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Neighborhood Council Deadlocked on Hubway Bicycle Location

August 2, 2012
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Hubway’s plans to place two new bicycle rental locations in Charlestown was the cause for a bit of discussion earlier this week before the Charlestown Neighborhood Council. The Council questioned the efficacy of the second planned location and in the end, refused to OK it. The planned location at the corner of Warren and...

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Welcome Hubway

August 2, 2012
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Charlestown will shortly benefit from the bicycle boom being shepherded by Mayor Menino and Boston City Hall. Notwithstanding questions about where exactly the new locations should be, there will be two new locations here, and this is good news. The city will also be designating lanes on major streets as bicycle lanes – and...

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Police Briefs 08-02-2012

August 2, 2012
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Assault and Battery 07/23/12 – A victim on Corey Street reported that as a result of a dispute over monies owed, the suspect punched her in the face before running away. A search was conducted to no avail. The matter is under investigation. Robbery 07/25/12 – A victim stated that at about 10:30 p.m....

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CHAD’s Movie Nights

August 2, 2012
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Nothing being done during the summer in this neighborhood to create the essence of a true community feeling goes beyond the great effort managing Movie Nights by Charlestown Against Drugs. The popular outdoor movie venue has attracted large neighborhood people and their families to a series of outdoor movies in the Charlestown’s various parks....

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Obituaries 08-02-2012

August 2, 2012
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Lynne Butters Of Somerville, formerly of Charlestown Lynne M. (Duffy) Butters of Somerville, formerly of Charlestown, died July 26 with members of her family at her side. She was the beloved fiancee of Brian Margie; loving mother of Kristen Duffy and Ashley Butters; devoted grandmother of Haleigh, Taylor, Charlie, Danny, and Liam Ryan; dear...

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Ready to Start Grillin’

July 27, 2012
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Ready to Start Grillin’

The Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard donated a new grille to the Courageous Sailing Center recently. In the photo from left are: Dave DiLorenzo, Interim Executive Director and Director of Adult Programs, Lois Siegelman, President, Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard, Daniel Keenan, Fleet Manager, Courageous Sailing Center, Kate Henderson, Director of Youth...

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BPS Officials Meet with Local Parents on Family Involvement

July 27, 2012
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BPS Officials Meet with Local Parents on Family Involvement

In an effort to better improve family involvement in local schools, the Boston Public Schools Office of Community Engagement and Circle of Promise spent the past several months speaking with parents, families, students and community members. The organization received valuable input about how to improve school choice and student assignment, how to make schools...

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The Summer of 2012

July 27, 2012
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The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. At the Showcase Cinema complex in Revere Monday evening the theaters were evacuated during a showing of Batman. Some theater goers were terrified as they exited the theaters for what apparently turned out to be a...

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Police Briefs 07-26-2012

July 27, 2012
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Warrant Arrest 07/16/12 – Officers in the area of Walford Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Weymouth Court warrant charging destruction of property. Larceny – Bicycle 07/18/12 – A victim on 13th Street stated that in the last week, two bicycles were stolen from the garage of his apartment building. A...

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Obituaries 07-26-2012

July 27, 2012
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Kathleen Antonelli Of Tewksbury, formerly of Charlestown Kathleen E. (Senna) Antonelli of Tewksbury, formerly of Charlestown and Malden, died on July 21. She was the devoted wife of Joseph Antonelli; loving daughter of Phyllis Senna (DeAngelis) of Charlestown; beloved mother of William Antonelli and his partner, Sarah Christie of Malden, Kathleen Bordonaro and her...

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