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Townie Sports

November 11, 2017
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TIGERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER Making their first appearance in the state tourney since 2003, the Pope John XXIII boys’ soccer team were unable to continue their “Cinderella story,” suffering a gut-wrenching 3-2 overtime loss to perennial power Lowell Catholic (12-3-5). The Tigers (10-8-1) held a 2-0 lead with five minutes left but the Crusaders stormed...

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Obituaries 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Rosemarie King Lifelong Charlestown resident Rosemarie (Heffernan) King, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Monday, October 30 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 77 years old. Rosemarie was born in Boston on February 8, 1940, a daughter of the late George M. Heffernan and Mary R....

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Halloween 2017

November 3, 2017
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Halloween 2017

Halloween was as spectacular as ever on Tuesday evening on Monument Square and the Training Field. Thousands flocked to the event, young and old, to dress up as their favorite characters, meet up with neighbors and collect a fat bag of candy. As usual, the Town showed up in an extraordinary array of costumes....

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Keys for Cadagan

November 3, 2017
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Keys for Cadagan

KEY-ED UP: Cadagan Hooley (12) loves keys on key chains and any opportunity to get her hands on them. The Knights of Columbus was packed with supporters of Cadagan as Anthony’s Dream Foundation put on the ‘Keys for Cadagan’ time to help raise money for a van for her family to use to help...

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Voters to Head to Polls on Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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By John Lynds With the municipal election set for next Tuesday, Nov. 7 candidates for District 1 City Council and Mayor of Boston are making final preparations for what is sure to be an exciting Election Day. As of today, the election day forecast suggests a slight chance of rain but relatively warm Election...

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RCIC wants Consideration of Surface Option Ahead of Nov 15 Meeting

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Long-time proponents of the Surface Option for the Rutherford Avenue/Sullivan Square corridor – an option that eliminates underpasses and relies on surface streets and intersections – are asking that the City update their existing plan and give it serious consideration. To date, they say the City has not given it a...

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CNC Community Corner

November 3, 2017
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PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE – The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Thursday Nov 9 at 7pm in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. The public is invited to attend and bring up issues during the open floor. CNC precinct elections will be held on Saturday Nov 18,...

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Wynn,Mayor Walsh Bring Community Together to Celebrate First Year of Grants

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For so long, Wynn Boston Harbor and the City of Boston were at odds with one another, and Charlestown was somewhere in the middle. The tension for the Town was apparent as concerns mounted and residents came down on either side of the casino issue. On Monday night, in a grand...

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AG Healey Endorses Lydia Edwards for Council

November 3, 2017
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Maura Healey, the State’s Attorney General and a Charlestown resident, is throwing her support behind Lydia Edwards in the City Council election on November 7. “I’ve seen first-hand that Lydia can and has made a significant difference in people’s lives, standing up for workers, for women and for the most vulnerable people throughout the...

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Hood Park Owners Breaks Ground on First Residential Development

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Hood Park hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning, Oct. 17, at 480 Rutherford Ave., where its 177-unit residential project will soon be underway. It will be the first residential project at Hood Park, a 20-acre development permitted for over 1.1 million square feet located at the former H.P. Hood Plant on...

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