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CNC Starts Talk on Parking Regulations

March 8, 2012
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Charlestown Neighborhood Council member Mark Rosenshein made a point to discuss one of Charlestown’s most talked about issues at Tuesday night’s meeting—regulations for off-street parking . “We’re talking about changing the zoning by-laws of Charlestown,” Rosenshein said. The CNC Development Committee will be hosting a series of meetings, leading to a joint meeting with...

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Good luck, Captain O’Rourke

March 8, 2012
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Captain Bernie O’Rourke is know local for doing the right thing nearly every time when it came to Charlestown having a problem in the law and order department. At every juncture or every moment of everyday, Captain O’Rourke was ever the gentleman/professional police officer who knew what exactly to do to make things right...

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Welcome, Captain Thomas Lee

March 8, 2012
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Replacing Captain O’Rourke is Captain Thomas Lee. Captain Lee inherits command of District A-1 and Charlestown. We do not know Captain Lee but we suspect he was chosen to command this district because of his skills – and they must be manifold. He has already begun his duties. He will shortly be meeting with...

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Police Briefs 03-08-2012

March 8, 2012
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Violation of the Auto Laws  02/20/12 – As a result of a traffic stop on Main Street, an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. The suspect was also wanted on three outstanding default warrants – one from Quincy District Court, another from Boston Municipal Court and...

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Obituaries 03-08-2012

March 8, 2012
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Bernard Evers, Sr.  Charlestown resident  Bernard A. Evers, Sr. of Charlestown died on March 2. A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of Bunker Hill-James L. Conway Post 26 A.L and DAV Post 77 East Boston. He was the beloved husband of Judy E. (Powers); devoted father of Bernard...

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Catching Some Air

March 1, 2012
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Catching Some Air

This Charlestown young man was moving a bit too fast to get his name but he was really cranking with his skateboard across from the projects on Bunker Hill Street earlier this week in the Shawn Black photograph.

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Lottery to Ride on USS Constitution for July 4th Festivities Opens March 1

March 1, 2012
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Lottery to Ride on USS Constitution for July 4th Festivities Opens March 1

USS Constitution will officially open its 2012 lottery program to the public from the ship’s berth in Charlestown on March 1. The lottery drawing selects 150 winners to ride Constitution for her annual July 4thturnaround cruise. “It is always great to show Constitution to the public, but especially during a turnaround cruise and the...

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Health for Teens at MGH Center

March 1, 2012
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The MGH Charlestown Healthcare Center has begun a new monthly series on health for teens!  This week we talked about “mindful eating.”  A stepping stone into healthy eating, mindful eating is simply being aware of your food choice—enjoying the taste and understanding why you have chosen that particular food. There are many factors that...

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In Like a Lion out Like a Lamb

March 1, 2012
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Just as we were all exhaling a collective sigh about the winter without snow or even terrible cold comes a snowstorm on March 1 – the first real bit or winter we will have experienced since the freak end of October snow storm that kicked off the Winter of 2012. Weather forecasters are predicting...

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Heating with Oil

March 1, 2012
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Charlestown residents heating with oil are now paying approximately $800 per fill for a 200 gallon tank. This is an absolute outrage with no one in a position of responsibility doing anything to stop the rampant speculation for the price of a barrel of oil affecting those of us who heat our homes or...

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