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Letters to the Editor

July 18, 2016
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Comment on Sullivan Square was missed  Dear Editor: Your very well-written and informative article covering the crowded informational session on June 30 with the Boston Transportation Department regarding the Rutherford Avenue design did miss one important comment regarding the link between the short-term redesign of Sullivan Square and the proposal for the long-term redesign...

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Townie Tidbits

July 18, 2016
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MICHAEL’S MISSION IS MISSION POSSIBLE I turned out for Michael’s Mission recently at the Knights. The place was packed. Donations raised. Clothing collected for the Recovery House in Hayes Square. A good mix of folks young and old. It was all for a good cause in memory of a sad ending for a good...

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Sadness Across America

July 18, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in Dallas, have shocked Americans of all ages, races, color, and creeds. These tragic deaths that have filled the headlines this past week have unleashed a...

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Sports 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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McCarthy Brothers Little League team takes season championship The McCarthy Brothers and the Boys and Girls Club teams battled it out for the 2016 Charlestown Little League championship just before the All-Star break. The game was a lot closer than the score would indicate. With both teams running lean squads of nine players each,...

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Obituaries 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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Michael ‘Walshie’ Walsh Former Bunker Hill Billy and former “Townie Santa” Michael K. “Walshie” Walsh of East Boston, formerly of Charlestown, died on June 30. He was 54 years old. He was a graduate of Charlestown High School and a Milt Schmitt Hockey Player,  AF & AM Mt. Vernon/Galilean Lodge, Allepo Shriner Order of...

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Courageous Sailing Gala on July 19

July 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Courageous Sailing center is planning a major milestone next Tuesday, July 19, with a party dubbed ‘Make-A-Mark’ that will celebrate 20 years in existence and also raise money for sailing scholarships to benefit Charlestown kids. The Make-A-Mark will take place on Pier 4 at the Courageous Sailing boathouse from 6-10...

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Charlestown YMCA Fundraiser

July 8, 2016
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Charlestown YMCA Fundraiser

Residents gathered last Wednesday night at Courageous Sailing Pier to help support the local YMCA. Shown at the fundraiser are, from left, Myer Segal (center), guest speaker, with his mother, Kara Ryan, and James Morton, President/CEO of the Greater Boston YMCA.

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Foster Opens New Massage Practice in Charlestown

July 8, 2016
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Foster Opens New Massage Practice in Charlestown

By Cary Shuman Cristina Foster has found her passion and life work and it is in the field of massage therapy. Cristina came to the United States in 2008 from Colombia, where she had practiced massage therapy to help family and friends. After studying under Teo Corely, director of the Teoma Institute of Massage...

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Mayor Stresses Investments in Parks, Schools at Coffee Hour

July 8, 2016
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Mayor Stresses Investments in Parks, Schools at Coffee Hour

By Seth Daniel Mayor Martin Walsh visited Doherty Park on Bunker Hill Street Tuesday morning, June 28, for a meet and greet with neighbors, and in doing so he highlighted several budget items that he believes will help Charlestown and the City overall. “We had the largest Parks budget ever submitted to the Council...

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Residents Give Input At Meeting on Rutherford Avenue Design

July 8, 2016
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Almost 200 residents attended an informational session at the Knights of Columbus Hall last Thursday night by city officials from the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) concerning some of the design changes that could affect the Sullivan Square-Rutherford Avenue Corridor. James Gillooly, BTD Deputy Commissioner told the crowd that the objective is to try to...

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