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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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Park Dedication Attracts Throng for Peter Looney

May 5, 2011
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Park Dedication Attracts Throng for Peter Looney

By Joshua Resnek An enormous crowd packed the new Peter Looney Park on Union Street Saturday morning for the official dedication of the new children’s playground and open space hideaway next to the skating rink. People from all walks of life attended the event, which highlighted the life and times of Mr. Looney, who...

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Peter Looney Park a dedication to remember

May 5, 2011
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The dedication of Peter Looney Park Saturday morning was a moment to savor – for here was the modern neighborhood of Charlestown out in force to say thank you to one of their own. It was a fitting celebration of the opening of a small urban space dedicated to a man who personifies what...

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Osama Bin Laden

May 5, 2011
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Some people are questioning (although we not exactly sure why) whether or not Osama bin Laden was armed when he was killed by brave Navy Seals who attacked him in his Pakistani hideaway. Those asking such a question forget that this was a man who on 9/11 committed 3,000 acts of homicide – and...

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Police Briefs 05.05.2011

May 5, 2011
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04/25/11 – Drugs As a result of an investigation in the area of Old Ironsides Way an individual was issued a citation for possession of marijuana. 04/25/11 – Assault and  Battery, Knife Officers responded to a radio call for a man stabbed on Vine Street. Upon arrival they observed a male suffering from stab...

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