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Police Briefs 10-18-2018

October 24, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 09/11/18 – A victim on Walford Way reported shortly after entering her home, she realized she had left the keys in the door, but hen she went to get them, they were gone. Management has been notified.   Drugs 09/12/18 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area...
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Townie Tidbits

October 24, 2018
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BRIDGE WORK SCARING ME Recently, drove over to Charlestown through Broadway in Everett. I have been watching closely all the work getting down for the Oncore Casino. Streets are getting widened, houses and businesses getting razed. They moved the brand new McDonalds over about 35 feet to build an even newer McDonalds. However, starting...
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Don’t Forget to Sign up for Medicare Drug Coverage This Fall

October 24, 2018
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Fall has arrived, which means it’s time for flannels, football, and finding the perfect health insurance plan. That’s right — nestled amidst all the seasonal festivities is Medicare’s open enrollment season, which kicked off October 15. Seniors will have until December 7 to select their Medicare plans for the coming year. Seniors have a...
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Study the Three Ballot Questions

October 24, 2018
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There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The first question asks voters to adopt a proposed new law that would require minimum staffing by nurses in every hospital in the state. We have...
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Townie Sports

October 24, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN YOUTH BASKETBALL Charlestown Youth Basketball registration is open for both players and coaches!  You can register online at  http://charlestownyouthbasketball.com/ The season runs from beginning of January to the end of March.  Preliminary schedules are below.  Age group is determined by your age on 9/1/2018. Girls JV (age 7-9) – 4-6 weeks of skill development,...
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Morrissey Cornhole Tournament

October 14, 2018
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Morrissey Cornhole Tournament

Ryan “Duce” Morrissey’s family: parents Stephen and Carol Morrissey with brother, Craig Powers, gathered for the third annual Duce Morrissey Cornhole Tournament last Sunday, Oct. 7. All of the proceeds go towards the scholarship fund that continues in Morrissey’s name.
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Navy Yard Federal Grant

October 14, 2018
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Navy Yard Federal Grant

Anne Grimes Rand (R), president of the USS Constitution Museum, shook hands with Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, as Navy Secretary Richard Spencer looks on. As part of Friday’s events, the three organizations signed a memorandum of understanding regarding how they will closely partner for the “new” Navy Yard in the future. Zinke...
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One Charlestown Meeting on Oct 18

October 14, 2018
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The first public meeting on the revamped One Charlestown project at the Bunker Hill Development has officially been set, and will be led as an off-site City Council Hearing by Councilor Lydia Edwards. The meeting will bring residents, the Charlestown Residents Alliance, Boston Housing Authority, Corcoran Development and new development partner Leggat McCall all...
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CNC Community Corner

October 14, 2018
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council wishes to announce that it will be holding an election for its seven at-large council seats on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, for a two year term beginning in January, 2019. Candidates are required to collect 25 signatures from Charlestown residents to secure a spot on the ballot. Candidates must be...
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Neighborhood Round Up

October 14, 2018
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TOM MACDONALD BOOK LAUNCHING CELEBRATION Tom MacDonald will be on hand at The Navy Yard Bistro on Sunday, October 28 to launch his latest book, Murder in the Charlestown Bricks, A Dermot Sparkhawk Crime Novel. Join the celebration from 12 – 3pm. There will be books available for $15. Please RSVP to [email protected] If...
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