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Mayor’s Aide Jack Kelley Moving On

May 25, 2011
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-By Joshua Resnek One of the mayor’s most popu­lar and hard working aides in the neighborhoods of Boston, Jack Kelley, is moving on. Kelley, who grew up in Charlestown and who has worked for the mayor in Charlestown almost 5 years as his liaison, told the Patriot-Bridge last week that he is leaving his...

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The Rain

May 25, 2011
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Two years ago, there was no sun, no warmth, no beach no nuthin as some would tend to say around here about a spring that never arrived and a summer that was absent without leave. Two years ago, it rained so much and so often that the spring was obliterated and there were no...

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Replacing Jack Kelley

May 25, 2011
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The mayor needs to find a solid replacement for his man in the neighborhood Jack Kelley, who is leaving his position to seek other opportunities in his life. As the mayor’s man in Charlestown – that is, as the mayor’s representative in Charlestown – he does as the mayor wishes. This means his replacement...

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Sports 05-19-2011

May 25, 2011
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Help keep me in the loop 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...

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Obituaries 05-19-2011

May 25, 2011
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Francis P. Keane Of Charlestown Francis P. “Brother” Keane died on May 14. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Addison) Keane. Father of Francis P. Keane, Jr. and the late Sharon Marino. Brother of Edward Keane, Peggy Melanson, Nancy Jackson and the late Bonnie Sacco and Kay Cadigan. Beloved grandfather of...

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Spring Sports State Tourney Hopefuls

May 24, 2011
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BASEBALL: The Brewster Academy Bobcats (11-1), led by slugger Aaron Titcomb, continue to steamroll and are one of the elite Prep School teams in New England…Reardan Sweeney’s Everett High School squad (10-2, ranked #14) continue to turn heads and are a strong contender in the Greater Boston League… The O’Bryant School (7-5) is in...

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Warren-Prescott Students Sing their Way to $10,000 for Music Education

May 12, 2011
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Warren-Prescott Students Sing their Way to $10,000 for Music Education

-Special to the Patriot-Bridge Similar to many schools across the country, Warren-Prescott Elementary School in Charlestown, Mass. has suffered severe budget cuts, resulting in music and arts program disruption. After learning about the opportunity to win $10,000 toward its school’s music program, the elementary school’s vocal group created, performed and videotaped an original mash-up...

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John ‘Jack’ Duffy will be the Chief Marshal of the 2011 Battle of Bunker Hill Parade

May 12, 2011
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John ‘Jack’ Duffy will be the Chief Marshal of the 2011 Battle of Bunker Hill Parade

-Special to the Patriot-Bridge The Battle of Bunker Hill Parade Committee proudly announces that the Chief Marshal of the 2011 Parade will be John R. “Jack” Duffy. Jack is a lifelong resident of Charlestown. He and his late wife, Dorothy (McCormack), raised five children, four girls and a boy. They have 10 grandchildren and...

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Mayor Seeks to Stabilize Cable Television Rates

May 12, 2011
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City of Boston residents are like hostages in captivity when it comes to rate setting for the cable companies. Comcast is the only real show in town, with something like 175,000 ratepayers in Boston and no real competition of any kind to make a difference when it comes to setting rates every year. During...

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Summer Softball Signups

May 12, 2011
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The Charlestown CYO girls softball program will hold registration on Thursday, May 12 at the Mishawum Hall (95 Dunstable Street) from 6 to 8 p.m.  Fees for the program are $50 per player.  Any questions please contact Jim Hayes at 617-869-0728, or Jack Schievink at 617-201-4507.

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