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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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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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