Author: Patriot-Bridge Staff

Police Blotter 12-23-2010

12/13/10 – Investigate Property A concerned citizen on Main Street reported to officers that he had observed two men loading scrap metal onto a truck that was parked near the Alford Street Bridge. When the suspects realized the police had…

Obituaries 12-23-2010

Sally Zannino Worked at Walgreen’s in Everett Sally A. (Gorman) Zannino of Peabody, formerly of Everett, died on Dec. 16. She was 64 years old. Born in Charlestown and a longtime Everett resident before moving to Peabody, she was a…

Townie Santa needs elves

“Townie Santa” will be visiting many of Charlestown’s elderly, needy shut-ins on Christmas morning, Saturday, Dec. 25, to deliver Christmas gifts and a hot turkey dinner. Santa may be any one of several dozen neighbors who will devote this morning…

Police Briefs

12/06/10 – Drugs As a result of a motor vehicle stop on Salem Street, a suspect was issued a citation for possession of marijuana. 12/08/10 – Vandalism Officers responded to City Square for a commercial alarm and found that someone…

And for the record

In last week’s edition, we recalled Pearl Harbor Day. We wrote that President Franklin Roosevelt told the nation it would be remembered as a day of infamy. The exact wording Roosevelt used in his address to the Congress the day…

Closing down schools

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Johnson is doing the right thing by suggesting to close or to combine at least 18 public schools in the Boston Public School system. The estimated savings, according to Johnson, would be about $10 million…

Sports

By  Kevin E. Kelly Help keep me in the “loop”…If anyone knows of a Charlestown youngster who is competing in a sport (elementary school, high school, college, or otherwise), please e-mail me at [email protected] with the information, or photographs, and…

Obituaries 12-16-2010

Bobby ‘Fitta’ Fitzgerald Of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown Bobby “Fitta” Fitzgerald of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown, died suddenly on Dec. 11. He was the husband of the late Grace A. (Mahoney). His Funeral Mass will be Thursday at 10 a.m.…