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T he Cooperative Bank celebrates Halloween with haunted house

November 4, 2010
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T he Cooperative Bank celebrates Halloween with haunted house

Last Friday, The Cooperative Bank was transformed into a haunted grave yard, complete with gravestones, mummies and vampires. TCB hosted their second annual haunted house for the children of the Charlestown community. Children walked through a maze of pirate skeletons, vampires, floating skulls, monsters and more. Those who braved the haunted house received a...

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Senator DiDomenico bests newcomer Barbara Bush

November 4, 2010
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Senator DiDomenico bests newcomer Barbara Bush

State Senator Sal DiDomenico defeated Charlestown’s Barbara Bush in her first foray into the political arena in balloting Tuesday. DiDomenico received 29,268 votes to Bush’s 8474 total for a 78% – 22% margin of victory. “I am extremely pleased,” DiDomenico told the Patriot-Bridge. “The people have spoken powerfully. I won’t let them down.” Earlier...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with neighbors – Dinner set for Nov. 25 at the American Legion Hall

November 4, 2010
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Bob and Carol Sweeney, in cooperation with James W. Conway Bunker Hill Post 26, the American Legion are inviting all their old and new friends to a family-style Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thursday, Nov. 26, at the American Legion Hall, 23 Adams St. at the corner of Chestnut Street. This is the 19th year...

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USS Constitution celebrates birthday

October 28, 2010
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USS Constitution celebrates birthday

USS Constitution returns to her pier following her 213th launching day anniversary.

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Craigie Drawbridge construction creates problems for commuters

October 28, 2010
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By Stephen Quigley If you think the morning commute using the Craigie Drawbridge into Boston is bad now, just wait until November 6. That is when the dismantling and reconstruction of the old bridge will start in earnest and the 45,000 cars and motorists that use this route can expect detours, confusion and traffic...

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Charlestown residents plan vigil for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

October 28, 2010
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month in Massachusetts and for the third year in a row, Boston will mark this event with the Shine a Light on Lung Cancer candlelight vigil at the Prudential Center in Boston on Nov. 4. Glowsticks, rather than candles, will be lit and the Prudential Tower will be illuminated...

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“Spaulding Rehab Celebrates Groundbreaking and 40th Anniversary Under Tent at Charlestown Navy Yard”

October 21, 2010
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“Spaulding Rehab Celebrates Groundbreaking and 40th Anniversary Under Tent at Charlestown Navy Yard”

Immediately following the formal groundbreaking ceremony, Governor Deval Patrick, Mayor Thomas Menino, State Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty, Congressman Michael Capuano and other officials, joined hundreds of Spaulding trustees, supporters, former patients, staff and friends under a huge tent at the Navy Yard to celebrate Spaulding’s 40th anniversary.

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Charlestown residents/community heroes to be honored at 36th Annual ABCD Community Awards Dinner

October 21, 2010
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Charlestown residents/community heroes to be honored at 36th Annual ABCD Community Awards Dinner

Two Charlestown heroes will be honored for their contributions to the community at the Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) 36th Annual Community Awards Dinner on Friday, Oct. 29 at the Seaport World Trade Center. The dinner celebrates the voluntary efforts of individuals who work tirelessly to address and placate the plight of Boston’s...

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Captain Francis E. Powers, Jr. Pool to be rededicated

October 7, 2010
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Captain Francis E. Powers, Jr. Pool to be rededicated

The Charlestown Community Center Council will be hosting a rededication ceremony at the Charlestown Community Center Pool on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 5:30 p.m. The Charlestown Community Center Pool was dedicated to the memory of Captain Francis E. “Red” Powers, Jr., in honor of his service to this country during the Vietnam War. The...

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On “The Town”

October 7, 2010
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On “The Town”

Saturday night I went and did it. It didn’t take much courage. I wasn’t too worried. I didn’t load my automatic weapons, didn’t dress in a disguise, and made no plans for an escape. I simply got in my car and drove to Revere, to the theater complex. I bought a ticket. I went...

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