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BRA Approves Contract for Navy Yard Fountain

November 1, 2012
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved the contract with Weston and Sampson, an engineering firm based in Peabody, to begin the process of adding a water recreational use to the Charlestown Navy Yard. Over the summer the BRA put out a Request for Proposal (RFP) to identify and construct a water recreation area at...

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Boston Public School Goals

November 1, 2012
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At the Charlestown community meeting on school choice options that was held last week by Boston Public School (BPS) officials, two goals that will affect the children in our neighborhood who attend or might attend the public schools were brought to light. The first goal dealt with the commitment of BPS and Mayor Menino...

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Police Briefs 10-25-2012

November 1, 2012
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Larceny-Bicycle 10/15/12 – A victim on Dunstable Street reported at about 8 p.m., he secured two bikes in front of his home, but at 6 a.m., he noticed they were gone. The bikes are described as a black Diamond Back mountain bike and a grey Koho mountain bike. Drugs 10/18/12 – As a result...

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Obituaries 10-25-2012

November 1, 2012
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Wesley Bradley Dead at 90 Wesley H. Bradley passed away at his home on October 18 surrounded by his family. He was 90 years old.. The son of the Rev. William Holmes Bradley and Margaret Jane Bertram, he was born in Chaumont, New York on August 7, 1922 after his family emigrated from Canada....

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Parents, BPS Officials Discuss School Choice at Local Forum

October 18, 2012
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Parents, BPS Officials Discuss School Choice at Local Forum

The last local community meeting on the proposed changes to the school busing plan was held at Charlestown High School on Saturday morning.  More than 60 parents, elected government officials, and Boston Public School (BPS) officials attended the meeting at which the various options for school busing were presented, as well as the goal...

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Parents Hear Talk on Raising Today’s Teenager

October 18, 2012
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Raising a teenager to make the right choices has always been difficult, but today it seems even more so with the internet, drugs and more temptations that are readily available. However, all these modern obstacles can be overcome to help your teen make the right decisions was the message that more than 150 parents...

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Question 3

October 18, 2012
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Charlestown residents will be casting a vote on Election Day on Question 3 – by voting yes or no on a proposed law that will eliminate state criminal and civil penalties for the medical use of marijuana by qualifying patients. Only those who are sick with a variety of debilitating and painful medical issues...

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Police Briefs 10-18-2012

October 18, 2012
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Protective Custody 10/08/12 – As a result of a radio call for a disturbance on Union Street, an individual was taken into protective custody. Violation of the Auto Laws 10/09/12 – As a result of a traffic stop on Corey Street, a suspect was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle with a...

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Blessing of the Animals

October 11, 2012
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Blessing of the Animals

The Annual Blessing of the Animals was held on Sunday at Thompson Square. Owners brought their pets that ran the gambit from dogs, cats and even a stuffed koala bear. Shown in the top photo Georgia Cady, Stella, Gus, and Marcia Gallicchie In the bottom photo are Dave & Angela Vegan, and Sheba.

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School Choice Meeting Saturday at CHS

October 11, 2012
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The Boston Public School Department has rescheduled the school choice meeting to Saturday, October 13. BPS will present its findings and share the proposal at the meeting on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Charlestown High School 240 Medford St. Last week, At-Large City Councilor John Connolly offered an alternative to BPS’s plan. Connolly met...

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