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Six Harvard-Kent Students Awarded $1,000 Scholarships

June 3, 2011
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Six Harvard-Kent Students Awarded $1,000 Scholarships

The Harvard-Kent Elementary School has a very unique program that honors scholars and leaders annually and this year’s program was extra special.  On Thursday, May 12 six students were awarded $l,000 scholarships in the sixth annual ceremony.  The total awarded since the Harvard-Kent Leadership and Scholarship Partnership was founded is $36,000.  The funds are...

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Sports 05-26-2011

June 3, 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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Memorial Day 2011

June 3, 2011
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For those who have lost a son or a daughter, a father or a mother, a dear friend or even a neighbor to the ravages of war, Memorial Day is a time to remember and to celebrate the lives of those who are no longer with us. The battles that take the lives of...

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Police Briefs 05-26-2011

June 3, 2011
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05/20/11 – Open/Gross Lewdness A victim reported that, while walking near Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square, a silver sports utility vehicle pulled up next to her. Thinking the driver had a question she looked over.  The suspect then raised his hips exposing himself to her before driving off. 05/19/11 – Larceny A victim on...

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Obituaries 05-26-2011

June 3, 2011
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Helen ‘Marcy’ Gauthier Of Somerville and Charlestown Helen M. “Marcy” Gauthier of Somerville and Charlestown died on May 18. She was the daughter of the late Lester and Mary H. (MacDonald) Gauthier; granddaughter of the late Harry and Mary MacDonald; loving sister of Marie V. Murphy and the late Frank J. Gauthier; niece of...

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Charlestown Launches into its Boating Season

May 25, 2011
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Charlestown Launches into its Boating Season

-By Luke O’ Neill The hum of traffic droned on nearby on the Charlestown Bridge. The clanging and dinging of boat masts rang throughout Constitution Marina. Water gently lapped boats’ bows. On one boat, the jibber-jabber of Boston sports radio somehow seemed less abrasive than usual. On the same boat, Kevin McManus, 41, of...

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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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