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A Story Twice Told

December 23, 2010
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By Danny O’Neil Last week while swapping traveling stories with a few friends of mine, we were talking about hitchhiking in the south and what an experience it was. Our conversation reminded me of a story my father told me about a journey that he made during the depression. After my son Brendan finished...

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Help keep me in the “loop”

December 23, 2010
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If anyone knows of a Charlestown youngster who is participating in a sport 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...

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Some of this, some of that

December 23, 2010
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Former Providence college hockey star and erstwhile “Townie” Jim Tibbetts has been chosen as the tour director for European Select Teams.  Also helping with the development of ice hockey in Ireland, as well as coaching the Irish National Team at the World Championships, Tibbetts has established deep contacts with coaches throughout Europe.  For the...

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Winter Sports “Townie” Roll Call

December 23, 2010
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HOCKEY:  Harvard University – John Caldwell; University of Connecticut – Brittany Murphy; St. Anslem College – Alexa Hingston; Tufts University – Tom DeRosa; Under-17 National Team – Matthew Gryzleck; St. Clements High School – Keith Wallace (coach), Michael Upton (coach), Joe Codair, Conor Sullivan, Brennis Scales, Daniel Settipani, Nick Codair, Sean Wrenn, Kevin Flanagan,...

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Community Center youth basketball

December 23, 2010
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Community Center activist Ginny Mansfield reports that a youth basketball program will begin after the New Year.  The player fee is $25 and tryouts will be held on Monday, January 3, 2011 at the gym.  If you need assistance with the program fee, please contact Mimi Wrenn at the gym office.  All players must...

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Christmas 2010

December 23, 2010
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Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if we paid closer attention to our own psychic lives, Christmas 2010 would be pristine....

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Police Blotter 12-23-2010

December 23, 2010
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12/13/10 – Investigate Property A concerned citizen on Main Street reported to officers that he had observed two men loading scrap metal onto a truck that was parked near the Alford Street Bridge. When the suspects realized the police had been called they fled into Everett where they abandoned the vehicle and its contents....

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Obituaries 12-23-2010

December 23, 2010
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Sally Zannino Worked at Walgreen’s in Everett Sally A. (Gorman) Zannino of Peabody, formerly of Everett, died on Dec. 16. She was 64 years old. Born in Charlestown and a longtime Everett resident before moving to Peabody, she was a homemaker who worked at Walgreen’s in Everett for many years. The beloved wife of...

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Pearl Harbor commemoration at Boston National Historical Park

December 16, 2010
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Pearl Harbor commemoration at Boston National Historical Park

The National Park Service held a memorial service adjacent to the dry-docked World War II destroyer USS Cassin Young in the Charlestown Navy Yard on Dec. 7, 2010 to commemorate the 1941 surprise attack by the Japanese on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. USS Cassin Young is named for U.S. Navy...

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Boston Police Advisory: Packages stolen from Charlestown doorsteps

December 16, 2010
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District A-1 has received recent information that UPS, FedEx, and U.S. Mail packages that have been left unattended at the door steps of residences in Charlestown have been stolen without the intended recipient of the mail packages having any knowledge of their arrivals. There is also a report of an anonymous person signing for...

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