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2012 Library Calendars Still Available

January 5, 2012
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2012 Library Calendars Still Available

The Board of Directors of the Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library would like to thank Johnny’s Food Master, the Joy of Old and the Bunker Hill Florist for helping in the sale of the historic library calendars.  All proceeds benefit the children and adutls in our branch as the funds are used...

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40 Warren St. Plan Changes to Be Aired

January 5, 2012
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The issue of a development at 40 Warren Street was again a topic at the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) meeting on Tuesday night. CNC Development Committee Chair Mark Rosenshein told the board that he expects there to be changes to the plans that were approved by the CNC late last year. “The proposed plan...

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Waterfront Building Slated for Demo in Jan.

January 5, 2012
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The building on Massport land along the Mystic River and leased by Diversified Automotive in Charlestown is coming down.  The property is used to process cars for East Coast dealerships. Over the years, the building has fallen into disrepair and has become a safety hazard according to Massport. Recently, Diversified Automotive extended their lease...

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T Raising Fares

January 5, 2012
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The announcement that the T is raising fares so it can meet its obligations does not come as a surprise. For those who use public transportation it is simply another sign of the times and one that will make transporting oneself slightly more expensive, especially if you use public transportation five days a week...

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Gloria Conway

January 5, 2012
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The passing of Gloria Conway, a founder of this newspaper who shepherded it for so many years, did not come as a surprise. Mrs. Conway had been fighting ill health for quite some time. Yet her death strikes a sad chord for those Charlestown people who knew her and who respected her and who...

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Obituaries 01-05-2012

January 5, 2012
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Patrick Mullin Of Dorchester, formerly of Charlestown Patrick J. Mullin of Dorchester, formerly of Charlestown, died on Dec. 30. A US Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was a former employee of the Marr Companies and a member of St. Brendan’s Holy Name Society. The beloved husband of Patricia M. (Lydon), he was...

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Police Briefs 01-05-2012

January 5, 2012
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Warrant Arrest  12/26/11 – Officers on Bunker Hill Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Somerville Court warrant charging larceny. Assault and Battery  12/26/11 – As a result of a fight on Polk Street, complaints were sought in Charlestown Court, charging both parties with assault and battery. Larceny  12/27/11 – A victim...

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Second Annual Holiday Fair at the Knights of Columbus Sunday, December 18

December 29, 2011
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Second Annual Holiday Fair at the Knights of Columbus Sunday, December 18

  Sponsored by The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce and the Charlestown Women’s Club. Proceeds from the event went to the CHAD Christmas For Kids Program. The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce and the Charlestown Women’s Club held their Second Annual Holiday Fair on December 18. at the Knights of Columbus. With many vendors, residents had...

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Gloria Conway Passes Away: Remembering Patriot Publisher Gloria Conway

December 29, 2011
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Gloria Conway Passes Away: Remembering Patriot Publisher Gloria Conway

Gloria Jean (Scott) Conway, the longtime publisher and managing editor of the Charlestown Patriot, died Dec. 23. She was 71 years old. Born on July 17, 1940, in Westerly, R.I., Mrs. Conway was the daughter of Peter and Dorothy Scott. She graduated from Boston’s Simmons College in 1962 with a bachelor of science in...

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Taking from Our Heroes: Veterans Services Official Admits to Stealing Money Meant for Homebound Vets

December 29, 2011
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A former high-ranking official in the City’s Veterans Service Department admitted on Tuesday to pocketing some $13,000 in City funds that were meant to serve sick, homebound veterans. Joseph Miller, 57, of Beverly, stood in Suffolk Superior Court on Tuesday morning and admitted to a scheme run in 2009 and 2010 where he got...

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