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St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

March 17, 2011
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St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

Sally Klessins of Charlestown is shown celebrating the holiday at the 25th annual Flatley Company/Gene O’Flaherty sponsored St. Patrick’s Day party at Knights of Columbus Hall last Friday.

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New Signs for St. Mary’s

March 17, 2011
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New Signs for St. Mary’s

Fr.  James Ronan All of us who are privileged to live in this wonderful community spend a lot of time walking. This is a “walkin’ town” and I, for one, love it. Of course, my dog, Daisy, does as well. One of the consequences of walking everywhere is the pleasure of meeting and greeting...

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Charlestown Chamber of Commerce is Looking for Volunteers and Members

March 17, 2011
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By Abby Gray, owner of Olivia Browning. Trying to be all things to all businesses is hard. However, the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce or “CCC” is certainly going to try in 2011 Since I took a position on the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Board (formally the Charlestown Business Association that merged with the Charlestown...

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The Japanese devastation

March 17, 2011
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It wasn’t just the earthquake – but the tsunami that followed the record breaking earthquake that has resulted in possibly 10,000 dead or swept away, an entire region of the nation laid bare of homes, buildings, schools infrastructure and now, radiation spewing from six damaged nuclear reactors that are in various stages of destruction....

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St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2011
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It is easy to make light of St. Patrick’s Day. For some it has become a day for parades, corned beef and cabbage – some turnip, too, and for everything green and for Leprechauns, and for others, it is also a day for a few pints or a drink or two. St. Patrick, the...

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Sports 03-17-2011

March 17, 2011
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Honor Roll Call Latin Academy freshman Peter O’Donnell placed second at the City of Boston High School Science Fair.  He was also the recipient of the Optical Society of America achievement award…Jeffrey Wang and Patrick Kelly achieved High Honors and Ronan Carrier made Honors at St. Joseph of Medford Parochial School. Fundraiser for Boys...

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Police Briefs 03-17-2011

March 17, 2011
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03/07/11 – Found Property A resident on Ninth Street stated she was concerned because she found a pry type tool resting on the ledge of her exterior window. There was no damage but she was fearful that someone may have been trying to break in. 03/08/11 – Attempted Robbery, Knife A victim reported that,...

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Obituaries 03-17-2011

March 17, 2011
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Patricia Ann Johnson Charlestown resident Patricia Ann (Morrissey) Johnson of Charlestown, died peacefully on March 12. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth F. Johnson, loving mother of Kristin Johnson and Jennifer Johnson, mother-in-law of Tony Viveiros and John Peitso, and beloved grandmother of Augustus Johnson Viveiros, Cecilia Johnson Viveiros, and Eliot Johnson Peitso. Pre-deceased...

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Millers River soon to change

March 10, 2011
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Millers River soon to change

-By Andrew Jay The Miller’s River is a tiny estuary that lies beneath the 93 overpass that lies between Charlestown and Boston Sand and Gravel. It is the remnants of an oyster filled expanse of water that extended past Bunker Hill College, the MBTA’s train storage shed, the Galleria Mall and almost to the...

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Charlestown Girl Scout Troops Celebrate World Thinking Day

March 10, 2011
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Charlestown Girl Scout Troops Celebrate World Thinking Day

Special to the Patriot-Bridge Each year on or around Feb. 22, Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world celebrate World Thinking Day (WTD). It is a day when they think about their “sisters” in all the countries of the world, the meaning of Guiding and Scouting, and its global impact Charlestown Girl...

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