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Police Briefs 09-22-2011

September 22, 2011
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09/13/11 – Drugs As a result of an investigation by officers on Medford Street drugs were seized and an individual was issued a citation for possession of marijuana. 09/14/11 – Breaking and Entering, Non-residence Officers responded to First Avenue and observed damage to the front door of a local establishment. Further investigation revealed someone...

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Howie Long Recognized as ‘Hometown Hero’

September 16, 2011
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Howie Long Recognized as ‘Hometown Hero’

In a well-attended dedication ceremony, National Football League Hall of Famer Howie Long was recognized as the first-ever recipient of a “NFL Hometown Hero” award.  According to George Veras, director of the “Hometown Hero” program for the NFL, “This unveiling is the first of its kind as part of a national campaign to re-connect...

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A Positive Reflection 9/11 Remembrances Healthy for Our Nation

September 16, 2011
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Following the dignified nationwide slate of memorials that were held to commemorate the lives of the dead and the sacrifice they made on September 11, 2001, many of us are left with the palpable feeling that we are a good and decent nation, with a good and decent people. It was also a day...

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The Expanded Gaming Bill: Legislation Should be Passed

September 16, 2011
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The House of Representatives will be voting on the expanded gaming bill this week. It is a good bill, despite the pandering to other interests that caused the Boston Globe to write an ill-advised editorial denouncing the bill last week. The expanded gaming bill will help every city, town and neighborhood in this Commonwealth....

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Charlestown Youth Soccer News

September 16, 2011
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GU14-Girls: Charlestown 1, Malden 0 The Charlestown Girls U14 team started their fall season on the beautiful fall Saturday with a 1-0 win over Malden.  Townie captains for the game were Caroline Adduci and Jasmine Nijjar.  Isabelle Charbonnier and Lauren Sweeney each played goalie for half the game and made some great saves keeping Malden...

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Obituaries 09-15-2011

September 16, 2011
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Paul Yeramian Former Charlestown resident Paul J. Yeramian, a former resident of Charlestown, died September 7 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 64 years old. Mr. Yeramian was born Dec. 11, 1946 in Somerville, son of the late Joseph and Anna (Stewart) Yeramian. He was a disabled US Army veteran of the...

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Police Briefs 09-15-2011

September 16, 2011
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09/05/11 – Breaking and Entering, Residence A victim on Winthrop Street stated that someone broke into his home and stole a laptop computer.it appears the suspect(s) gained entry by pushing in a screen on the kitchen window. Detectives are investigating. 09/08/11 – Investigate Property Officers responded to Old Ironsides Way for a breaking and...

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14th Annual Art in the Park Set for This Saturday, Sept.10

September 9, 2011
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14th Annual Art in the Park Set for This Saturday, Sept.10

Art in the Park, sponsored by the Artists Group of Charlestown, is considered one of New England’s finest “out door” art events with artists from Boston and beyond. The Artists’ Group of Charlestown is proud to announce the 14th Annual ART in the PARK 2011 to be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10...

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Boston National Historical Park Will Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11

September 9, 2011
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Boston National Historical Park Will Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11

To honor the memory of the men and women who were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, National Park Service Rangers will place 3000 flags on the grounds of the Bunker Hill Monument and offer historical talks every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept, 11,...

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CHAD Tennis Wraps Up a Successful Summer Season

September 9, 2011
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CHAD Tennis Wraps Up a Successful Summer Season

CHAD Tennis Club hosted its first summer program since CHAD took over the management of the Stillman Tennis Center this past December. The CHAD Tennis Program is one of those rare gems located within our neighborhood yet many of us fail to realize the extent of this treasure found within the humble facility –namely...

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