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Chuck Turner

January 27, 2011
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You can lie to your friends. You can lie to your enemies. You can lie to your family but when it comes to being sentenced in Federal Court you better cut the lies and say you’re sorry. Former Boston City Councillor Chuck Turner has never confessed to his crime which was videotaped for all...

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Police Briefs 01-27-2011

January 27, 2011
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01/18/11 – Trespassing Officers in the area of Terminal Street placed a suspect under arrest for trespassing. 01/19/11 – Drugs As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area of Carney Court, an individual was taken into custody and charged with possession of a Class D controlled substance with intent to distribute....

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Sports 01-27-2011

January 27, 2011
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Help keep me in the “loop” 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...

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Obituaries 01-27-2011

January 27, 2011
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Theresa Sandra “Sandy” Chase Charlestown resident Theresa Sandra “Sandy” Chase died on Jan. 24, she was 54 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Bernard C. Chase Funeral mass will be held on Monday Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church, Bunker Hill Street. Funeral arrangements are ...

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The Boys & Girls Club to Send a Group of Swimmers to the National Championships

January 20, 2011
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The Boys & Girls Club to Send a Group of Swimmers to the National Championships

Special to the Patriot-Bridge Congratulations to the swimmers and coaches of the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club Swim Team. The club has been invited to compete in the Speedo Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championships. Charlestown will merge with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Blue Hill, South Boston, Woburn, and Nashua NH...

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LaMattina Named City Council VP

January 20, 2011
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LaMattina Named City Council VP

By John Lynds City Councilor Sal LaMattina was chosen by Council President Stephen Murphy to serve as the Council’s Vice President Monday, possibly setting up a future presidency run for LaMattina at the end of Murphy’s two year term. LaMattina is the popular city councilor representing the district – and doing it well. LaMattina...

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The Mayor’s Address

January 20, 2011
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Mayor Menino touched on what is certain to be one of the major issues confronting Boston and all the cities and towns in Massachusetts this year at his state of the city address given at Faneuil Hall last week. He said that Boston would be fighting to make changes with its union employees who...

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The Snowstorm’s Residue

January 20, 2011
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All of us have noticed the huge amounts of snow that fell on us, and the giant snow piles created by plows with virtually nowhere to put it. Automobiles in our neighborhoods on some streets will not move for the remainder of the winter due to the sheer weight and volume of the snow...

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Sports 01-20-2011

January 20, 2011
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Honor Roll Call Providence College Dean’s List (minimum 3.55 GPA):  Kevin Celata, Andrew Connors. Curry College Dean’s List (minimum 3.30 GPA):  Luiz Duque, Venida Gray, Jacqueline Hurley, Joseph Twomey. Who gets the Heisman? The Charlestown Youth Football program, which completed one of the most successful seasons ever, will hold its annual “Awards Night” banquet...

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Obituaries 01-20-2011

January 20, 2011
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Anne ’Cookie’ Farrell Charlestown resident Anne M. “Cookie” Farrell of Charlestown, formerly of Revere and Winthrop, died unexpectedly. She was 60 years old. She was the beloved daughter of the late Bernard J. and Anna M. (Kenny) Farrell; cherished sister of Linda M. Scannelli and her husband, Joseph R., of Revere, Bernard W. Farrell...

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