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Remembering the Past

December 8, 2011
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This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor surprise attack by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Most Americans alive today cannot recall that day and year. They can’t even recall what the surprise attack was about nor is there the sense that this one attack galvanized a sleeping giant – the...

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Police Briefs 12-08-2011

December 8, 2011
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11/21/11 – Larceny A victim on Old Landing Way reported that ten metal posts were stolen from his job sites. Information was received providing a plate number of the vehicle used in the crime. The suspect was identified and a warrant will be sought in Charlestown District Court. 11/21/11 – Breaking and Entering Residence...

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Obituaries 12-08-2011

December 8, 2011
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John Lynch Charlestown Resident John J. Lynch of Charlestown died on December 2. He was the beloved son of the late Joseph J. and Bridget “Bridie” (Marshall) Lynch; devoted brother of James J. Lynch and his wife, Susan of Charlestown and loving uncle of John and Ryan Lynch, both of Charlestown. Funeral arrangements were...

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This Relationship is as Solid as Iron

December 2, 2011
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This Relationship is as Solid as Iron

Charlestown residents Laura Bousquet and her fiancé Owen Corcoran are shown above sharing an intimate moment during their engagement shoot on the deck of the USS Constitution earlier this week.

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Small Businesses That Are Sure to Be a Big Hit for the Holidays

December 2, 2011
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Small Businesses That Are Sure to Be a Big Hit for the Holidays

In honor of last weekend’s Small Business Saturday, the Patriot-Bridge caught up with three local small business owners, whose shops you may or may not know. One thing the owners have in common: they love working in and serving the close-knit community of Charlestown. Here’s what they’re all about: Swell Body and Boutique. 87...

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Man Dies in Bunker Hill Project Shooting

December 2, 2011
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A man has died following a shooting in the Bunker Hill Street projects. It is the first and only homicide in this neighborhood this year. Boston Police reported finding the man who had been shot twice in the head beneath a flagpole in the Charlestown Bunker Hill Street projects at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. The...

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Neighbors Abutting Warren Street Project Protesting Space Expansion

December 2, 2011
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Better late than never might best be the title of the ongoing drama with neighbors of the Warren Street garage who are protesting the changes scheduled to be made to the structure located at 40 Warren Street. The Boston Redevelopment Authority has approved plans allowing owners of the building to add two stories for...

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Obituaries 12-01-2011

December 2, 2011
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Samuel Poole Formerly of Charlestown Samuel Poole of Revere, formerly Charlestown, died on Nov. 24. A US Marine Corps veteran, he was the loving father of Samuel A. Poole of Revere and Stephen Poole of Somerville; dear brother of Margaret Zarella and Joanne Fitzgerald, both of Methuen, Eleanor Foley of Charlestown, Steven Poole of...

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Evening Stroll

November 23, 2011
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Evening Stroll

Doug Wolcik and Sara Riegler out for a walk in the unusual November warmth near the Warren Tavern on Main Street.

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Charlestown Live’s Kathy Giordano is a Friendly Face Around Town

November 23, 2011
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Charlestown Live’s Kathy Giordano is a Friendly Face Around Town

Born-and-bred Charlestown resident Kathy Giordano is likely one of the nicest individuals you will ever meet. Many know Giordano as the co-host of Boston Neighborhood Network’s (BNN) Charlestown Live. Others may know her from her founding and leadership of the Charlestown Women’s Club, her former community relations work at the Boston Elderly Commission, or...

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