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Help Keep Me in the “Loop”

March 10, 2011
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I’m looking for scoops on “Townies” who participate in sports/recreational activities in elementary school, high school, prep school or college.  Please E-Mail me at bunkerhillbillie@aol.com with information or photographs and I will be sure to include them in a column.  I’d also love to hear about honor roll students or scholar athletes, or any...

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Honor Roll Call

March 10, 2011
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Boston Latin seniors Leisa Loan and Katie O’Neil, co-captain of the girls crew team, were inducted into the National Honor Society…Alexandra Lane, Cara Liebman and Sean Smith have been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University…Seniors Sophie Afdhal and Ashley Goldman, and fifth-grader Hannah Brogan were awarded Silver Distinction for academic achievement at...

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Girls Softball Sign-ups

March 10, 2011
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Registration for both the Spring and Summer girls softball programs will be held on March 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at Mishuwam Hall, 95 Dunstable St.  Fees include $20 per player for the Spring program and $50 per player for the Summer program and must be paid...

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46 Days ‘til Opening Day

March 10, 2011
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The Charlestown Little League program has begun indoor pre-season practice sessions every Tuesday at the Charlestown Community Center gymnasium.  However, it is required that all players participating in the sessions be members of the Charlestown Community Center.  Membership is free for children and applications are available at the gym desk.  The practice times will...

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The Boston Arena

March 10, 2011
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Back in the 1970’s, my older brother Denny and I always looked forward to attending as many high school state tournament games as we could.  Most of the early round basketball match-ups were played at area high school gyms while the hockey games usually took place at the Boston Arena.  The ultimate goal of...

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Police Briefs 03-10-2011

March 10, 2011
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02/28/11 – Warrant Arrest Officers on Polk Stree placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Boston Juvenile Court warrant. 02/28/11 – Warrant Arrest Officers on Trenton Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Boston Municipal Court warrant. 02/28/11 – Trespassing Officers on Bunker Hill Street placed a suspect under arrest for...

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Obituaries 03-10-2011

March 10, 2011
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Shirley Kelley Of Amherst, formerly of Florida and Revere Shirley Kelley of died suddenly on March 2 after a fall. She was 76 years old. Born in Woburn on April 26, 1934, she was raised by her loving “Aunt Minnie” Chapman. She graduated from Woburn High School and met Bill Kelley, a handsome sailor...

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CNC Considers Hiring Fundraisers to Help Nonprofits

March 3, 2011
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CNC Considers Hiring Fundraisers to Help Nonprofits

By Luke O’Neill As a local nonprofit, the Charlestown Working Theater has long relied on the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) Mitigation Fund to help run its programs. Now, with the fund in its twilight years, the theater and other Charlestown nonprofits are bracing for the financial fallout. But, at the same time, the CNC...

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Quinlan Locke Awarded Scholarship from Intel

March 3, 2011
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Quinlan Locke Awarded Scholarship from Intel

The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club is pleased to announce that Quinlan Locke has been chosen to receive a 2011 Clubhouse to College (C2C) Scholarship from the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network. C2C Scholarships amounts range from $2,500 – $10,000 (US) for post-high school students. The scholarships, funded by the Intel Foundation, are intended to...

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An Expensive Attempt to Save Money

March 3, 2011
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By Seth Daniel and Joshua Resnek A move to save money on the so-called “hack holidays” of Bunker Hill and Evacuation Day is actually ending up costing every city and town in Suffolk County more money. In Boston alone, where Mayor Menino is offering employees a floater day to replace the lost holiday, the...

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