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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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Help Keep Me in the “Loop”

May 12, 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

May 12, 2011
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Eighth-grader Myer Segal achieved High Honors at the Warren Prescott School…Nolan Carrier (Headmaster’s List), Matthew Johnson (First Honors) and Yu “Jacky” Wang (Second Honors) were recognized for academic achievement at Malden Catholic…

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Little League News

May 12, 2011
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For the latest up-to-date information, as well as standings and stats, go to the Charlestown Little League website at www.leaguelineup.com/Charlestown-l-l.  There is also a photo album icon on the main menu which contains more than a hundred individual and action photos of the players. At the Major League level, emerging Teamster’s ace Anthony Bolger...

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“Townie” Sports Update

May 12, 2011
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Brewster Academy first baseman Aaron Titcomb has emerged as the team’s closer.  Noted for his blazing fastball, Titcomb is four-for-four in save opportunities and has notched 12 strikeouts in his last 6 innings of relief.  He is also among Brewster’s leaders in RBIs and batting average…St. Clement junior Joe Codair blasted a home run...

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Police Briefs 05-12-2011

May 12, 2011
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05/03/11 – Larceny in a Building A victim on Rutherford Avenue reports someone took a laptop computer from his desk. Video footage is available. Detectives will investigate. 05/03/11 – Violation of Auto Laws As a result of a motor vehicle stop on Alford Street an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor...

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Obituaries 05-12-2011

May 12, 2011
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J. Ruth Thornell Charlestown resident J. Ruth (McLaughlin) Thornell of Charlestown died on May 6. She was 86 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick J. Thornell; beloved sister of the late John L. McLaughlin Jr.; loving aunt of Jean Burg and her husband, Edward, and their children, Eric and...

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