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City and NHL Jointly Agree to Renovate McGonagle Rink

October 29, 2015
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By Seth Daniel The City of Boston and the National Hockey League (NHL) are combining forces to renovate the Brian McGonagle Street Hockey Rink at Ryan Field this fall – and will hold a blockbuster ceremony in December to mark the occasion and prepare for the NHL’s WinterFest game to roll into Fenway Park...

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Voters to go to Polls on Tuesday

October 29, 2015
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Charlestown residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 3 in what city officials are saying will be a quite election. With no Mayoral race this year, only five candidates vying for one of the four At-Large seats and Charlestown’s incumbent City Councilor running unopposed voter turnout here is expected to be light...

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Police Briefs 10-29-2015

October 29, 2015
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Charlestown Beat POLICE/COMMUNITY MEETING: Meet the police & discuss public safety issues on the last Wednesday of every month at the police station, 20 Vine Street, at 6:00 p.m., 2nd floor, community room. POLICE RELATED INFO: Contact the District A-1 Community Service Office at 617-343-4627. REPORT DRUG DEALING: Contact the District A-1 Confidential Drug...

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Townie Tidbits

October 29, 2015
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BY SAL GIARRATANI GILLEN FAMILY’S MISSIONS FUNDRAISER HUGE SUCESS    Over 300 folks showed up to help raise needed funds for missionary work in the Philippines at a hospice called San Juan De Dios. There the Brothers of Mercy tend to the needs of the sick especially the mentally ill abandoned by their families....

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Letter to the Editor

October 29, 2015
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Letter from Charlestown Democrats Dear Editor: Greetings Fellow Charlestown Democrats! Every four years, all good Democrats cast their vote for their favorite Presidential candidate during the primary election in March. We always have a great turnout in Charlestown and we know you will want to be part of this exciting election on March 1,...

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Daylight Savings Time is This Sunday

October 29, 2015
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Just when you thought that Halloween was going to be over too soon, we are happy to say to the party goers that the are going to gain an extra hour on Sunday morning as the annual daylight savings time goes into effect.  However, daylight savings time is also the perfect time not only...

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Daughters of Isabella #1 “100 Prizes Plus” Drawing

October 22, 2015
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Daughters of Isabella #1 “100 Prizes Plus” Drawing

Bob Collier and Lyn Addison, friends since childhood and lifelong residents of Charlestown, were on hand to try to win some prizes during the annual Daughters of Isabella #1 “100 Prizes Plus” drawing on Monday evening.

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Halloween March Celebrates 30 years Around the Monument

October 22, 2015
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By Seth Daniel Some 30 years ago Charlestown was a far different place than it is today, and Halloween in Charlestown was a far different event than the community-driven, family-friendly celebration that it is today. Not to say there was anything particularly sinister about Halloween in those days, but there was no organized effort...

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Election Set for Open Seats on the CNC

October 22, 2015
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council is conducting the election for its 7 Precinct seats on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street, Charlestown. Nomination papers are currently available at the Charlestown Public Library, electronically from the CNC website or election chair, BarbaraBabin@comcast.net. Candidates for these seats must be residents of Charlestown,...

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Charlestown Democrats Endorse 3 Council Candidates

October 22, 2015
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At a meeting of the Charlestown Democratic Ward Committee on October 6th, committee members endorsed three candidates for At-Large City Council seats: current Councilors Ayanna Pressley and Michelle Wu along with challenger Annissa Essaibi-George. These three candidates—along with incumbent Councilors Stephen Murphy and Michael Flaherty—will compete for four At-Large Council seats in the municipal...

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