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My First Visit to Ireland

March 17, 2016
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By John F. Mahoney I was in the army stationed at Bad Kreuznach Germany in 1966 when a letter from home informed me that my Godmother Agnes Daly was on a visit in Ireland. She was born and raised in West Cork. But she and two sisters had immigrated to America many years ago....

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Townie Tidbits

March 17, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani QUOTE TO NOTE “We should all, as citizens of this great nation, be frightened by the latest drug statistics. We should all question what that means to our futures and those of our children. We should all resolve not to be silent any longer. By the latest drug statistics and the...

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Letter to the Editor

March 17, 2016
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My farewell to Charlestown Recovery House. Dear Editor: In July 2008 Bay Cove Human Services celebrated the opening of the Charlestown Recovery House, located at 15 Bunker Hill Street. This was their first half way house to open and a first for the Charlestown Community.  It was a wonderful opportunity for me to return...

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Worth A Try

March 17, 2016
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For years, plans to change the brick wasteland that is City Hall Plaza into a more vibrant part of the city life has been bandied about by city officials. Officials have even tried to move events from the over used Boston Common to City Hall Plaza in recent years. The underuse of this open...

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St Clement Hoop Action

March 11, 2016
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St Clement Hoop Action

St. Clement’s Coach Leo Boucher, of Charlestown, talks to Luis Velasquez (4), of Chelsea, during a classic game last Friday, with major Charlestown connections, between St. Clement and Pope John. The State Tournament game was a rematch from last year’s barnburner where Coach Boucher’s charges prevailed. However, on Friday, it was Pope John that...

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‘Annie’ Delights Warren-Prescott Community

March 11, 2016
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‘Annie’ Delights Warren-Prescott Community

The sun certainly came out last weekend on the Warren Prescott School in it’s moving production of ‘Annie.’ It’s not often that one finds an elementary school production of a musical as moving and comical as the Warren Prescott School’s recent production of ‘Annie.’ Presented this past weekend, ‘Annie’ tells the story of a...

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Warren Prescott Not Included in State Building Pipeline Dollars

March 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Despite numerous letters to Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office, advocacy from Councilor Sal LaMattina and a strong petition circulating throughout the school community, the Mayor’s Office and Boston Public Schools said this week that the Warren Prescott School would not be submitted to the state for a Statement of Interest (SOI) this...

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DiDomenico Foundation St Patrick’s Day Celebration was A Huge Success

March 11, 2016
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The DiDomenico Foundation once again held their annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Charlestown Knights of Columbus hosted by Senator Sal DiDomenico and it was a resounding success. While everyone enjoyed a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus they heard political leaders from throughout the Commonwealth...

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Charlestown Democrats to Elect State Convention Delegates on Tuesday

March 11, 2016
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Registered Democrats in Charlestown will be holding a caucus at Charlestown Lacrosse Center, 14 Green Street on March 15th at 7pm to elect 13 delegates to the 2016 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to adopt a new Action Agenda. The Convention will be held on Saturday, June 4th at...

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Wynn Officials Have No Preferences in Rutherford Ave Tunnel Debate

March 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As talk of re-commencing the discussion on whether or not there should be a tunnel on Rutherford Avenue has come to light, Wynn Everett officials said they do not have a preference and will work with any solution the City and the Town come up with. “We are taking no position...

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