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Letter to the Editor

November 18, 2014
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Wynn proposal not a done deal yet! Dear Editor With all due respect to Patriot-Bridge writer John Lynds and to Representative Dan Ryan, I would suggest a bit of caution around the statement “Casino definitely headed to neighboring Everett.”  There are significant hurdles for Wynn to overcome before he can break ground in Everett. ...

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Obituaries 11-13-2014

November 18, 2014
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Ryan J. Morrissey Ryan J. “Duce” Morrissey, passed away tragically at Massachusetts General Hospital on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the young age of 17. Ryan was born in Boston on July 20, 1997, a son of Stephen G. Morrissey and Carol A. (Powers) Morrissey. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated...

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A Good Day for Charlestown’s Elected Officials:Ryan Receives Huge Vote of Confidence

November 10, 2014
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A Good Day for Charlestown’s Elected Officials:Ryan Receives Huge Vote of Confidence

After two hard fought battles one in Marchand again  during the September primary against Chelsea’s Roy Avellaneda  it was made official Tuesday night and Rep. Dan Ryan will be heading back up to the State House to represent Charlestown and Chelsea. Ryan ran unopposed during the state’s General Election and received 5,065 votes from...

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Healey Elected State Attorney General

November 10, 2014
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Healey Elected State Attorney General

Charlestown’s Maura Healey was elected Attorney General Tuesday night, beating Republican challenger John Miller in the state election to become the country’s first openly gay Attorney General. Charlestown came out huge for Healey, a Charlestown resident that served as Attorney General Martha Coakley’s top deputy. In Charlestown, Healey received 4,792 votes to Miller’s 1,510...

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Halloween. Monument Style

November 10, 2014
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Halloween. Monument Style

  Maxamillion…er, Spider Man, and his dad, Nicolas Caruso, parade down the street in front of the Monument last Friday night during the 29th Annual Halloween Parade. Thousands showed up to march and sport their finest costumes.

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Community Leaders Remember Menino

November 10, 2014
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Charlestown, like every other neighborhood in Boston, mourned the loss of Mayor Thomas Menino this week. In his 20 years as Mayor of Boston, Menino, the self proclaimed Urban Mechanic, worked to improve areas of Charlestown and helped transform the neighborhood to what it today. Menino’s efforts can be seen in the redevelopment of...

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Candidates for Seats on CNC Posted

November 10, 2014
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The following candidates have submitted nomination papers with the required signatures seeking to be elected to the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC). At-Large Candidates  Barbara Babin Margaret Bradley Thomas Cunha Ed Grace Amanda Reinfeld Erin Sullivan  Precinct 6 candidates: Tera Brereton Lally  The election is currently scheduled for November 15 from 10:00 am to 2:00...

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Mayor Tom Menino

November 10, 2014
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The passing this week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to none. The incredible outpouring of genuine sadness and respect expressed by persons from all walks of life and from stations high and low bore witness...

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Letter to the Editor

November 10, 2014
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Thank you Dear Editor: We appreciate Charlestown community’s support of our Twenty-Ninth Annual Halloween Parade on Friday night, October 31, 2014.  We are grateful for Mayor Marty Walsh, State Senator Sal DiDomenico, City Councilor Sal LaMattina, who are enthusiastic collaborators. The generosity of the residents of The Monument Square area and The Training Field...

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A Monument Ave. Early Introduction to Healey

November 10, 2014
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On Feb. 1, with the Bunker Hill Monument as a backdrop and amid community and comestibles, Charlestown resident and newly-announced candidate for Attorney General Maura Healey outlined a stately political platform based upon her values, commitment and experience. It was an early stop on her nascent campaign, which had been announced in October. With...

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