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Graphic Arts Building Developer Gives $25K Donation to Improve Little League Field

November 11, 2017
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As development progresses on Berkeley Investments’ The Graphic in Charlestown (also known as the Graphic Arts building), the company celebrated the construction’s headway by making a substantial $25,000 donation to the Fund for Parks & Recreation in Boston last Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Charlestown Little League Banquet. The fund, managed by Boston Parks & Recreation, has earmarked the...

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Police Briefs 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Drugs 10/23/17 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Green Street, three individuals were placed under arrest charged with possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute. Assault and Battery 10/25/17 – A victim on Austin Street reported when she confronted a woman who she...

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Community Reinvestment Grants: Supporting the Groups That Support Our Youth

November 11, 2017
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By Suffolk DA Dan Conley Some of the most important work we do as prosecutors is not inside the walls of a courtroom but out in the community.  In particular, guiding young people toward positive influences, helping them avoid unhealthy choices, and supporting safe activities is vital to ensuring their wellbeing and that of...

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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 11, 2017
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It was 99 years ago this Saturday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...

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Townie Sports

November 11, 2017
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TIGERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER Making their first appearance in the state tourney since 2003, the Pope John XXIII boys’ soccer team were unable to continue their “Cinderella story,” suffering a gut-wrenching 3-2 overtime loss to perennial power Lowell Catholic (12-3-5). The Tigers (10-8-1) held a 2-0 lead with five minutes left but the Crusaders stormed...

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Obituaries 11-09-2017

November 11, 2017
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Rosemarie King Lifelong Charlestown resident Rosemarie (Heffernan) King, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Monday, October 30 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 77 years old. Rosemarie was born in Boston on February 8, 1940, a daughter of the late George M. Heffernan and Mary R....

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Halloween 2017

November 3, 2017
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Halloween 2017

Halloween was as spectacular as ever on Tuesday evening on Monument Square and the Training Field. Thousands flocked to the event, young and old, to dress up as their favorite characters, meet up with neighbors and collect a fat bag of candy. As usual, the Town showed up in an extraordinary array of costumes....

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Keys for Cadagan

November 3, 2017
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Keys for Cadagan

KEY-ED UP: Cadagan Hooley (12) loves keys on key chains and any opportunity to get her hands on them. The Knights of Columbus was packed with supporters of Cadagan as Anthony’s Dream Foundation put on the ‘Keys for Cadagan’ time to help raise money for a van for her family to use to help...

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Voters to Head to Polls on Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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By John Lynds With the municipal election set for next Tuesday, Nov. 7 candidates for District 1 City Council and Mayor of Boston are making final preparations for what is sure to be an exciting Election Day. As of today, the election day forecast suggests a slight chance of rain but relatively warm Election...

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RCIC wants Consideration of Surface Option Ahead of Nov 15 Meeting

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Long-time proponents of the Surface Option for the Rutherford Avenue/Sullivan Square corridor – an option that eliminates underpasses and relies on surface streets and intersections – are asking that the City update their existing plan and give it serious consideration. To date, they say the City has not given it a...

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