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Police Briefs 03-10-2011

March 10, 2011
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02/28/11 – Warrant Arrest Officers on Polk Stree placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Boston Juvenile Court warrant. 02/28/11 – Warrant Arrest Officers on Trenton Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Boston Municipal Court warrant. 02/28/11 – Trespassing Officers on Bunker Hill Street placed a suspect under arrest for...

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Obituaries 03-10-2011

March 10, 2011
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Shirley Kelley Of Amherst, formerly of Florida and Revere Shirley Kelley of died suddenly on March 2 after a fall. She was 76 years old. Born in Woburn on April 26, 1934, she was raised by her loving “Aunt Minnie” Chapman. She graduated from Woburn High School and met Bill Kelley, a handsome sailor...

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CNC Considers Hiring Fundraisers to Help Nonprofits

March 3, 2011
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CNC Considers Hiring Fundraisers to Help Nonprofits

By Luke O’Neill As a local nonprofit, the Charlestown Working Theater has long relied on the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) Mitigation Fund to help run its programs. Now, with the fund in its twilight years, the theater and other Charlestown nonprofits are bracing for the financial fallout. But, at the same time, the CNC...

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Quinlan Locke Awarded Scholarship from Intel

March 3, 2011
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Quinlan Locke Awarded Scholarship from Intel

The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club is pleased to announce that Quinlan Locke has been chosen to receive a 2011 Clubhouse to College (C2C) Scholarship from the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network. C2C Scholarships amounts range from $2,500 – $10,000 (US) for post-high school students. The scholarships, funded by the Intel Foundation, are intended to...

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An Expensive Attempt to Save Money

March 3, 2011
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By Seth Daniel and Joshua Resnek A move to save money on the so-called “hack holidays” of Bunker Hill and Evacuation Day is actually ending up costing every city and town in Suffolk County more money. In Boston alone, where Mayor Menino is offering employees a floater day to replace the lost holiday, the...

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Runaway Oil Prices

March 3, 2011
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If you heat with oil, then this winter has been a disaster and the disaster is continuing. Luckily, the sun during March shines longer and hotter and the serious cold we have endured during this long winter of our discontent is coming to an end and we can begin to feel it. Nut our...

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Girls Softball Sign-ups

March 3, 2011
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Registration for both the Spring and Summer girls softball programs will be held on March 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at Mishuwam Hall, 95 Dunstable Street.  Fees include $20 per player for the Spring program and $50 per player for the Summer program and must be paid...

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Help Keep Me in the “loop”

March 3, 2011
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If you know of a “Townie” who is participating in a sports or recreational activity (elementary school, high school, college, or otherwise), please E-Mail me at bunkerhillbillie@aol.com with the information and/or photographs and I will be sure to include them in a column.  I’d also love to hear about any honor roll students or...

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Charlie on the MTA

March 3, 2011
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The MBTA Orange Line used to run smack dab through the middle of Charlestown.  It was a monstrous, elevated eye-sore which ran the entire length of Main Street and the unnerving metal-on-metal squeal of the turning trains could be heard until the early morning hours.  The rail line’s eventual demise was met with great...

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53 Days ‘til Opening Day

March 3, 2011
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The Charlestown Little League program has begun indoor pre-season practice sessions every Tuesday at the Charlestown Community Center gymnasium.  However, it is required that all players participating in the sessions be members of the Charlestown Community Center.  Membership is free for children and applications are available at the gym desk.  The practice times will...

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