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Police Briefs

December 16, 2010
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12/06/10 – Drugs As a result of a motor vehicle stop on Salem Street, a suspect was issued a citation for possession of marijuana. 12/08/10 – Vandalism Officers responded to City Square for a commercial alarm and found that someone had thrown a brick through the front glass door of the store. At this...

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And for the record

December 16, 2010
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In last week’s edition, we recalled Pearl Harbor Day. We wrote that President Franklin Roosevelt told the nation it would be remembered as a day of infamy. The exact wording Roosevelt used in his address to the Congress the day after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor was: “December 7, 1941, a date which will live...

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Closing down schools

December 16, 2010
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Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Johnson is doing the right thing by suggesting to close or to combine at least 18 public schools in the Boston Public School system. The estimated savings, according to Johnson, would be about $10 million and would go part of the way to reducing an expected $60 million budget...

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Sports

December 16, 2010
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By  Kevin E. Kelly Help keep me in the “loop”…If anyone knows of a Charlestown youngster who is competing in a sport (elementary school, high school, college, or otherwise), please e-mail me at bunkerhillbillie@aol.com with the information, or photographs, and I will be sure to include them in a column.  I’d also love to...

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Obituaries 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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Bobby ‘Fitta’ Fitzgerald Of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown Bobby “Fitta” Fitzgerald of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown, died suddenly on Dec. 11. He was the husband of the late Grace A. (Mahoney). His Funeral Mass will be Thursday at 10 a.m. Arrangements are by: Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown, 617-242-1509. – Francis X. Maher...

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Parent University at The Warren-Prescott School

December 10, 2010
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Parent University at The Warren-Prescott School

The Warren-Prescott School, in collaboration with the Family and Community Engagement Department of the Boston Public Schools, began its satellite Parent University program last Thursday.  Over 70 participants chose from six classes, each addressing a particular parental interest. Organizing the program was the Warren-Prescott School’s FCOC coordinator, Margaret “Alle” Hernandez who worked with the...

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Sports

December 10, 2010
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–By Kevin E. Kelly Who’s next?…As the third generation of Charlestown athletes make their mark in the various sports arenas, history has proven that anything is possible where “Townies” are concerned.  NFL Hall of Famer Howie Long, with his Charlestown roots, is a classic example of “dreams do come true.”  Who do you think...

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Police Briefs

December 10, 2010
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11/29/10 – Unarmed Robbery A victim on Starr King Court reported that, while waiting for a cab, four black males approached him and one of them stated “give us your money and you wont get hurt.” The victim complied and suspects fled the area. 11/30/10 – Vandalism A victim reported that his car was...

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In and out

December 10, 2010
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Mayor Menino has been in and out of the hospital recently, following his return from Italy with an infection and then a reaction to medications that were prescribed to him. His recovery has become more of a problem than his affliction. At least now he is out of the hospital and working at his...

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Obituaries 12-10-2010

December 10, 2010
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Joan Doe Charlestown resident Joan C. (Ferris) Doe of Charlestown died on Nov. 30. She was the former wife of Eugene Doe; devoted mother of Billie Jo Watson and her husband, Warren, of Medford and Eugene Doe and his partner, Raymond Lacey, of Georgia and sister of Robert Ferris and Jean D’Antnono, both of...

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