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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members of the U.S. Senate in what commonly is referred-to as a mid-term election. While every election matters, some are more important than others. Based on...
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Townie Sports

November 2, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN YOUTH BASKETBALL Charlestown Youth Basketball registration is open for both players and coaches!  You can register online at http://charlestownyouthbasketball.com/ The season runs from beginning of January to the end of March.  Preliminary schedules are below.  Age group is determined by your age on Sept. 1, 2018. Girls JV (age 7-9) – 4-6 weeks of skill...
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For the Record

October 26, 2018
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Boston Police Hiring Information Session Get information on BPD hiring and selection process, timeline and recruitment, and The Application and Background Investigation. The meeting is on Thursday, Oct. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury.   Public meeting for marijuana dispensary A Community Outreach Meeting will be...
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Neighborhood Round Up

October 26, 2018
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HARVEST FAIR AT ST. JOHN’S On Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal church will be holding it’s 179th annual Harvest Fair.  Well known for its delicious turkey dinner and homemade apple pies, the fair will have something for everyone!  Get the kids out of the house to enjoy...
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New Residential Building At Hood Park Tops off Oct 25

October 26, 2018
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Hood Park will celebrate the topping off of their newest construction project on Oct. 25, with a topping off ceremony on the site at 500 Hood Park Drive. Dubbed ‘The Harvey’ after founder Harvey Perley Hood (H.P. Hood), the 177-unit residential building will be the first residential project on the Park. The building also...
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Temporary Bridge to Reduce Construction Impacts on North Washington Street Bridge Project

October 26, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that it is finalizing plans for the construction of a temporary bridge structure which will carry all modes of travel during work on its $177 million project to replace the City of Boston-owned North Washington Street Bridge. Details are currently being finalized regarding the temporary bridge,...
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Police Briefs 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 10/16/18 – A victim on Rutherford Avenue reported unknown person(s) entered his home between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and stole money and electronics. There were no signs of forced entry at this time, and the matter is under investigation.   Drugs 10/18/18 – As a result of a drug investigation...
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Townie Tidbits

October 26, 2018
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LATEST NEWS ON NEW CHARLESTOWN BRIDGE The Charlestown bridge was built in 1898 which makes it 120 years old which is older than most bridges anywhere around these here parts. It hasn’t turned around since the early ’50s when I was still a pre-school toddler. Oh, and the bridge goes roundand round , not...
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Townie Sports

October 26, 2018
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MEN’S SOCCER TIES ON THE ROAD Charlestown FC (the Premier Over 40 Boston soccer club) played to a tie game on Oct. 21 against the Warthogs FC in Foxborough, but still remain at the top of the table. The team needs to win at home in the last match of the season on Nov....
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Obituaries 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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Maureen Szymkowski Of Charlestown, formerly of Ireland Maureen (Mortell) Szymkowski of Charlestown, formerly of Ireland, died on Oct. 16. She was the loving mother of Patrick Szymkowski of Charlestown, Joseph Szymkowski and his wife, Okhwa of Texas, Kathleen Szymkowski and her beloved, John Fitzpatrick of Charlestown, Roman Seain Szymkowski and his wife,Pamela of Windham,...
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