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Obituaries 06-12-2014

June 12, 2014
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Joseph ‘Lee’ Doyle Lifelong Charlestown Resident Joseph L. “Lee” Doyle, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Thursday, June 5 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 56 years old. Lee was born in Boston on May 23, 1958, a son of the late Norman Doyle and Margaret (Dozier)...

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Hot Dogs and Baseball

June 4, 2014
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Hot Dogs and Baseball

Fun is a hot dog and a game of baseball for Cole McKenney, age 4, who is a member of the Charlestown Little League Indians, and was on hand last Saturday for the Family Fun Day. Hundreds of kids and parents packed Ryan Playground on what was a beautiful spring day for the annual...

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Townie Assoc. Makes Donation

June 4, 2014
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Townie Assoc. Makes Donation

Over the course of the past year, members of the Townie Association sponsored various events and campaigns which benefited the Parade. The Townie Association was able to raise $2,000 for the 2014 Bunker Hill Day Parade. Pictured is the 17th Mayor of Charlestown, Shannon Lundin handing the check to Doc Sheehan, Chairman of the...

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Study Shows Logan Airport Impacts Health of Residents

June 4, 2014
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Fourteen years and $2 million in the making the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) finally released it long awaited Logan Health Study last Wednesday night. The study, first ordered by Senator Anthony Petruccelli (D-East Boston) in 2000 through legislation he filed while still in the House of Representatives, has found that as you...

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Zuffante Named Parade Marshall

June 4, 2014
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The Battle Of Bunker Hill Parade Committee is proud to announce that the Chief Marshall of this year’s parade is Joseph Zuffante. Joe is an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War. He serves as president of the Abraham Lincoln Post 11 (Gar). This year’s parade will commemorate the 239th anniversary of the Battle...

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Veterans Exhibit to Open June 14

June 4, 2014
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The Next Opening of the Charlestown Veterans History Project exhibits at 20 City Square will be Saturday June 14th from 1:00 to 4:00PM. For more information contact Bill Durette at 617-595-7083

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The ‘Mayor of Charlestown’ Goes to Ireland

June 4, 2014
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Charlestown’s current mayor, Shannon Lundin, recently returned from her hard won trip to Ireland. As the tradition goes, whoever sells the most tickets and becomes mayor earns themselves and the guest of their choice a trip to Ireland to experience the Irish culture first hand. Shannon brought her 14 year old daughter Laneigh along...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which...

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Police Briefs 06-05-2014

June 4, 2014
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Investigate Property 05/26/14 – Officers responded to Walford Way for a report of shots fired. At the time of the call, police were in the vicinity, but did not hear any shots or find any ballistic evidence. Assault and Battery on a Police Officer 05/26/14 – During an investigation in the Bunker Hill housing...

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Have They Spelled out YMCA Correctly?

May 28, 2014
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Have They Spelled out YMCA Correctly?

Teen volunteers for the YMCA Patrick Sicotte, Liam Kennedy, Aidan Kelly, Alek Estrada, C.J. Valdez and Teen Director Michael Lerchfield spell out ‘YMCA’ last week during the Pahty on the Hahbah fundraiser for the Charlestown YMCA. More than 200 people attended the event.

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