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Obituaries 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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Laurie Cahill Of Charlestown Laurie A. Cahill of Charlestown died on November 10. She was 50 years old. The devoted mother of Sidney McComiskey and his wife, Jennifer and Pvt. William Allen U.S.M.C., she was the loving grandmother of Liam McComiskey; beloved sister of William, Robert and Edward Cahill and Sharon Harrington. Funeral arrangements...

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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

November 15, 2012
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Lions Club Holds Annual Veterans Breakfast

Members of the Charlestown Lions Club held their annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.  Many residents and veterans came in to take part in the fully prepared meal.  In the above photo are members of the Charlestown Lions Club. In the photo to the left are Michele Cannizzaro...

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Residents Discuss Development Plans for Armory Site

November 15, 2012
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About 30 people turned out for a meeting at the Schrafft’s Center Wednesday night, November 7 to discuss the redevelopment of the Charlestown Armory. The joint community meeting was sponsored by the city’s DND (Department of Neighborhood Development) and a sub-committee of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council Development. The meeting was held to get input...

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Charlestown Library Branch Set to Open on November 26

November 15, 2012
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The Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library, which is located at 179 Main Street, will reopen on Monday, November 26, at 12 p.m. after several months of building improvements. The improvements include the replacement of the gas heater, electric cooling roof top unit, and associated fans; replacement of the roof and windows; installation...

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Charlestown Holiday Stroll Saturday, December 1st – Get Involved Today!

November 15, 2012
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Once again the Charlestown business community will get together for the Holiday Stroll and Festival of trees. Holiday sales, a fair at The Knights, Open Houses, Gallery events, chances to win great prizes, food specials from local restaurants and, of course, Santa Claus will all be part of this special day. Planners are looking...

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Register Now for Programs at Community Center

November 15, 2012
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Charlestown Community Center located at 255 Medford Street will be offering the following  programs in the winter months. Saturday Swim Lessons There is still space available in all levels, beginner, intermediate and strokes, swim classes. The strokes class meets from 9:15 – 10:00 a.m., Level I classes run from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. and...

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Veteran’s Day

November 15, 2012
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This past weekend Americans stopped to remember the veterans of the wars in which we as a country have been engaged. Our debt to these men and women can never be repaid for their service.  For those of us, who never have been in the heat of battle, heard the terrifying sounds of bullets...

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A Good Proposal

November 15, 2012
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The recent hearing on a noise control ordinance by City Councilor Sal LaMattina is in order and overdue.  LaMattina is seeking to put some teeth into a law to make bad neighbors or landlords pay for being a repeated disruption in the neighborhood. The charm of living in Charlestown, Back Bay, Beacon Hill or...

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Obituaries 11-15-2012

November 15, 2012
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Patricia DiNovo Of Charlestown Patricia A. (Cummings) DiNovo of Charlestown died on November 8. She was the beloved wife of the late Bartolo DiNovo; devoted mother of Patricia DiNovo Rosher and her late husband, Dennis, Billy and his fiancée, Patty Dolaher, Russ DiNovo and the late Bart DiNovo; daughter of the late William and...

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Tree Rededication for Sr. Ernestine

November 8, 2012
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Tree Rededication for Sr. Ernestine

Leo Breen had the words to fit the occasion at the rededication and sign unveiling ceremony for a tree planted by the children of St. Catherine’s School as a gift to Sister Ernestine Quealy. With Sister Ernestine, the beloved former teacher and principal of the school standing nearby, Breen told the gathering in Hayes...

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