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Election 2011: Murphy Returned; Flaherty Denied

November 14, 2011
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The big surprise of Tuesday’s election was former city councilor and mayoral candidate Michael Flaherty. He was not returned to office. Voters throughout the city, and in Charlestown, voted more for Council President Steven Murphy than for former councilor Flaherty. “I am pleased and humbled with the results. I am grateful to all my...

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A Haunting in Charlestown

November 3, 2011
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A Haunting in Charlestown

The 26th Annual Charlestown Children’s Halloween Parade that was sponsored by the Charlestown Mothers Association was a huge success that brought out many in costume including tCharlestown residents Diane Valle and Bruce Garr.

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The Charlestown Recovery House Awards Judy Evers the First Peter Looney Service Award

November 3, 2011
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The Charlestown Recovery House Awards Judy Evers the First Peter Looney Service Award

It is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of the Charlestown Recovery House recently announced the establishment of the Peter Looney Service Award. The Peter Looney Service Award will be given out annually to an individual who, through their actions, demonstrate commitment to helping others. Judy will receive the award at the...

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VOTE Charlestown Gets Underway November 8

November 3, 2011
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A new organization in Charlestown determined to increase voter turnout on November 8 and into the future is swinging into action. Vote Charlestown is non-partisan, collective, inclusive, and is almost apolitical with regard to political candidates running for public office. “This organization is all about bringing all factions, everyone, in fact, together in Charlestown...

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I Like This One

October 27, 2011
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I Like This One

The Gardens for Charlestown hosted A Creepy Halloween Carnival for Kids last Sunday, October 23.

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Rutherford Ave. and Sullivan Sq. Redesign: Becoming Part of the Process

October 27, 2011
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On Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the Knights of Columbus the Charlestown Neighborhood Council’s Transportation Committee hosted an informational meeting on the current state of the Rutherford Avenue / Sullivan Square redesign. This was the eighth meeting on the redesign since July 2008 and with close to 200 people present, one of the most attended....

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26th Annual Charlestown Children’s: Halloween Parade Monday, Oct 31

October 27, 2011
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5:00 – Gather around the monument and enjoy family entertainment. Children will receive glow in the dark necklaces, sponsored by the Charlestown Mothers Association. Mix and mingle with friends and neighbors, too. Costumes are encouraged for all ages. 5:30 – The Monument Square Wizard will lead the Children’s Halloween Costume Parade around Monument Square...

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Meet St.John’s New Rector

October 20, 2011
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Meet St.John’s New Rector

All are cordially invited to the institution of The Reverend Thomas N. Mousin as fourteenth Rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 27 Devens St. The ceremony will be on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. All are invited, a reception will follow, childcare will be available. Please RSVP to 617-242-1272.

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Wheelock College Recognizes Dr. Carol R. Johnson as a Leader Making a Difference

October 20, 2011
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Wheelock College Recognizes Dr. Carol R. Johnson as a Leader Making a Difference

On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Wheelock College will host its third biennial Passion for Action Leadership Award Dinner at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum from 6 to 9pm. Dr. Carol R. Johnson, Superintendent of Boston Public Schools, and Dr. Linda N. Nathan, Founder and Co-Headmaster of Boston Arts Academy, will be...

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Referees in Training

October 20, 2011
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Referees in Training

Charlestown Soccer referees in-training Liam Kennedy, Danny Murray, Sophie Shea and Alek Estrada. The young refs are training to officiate at soccer matches and will pursue official Massachusetts licensure over the Fall. This will give them the chance to refereeat some of the over 30,000 soccer matches that are played each year in Massachusetts.

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