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Collier Corrals “super 8” Title for Lancers

March 24, 2011
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Capping off a storybook campaign, junior superstar Brendan Collier drove to the net with a Herculean move through two defensemen to score the game-winning goal in overtime, clinching the prestigious “Super 8” hockey title for Malden Catholic (22-1-2).  Despite trailing a determined St. John’s Prep team by a 3-1 score in the second period,...

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Help Keep Me in the Loop

March 24, 2011
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If you know of a “Townie” who is participating in a sports or recreational activity (elementary school, high school, college, or otherwise), please E-Mail me at bunkerhillbillie@aol.com with the information and/or photographs and I will be sure to include them in a column.  I’d also love to hear about any honor roll students or...

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Don’t Be “left Out” of the Little League Draft

March 24, 2011
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With “opening day” only a month away, it is urged that players register for the 2011 Little League season as soon as possible.  The draft will be held in the first week of April and coaches will select only registered players for their teams.  Don’t get left out!  The cost is $50 per player...

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Fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club Swim Team

March 24, 2011
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A “Texas Hold-Em” style fundraiser will be held at the Knights of Columbus Lower Hall, 75 West School Street, on Saturday, April 2 from 6 to 11 p.m.  The event will feature professional poker tables and trained volunteer dealers, with a $100 buy-in.  Contact Steve at 617-686-5939 to register, or for any questions. The...

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“Townies” Sports Update

March 24, 2011
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Charlestown shocked heavily-favored Hyde Park by a score of 5-4 to capture the Boys Under-10 Squirt championship in a rollicking, back-and-forth hockey “classic.”  Hyde Park had crushed the “Townies” earlier in the season to the tune of 11-0, cheering each score as though it were a New Year’s Eve celebration.  The excessive reveling only...

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St. Mary’s Grammar School

March 24, 2011
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I started attending the second grade at St. Mary’s grammar school after our family moved from Bunker Hill Street to Monument Avenue.  The next year we moved again, this time to Winthrop Street, directly across from the firehouse and just 20-yards from the school’s front entrance.  Nevertheless, I was late for school; a lot. ...

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Obituaries 03-24-2011

March 24, 2011
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Kathleen Fiske-Reilly Charlestown resident Kathleen R. (McLaughlin) Fiske-Reilly of Charlestown died on March 19. She was the beloved daughter of the late John J. McLaughlin and Kathleen (Allwood) Simpson; devoted mother of Kathy Ryan and her husband, Ted, Janice Reilly and her husband, Steve Kavanagh, all of Charlestown and Sean Reilly and his wife,...

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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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