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Bunker Hill Day 2012

June 7, 2012
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If we contemporize Bunker Hill Day, this is to say, if we bring that day of valor and sacrifice up to the present moment and try to describe it properly, well, several possibilities abound. First, when we look back on a day when a brave few stood up to a great many better armed...

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District Crime Shows Increase

June 7, 2012
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The pre-summer months have seen a 7–percent spike in violent and property crimes in Area A-1, compared with last year, according to Boston Police. Between Jan. 1 and May 28 of this year, 1,104 incidents of Part One crime were reported in Area A-1, which includes Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown and downtown, as opposed...

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Charlestown LaCrosse

June 7, 2012
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The U9 Boys played 3 games this week and finished the regular season with an impressive 8-2-1 record. The first game was a 5-3 win vs. Winthrop. Charlie Reitz broke through with his first 2 goals of the year. Tanner Creelman and Nico Berger (2) also contributed with scores. Daniel Bittner led the defense...

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Police Briefs 06-07-2012

June 7, 2012
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Drugs 05/29/12 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Walford Way, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a Class B substance. Drugs 05/30/12 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Terminal Street, a suspect was placed under arrest for possession of...

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Obituaries 06-07-2012

June 7, 2012
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Hyman ‘Hy’ Osvar A Giving Man with Gifted Intelligence Hyman J. “Hy” Osvar died on May 31. He was 92 years old. The husband of Charlotte Berger Osvar, the couple would have celebrated their 59th anniversary on October 25, 2012. “Hy” was born April 23, 1920 in Winthrop to the late Aaron and Rose...

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Finalizing Plans

May 31, 2012
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Finalizing Plans

The officers of the Charlestown Asssociates met with Rep. Gene O’Flaherty at the State House last week to discuss particulars about the Bunker Hill Day breakfast that they sponsor from year to year which is expected to attract 300 people to the new Knights of Columbus Hall on Medford Street in the hours before...

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Third Annual Flag Disposal Ceremony on June 14

May 31, 2012
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The James W. Conway Bunker Hill Post #26 American Legion, The Abraham Lincoln Post #11 and The Charlestown Militia Company, Gardner’s Regiment, along with the Charlestown High School ROTC Cadets and Bugler John Collins, (Ret) United States Air force will host the 3rd Annual Flag disposal ceremony at the Charlestown Training Field. The ceremony...

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Menino Reiterates Doherty Pk. Improvements

May 31, 2012
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During an interview at city hall last Thursday, Mayor Thomas Menino reiterated the announcement that was made in April that the city will be making 95 parks improvement projects, accounting for over ¼ of all capital projects with an expected cost of $90 million. Included in that number is  Doherty Park. The mayor said...

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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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