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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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The Cellular Connection Celebrates Grand Opening

June 3, 2011
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The Cellular Connection Celebrates Grand Opening

-Special to the Patriot-Bridge The Cellular Connection (TCC), the largest Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer in the United States, recently opened a new store in Charlestown, marking its second entry into the Boston-area market. The new store, located at 25 Austin St. in the Bunker Hill Mall, offers customers the ultimate experience in interactivity while...

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Warren-Prescott Begins Ecuador Sister School Project

June 3, 2011
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-Special to the Patriot-Bridge Warren-Prescott School teachers will be working with teachers in Ecuador this summer to help establish a sister school program in the country’s capital city, Quito. “By establishing a long lasting relationship with another urban school in a different culture we hope to provide all our students with an understanding of...

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Much to Look Forward To

June 3, 2011
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It was an America at peace with itself this long Memorial Day weekend. The kick-off to the Summer of 2011 went smoothly in New England and here in the Greater Boston area where the weather finally, fully, wonderfully cooperated, sending tens of thousands to our beaches and into the streets of our neighborhoods for...

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Sports 06-02-2011

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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Obituaries 06-02-2011

June 3, 2011
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Joseph Plunkett Of Somerville, formerly of Charlestown Joseph T. Plunkett of Somerville, formerly of Charlestown, died on May 27. He was 80 years old. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of The Somerville American Legion Post #388, a retired Member of Teamsters Union Local 25 and a former...

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Ribbon Cutting Official Grand Opening at Grasshopper Café

June 3, 2011
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Ribbon Cutting Official Grand Opening at Grasshopper Café

-By Joshua Resnek The Grasshopper Café, the newest and best addition to the Charlestown culinary scene, began operating in January. It is, arguably, the best and the only true to life, real time breakfast place in this neighborhood (unless you want to consider Friendly’s as a breakfast place). It is also a lunch stop...

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