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Townie Sports

March 16, 2018
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POPE JOHN WINS IN THE GARDEN It was a back and forth all afternoon at the TD Garden on Monday, March 12, when the Pope John Tigers met Mashpee for the Division 4 Semi-Finals, with Pope John narrowly defeating Mashpee. Head Coach Leo Boucher was a presence on the sideline, saying his kids used...

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McGonagle/McGoff Tourney

March 10, 2018
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McGonagle/McGoff Tourney

Charlestown’s Will Sutton slaps the puck past a Winchester player in Sunday’s Squirt championships, which the Townies won to claim the championship in the annual McGonagle/McGoff Memorial Hockey Tournament at the Emmons Horrigan O’Neil Rink. The annual tournament took place all last weekend and ended on Sunday with the championship games.

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Model Shipwright Guild Hosts Annual Show

March 10, 2018
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Model Shipwright Guild Hosts Annual Show

Tony Colton, former worker in the Navy Yard and member of the USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild, holding his model ship Golden Hind that he built in an industrial light bulb. The model ship was one of about 65 now on display as part of the Guild’s annual show at the Constitution Museum. The...

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Council Committee Votes to Release Rutherford Avenue Money

March 10, 2018
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The City Council Transportation Committee voted late last week to release the $250,000 grant to the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) for the continued design of the Rutherford Avenue/Sullivan Square project – money that the committee had held up for most of February. City Councilor Lydia Edwards said the money is part of a much...

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DiDomenico St Pat’s Celebration, Flatley Luncheon, Warren Tavern Highlight Charlestown St Patrick’s Day Calendar

March 10, 2018
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The calendar has begun to get a little busy as St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, begins to roll around and the green suits will need to be broken out and ironed early this year as things kick off this Friday, March 9. State Sen. Sal DiDomenico and the DiDomenico Foundation will hold the fifth...

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CNC Community Corner

March 10, 2018
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2018 Spaulding-Cnc Community Partnership Fund grant request presentations are almost completed. With one more evening of presentations there is still an opportunity for Charlestown residents to learn more about some incredible programs led by our community non-profit organizations.  The final evening talks will be on Thursday, March 8 at the American Legion Hall, 23...

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Treasurer Deb Goldberg Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign for State Treasurer

March 10, 2018
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With the crowd overflowing from the room, State Treasurer Deb Goldberg kicked off her re-election campaign last night.  Goldberg, who was introduced by House Speaker Robert DeLeo, spoke of how her principles and values have guided her tenure as State Treasurer. “Economic stability, economic opportunity, and economic empowerment are the values I was raised...

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The 49th Annual Dinner Dance in Memory of Michael Patrick Quinn will be held April 7

March 10, 2018
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The 49th Annual Dinner Dance in memory of Michael Patrick Quinn will be held April 7, 2018 at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus Hall located at 545 Medford St. With a healthy and sound setting, Michael was able to distinguish himself at St Francis De Sales Grammar School at the top of the...

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Local Resident Running Boston Marathon for Joslin Diabetes Center

March 10, 2018
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Mary Kate Powers, age 29, of Charlestown is running her first Boston Marathon for Joslin Diabetes Center, a world-renowned diabetes care and research organization in Boston, in honor of her late grandmother, Regina Callahan. Diabetes is a cause close to Mary Kate’s heart as both her grandmother and her cousin have lived with type...

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Charlestown Residents to Run in Boston Marathon for Mass General Hospital Team

March 10, 2018
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Four Charlestown residents will run in the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16 as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Pediatric Oncology Team, Fighting Kids’ Cancer … One Step at a Time, and the Emergency Response Marathon Team. The two teams, which include former patients and family members, Mass. General employees and longtime hospital...

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