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The Boys & Girls Club to Send a Group of Swimmers to the National Championships

January 20, 2011
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The Boys & Girls Club to Send a Group of Swimmers to the National Championships

Special to the Patriot-Bridge Congratulations to the swimmers and coaches of the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club Swim Team. The club has been invited to compete in the Speedo Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championships. Charlestown will merge with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Blue Hill, South Boston, Woburn, and Nashua NH...

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LaMattina Named City Council VP

January 20, 2011
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LaMattina Named City Council VP

By John Lynds City Councilor Sal LaMattina was chosen by Council President Stephen Murphy to serve as the Council’s Vice President Monday, possibly setting up a future presidency run for LaMattina at the end of Murphy’s two year term. LaMattina is the popular city councilor representing the district – and doing it well. LaMattina...

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Another Successful Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament

January 13, 2011
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Another Successful  Dan McGoff Christmas  Classic Hockey Tournament

By CYHA Board This year marked the tenth Annual Dan McGoff Christmas Classic Hockey Tournament hosted by Charlestown Youth Hockey and there were plenty on hand to watch some very talented teams compete all weekend long in over 20 games. The tournament was held in December at the Emmons, O’Neill, Horrigan Rink the home...

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Amanda Wynn wins USTA Tourney

January 13, 2011
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Amanda Wynn wins USTA Tourney

Amanda Wynn of Charlestown won a USTA Tennis Tournament recently held in Manchester Massachusetts at the Manchester Athletic Club.  Wynn prevailed be defeating Aarti H. Bhagwandas of Marietta Georgia 6-3, 6-1 and Sara M. Lee of Winchester Massachusetts 6-3, 6-4. Wynn is a member of the CHAD (Charlestown Against Drugs) Tennis Club and a...

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City Hit with Another Heavy Snowstorm

January 13, 2011
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City Hit with Another Heavy Snowstorm

By Joshua Resnek Charlestown awakened Wednesday morning to more than a foot of snow, which buried the neighborhood and pretty much closed it down for the day. Charlestown looked quintessentially New England, Boston gorgeous – Monument Square and the Bunker Hill Monument itself – with red brick and lighter granite highlighted against the pure...

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Local Pastors Preside Over TV Mass

January 7, 2011
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Local Pastors Preside Over TV Mass

Special to the Patriot-Bridge Altar Servers Caitlin Walsh (Hofstra University), Diana Kelly   (PurdueUniversity) and Kieran Kelly (The Catholic University of America),of Charlestown, recently participated in the nationally televised Catholic TV Daily Mass.  Presided over by Father Daniel Mahoney, pastor of St. Francis De Sales Parish, the Mass aired live at 9:30 a.m., and was...

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Charlestown Resident Named a ‘Massachusetts Super Lawyer’

January 7, 2011
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Charlestown Resident Named a ‘Massachusetts Super Lawyer’

Special to the Patriot-Bridge Helen C. Lockhart, Ph.D., of Charlestown, a shareholder with Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C., the largest law firm in New England devoted exclusively to intellectual property law, was named a 2010 “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” by Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine and to its elite list of top 50 women Massachusetts Super...

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Bunker Hill Rehabilitation Work Winds Down for the Season

January 7, 2011
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Special to the Patriot-Bridge Boston National Historical Park Superintendent Cassius Cash thanks all of the residents of Charlestown for their patience during the 2010 rehabilitation projects at the Bunker Hill Monument.  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants totaling $988,000 were used to complete projects to stabilize all four sets of stairs that lead to...

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An Eye on Charlestown Development

December 30, 2010
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-By Andrew Crocker Parcel 3 The land once covered by the old Route 1 on ramp which the turnpike authority fenced off after its removal is now slated for development.  At one time the site was open to the public and a favorite spot for the dogs of Charlestown to roam unleashed.  Many were...

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The Clock

December 23, 2010
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Charlie McGonagle He clearly remembered that October day of nearly thirty years ago when he first saw the clock.  It sat in the window of a cut-rate jewelry store on a street whose shops drew the boundary of the downtown shopping district. He was sixteen years old, and for the first time during the...

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