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Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

November 14, 2011
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Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

As Veterans Day arrives this year there is no doubt that many events will take place to honor all the men and women who have served our country. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day which commemorated the end of the First World War but eventually became a day to pay tribute to...

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St. John’s Episcopal Begins New Chapter

November 14, 2011
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St. John’s Episcopal Begins New Chapter

Late last month, Reverend Tom Mousin was welcomed into the St. John’s Episcopal Church community with a service of institution and a celebration of new ministry. Inside the stately dark granite church, built in 1840 and nestled in the crook of Devens Street and Old Rutherford Ave, parishioners, clergy, community members, and the new...

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The Election

November 14, 2011
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The Patriot-Bridge does not endorse candidates for public office. However, that does not stop us from feeling pleased about election results. We are pleased that Council President Steven Murphy kept his seat and that former city councilor and candidate for mayor Michael Flaherty is not going to return. This isn’t about disliking Flaherty who...

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Charlestown Youth Soccer News

November 14, 2011
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GU10-1 Charlestown 3, Wilmington 2 The GU10-1, the Shamrock Shooters, ended their extraordinary season by beating the first place Wilmington team with a score of 3-2.  The entire season was filled with tenacity and heart, allowing for the team to finish strongly in second place. Throughout the season the level of play significantly improved,...

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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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