open space on the Charlestown side....

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Police Briefs 10-27-2011

October 27, 2011
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10/17/11 – Investigate Person Officers on Polk Street received information from a concerned citizen regarding a young man firing a paintball gun at people. The officers were aware of several incidents regarding this type of behavior and, as a result of their investigation, a suspect was located and a paintball gun and paintballs were...

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