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Morrissey Scholarship Event Scheduled for This Friday Night

September 17, 2015
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By Seth Daniel   It would be virtually impossible to forget Ryan “Duce” Morrissey. His imprint and memory are written all over Charlestown. Nearly one year after the young man was shot and killed on Main Street in what has been described by law enforcement as a horrible case of mistaken identity, one can...

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St. John’s Sidewalk Sale Planned for Sept 26

September 17, 2015
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The annual sidewalk sale at St. John’s Episcopal Church is scheduled for Saturday, September 26th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church yard at 27 Devens Street in Charlestown.  In case of rain, the sale will be held inside the parish house next to the church.  The sale is sponsored by the...

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Walsh Says He’ll Run in 2017; Will Sit Down with Wynn Soon

September 17, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced last week in a live interview with the Boston Globe at Suffolk University that he plans to run again for mayor in two years and he will sit down soon with casino developer Steve Wynn to have a conversation about Charlestown. The interview, which was videotaped before a live audience...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2015

September 17, 2015
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Larceny – Bike – Attempt 09/07/15 – A victim on Eighth Street reported that a white male had gained access to the parking garage and attempted to steal a bike. The suspect was interrupted by security, but still able to flee the area. A surveillance video of the incident was turned over to Area...

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Letters to the Editor

September 17, 2015
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Wynn Casino in Everett –  more clarification      Dear Editor: In last week’s Patriot Bridge (9/3/2015) a press release entitled “Casino project to kickoff cleanup efforts” contains some misleading information that needs to be clarified.  As the title correctly states, Wynn has begun cleanup efforts, which are different from pre-construction efforts.  There are still several...

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Townie Tidbits

September 17, 2015
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BY SAL GIARRATANI  BLUE LIVES                    MATTER RALLY    This past weekend on Saturday, I was at the steps of the Statehouse at the Blue Lives Matter rally organized by WRKO›s talk show host Jeff Kauhner A large crowd assembled on Beacon Street up to the gates of the Statehouse to listen to Kuhner and...

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School Bells Ring for Local Students

September 10, 2015
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School Bells Ring for Local Students

The Herlihy girls were happy to return to the Warren Prescott School on Tuesday, Sept. 8, as Boston students returned to a new school term in Charlestown and across the City. Here, Marin and Devon Herlihy stop for a photo in front of the school before hurrying in excitedly to see their new classroom...

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Warren Prescott Opens Year With Innovations

September 10, 2015
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Say ‘Hola!’ Warren Prescott students. That will be the greeting amongst students and staff this year as a new Extended Learning Time (ELT) grant from the state has ushered in Spanish language teaching for the entire school, grades K1-8. It’s one of several changes at the elementary school on School Street that will be...

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New Medical Course Offered at BHCC

September 10, 2015
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This fall, Bunker Hill Community College (250 New Rutherford Ave., Charlestown) is offering a comprehensive certificate program in Medical Interpreting for those interested in interpretation for hospitals, clinics, and human services agencies. There is a high nationwide demand for medical interpreters for government agencies, hospitals, and healthcare organizations. In Massachusetts, where interpreters are legally...

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Walsh Announces Program to Help Seniors

September 10, 2015
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Last week, Mayor Martin Walsh announed a new program that will help Charlestown seniors prepare for what is sure to be another harsh winter. Walsh has launched ‘Senior Saves’, a new, proactive program that will help eligible seniors in Charlestown  replace failing or inefficient heating systems before winter begins. “With a very difficult winter...

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