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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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Obituaries 05.05.2011

May 5, 2011
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Ann Silva Charlestown resident Ann M. (Carpenter) Silva of Charlestown died  peacefully at home on April 27 surrounded by her family. She was 65 years old. The beloved wife of Joseph Silva, she was the loving mother of Joey Silva and his wife, Vanessa, of Woburn, and Chris Silva of Charlestown; sister of Jackie...

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Help Keep Me in the “loop”

May 5, 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 5, 2011
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Congratulations to Catherine Taglilatela, a junior at Colby-Sawyer College, who was selected to serve a sports medicine internship as Athletic Trainer with the Dartmouth College football program…St. Joseph Elementary School of Medford announced that Patrick Kelly (High Honors), Jeffrey Wang (High Honors), Ronan Carrier (Merit Honors) and Brennan Carrier (Merit Honors) achieved Honor Roll...

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“Townie” Sports Update

May 5, 2011
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Midfielder Aiden Shea notched his 20th career travel-team goal as the “Townies” (2-2-0) shellacked Melrose 6-0 in a Boys Under-10 contest…The two-time defending Charlestown Little League champion Teamsters have already jumped out to a 3-0 start.  

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