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Lions Club Collecting Coats for Needy

November 18, 2014
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The Charlestown Lions Club will be collecting coats for children, babies and adults during the months of  November,  December and into early January of 2015. Our Charlestown Cooperative Bank has generously offered to be the collection site for the coats and they may be dropped off at the bank during regular banking hours.  All...

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CPS Design Review Committee to meet on Nov. 17

November 18, 2014
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The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting at the J. W. Conway Bunker Hill Post 26, American Legion hall located at 23 Adams Street on Monday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m.  The hall is directly accessible from the sidewalk, or from the private parking area on the right hand...

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Engineering Happiness

November 18, 2014
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I recently met a happy man. Why shouldn’t he be happy? He has what most men want: loving parents, a wife, Jana, who was his high school sweetheart, two cute little boys, a house, good friends, family members who live nearby, good training and a good job. He also possesses a fine sense of...

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Letter to the Editor

November 18, 2014
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Wynn proposal not a done deal yet! Dear Editor With all due respect to Patriot-Bridge writer John Lynds and to Representative Dan Ryan, I would suggest a bit of caution around the statement “Casino definitely headed to neighboring Everett.”  There are significant hurdles for Wynn to overcome before he can break ground in Everett. ...

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Obituaries 11-13-2014

November 18, 2014
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Ryan J. Morrissey Ryan J. “Duce” Morrissey, passed away tragically at Massachusetts General Hospital on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the young age of 17. Ryan was born in Boston on July 20, 1997, a son of Stephen G. Morrissey and Carol A. (Powers) Morrissey. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated...

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A Good Day for Charlestown’s Elected Officials:Ryan Receives Huge Vote of Confidence

November 10, 2014
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A Good Day for Charlestown’s Elected Officials:Ryan Receives Huge Vote of Confidence

After two hard fought battles one in Marchand again  during the September primary against Chelsea’s Roy Avellaneda  it was made official Tuesday night and Rep. Dan Ryan will be heading back up to the State House to represent Charlestown and Chelsea. Ryan ran unopposed during the state’s General Election and received 5,065 votes from...

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Healey Elected State Attorney General

November 10, 2014
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Healey Elected State Attorney General

Charlestown’s Maura Healey was elected Attorney General Tuesday night, beating Republican challenger John Miller in the state election to become the country’s first openly gay Attorney General. Charlestown came out huge for Healey, a Charlestown resident that served as Attorney General Martha Coakley’s top deputy. In Charlestown, Healey received 4,792 votes to Miller’s 1,510...

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Halloween. Monument Style

November 10, 2014
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Halloween. Monument Style

  Maxamillion…er, Spider Man, and his dad, Nicolas Caruso, parade down the street in front of the Monument last Friday night during the 29th Annual Halloween Parade. Thousands showed up to march and sport their finest costumes.

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Community Leaders Remember Menino

November 10, 2014
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Charlestown, like every other neighborhood in Boston, mourned the loss of Mayor Thomas Menino this week. In his 20 years as Mayor of Boston, Menino, the self proclaimed Urban Mechanic, worked to improve areas of Charlestown and helped transform the neighborhood to what it today. Menino’s efforts can be seen in the redevelopment of...

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Candidates for Seats on CNC Posted

November 10, 2014
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The following candidates have submitted nomination papers with the required signatures seeking to be elected to the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC). At-Large Candidates  Barbara Babin Margaret Bradley Thomas Cunha Ed Grace Amanda Reinfeld Erin Sullivan  Precinct 6 candidates: Tera Brereton Lally  The election is currently scheduled for November 15 from 10:00 am to 2:00...

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