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MGH Health Center Holiday Schedule

November 14, 2013
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The MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 27 and will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  The health center will be open on Saturday, November 30. If you have a medical emergency during the time the health center is closed, please go to the emergency...

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Charlestown Voters Go for Connolly: Walsh Elected Boston’s next Mayor with 52% of the Vote

November 7, 2013
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Charlestown Voters Go for Connolly: Walsh Elected Boston’s next Mayor with 52% of the Vote

Marty Walsh was elected the new Mayor of Boston Tuesday night. Citywide Walsh received 72,514 votes to Connolly’s 67,606 votes. In Charlestown however Connolly bested Walsh 3,213 to 2,305. Here Connolly got the backing of City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Senator Sal DiDomenico. State Representative Eugene O’Flaherty was the sole Charlestown pol to back...

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LaMattina Cruises to Re-election to Council

November 7, 2013
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LaMattina Cruises to Re-election to Council

Incumbent Ward I City Councilor Sal LaMattina easily beat challenger and East Boston resident Brian Gannon Tuesday night. LaMattina received 3,404 votes in Charlestown to Gannon’s 1,208 votes. District wide LaMattina received 10571 votes to Gannon’s 4045 votes and will serve a fourth term as Ward I City Councilor. On election night at his...

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Evans to Serve as Interim BPD Chief

November 7, 2013
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Evans to Serve as Interim BPD Chief

Boston Police Superintendent William Evans, who is no stranger to Charlestown, will serve as interim BPD Commissioner until the newly elected mayor appoints a permanent replacement in 2014. Mayor Thomas Menino made the announcement last week as outgoing Commissioner Ed Davis left office. “The Boston Police Department will be in great hands under the...

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Lost Cat — Please Help Find

November 7, 2013
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Lost Cat — Please Help Find

Putnam St. area. Seamus got out of the house on Halloween. Tabby, grey and black tiger stripe, with huge green eyes. Ridiculously friendly and loves to be held. No collar – distinctive white mark under chin. Reward. 617-448-8080

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Halloween Bash

October 30, 2013
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Halloween Bash

Kathryn Blaikie is dressed as a leopard and President of Townie Association Sean Boyle is dressed as a city worker at the Townie Association’s Second Halloween Bash held at the Memorial Hall on Friday Night.

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Town Track Club Youth X-country Team

October 30, 2013
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Town Track Club Youth X-country Team

Congratulations to the Town Track Club youth X-Country team! They competed in the 23rd annual Mayors Cup Championship X-Country meet held this past Sunday in Franklin Park. There were many excellent performances and personal bests on the challenging 1.1 mile X-Country course. The races also served as a good prep for the upcoming Junior...

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Maura Healey Announced Her Candidacy for Attorney General

October 30, 2013
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Maura Healey Announced Her Candidacy for Attorney General

Charlestown resident and Attorney General Martha Coakley’s top deputy Maura Healey announced her candidacy for Attorney General last Thursday. Healey will try and fill the AG spot as her boss runs for Massachusetts Governor. Healey lead two prominent divisions of the state’s chief law enforcement office, the Business & Labor and Public Protection &...

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Voters to Go to the Polls on November 5

October 30, 2013
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Charlestown residents will head to the polls Tuesday to pick a new mayor, vote for District 1 City Councilor and choose four of eight At-Large City Councilors. Incumbent City Councilor Sal LaMattina will square off against challenger Brian Gannon. During the Primary Election LaMattina, in a three-way race against Gannon and John Ribiero, came...

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Annual Field Trip: The Good Shepherd School

October 25, 2013
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Annual Field Trip: The Good Shepherd School

The Good Shepherd School held their annual field trip to Belkin Family Lookout Farm in South Natick, MA. Many children were excited to experience riding on a school bus for the first time. The Manatee, Dolphin, Whale and Turtle classrooms all attended, and with the help from staff and family chaperones, the day was...

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