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Neighborhood Round Up

July 27, 2018
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HARVEST ON VINE FOOD PANTRY The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry this week is requesting bags of rice and cans of ravioli, two of the most popular items that fill the shelves. Any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would also be greatly appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at the Food...

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CHS Graduates the Class of 2018

July 27, 2018
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Graduation exercises for the Class of 2018 took place on Monday, June 11, at the Case Gymnasium on the campus of Boston University. Shortly after 3 p.m., the graduaåtes clad in red caps and gowns filed into the arena and took their seats in a reserved front section as a newly formed school band...

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Police Briefs 07-26-2018

July 27, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 07/16/18          – A victim on Chestnut Street reported an Amazon package containing electronics and a glass globe was stolen from his home.   Burglary – Residential 07/21/18          – A victim on Pleasant Street reported unknown suspect(s) forced open the rear door of his home, entered and removed various electronics. Detectives are...

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Letters to the Editor

July 27, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor To Friends of Ryan “Duce” Morrissey Scholarship Fund and the Morrissey family, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for awarding me with your generous scholarship toward my education at Matignon High School. My family and I are extremely grateful for all you do for the...

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Church Needs to Take Swift Action on Sexual Abuse

July 27, 2018
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For the past several days, articles in the national media have reported accusations of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s sexual improprieties with several adults and his criminal violations of the sexual abuse of minors.  These alleged actions, when committed by any person, are morally unacceptable and incompatible with the role of a priest, bishop or cardinal. I...

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Charlie Baker Represents All of Us

July 27, 2018
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A recent news article in The Boston Globe quoted a number of reportedly important RepubIican party members who asserted that they have been disappointed in the performance of Gov. Charlie Baker because he has been “too liberal.” They are upset with his support both for social causes they deem “liberal” and for his assent...

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Vesey Signs Two-Year Contract with the New York Rangers

July 27, 2018
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New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced this month that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Jimmy Vesey on a two-year contract. Vesey, 25, skated in 79 games with the Rangers this past season, registering 17 goals and 11 assists for 28 points, along with 20 penalty minutes. He established...

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Townie Sports

July 27, 2018
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KITCHEN KUP ON THE WAY Kitchen Kup founder Joe Brennan announced that the annual roller hockey summer spectacular will take place the first week of August once again, rolling out (no pun intended) on Aug. 4 and 5 in Eden Street Park – a/k/a/ The Kitchen. The competition is expected to be intense once...

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Edwards Coffee Hour

July 21, 2018
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Edwards Coffee Hour

City Councilor Lydia Edwards has started having coffee hours in Charlestown regularly, with her second one taking place at the Grasshopper Café on Friday, July 13. Edwards and her staff met with residents to talk about concerns and also gather opinions about her legislative priorities. Edwards said she will continue the meetings throughout the...

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Softball Action

July 21, 2018
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Softball Action

Kayla Vitale of the Charlestown girls softball U12 league rounds third base looking to score a run in the girls game against Winchester Monday, July 16, at the playing fields. The Charlestown girls took an exciting game, 18-15.

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