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Little League Banquet

November 11, 2017
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Little League Banquet

The Charlestown Little League held their annual banquet on October 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. In the top photo The Cardinals with Coach Michael Lynch and Coach Sean Lee.

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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

November 11, 2017
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Edwards Wins both Charlestown and District 1 Council Seat

By John Lynds East Boston’s Lydia Edwards was elected as the District 1 Boston City Councilor over the North End’s Stephen Passacantilli after a hotly contested race for the seat left vacant by City Councilor Sal LaMattina who did not seek reelection this year. Edwards’s win makes her the first woman of color to...

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Walsh Gets Four More Years; Scores Victory in Charlestown

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Boston Mayor Martin Walsh scored decided victory in the Town and throughout the City on Tuesday night, Nov. 7, over Councilor Tito Jackson, getting the reward of another four years in office to continue the work he started four years ago. As the numbers go, citywide Walsh got 70,125 votes (65%)...

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Charlestown Workers on the Job at Wynn Boston Harbor

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Construction workers in Charlestown are giving high grades to Wynn Boston Harbor for their follow-through in making sure to hire as many local workers as possible – particularly those from the Town. Last Thursday, Wynn and the Ironworkers Local 7 held a Topping Off ceremony to mark the end of the...

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Graphic Arts Building Developer Gives $25K Donation to Improve Little League Field

November 11, 2017
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As development progresses on Berkeley Investments’ The Graphic in Charlestown (also known as the Graphic Arts building), the company celebrated the construction’s headway by making a substantial $25,000 donation to the Fund for Parks & Recreation in Boston last Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Charlestown Little League Banquet. The fund, managed by Boston Parks & Recreation, has earmarked the...

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Police Briefs 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 10/23/17 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Green Street, three individuals were placed under arrest charged with possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute. Assault and Battery 10/25/17 – A victim on Austin Street reported when she confronted a woman who she...

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Community Reinvestment Grants: Supporting the Groups That Support Our Youth

November 11, 2017
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By Suffolk DA Dan Conley Some of the most important work we do as prosecutors is not inside the walls of a courtroom but out in the community.  In particular, guiding young people toward positive influences, helping them avoid unhealthy choices, and supporting safe activities is vital to ensuring their wellbeing and that of...

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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 11, 2017
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It was 99 years ago this Saturday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...

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Townie Sports

November 11, 2017
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TIGERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER Making their first appearance in the state tourney since 2003, the Pope John XXIII boys’ soccer team were unable to continue their “Cinderella story,” suffering a gut-wrenching 3-2 overtime loss to perennial power Lowell Catholic (12-3-5). The Tigers (10-8-1) held a 2-0 lead with five minutes left but the Crusaders stormed...

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Obituaries 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Rosemarie King Lifelong Charlestown resident Rosemarie (Heffernan) King, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Monday, October 30 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 77 years old. Rosemarie was born in Boston on February 8, 1940, a daughter of the late George M. Heffernan and Mary R....

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