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CBA and CRO Merge to form Charlestown Chamber of Commerce

February 4, 2011
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The Charlestown Business Association (CBA) and the Charlestown Retail Organization (CRO) have decided to merge and become “The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce.” The Chamber will proceed with the current CBA Board and over the course of the next month, the newly formed Chamber will invite former CRO Members to join the Board so that...

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Police Briefs 02-03-2011

February 4, 2011
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01/25/11 – Assault and Battery A victim on Main Street reported that while valet parking cars, he was approached from behind by a white male who punched him in the back then tried to gain entry to a car. Suspect was unsuccessful and fled the area. 01/25/11 – Assault and Battery A victim on...

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Sports 02-03-2011

February 4, 2011
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Honor Roll call UMass-Amherst sophomore Liam Lynch achieved Dean’s List status and has a 3.9 GPA…Freshwoman Justyne Collier, an English Major at Colby-Sawyer College, was named to the Dean’s List…Boston Latin junior Conal Lynch was selected to the National Honor Society. Help keep me in the “loop” If you know of a “Townie” who...

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Weather Forecasting and News Reporting a Bust

February 4, 2011
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Let’s face it, the big double storm didn’t happen and the weather forecasters didn’t get it right. Instead of the snow Armageddon that was supposed to cripple the region, there was a bit of a storm Tuesday and then mostly rain and sleet Wednesday. The weather forecasters didn’t bother apologizing. They remain the only...

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A Catholic Education

February 4, 2011
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Everything about public school education has changed and is continuing to change. But Catholic Schools remain like a rock for the many, many families in this neighborhood and in neighborhoods throughout Boston. Catholic Schools offer solid educational advantages and inside Catholic Schools there is order and respect, sensitivity and the feeling that everyone must...

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Obituaries 02-03-2011

February 4, 2011
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Paul Bassett Of Lawrence, formerly of Charlestown Paul F. Bassett of Lawrence, formerly of Charlestown, died on Jan. 27. He was a US Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and a retired 45 year employee of Brockway-Smith Co., Andover. He was the beloved husband of Roberta (Hoellrich) Bassett; devoted father of Paul F. Bassett Jr., Christine...

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Snow Ride

January 27, 2011
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Snow Ride

Jack Evans gets some air while sledding after last week’s snow storm.

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Former City Councillor Chuck Turner Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

January 27, 2011
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Former City Councillor Chuck Turner Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

-By Joshua Resnek Former Boston City Councillor Chuck Turner was sentenced to 3 years in prison Tuesday in Federal District Court. US District Court Judge Doulgas Woodlock said that Turner had betrayed the public trust and he ridiculed Turner’s blatant perjury, labeling it as surreal and ludicrous. Turner, who has repeatedly made the claim...

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BRA gives Go Ahead to Major Development

January 27, 2011
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BRA gives Go Ahead to Major Development

-By Joshua Resnek The Boston Redevelopment Authority has okayed a mixed use project for a major development on Rutherford Avenue and A Street. The Bridgeview Apartment Development is expected to be an $18 million, mixed-use housing and community center all wrapped into one. It will comprise of 60 apartments, a daycare center and an...

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Another Snowstorm

January 27, 2011
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Just what we needed. Another snowstorm bearing down on us. Another likely snow emergency and parking ban. More and more snow. Higher and higher piles of snow. Greater inconvenience getting around our hilly streets. And continued cold that has strained our heating systems and our badly hammered pocket books. The winter of 2011 is...

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