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Obituaries 02-14-2013

February 17, 2013
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Kathleen ‘Kay’ Doherty Of Charlestown Kathleen F. “Kay” Doherty of Charlestown died on February 7. She was the devoted daughter of the late Mary (Burns) and Bernard Doherty; beloved sister of Joanne Doherty of Charlestown, Danny Doherty and his wife, Lilly of Saugus and the late Bernard, Tommy, and Johnny Doherty. She was also...

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Putting on the Finishing Touches: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Welcomes Mayor Menino and Labor Leaders to Honor the Completion of Construction

February 7, 2013
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Putting on the Finishing Touches: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Welcomes Mayor Menino  and Labor Leaders to Honor the Completion of Construction

The New Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Charlestown Navy Yard has already been hailed for its anticipated LEED Gold status and as a model for inclusive design. The journey from an architect’s renderings to the completion of construction was taken on by hundreds of skilled union and trades members who made the hospital a...

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The Launch Party for New Cookbook, Stewed

February 7, 2013
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The Launch Party for New Cookbook, Stewed

Charlestown resident Melissa Martin (center) with friends from left: Sam Whelan, Brooke Whelan, Melissa Brown and Alex Hankowski joined host Dave Becker, Chef and Owner of one-of-a-kind Italian Trattoria Sweet Basil in Needham, and food photographer Nina Gallant at the launch party for their new cookbook, Stewed, in Boston on January 21. Stewed is...

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Making Taxes Easier: BHCC and City of Boston Team Up to Help Residents with Tax Process

February 7, 2013
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Most people don’t want to think about it but it’s the time a year to begin thinking about filing 2012 tax returns. For many working people in Charlestown there’s some relief from the confusing process of figuring out taxes. Bunker Hill Community College, in partnership with the City of Boston, kicked off its annual...

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Menino’s Coalition Against Guns

February 7, 2013
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Talking about the United States and its policies during civil rights former President Jimmy Carter once remarked that “once that change was made, a very simple but difficult change, no one in his right mind would want to go back to circumstances prior to that juncture in the development of our nation’s society”. It...

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Police Briefs 02-07-2013

February 7, 2013
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Drugs 01/30/13 – As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area of Bunker Hill Street, two individuals were placed under arrest for possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute. Warrant Arrest 01/30/13 – At about 9 p.m., officers on Monument Street placed an individual under arrest for an...

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Charlestown Tops East Boston in State Championship Qualification Game

February 7, 2013
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It was a tough loss for the East Boston High School boys basketball team last week against archrival Charlestown during the state championship qualification game. Eastie (9-5) had a better regular season record than Charlestown (6-9) and were leading the Townies by 8 at the half. However, Eastie was unable to hold on and...

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Menino Pushes New Goals In State of City Address

January 31, 2013
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Menino Pushes New Goals In State of City Address

Anyone wondering if Mayor Thomas Menino is ready for another term, they had their doubts quelled Tuesday night during his State of the City address at Faneuil Hall. Menino received a six minute standing ovation from the 800 plus attendees that packed the hall. There was no doubt everyone there was hanging on every...

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Edwards Middle School Students Enter Film Festival

January 31, 2013
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Edwards Middle School Students Enter Film Festival

A group of students from the Edwards Middle School in Charlestown have worked together to create a three-minute video that has been entered into the Youth Film Festival sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the National Properties Project (NPP). The goal of the festival is to make a short film that...

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All the World is a Stage: David Sullivan Appearing In Production of “Oliver”

January 31, 2013
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All the World is a Stage: David Sullivan Appearing In Production of “Oliver”

David Sullivan, a nine year old resident is now appearing in the Wheelock Family Theatre’s production of Oliver.  David is appearing asone of the orphans in the production that will run through February 24. Adapted from the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart.Directed by Susan Kosoff. Musical...

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