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Lights, Camera, Action

December 13, 2012
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Lights, Camera, Action

The Charlestown Working Theater has been around for more than 40 years and is a local institution. William Marchi (left) in the title role as King John during the performance of the second one-act play performed last Saturday.

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Residents Pack Hall on Rutherford Ave. Design Meeting

December 13, 2012
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Residents Pack Hall on Rutherford Ave. Design Meeting

The highly anticipated meeting to unveil two design options for the Rutherford Avenue Corridor/Sullivan Square Design Project was held on Thursday, December 6 at the Knights of Columbus. It was standing room only during the last of a series of community meetings hosted by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD).  The meeting was moderated by...

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12th Annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament

December 13, 2012
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12th Annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament

This past weekend State Representative Eugene L. O’Flaherty dropped the puck at the 12th annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament. Shown in the attached photo is O’Flaherty with Charlestown Youth Hockey parents Jim Coviello and Steve Lakus who thanked him for his commitment to the Emmons, Horrigan O’Neil Memorial Rink. Representative O’Flaherty secured...

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Whole Foods Donates 300 Turkeys

December 13, 2012
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Whole Foods Market donated three hundred turkeys, a value of $12,000, to Harvest on Vine Emergency Food Pantry: the food pantry of St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Charlestown. The donation by Whole Foods made it possible for the Harvest on Vine to expand the number of families served to six hundred, a...

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The Silent Killer

December 13, 2012
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With the heating season upon us, now is the time for residents to check their homes to make sure that they have carbon monoxide alarms and that they are in operation.  A winter season does not pass without some home heating-related tragedies,  with people dying from carbon monoxide poisoning. What brings this to the...

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State Aid Cuts

December 13, 2012
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Just when we thought that we were out of the woods with regard to local aid reductions by the state, local officials across the Commonwealth were notified last week that there will be almost $9 million less in discretionary state aid available to cities and towns for the current fiscal year.  However, according to...

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Police Briefs 12-13-2012

December 13, 2012
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Warrant Arrest 12/04/12 – Officers on Vine Street placed an individual under arrest for a violation of probation warrant issued out of U.S. Federal Court. Assault and Battery 12/05/12 – A victim on Pearl Street reported that as a result of an argument with a neighbor, a fight resulted, during which the victim was...

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Obituaries 12-13-2012

December 13, 2012
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Rose Carbonello Of Medford, formerly of Charlestown Rose M. (Carpenter) Carbonello of Medford, formerly of Charlestown, died on December 7. She was 67 years old. She was the beloved and loving wife of 47 years to Joseph S. Carbonello; devoted mother of Christopher and Greg Carbonello; beloved sister of Frank, Eddie and Helen Carpenter,...

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Meeting on Rutherford Ave. is Dec. 6

December 6, 2012
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Meeting on Rutherford Ave. is Dec. 6

The Department of Transportation will host a community meeting tonight (December 6) at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus to discuss the Rutherford Avenue / Sullivan Square Design Project. The city has been meeting with the Charlestown community for several years to find ways to best transform Rutherford Avenue from a 1950′s auto-oriented...

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Police Urge Residents to Be Aware During This Holiday Season Outlines Safety Tips at CNC Meeting

December 6, 2012
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It may be the season to be jolly but Boston Police are warning residents to be careful during the holiday season. Captain Tom Lee told the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) Tuesday night that while it’s good news that overall crime has dropped in Charlestown by 25 percent since the beginning of the year, the...

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