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Obituaries 09-24-2015

September 25, 2015
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Ralph Rizzo Member of Teamsters Union Local 25, Bunker Hill Council K of C and Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association Ralph J. Rizzo, a lifelong Charlestown resident, entered into eternal life on September 17 at the Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford following an extended illness. He was 78 years old. Ralph was born in...

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Charlestown Schoolgirls Association’s Reunion

September 17, 2015
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Charlestown Schoolgirls Association’s Reunion

The 35th annual Charlestown Schoolgirls Association’s Reunion was held this past Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Past presidents were honored, new scholarships were given and raffles were offered to raise money to support the association.

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Sailing Program

September 17, 2015
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Sailing Program

Kaela Winer and Giulia Fenton lower Ronald Messier into a sailboat during last Saturday’s (Sept. 12) adaptive sailing program. Messier is bound to a wheelchair, but he said sailing gives him a new freedom to move around on the water. Messier and 125 others were able to take to the water in the adaptive...

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Morrissey Scholarship Event Scheduled for This Friday Night

September 17, 2015
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By Seth Daniel   It would be virtually impossible to forget Ryan “Duce” Morrissey. His imprint and memory are written all over Charlestown. Nearly one year after the young man was shot and killed on Main Street in what has been described by law enforcement as a horrible case of mistaken identity, one can...

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St. John’s Sidewalk Sale Planned for Sept 26

September 17, 2015
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The annual sidewalk sale at St. John’s Episcopal Church is scheduled for Saturday, September 26th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church yard at 27 Devens Street in Charlestown.  In case of rain, the sale will be held inside the parish house next to the church.  The sale is sponsored by the...

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Walsh Says He’ll Run in 2017; Will Sit Down with Wynn Soon

September 17, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced last week in a live interview with the Boston Globe at Suffolk University that he plans to run again for mayor in two years and he will sit down soon with casino developer Steve Wynn to have a conversation about Charlestown. The interview, which was videotaped before a live audience...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2015

September 17, 2015
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Larceny – Bike – Attempt 09/07/15 – A victim on Eighth Street reported that a white male had gained access to the parking garage and attempted to steal a bike. The suspect was interrupted by security, but still able to flee the area. A surveillance video of the incident was turned over to Area...

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Letters to the Editor

September 17, 2015
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Wynn Casino in Everett –  more clarification      Dear Editor: In last week’s Patriot Bridge (9/3/2015) a press release entitled “Casino project to kickoff cleanup efforts” contains some misleading information that needs to be clarified.  As the title correctly states, Wynn has begun cleanup efforts, which are different from pre-construction efforts.  There are still several...

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Townie Tidbits

September 17, 2015
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BY SAL GIARRATANI  BLUE LIVES                    MATTER RALLY    This past weekend on Saturday, I was at the steps of the Statehouse at the Blue Lives Matter rally organized by WRKO›s talk show host Jeff Kauhner A large crowd assembled on Beacon Street up to the gates of the Statehouse to listen to Kuhner and...

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School Bells Ring for Local Students

September 10, 2015
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School Bells Ring for Local Students

The Herlihy girls were happy to return to the Warren Prescott School on Tuesday, Sept. 8, as Boston students returned to a new school term in Charlestown and across the City. Here, Marin and Devon Herlihy stop for a photo in front of the school before hurrying in excitedly to see their new classroom...

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