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Obituaries 07-21-2011

July 21, 2011
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William ‘Soupy’ Campbell Member of Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association William D. “Soupy” Campbell of Charlestown died on July 15. He was 74 years old. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of The Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association and The Teamsters Union Local # 25. The beloved husband of Anne M. (Almeida-Doherty) Campbell, he...

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Police Briefs 07-21-2011

July 21, 2011
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07/12/11 – Attempted Breaking and Entering, Non-residence Officers responded to Austin Street for an attempted breaking and entering report. The manager showed officers that the glass front door had been broken in a spider web pattern but did not give way. No entry was made. Video of incident will be given to the A-1...

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Recent Events for The Harvard-kent Scholars

July 14, 2011
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Recent Events for The Harvard-kent Scholars

The Harvard-Kent Leadership and Scholarship Partnership club members were treated to special activities within the past few weeks.   The club membership is composed of six students each year who receive a $1,000 scholarship because of their work in the school including good effort, grades, citizenship and leadership in their grade level.  The scholarship funds...

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Charlestown Preservation Society Announces Two $1,500 Student Scholarship Awards in 2011

July 14, 2011
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Charlestown Preservation Society “CPS” is committed to the preservation of historic buildings and landmarks that make Charlestown a unique and important repository of our national heritage.  CPS has also sought to demonstrate that historic preservation and economic growth can harmoniously co-exist.  The Society has worked to ensure the vitality and quality of life in...

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The Dead of Summer

July 14, 2011
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It is the dead of summer, that moment in our lives and in the life of the summer when there is as much summer in front of us as behind us. For those of us who love the heat, who love the summer, who wait for it all winter and who yearn for it...

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Police Briefs 07-14-2011

July 14, 2011
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07/06/11 – Assault and Battery Victim on Cambridge Street stated to officers that, as a result of a traffic dispute, he was punched in the face by the driver of a car who felt the victim had cut him off. Officers were provided with a plate number of the suspect vehicle and will investigate....

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Obituaries 07-14-2011

July 14, 2011
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John Thomas Casey Of Quincy, formerly of Charlestown John Thomas Casey of Quincy died on July 7. Born in Newport, RI, he lived for many years in Charlestown and Brookline before moving to Quincy where he lived for the past 15 years. He worked for Boston & Maine Railroad for 35 years in the...

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Traffic Advisory: North Washington Street Bridge Lane Reduction Beginning July 12

July 8, 2011
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Traffic Advisory: North Washington Street Bridge Lane Reduction Beginning July 12

The Boston Transportation Department has been informed that the Boston Public Works Department will be instituting a temporary lane reduction on the North Washington Street Bridge beginning on Tuesday, July 12. Deck repair work will necessitate the closing the west (inbound) lanes of the bridge each evening beginning at 7 p.m.  The east (outbound)...

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A Summer Day in the City

July 8, 2011
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It was a hot humid mid-July day and the five of us were going for a swim at the little Mystic; provided it was high tide – swimming was out of the question at low tide on the river. We swam most of the time on the Terminal Street side of the Mystic, we...

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City Square Park Friends Deserve Vote of Thanks

July 8, 2011
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The Friends of City Square Park, arguably one of the most treasured of Charlestown’s public spaces, is the recipient of a Department of Conservation and Recreation Matching Fund Program grant. The Friends contributed $10,000 which was matched with a $20,000 contribution which totals $30,000. The funding will be used for Park renovations and upgrades....

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