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Get in Shape This Summer with Boston’s Fitness Series

July 4, 2013
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the launch of Fitness in the City, a summertime series of fitness classes that are free and open to the public.  Last year, as part of Boston Moves for Health, the city worked with several partners to host similar classes on City Hall Plaza.  Those classes attracted over...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth of July Weekend

July 4, 2013
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Have fun on the holiday weekend , but do it safely for yourself and your loved ones  Back at the turn of the 20th century, editorial writers would implore their readers to make the Fourth of July “safe and sane.” Americans, especially the young men, would use the Fourth as an excuse to go...

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Police Briefs 07-04-2013

July 4, 2013
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Breaking and Entering – Day 06/24/13 – A victim on Mt. Vernon Street reported that he left home for a few hours at about noon and, upon his return, found his front door had been forced open. A television set, cable box and money and money were reported missing. Warrant Arrest 06/25/13 – Officers...

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Obituaries 07-04-2013

July 4, 2013
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Edward Leahy Former MDC Police Officer, Well Known Church Tenor Edward F. Leahy of Charlestown, (born in Somerville and formerly of Hull, Weymouth, Braintree and  Port Orange, Florida) died on June 22. Eddie was a former MDC Police Officer, Investigator for the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Government Affairs Representative for the Distilled Spirits Council...

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Patrick Craven Memorial Scholarship

June 28, 2013
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Patrick Craven Memorial Scholarship

On Thursday, June 13th, Bill Boyle and Fr. Dan Mahoney presented the PATRICK CRAVEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP to Brennan Carrier who will be attending Malden Catholic High School in September. Professor Thomas Craven who was born and raised in Charlestown has established the Scholarship in Memory of his son Patrick Craven. Professor Craven is a...

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Charlestown High Graduation

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown High Graduation

Valedictorian, Phu Nguyen and salutatorian, Sara Centaeio are shown

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Charlestown Remains Blue as Voters Back Markey

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown voters didn’t turn out in huge numbers to support Congressman Ed Markey during the U.S. Senate Primary and handed a Charlestown victory to Congressman Stephen Lynch. However, Charlestown Democrats threw their support behind Markey during Tuesday’s General Election. Markey, who won statewide and beat Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez to take John Kerry’s vacant...

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‘City Hall to Go’ Truck Coming Here on Monthly Basis

June 28, 2013
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced the full-time launch of the nation’s premiere City Hall on wheels. Taking its cue from the ever-popular food truck, the dazzlingly-designed “City Hall to Go” truck will travel throughout Boston’s neighborhoods, providing a select menu of city services to constituents. Beginning July 2, the “City Hall to Go” truck...

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CHAD to Host Mayoral Forum, June 27

June 28, 2013
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Charlestown Against Drugs (CHAD) in partnership with Ward 2 Democratic Committee will host a Mayoral Forum on Thursday, June 27 at Bunker Hill Community College from 6-9 p.m. in the Auditorium.   The event will be hosted by Charlestown’s Tony V.  Please come and meet the candidates and learn how they plan to govern the...

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Everett Voters Go All in for Wynn Casino

June 28, 2013
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In what could result in a major impact on Charlestown, Everett voters shocked most observers by approving the Wynn Resort casino proposal by a vote of 86 percent in favor to 14 percent against in a special election on Saturday. The rsort would be located at an old industrail site that is just past...

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