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The Red Sox

September 29, 2011
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Added to the outrage of last week’s Patriot’s loss to the Bills with three seconds to go is the dismal coming to the end of the season of the Red Sox. What have we done, we wonder, to deserve such a fate? Perhaps the Red Sox players need a salary raise to give them...

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When the Weather Sends Your Mind Wandering

September 29, 2011
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In late September when the leaves are falling, the sky is blue and you’re still in your summer wear wandering about Charlestown is a dream come true. If you’re up by the Monument or near to the Mystic River or looking out on the water from your apartment or condo in the Navy Yard,...

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Police Briefs 09-29-2011

September 29, 2011
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09/19/11 – Disorderly Person As a result of a disturbance on Main Street, two individuals were taken into custody and charged with being a disorderly person. 09/20/11 – Drug Possession As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area of Medford Street a suspect was placed under arrest and charged with possession...

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Obituaries 09-29-2011

September 29, 2011
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Daniel Bradley Of Plum Island, formerly of Charlestown Daniel P. Bradley of Exeter Way, Plum Island, formerly of Charlestown, died on Sept. 22 at Mass. General Hospital in Boston. He was 73 years old. Born in Somerville on Jan. 18, 1938, son of the late Daniel P. and Mary (Gilfoyle) Bradley, he worked as...

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Tips from Tom

September 22, 2011
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Tips from Tom

What a great moment for Charlestown’s Andrew McLaughlin, 13, shown with Patriots superstar Tom Brady taken at Copley Place Tuesday.

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Jenny’s Giving ‘Backpacks’ to the Charlestown Community

September 22, 2011
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Jenny’s Giving ‘Backpacks’ to the Charlestown Community

Sue, Joey and Charlotte Lacey presented Tom MacDonald of Harvest on the Vine over 30 backpacks filled with school supplies to be distributed to children in need in Charlestown.  This is the third year of the Jenny’s backpack program.   “We want all children to be able to start the school year with the...

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Car -free Week

September 22, 2011
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September 22nd, has become Car-Free Day in great metropolitan centers of population and business throughout the world. The intention of the car-free holiday is to inspire the use of mass transit, and forms of transportation other than those relying exclusively on the internal combustion engine. Boston and Massachusetts has taken Car-Free-Day a step further....

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The Walk Against Cancer

September 22, 2011
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More than 9,000 men, women and children – and many from Charlestown -  converged on the Back Bay on Sunday as participants in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk Against Cancer took place As usual, it was a huge success honoring friends, family, co-workers, and patients facing all forms of cancer. Over the past...

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Charlestown Youth Soccer News

September 22, 2011
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Girls U14 Medford 1, Charlestown 0 The Charlestown Girls U14 team traveled to Medford for their second game of the season this Saturday.  The team played hard and was unfortunate not to walk away from the game with at least a draw. Captains Caroline Adducci and Bryn O’Hara led the Townies onto the field...

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Obituaries 09-22-2011

September 22, 2011
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John Carney Sr. Retired Electrician John G. Carney Sr., of Winthrop and Miami, Florida, formerly of Charlestown, died at the Chelsea Soldiers Home on Sept. 17. He was 93 years old. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Old Charlestown School Boys Association, a former longtime social...

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