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Police Briefs 04-06-2017

April 7, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 03/27/17 – As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area of Bunker Hill Street, five individuals were placed under arrest and charged with possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute.   Operating After Suspension 03/28/17 – As a result of a motor vehicle accident on...

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Townie Tidbits

April 7, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani SHOUT OUT TO SEAN FLAHERTY       Lately, I have been reading some great opines from Sean T. Flaherty of Charlestown and I must say I like his viewpoint on politics. I see his name in the letters pages of the Boston Herald often. On Sunday, March 26 he showed up...

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Make it Your Moment: One Boston Day

April 7, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The Boston Marathon showcases the best of Boston. People from all backgrounds and all neighborhoods line the streets and celebrate one another and our city. Runners are cheered on by complete strangers, because everyone is in it together. And even when the finish line is nowhere in sight, we...

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Townie Sports

April 7, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly MOTHER NATURE, LET US PLAY BALL!!! With the weather already reeking havoc on the 2017 high school baseball season, coaches are making a mad scramble to find some semblance of playable turf to get outside for practice. I suspect this may be the season of “double-headers.” Having said that, here’s a...

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Obituaries 04-06-2017

April 7, 2017
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Helen Honey Of Charlestown Helen V. (Carroll) Hoey of Charlestown died on February 10. The beloved wife of the late George F. Hoey, Jr.,, she was the cherished mother of Carolyn M. Hoey of Severna Park, MD, Patricia A. Wood and her husband Mark of Ballwin, MO.; much loved grandmother to Ryenn M. Gaebler,...

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Walsh’s Party

March 31, 2017
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Walsh’s Party

Mayor Martin Walsh tells a tale of the old Irish country to Charlestown’s Frank Wiemert (right) and some of the other guys at the table during a belated St. Patrick’s Day feast last Thursday, March 23, at the Warren Tavern. Seniors from all over the Town gobbled corned beef and cabbage while live music...

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Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

March 31, 2017
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Business Community Looks to Add Luncheon Series to Charlestown Chamber Repertoire

By Seth Daniel Dozens of local business owners and Charlestown Chamber members gathered at the new Monument 251 Restaurant on Friday, March 24, for the first Chamber Luncheon Series in what organizers hope will become a popular mainstay for the business and civic community. Jimmy Lister of the Chamber kicked things off, thanking Monument...

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BPDA Makes Seeks Ideas for Navy Yard Properties

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) released a Request for Letters of Interest (RFI) this week that essentially calls for partners to help activate key parcels of land in the Navy Yard – including the long sought after Pier 5 parcel. The RFI had been discussed with residents of the...

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Police Arrest Five in Drug Connection

March 31, 2017
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It seems D’Raffa Restaurant was the Bunker Hill connection, as police raided the storefront eatery and dismantled what they allege was a major fentanyl (opiate) operation. The major raid happened just steps from where a woman was shot inside Kipo’s Pizzeria on March 15. The injuries there were not life threatening, but the matter...

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Local Resident Raising Money for Suicide Prevention

March 31, 2017
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Justyne Collier, local resident of Charlestown, whose brother committed suicide in 2004 is working to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She will be joined by her extended family, also long-time Charlestown residents, when she participates in the “Out of the Darkness Walk” in Wakefield in September. She is asking for...

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