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Police Briefs 04-11-2013

April 12, 2013
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Assault and Battery 04/02/2013 – A victim reported while walking on Walford Way at around 3:28 p.m., a suspect approached him and stated he had a gun, although the victim said he didn’t see a weapon. The suspect then punched the victim in the face before fleeing the scene. Officers searched the area for...

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Obituaries 04-11-2013

April 12, 2013
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Louise Fama Longtime Employee of St. Catherine’s Church of Charlestown Louise S. (Kelly) Fama, a longtime resident of Charlestown, passed away on April 6 at the Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford. She was 95 years old. Prior to her retirement, she was a longtime employee of St. Catherine’s Church in Charlestown. She was...

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Little League Banquet

April 5, 2013
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Little League Banquet

The Indians with Coach Doug MacDonald were one of the many Little League teams that were honored at the banquet celebrating the 2012 season.

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Suffolk County DA Conley Announces His Candidacy for Mayor of Boston

April 5, 2013
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Suffolk County DA Conley Announces  His Candidacy for Mayor of Boston

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley announced he will run for Mayor of Boston at a press conference yesterday. “Boston is a great city, and with the right leadership and vision, its best days are still ahead,” said Conley. “So today I am officially declaring that I am a candidate for Mayor of Boston.”...

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Whole Foods Rep Shows Plan for New Market Here

April 5, 2013
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Whole Foods Market representative, Kim Hall, described her visions for the new supermarket in Charlestown during the April 2 Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) meeting at the Knights of Columbus. It includes fresh produce and seafood sections, serviced meats, a prepared foods department, an area of assorted cheeses from around the world, and a small...

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AGC to Hold Annual Exhibit April 12-14 at StoveFactory

April 5, 2013
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The Artists’ Group of Charlestown, AGC, will hold their 9th Annual Spring Art Exhibition on April 12-14 at StoveFactory Studios, 523 Medford Street in Charlestown.  The event is co-sponsored by the Charlestown Preservation Society.  This year, The AGC will add its popular Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday, featuring StoveFactory artists and additional invited...

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Mayor Menino Stepping Down

April 5, 2013
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The announcement last Thursday by Mayor Thomas Menino that he will not seek a sixth term puts an end to the speculation of the last six months of whether he will or will not run for reelection. The consensus among political pundits that he would have won another election underscores what we had said...

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Police Briefs 04-04-2013

April 5, 2013
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Drugs 03/25/13 – As a result of a drug investigation in the Bunker Hill housing development, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a Class B substance (cocaine). Larceny 03/26/13 – Officers responded to a construction site on Medford Street for a reported larceny. Upon arrival, officers were informed that between 5...

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Obituaries 04-04-2013

April 5, 2013
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Anna O’Donnell Filenes Retiree Anna L. (Losco) O’Donnell died at Oosterman’s Rest Home of Wakefield following a long illness. She was 93 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she attended Revere Schools and was a lifelong Revere resident until moving to Melrose for about 15 years. She retired from Filene’s of Boston after...

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Annual Tommy Bryson Tournament Another Success

March 28, 2013
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Annual Tommy Bryson Tournament Another Success

For over two decades at the Charlestown Rink on any given Sunday at noon during the hockey season, there is a fraternity of former Charlestown youth hockey players huffing and puffing up and down the ice, reliving their youth for that one special hour each week. This fraternity of players known as the “Alumni”...

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