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Obituaries 04-14-2011

April 14, 2011
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Charles Fee Of Watertown, formerly of Charlestown Charles E. “Charlie” Fee of Watertown, formerly of Sudbury and Charlestown, died peacefully on April 10 after a brief illness. Born in Charlestown, he especially enjoyed working outdoors and with his hands. He was an avid walker and looked forward to meeting with friends and neighbors along...

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A View of Pier 5 in the Navy Yard Business Innovation Center Proposed for Pier

April 7, 2011
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A View of Pier 5 in the Navy Yard Business Innovation Center Proposed for Pier

-By Luke O’Neill A business innovation center is one proposal being floated for Charlestown’s long-vacant Pier 5 in the Navy Yard. Several other development proposals for the prized pier are expected to roll in as the Boston Redevelopment Authority plans to issue a request for proposals in the coming weeks.   The prime but...

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Repairs Discussed at the Bunker Hill Monument Interior Improvement Meeting

April 7, 2011
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-By Billy Galvin On Wednesday, March 30, the National Park Service (NPS), in coordination with the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) held a public hearing at the Bunker Hill Museum to discuss the up-coming interior repairs to the Bunker Hill Monument. NPS Superintendent Cassius Cash opened the meeting by emphasizing that the NPS is dedicated...

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The Olive’s Rehabilitation, Costly, Time Consuming

April 7, 2011
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Olive’s has been and will always be a Charlestown institution of the modern era of this neighborhood. The first day Todd English opened the doors to Olive’s 25 years ago everyone who eats out at finer restaurants took notice. Unlike many restaurants who open with rave reviews, run a few years and then decline,...

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Sports 04-07-2011

April 7, 2011
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“Nana’s Angels” fundraiser On Saturday, April 30, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Team “Nana’s Angels” will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  This is the fourth consecutive year Team “Nana’s Angels” will participate in the Avon Walk and, with the help of the Charlestown community, have provided over...

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Obituaries 04-07-2011

April 7, 2011
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Katherine Lincoln-Messina Charlestown resident Katherine ‘Kate’ Lincoln-Messina of Charlestown died on March 27. She was 66 years old. She was the devoted mother of Jason A. Messina and his wife, April, of Lowell; loving sister of Walter Lincoln of Connecticut, Eleanor Barbuto and Mary Lincoln, both of Winchester, Rose Lincoln-Mullane of Charlestown, the late...

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Boys & Girls Club Looks to get Families Involved

March 31, 2011
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Boys & Girls Club Looks to get Families Involved

Director reflects on his first year, looks to the future -By Luke O’Neill Greg Jackson may not look like your typical executive director – and perhaps that’s a good thing. On a recent visit to the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, Jackson sported a royal-blue, long-sleeved Polo rugby shirt, the kind with the big...

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Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard Hold Winter Warm Up

March 31, 2011
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Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard Hold Winter Warm Up

Special to the Patriot-Bridge The Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard (Friends) held its annual Winter Warm Up on March 10 at Parris Landing in the Navy Yard.  The event was attended by more than 150 people from all over Charlestown.  Members and guests enjoyed the festive environment and food catered by the Navy...

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CNC Seeks to fill Non-profit Seats

March 31, 2011
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council is seeking to fill two vacant non-profit organization seats on its 21 member advisory board. Non-profit organizations are individually selected by the elected members of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council for a term of two years, taking office in the odd year. The selected organizations will appoint Charlestown residents as their representatives to...

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Census Show Charlestown has been Growing Steadily

March 31, 2011
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-By John Lynds Charlestown’s population has been growing steadily for the past two decades according to new figures released by the U.S. Census Department with the Asian and African American population growing while the white and Latino population remains steady. As of 2010 Charlestown’s population is 16,439 an increase of 1,244 people when only...

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