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Warren Prescott Get Together

October 16, 2013
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Warren Prescott Get Together

On Oct. 11, many parents from the Warren Prescott (WP) School attended a fun Wine Tasting Party on the Waterfront A fundraiser for the WP Foundation, hosted by Helen Gallo Bryan and Suzi Briggs. The venue was kindly donated by the Boston Sailing Center. Helen Gallo Bryan provided a fine array of Italian wines...

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LaMattina, DiDomenico Back Connolly for Mayor

October 16, 2013
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LaMattina, DiDomenico Back Connolly for Mayor

Mayoral Candidate John Connolly, who is still leading the race according to the last Suffolk University-Boston Herald poll, picked up two key Charlestown endorsements last week. Connolly received the endorsements of North End City Councilor Sal LaMattina and State Senator Sal DiDomenico. LaMattina, who stayed out of the Primary Election decided last week to...

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BNAN Sponsors Free Fall Tree Giveaway to Residents

October 16, 2013
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Boston Natural Areas Network  (BNAN), the City of Boston and the Department of Conservation and Recreation have partnered to distribute 100 free trees to Boston residents and neighborhood organizations on Saturday, Oct. 26 The tree giveaway is aimed at broadening community level tree planting efforts by giving away free trees to Boston residents, non-profits...

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Police Briefs 10-17-2013

October 16, 2013
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Investigate Property 10/07/2013 – At about 8:47 p.m., officers responded to Corey Street on a report of shots being fired. Police searched the area, but did not find any evidence.   Sick Assist 10/09/2013 – At approximately 9:47 a.m., officer responded to Russell Street on a report of downed power-lines. Upon arrival, police met...

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5th Annual Blessing of the Animals

October 12, 2013
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5th Annual Blessing of the Animals

The Fifth Annual Blessing of the animals took place last Sunday inside St. John’s Episcopal Church. Pets of all kinds came to the joint service that was offciated by Rev. Thomas Mousin, Pastor of St. John’s and Rev. James Rowan, Pastor of St. Mary-St. Catherine. In the photo  Rev. Mousin (left) and Rev. Ronan...

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Police Investigate Stabbing on Polk Street

October 12, 2013
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Boston Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Sunday in Charlestown. The victim told police he was walking down Polk Street on Sunday morning when he was approached from behind and was stabbed twice by an unknown assailant. The victim was rushed to the hospital with non-life  threatening injuries and is expected to make...

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CNC to Host Meeting Oct. 23

October 12, 2013
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The Charlestown Neighbor-hood Council will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd at 7 pm at the Schrafft’s Cafeteria, for the purpose of hearing development plans and details for the Charlestown Armory Building, as presented by C-Town Ventures, the tentatively designated developer for the property. The developer will make a presentation of the...

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Local Officials React to Rogue School Bus Strike

October 12, 2013
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Buses were rolling Wednesday morning but not before an unplanned and spontaneous strike by the union representing Boston Public School bus drivers left hundreds of students in Charlestown stranded at bus stops Tuesday morning forcing officers from the Boston Police District 1 station to shuttle kids to school. District 1’s command kept the midnight...

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Captain Lee Got the Job Done

October 12, 2013
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District A-1 Commanding Officer Captain Thomas Lee did an outstanding job working closely with the residents of the Charlestown community before he decided to take another position as Chief of the Portsmouth, Rhode Island Police Department. During his time in District A-1 the crime rate in the Charlestown neighborhood continuously decreased. His monthly Public...

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Letters to the Editor

October 12, 2013
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I’d like to thank President Sally Klessens, Secretary Carolyn Wrenn Shannon, and Asst. Secretary Lisa McGoff Collins and the entire Old Schoolgirls Association for awarding me a Scholarship at the Annual Dinner held on September 15, 2013. Since I was away at school,my grandmother, Lois Lynch O’Connell, and my Dad, Ed O’Connell, accepted on my behalf....

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