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Obituaries 11-17-2016

November 18, 2016
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Gregory Belliveau Lifelong resident of Charlestown Gregory L. “Greg” Belliveau, a lifelong Charlestown resident, entered into eternal life suddenly while at work on Tuesday, November 8. He was 53 years old. Greg was born in Boston on July 12, 1963, a son of the late Joseph Belliveau and Virginia (Mello) Polk. He grew up...

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Vesey Does It:Harvard Star with Charlestown Roots makes Smooth Transition to NHL

November 11, 2016
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Vesey Does It:Harvard Star with Charlestown Roots makes Smooth Transition to NHL

By Cary Shuman Local hockey fans made the short trip to TD Garden Saturday night to see Jimmy Vesey, a product of a close-knit Charlestown family, play his first National Hockey League game against the team he grew up rooting for as a young boy. Vesey, a 23-year-old Harvard graduate and the reigning Hobey...

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No Surprises in Charlestown Vote

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Kevin and Patti Staley did their best to get out of the house early on Tuesday morning – an effort they thought might help them elude the long lines they anticipated at the Harvard Kent School polling place. Both said with a laugh on Tuesday morning, as they stood at the...

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City Hall Open House Coming November 16 at Harvard Kent

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Martin Walsh and his Town Liaison Chris Breen will hold the first-ever Open House in Charlestown on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Harvard Kent Gym where virtually every department from City Hall will be on hand to take questions and resolve situations. The meeting will have a development...

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Townie Tidbits

November 11, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani JOHN’S ANNUAL HARVEST FAIR  Once again St. John’s Episcopal Church will be holding its annual Harvest Fair in the Parish House from 10 am until 2 pm on Saturday, November 12 with a turkey dinner served from noon until 2 pm. For more details, go to www.stjohns02129.org or call 617.242.1272.  ...

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Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...

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Little Bruins Program Premieres to Huge Young Hockey Audience Here

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel  One of the best deals in youth hockey hit Charlestown this fall with the Little Bruins program expanding to the Town and finding huge success in its inaugural year – spurring hope for organizers than more young boys and girls will continue through the Charlestown Youth Hockey (CYH) program. The program...

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Obituaries 11-10-2016

November 11, 2016
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Mary ‘Mae’ Looney Lifelong resident of Charlestown Mary E. “Mae” (Sullivan) Looney, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Saturday, November 5 at the Courtyard Nursing Home in Medford. She was 73 years old. Mae was born in Boston on December 15, 1942, a daughter of the late James P. Sullivan...

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Marching Around the Monument

November 4, 2016
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Marching Around the Monument

The 31st March Around the Monument went off without a hitch once again this year on Monday, Oct. 31. Candy flowed like a river into the bags of trick-or-treaters and the Training Field was outfitted with the best decorations to date. Here, the Frederick Family stood outside their Monument Avenue home, which appeared to...

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E-inc Realizes Its Goal of a Museum, Hosts Fundraiser Nov 9

November 4, 2016
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E-inc Realizes Its Goal of a Museum, Hosts Fundraiser Nov 9

By Seth Daniel The Charlestown-based after-school program e-inc has come a long way from operating an inventive program for kids out of an empty apartment in a housing development along Medford Street some 14 years ago, but now they are ready to take an even bigger step in converting most of their building in...

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