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Charlestown Sprouts Again Victimized by Devastating Theft

May 31, 2012
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For the second time this spring, the Charlestown Sprouts Community Garden, located between Terminal Street and the Little Mystic Channel (“the Oilies”), has experienced a devastating theft.  In April, gardeners reported that copper pipes and the systems control valves had been stolen, cutting off water to the garden.  Now, overnight on Friday May 25th,...

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Public’s Assistance Sought to Solve Crime

May 31, 2012
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State Police detectives assigned to Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office are seeking the assistance of dog walkers and fishermen as they investigate an apparent assault this week on a man in Charlestown. State troopers assigned to the Boston Barracks discovered the 45-year-old male victim, who is believed to be homeless, on...

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Memorial Day, Again

May 31, 2012
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Memorial Day has again come and gone and with it, the growing sense, we believe, that the holiday is experiencing a significant rebirth as Americans come to understand more clearly and in deeply personal ways, the sacrifices being made by our sons and daughters in uniform around the world and especially in Iraq and...

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Police Briefs 05-31-2012

May 31, 2012
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Assault with a Dangerous Weapon – Gun  05/22/12 – At about 11:30 p.m., officers responded to O’Brien Court for a report of shots fired. A witness informed officers that a black male ran from behind a dumpster with a gun and fired shots at four or five other males. Officers recovered a shell casing...

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Obituaries 05-31-2012

May 31, 2012
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Maria Kelley  Of Charlestown, formerly of Germany Maria M. (Sigl) Kelley of Charlestown, formerly of Germany, died on May 25. She was 53 years old. She was the loving wife of 18 years to Michael G. Kelley; beloved daughter of Maria (Rest) Sigl and the late Joseph Sigl of Germany; devoted sister of Michael...

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Narratives: Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

May 25, 2012
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous holds an open meeting for those fighting food dependency and addiction at Spaulding Hospital on the 8th floor. It is the preferred meeting place for many Charlestown residents fighting food addiction. Meetings are open and free to anyone...

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Memorial Day 2012

May 25, 2012
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The long weekend for those of us living safely throughout the nation is much more than that for all of us. Whether we recognize and feel the intensity of the Memorial Day holiday or not, whether we  understand what sacrifice and battlefield death are all about, the one day of the year which is...

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Obituaries 05-24-2012

May 25, 2012
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Paul Brassil Lifelong resident Paul Brassil, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, May 22, at The Whidden Hospital in Everett following an extended illness. He was 68 years old. Paul was born in Somerville on December 20, 1943, one of 14 children to the late Thomas E. Brassil and...

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Police Briefs 05-24-2012

May 25, 2012
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Breaking and Entering – Residence – No Force 05/14/12 – A victim on Medford Street reported at between 4 and 6 p.m., someone unscrewed the door lock to her apartment and entered the home. A laptop computer was taken from the residence, and the victim believes she knows the suspect. Detectives will investigate. Warrant...

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Visiting the Auld Sodand

May 17, 2012
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Visiting the Auld Sodand

Shown above with Representative Gene O’Flaherty in Belfast at the US Consul General’s residence are: O’Flaherty, Sandra Kaiser, Acting US Consul General Belfast, Northern Ireland, Martin Muilleoir, CEO Belfast Media Group, Roisin McDonough, CEO Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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