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Police Briefs 02-28-2013

March 1, 2013
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POLICE/COMMUNITY MEETING: Meet the police & discuss public safety issues on the  third Tuesday of every month at the police station, 20 Vine Street, at 6:30 p.m., 2nd floor, community room. POLICE RELATED INFO: Contact the District A-1 Community Service Office at 617-343-4627. REPORT DRUG DEALING: Contact the District A-1 Confidential Drug Line at...

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Obituaries 02-28-2013

March 1, 2013
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Richard O’Connor Worked in law Enforcement Richard F. “Dick” O’Connor (Retired Special Agent and Supervisor, Drug Enforcement Agency and former Detective, Boston Police Department) a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered eternal life unexpectedly on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 86 years old. Dick was born in Boston...

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Cyha Comedy Fundraiser

February 21, 2013
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Cyha Comedy Fundraiser

Over 200 friends and neighbors of Charlestown Youth Hockey attended the Feb. 17th Comedy Night Fundraiser at the Knights of Columbus. Proceeds from the evening benefit Charlestown Youth Hockey. In the  photo local comedian Tony V gets the crowd going.

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BRA Gives Approval to Navy Yard Residential Project

February 21, 2013
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BRA Gives Approval to Navy Yard Residential Project

Developers of a residential project at the Charlestown Navy Yard received Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval last week. Kavanagh Advisory Group received unanimous approval from the BRA to build 54 residential units and transform a vacant parcel at 1st Avenue and 9th Street in the Charlestown Navy Yard known as Starboard Place.  Of the...

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ABCD Runs out of Fuel Aid Assistance

February 21, 2013
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With a little over two months left in the federal fuel assistance program that helps thousands of Charlestown residents heat their homes during the harsh winter months, federal fuel aid for this program has run out. While the ABCD Fuel Assistance program the JFK Family Services Center in Charlestown continues to register families for...

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Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Set for March 15

February 21, 2013
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The Flatley Company will be hosting their annual St. Patrick’s Day Party on Friday, March 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 545 Medford St. Charlestown.  The annual affair that has become a local tradion will be emceed by Representative Eugene O’Flaherty.  In addition to the annual Irish fare of...

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Meeting on Spaulding Mitigation Set for Monday

February 21, 2013
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The Charlestown Neighborhood Council and CNC Development Committee will be hosting a meeting on February 25th at 7 pm at the Spaulding Hospital on 16th Street, to discuss the Spaulding transportation plans for the parking and shuttle service for patients and employees accessing the new hospital site. As part of the Development Review process...

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Preservation Society Design Review to Meet

February 21, 2013
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The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting at the Mary Colbert meeting room located at 20 Devens Street on Monday, February 25th , at 7:30 p.m.  The meeting room is visible and directly accessible from the sidewalk on the left side of the building. Items on the agenda include...

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The Cold Temperatures

February 21, 2013
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We were spoiled after last week’s balmy temperatures.  We agree that the Blizzard of 2013 was not much fun especially if you had to do the snow shoveling, but the temperatures last week were enjoyable.  But Sunday and Monday came and back into the deep freeze we went. Of course for many of us,...

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Police Briefs 02-21-2013

February 21, 2013
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Breaking and Entering – Residence – Night – No Force 02/13/13 – A victim on Corey Street reported she returned home at about 8 a.m. and observed her front door open. She stated to officers that her television and cell phone were missing. There was no damage to the door or lock. The victim...

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