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Letters to the Editor

July 21, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor I would like to thank the Ryan “Duce” Morrisey Scholarship Committee for awarding me one of the high school scholarships this year. It means so much to me to be a part of remembering Duce.  It will help with the cost of my senior year at Malden Catholic. Thank you...

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Townie Sports

July 21, 2018
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COOKIE JAR ROLLER HOCKEY Another year of junior roller hockey is here and the Cookie Jar Junior Roller Hockey Tourney is coming on July 28. Please reserve your spot sooner than later so organizers can order shirts and food. The kids had a great time last year and this is becoming a great summer...

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Councilor Edwards to Hold Coffee Hours on Friday

July 14, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards will hold Charlestown neighborhood Coffee hours on Friday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Grasshopper, 229 Bunker Hill St. The Councilor or her staff will be available to answer questions and take comments. For questions, contact Gabriela at (617) 635-3200.

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Pressley for Congress Holds Endorsement Event with Wu

July 14, 2018
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Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu this week announced her endorsement of Ayanna Pressley’s campaign for Congress at an event at Vejigantes Restaurant in Boston’s South End. Councilor Wu is the first Asian-American woman to be elected to the Boston City Council, and became the first woman of color to serve as City Council President,...

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High Bail in Charlestown Armed Robberies Case

July 14, 2018
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A Dorchester man identified in a string of armed robberies was ordered held on high bail at his arraignment last week. Brandon McCallop, 29, of Dorchester, was arraigned in Charlestown Municipal Court on three counts of armed robbery while masked in connection with armed robberies of Charlestown businesses that occurred in March and June. ...

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Charlestown Officers Awarded for April Response on Walford Way

July 14, 2018
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Several Boston Police officers from the Charlestown station were awarded Commissioners Commendations for a great response in April last week during a ceremony at Police Headquarters. On Friday, April 20, Officers Wong and Henriquez responded to the area of 106 Walford Way for an emotionally disturbed person armed with a knife. The officers responded...

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra Season Begins July 11

July 14, 2018
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The Boston Landmarks Orchestra is gearing up for their 2018 season of free concerts at the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. On July 11, the first ever “Season Tune-Up”  will be held at the Hatch Shell one week before the concerts begin. Landmarks Orchestra conductor and music director...

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Police Briefs 07-12-2018

July 14, 2018
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Charlestown Police Beat O.U.I. 06/28/18 – As a result of a traffic stop on Alford Street, an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence.   Robbery – Bank 06/28/18 – Officers responded to a radio call for a report of a bank robbery in Thompson Square. A description...

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Townie Tidbits

July 14, 2018
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CALL GOING OUT FOR ALL CHARLESTOWN POTATO HEADS A while back Charlestown started a town-wide conversation right here concerning the recently discovered Charlestown Potato Shed fire of 1962 Monument  over on Bunker Hill Community College property near the on-ramp for the Chelsea-bound Tobin Bridge. It has been there for a while and until recently...

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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 14, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...

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