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September 11th Memorial Event

September 9, 2011
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Please join the Friends of City Square Park, the Charlestown Mothers Association and the Gardens for Charlestown along with elected officials, local clergy and representatives of the Boston Fire Department on Sunday Sept. 11, at noon in City Square Park.  We will be remembering those lost on this, the tenth anniversary of that tragic...

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Obituaries 09-08-2011

September 9, 2011
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Grace Daley Retired Medical Secretary Grace B. (Brennan) Daley of South Boston, formerly of Somerville and Everett, died at the Marion Manor Nursing Home, South Boston on September 3.  She was 94 years old. She was born in Worcester and was a longtime resident of Everett before moving to Somerville and later to the...

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Ten Years After

September 9, 2011
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For those of us living in Massachusetts, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has a special significance because they began here early on the morning of a beautiful day. All of us awakening that day in September ten years ago believed it was just another day. The terrorists began at Logan Airport....

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September 11th Memorial Event

September 1, 2011
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September 11th Memorial Event

Please join the Friends of City Square Park, the Charlestown Mothers Association and the Gardens for Charlestown along with elected officials, local clergy and representatives of the Boston Fire Department on Sunday Sept. 11, at noon in City Square Park.  We will be remembering those lost on this, the tenth anniversary of that tragic...

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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

September 1, 2011
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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

Congressman Mike Capuano represents Charlestown. He remains, after all these years, outspoken, independent and avowedly wed to the needs of the voters of this district. The following is a Q&A with Congressman Capuano conducted earlier this week with Josh Resnek of the Patriot-Bridge. Question: Your feeling about the economy today. Are we in a...

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Barry Playground Opening Set for September 10

September 1, 2011
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino will join Charlestown residents to unveil more than $860,000 in improvements to Barry Playground on Saturday, September 10, at 9 a.m. Located at 41 Medford Street, the opening of Barry Playground highlights the Mayor’s commitment to the parks and open spaces in Charlestown.  The total design and construction cost for...

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The End

September 1, 2011
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Summer was almost over, the five of us walked down Pearl Street towards the big Mystic River, we had our towels over our shoulders and we decided to go for a swim at Dewey Beach. It was the fifties and Dewey beach had seen a lot of better days; the beach was littered with...

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Hurricane Irene

September 1, 2011
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Hurricane Irene has come and gone, just like that, like the snap of a finger. In truth, for all our preparations, Hurricane Irene was a no-show. She never came to dinner nor stay around a while to wreak her havoc. She came and went like a ghost, diminished by half of what she was...

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Sports 09-01-2011

September 1, 2011
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Help keep me in the loop With the Fall high school sports season fast approaching, if a parent has any info/photo of their child participating in a sport (soccer, volleyball, football etc.) or recreational activity (elementary school, high school, college, or otherwise), please E-Mail me at bunkerhillbillie@aol.com and I will be sure to include...

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Obituaries 09-01-2011

September 1, 2011
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William Coyman Charlestown resident William P. “Billy” Coyman of Charlestown died suddenly on Aug. 23. A retired member of Teamsters Union Local 25, he was a member of the Halligan Club and the Cronin Club. He was the beloved father of William G. Coyman of California and Johanna Coyman of Lowell; cherished grandfather of...

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