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Whitey Bulger

July 8, 2011
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Now that Whitey Bulger is back in town, the media is having a field day heralding his return and labeling him as the alleged leader of the Irish Mob in Boston. Now Whitey has a lawyer. We’re paying for his representation as he doesn’t have any money – at least not in a savings...

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Help Keep Me in the Loop

July 8, 2011
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If a parent has any info/photo of their child participating in a sports 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 the info/photo in a column.  I’d also love to hear about any honor roll students or scholar athletes, or...

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Honor Roll Call

July 8, 2011
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Sophie Afdhal, daughter of Dr. Nezam Afdhal and Dr. Clare Tempany-Afdhal, and Ashley Goldman, daughter of Howard and D’Arcy Goldman, graduated from the Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart.  Sophie will matriculate at Franklin and Marshall College while Ashley will enroll at Emerson College…Chelsea Webber (Biopsychology), Meghan Lucy (Nursing), Lucy Gross (Nursing)...

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Little League News

July 8, 2011
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With the summer tournament season officially in full swing, why not come out and cheer on our Little Leaguers.  The District 9 All Star team has already begun play and on July 9 at Joseph Moakley Field in South Boston, the annual Mayor’s Cup for 9 year-old and 10 year-old teams kicks off.  There...

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The Knights of Columbus Hall

July 8, 2011
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It is a place as hallowed as any; filled with unforgettable moments that have touched the lives of so many “Townies.”  Anthony’s Dream, Daughters of Isabella, Chief Marshall Banquet, Charlestown Business Associates, Old Schoolboys, Life Focus Center, Neighborhood Council, youth sports organizations and Special Townies all call it home.  Reunions, fundraisers, wedding receptions, political...

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Obituaries 07-07-2011

July 8, 2011
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Emily Howell Charlestown resident Emily A. (Green) Howell of Charlestown died peacefully with dignity and courage on July 6 surrounded by her loving family. She was 96 years old. The daughter of the late Frank and Caroline (Doyle) Green, she was the sister of the late Francis Green and Albina O’Leary; beloved wife of...

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City Square Park Recipient of DCR Matching Funds

June 30, 2011
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City Square Park Recipient of DCR Matching Funds

The Friends of City Square Park partnered with the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Partnerships Matching Funds Program. The matching grant program allowed the Friends to contribute $10,000, which was matched by $20,000 from DCR for a total of $30,000 to be used towards the Park renovation and upgrades.  The project, which will clean...

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CMA gives $6,000 in Scholarships to Charlestown Residents

June 30, 2011
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CMA gives $6,000 in Scholarships to Charlestown Residents

The Charlestown Mother’s Association (CMA) is pleased to announce this year’s CMA scholarship winners.  This year, the applicant pool was our strongest ever, and the scholarship committee found it challenging to select from so many talented applicants.  In the end, we decided this year to award a total of five college scholarships to Charlestown...

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Sports 06-30-2011

June 30, 2011
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If a parent has any info/photo of their child participating in a sports 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 the info/photo in a column.  I’d also love to hear about any honor roll students or scholar athletes, or...

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Obituaries 06-30-2011

June 30, 2011
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Kathleen Adams Of Revere, formerly of Charlestown Kathleen A. Adams of Revere, formerly of Charlestown and Chelsea, died on May 24. She was the beloved daughter of the late Earl and Christine (Harower) Adams; sister of Marion Hart of Medford, formerly of Charlestown, and the late Beatrice McNelley, Irene Ricupero and James and Charles...

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