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Bunker Hill Day

June 23, 2011
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The gray skies have gone. The sun is out again. It is a good time to reflect about Bunker Hill Day – and about our lives. As Americans, we have much to be thankful for – and we must, as Dylan Thomas wrote, begin at the beginning when we think about what has come...

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Charlestown Youth Soccer Update

June 23, 2011
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GU12-1 Charlestown 3 — Medford 3 The Charlestown Girls U12-1 team ended their amazing season with a tie against Medford at home.  The girls ended up in 3rd place for their division with 4 wins, 4 ties, and 2 losses.  The Charlestown girls U12-1 team moved up from an 8th place finish in the...

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Obituaries 06-16-2011

June 23, 2011
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Katherine Kennedy Mass. Department of Revenue retiree Katherine P. Kennedy of Charlestown died on June 10. She was 82 years old. A retired Clerk for the Commonwealth of Mass Department of Revenue, she was the beloved daughter of the late Theresa (Monagle) and James Kennedy and the devoted sister of the late John T....

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A Look at Boston from Bunker Hill

June 9, 2011
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A Look at Boston from Bunker Hill

Bunker Hill Day 2011

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Author James L. Nelson, Monument Orator at Bunker Hill Day Commemorative Exercises

June 9, 2011
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The Bunker Hill Day Commemorative Exercises, sponsored by James W. Conway Bunker Hill Post 26, The American Legion, under the auspices of the city of Boston, will be held on Thursday morning, June 17.  These ceremonies will mark the 236th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill. The program, according to Committee Chairman Arthur...

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Sports 06-09-2011

June 9, 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...

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Bunker Hill Day

June 9, 2011
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The Battle of Bunker Hill stands for heroism against impossible odds. It also marks a moment in history when America – not yet the United States of America – stood up against the power and might of the British Empire and shouted out to the world: “We’re not going to take subjugation anymore –...

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Police Briefs 06-09-2011

June 9, 2011
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05/30/11 – Violation of Auto Laws A victim on Carney Court reported that her car was taken without her permission. As a result of an investigation, a suspect was placed under arrest in Dorchester. 06/01/11 – Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, a Rock Officers on patrol in the area of...

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Obituaries 06-09-2011

June 9, 2011
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Rose M. Perotti Lifelong Charlestown resident Rose M. Perrotti died on June 5, she was 84 years old. She was the loving  sister-in-law of Josephine Perrotti, sister of the late Concetta Gray, Jaffrey Perrotti Sr. and Eleanor Micarone. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Cecelia Edwards, Ralph Gray, Roseann Guarino, Victor...

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‘Old Ironsides’ Commemorates Memorial Day

June 3, 2011
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‘Old Ironsides’ Commemorates Memorial Day

Visitors watch from USS Constitution’s pier as the ship fires a 21-gun salute from her saluting battery (cannon) to commemorate Memorial Day.

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