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When You Know, You Know

April 12, 2012
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After a heavy meal of MSG-laden noodles and spare ribs, helped down by a dozen gulps of sweetened green tea comes the best part of the Chinese dining experience- your fortune. But after tearing open the crinkly plastic wrapping and cracking the factory-produced cookie at its middle to reveal the small white paper, you...

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BHCC Magazine Recognized by National Organization

April 12, 2012
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BHCC Magazine, a publication of Bunker Hill Community College, received a Silver award from the National Council for Marketing and Publications (NCMPR) at the organization’s national conference in San Francisco, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced.  NCMPR sets the standards for professionals working in the areas of communications, marketing, fundraising and alumni relations at...

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Father Mahoney

April 12, 2012
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Father Daniel Mahoney, the former chair of the Life Focus Center (LFC) felt he had to make the very tough decision this week of asking the LFC board  for the resignation of Jack Millerick as director of the LFC. When the board he headed refused to do so, Father Mahoney resigned. Knowing what it...

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Police Briefs 04-12-2012

April 12, 2012
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Attempted Robbery 04/03/12 – A victim reported at about 9 p.m., he was walking on First Avenue, where a group of males and females approached him. Two of the males came up behind him and demanded his possessions while punching him. The victim fled to a nearby store. Officers were able to locate several...

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Obituaries 04-12-2012

April 12, 2012
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Joseph Noonan Charlestown Resident Joseph F. Noonan of Charlestown died on April 6. He was 75 years old. A retired 40 year Dock Worker for the Charlestown and So. Boston Longshoreman’s Unions, he was the beloved son of the late Joseph M. and Mary (Harrington) Noonan, the devoted brother of Patricia A. “Patti” Noonan...

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Medford Street Project is Finally on Track

April 5, 2012
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After 17 years, Charlestown residents will finally have new neighbors to greet now that the project to transform the dilapidated warehouse on Medford Street is set to move forward. Boston developer Michael Rauseo will begin the $40 million renovation this summer, transforming the old warehouse into 124 loft-style apartments that will be ready for...

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MBTA Fares Going Up as Much as 25%

April 5, 2012
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Although service in Charlestown along its two major bus routes is not expected to change, T officials said last week that transit users should expect to be paying as much as 25% higher fares next year. This comes after a series of meetings held throughout the MBTA demographic where thousands came out to express...

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The $600 Million Lottery Wager and Its Lesson

April 5, 2012
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Even those who are aloof about casino gambling coming to Massachusetts had to look with more than just a bit of awe upon the hoopla and the result of last week’s Mega Million Lottery game which took in $39 million in Massachusetts. The take in all the participating states came to more than $600...

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Police Briefs 04-05-2012

April 5, 2012
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Drugs 03/26/12 – As a result of an ongoing drug investigation in the area of Austin Street, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute. Possession of Alcohol 03/27/12 – As a result of an incident on Medford Street, school police officers placed two individuals...

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Obituaries 04-05-2012

April 5, 2012
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Cheryl Stafford Former Member of Friends of Charlestown Library Cheryl A. Stafford of Charlestown died peacefully on March 29 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice Center in Haverhill after a long struggle with lung cancer. She was 63 years old. Born on April 29, 1948 in Jersey City, NJ, to Madeline and Charles Stafford, she...

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