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Charlestown Celebrates Mother’s Day

May 17, 2012
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Husbands and children were spotted all over town looking for the perfect gift for mom before the big day Sunday. Florists at Raspberry Bouquet Floral Design and Bunker Hill Florist  created the exquisite bouquets they’re known for, and shops dotted along Main Street have were ringing with pink purchases. Such warm and fuzzy feelings...

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Losing 1 Million Pounds

May 17, 2012
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Mayor Thomas Menino has committed his administration to leading the fight against obesity by pledging to do his best to have Bostonians collectively lose 1 million pounds this year. At first blush, the entire notion of such an effort seems more like a bit advertised for a television reality show than anything else but...

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Obituaries 05-17-2012

May 17, 2012
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James Whelton, MD Tufts Professor James A. Whelton, M.D. of Wayland, who served 25 years as chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and was a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine died peacefully surrounded by his beloved family on Saturday, May 12. Dr. Whelton was born...

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Residents Meet the Mayor

May 10, 2012
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Residents Meet the Mayor

Mayor Thomas M. Menino welcomes Charlestown resident Dianna Bellavance to the May 3 Neighborhood Coffee Hour sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Dunkin’ Donuts at Peter Looney Park. Mayor Menino met one-on-one with residents and gave out flowers grown in the Parks Department greenhouses at Franklin Park.

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Radio Talk Show Host Karson Tager Gives Charlestown a Voice

May 10, 2012
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Radio Talk Show Host Karson Tager Gives Charlestown a Voice

No other radio host expresses candid remarks, personal anecdotes, and a passion for his community quite like Karson Tager. The Mix 104.1 morning radio personality is the friendly voice that makes traffic a little more bearable on your commute to work, along with co-host Kennedy Elsey. Unlike most talk show host duos, Karson and...

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Police Briefs 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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Assault and Battery 05/02/12 – A victim reported while on Bunker Hill Street, she was approached by two individuals, one of whom, after a brief dispute, began to punch her in the face while the other held her. The suspects then fled the area. The parties are known to each other, and the matter...

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Sports 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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Charlestown Lacrosse had another great Sunday of lacrosse.  All teams are home this Sunday 5/13 at the Charlestown High School fields.  Come check out a game between 9:00am and 5:30pm.  You can find the schedule online atwww.charlestownlacrosse.com. U13 Girls  The Charlestown U13 Girls lacrosse team showed their determination on Sunday defeating a tough North...

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Obituaries 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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Edward Giguere  Of New Hampshire, formerly of Charlestown Edward C. Giguere of Manchester, NH, formerly of Charlestown, died on May 2 after a long illness. He was 62 years old. He retired in 2006 as a result of disabilities after 29 years of service as a shipper with Arthur Blank & Company. He was...

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Cleaning Up

May 3, 2012
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Cleaning Up

Ty Gonzales, 6th grader at the Warren Prescott School donated his Saturday to help make Charlestown Shine in the annual city-wide clean-up.

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First Annual Looney Park Day Draws Large Crowd on Saturday

May 3, 2012
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First Annual Looney Park Day Draws Large Crowd on Saturday

The promise made last year to re-dedicate the effort to keep Peter Looney Park clean from year to year was accomplished last weekend. More than 100 parents, their children and the friends of the late Peter Looney turned out to spiff-up Charlestown’s newest park and among its most pleasant open spaces. Under sunny skies,...

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