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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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Members of Missionsafe.

December 31, 2013
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Members of Missionsafe.

Xavier Jimenez, Zaire Richardson, Nelmary Hernandez, Yusmeiy Bruno, (back) Jakeyla Greene, Council Antwan Mills and Iris Baez were at the Open House of MissionSafe on December 11 and are all members of MissionSAFE.

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Wynn Resorts Has MGC Approval to Submit Application

December 31, 2013
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Wynn Resorts that will be located on Route 99 less than a quarter mile from the Charlestown line  has cleared all hurdles with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) after a unanimous vote recorded last Friday, Dec. 27, by Commissioners that officially declared the company suitable to submit a Phase 2 application. Earlier this month,...

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Coca-cola and Bruins Bring Healthy Message to Youths at Charletown Boys and Girls Club

December 31, 2013
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Coca-Cola and the Boston Bruins teamed up to promote “Get the Ball Rolling” at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club.  The interactive initiative helps teach local youth about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle through proper exercise and nutrition. The event was featured on the latest episode of Behind the B, which aired...

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Callahan Tunnel Project Update

December 31, 2013
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The work schedule for the first two weeks of the Callahan Tunnel Project.  Work will happen 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  This schedule may change as work progresses.  An updated will be provided as needed.  Other concurrent activities may take place in conjunction with this work as needed. Week of 28DEC-JAN04:...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2014

December 31, 2013
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New Year’s Day really isn’t different than any other day of the year.  It is a day that has no real significance other than its place on the calendar. However, that lack of meaningfulness also is New Year’s greatest asset.  New Year’s Day belongs to everyone because it has no particular religious or political...

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Police Briefs 01-02-2014

December 31, 2013
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Vandalism 12/27/13 – A Chestnut Street resident reported a group of youths passing by his home smashed the glass globe of a gas streetlight in front of that address. No description of the vandals was available. Breaking and Entering– Residence-Day 12/27/13 – A victim on Perkins Street reported upon returning home, he saw that...

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