Monthly Archives: September 2017

Author to Talk of Gen Putnam: Hero or Coward?

September 8, 2017
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Was General Israel Putnam a hero or coward at the Battle of Bunker Hill? Come learn about the life and role of Israel Putnam in the Revolutionary War from an author with lots of expertise on the matter. Author and historian Gene Procknow explores the story of a Bunker Hill soldier, Henry Dearborn, who...

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David Kingsley Named New Executive Director at Zelma Lacey House

September 8, 2017
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Full-service real estate and property management firm Peabody Properties (http://www.peabodyproperties.com) has named David M. Kingsley of Windham, Maine, as Executive Director of Zelma Lacey House, an assisted living community in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Kingsley joins Peabody Properties with 17 years of experience as a healthcare administrator; his background also includes the real estate and brokerage...

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Passacantilli Outlines His Environmental Platform

September 8, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has released his Environmental Platform.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor, which includes the neighborhoods of East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. Passacantilli said, “Protecting our environment is a global obligation that calls for innovative and determined...

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Police Briefs 09-07-2017

September 8, 2017
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Charlestown beat Warrant Arrest 08/24/17 – Officers in the area of Old Ironsides Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Charlestown Court warrant charging assault and battery. Larceny from a Building 08/25/17 – A victim on Spice Street reported sometime between Aug. 25 and 28, unknown person(s) removed two Dell laptops. She...

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Townie Tidbits

September 8, 2017
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Story and Photos By Sal Giarratani SUMMER IS FADING FAST Well, I hope everyone had a great Labor Weekend with family and friends or at least got to say good by to the Summer of ‘17. It went by so fast and wasn’t one of our best, especially when it came to lazing out...

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Starting the School Year Together

September 8, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The start of the school year brings a lot change into our students’ lives: new classes, new teachers, new subjects to tackle. September can be an inspiring time, a season that brings students, teachers and families together as they work to accomplish a shared goal: a successful, completed school...

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Townie Sports

September 8, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly “QUINN” GOLFERS PAR FOR THE COURSE The Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship Committee would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the 128 golfers who participated in their 22nd annual tournament. The Quinn scholarship was established in September of 1969 in honor of U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Michael P. Quinn who...

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Schoolgirl Celebration

September 2, 2017
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Schoolgirl Celebration

Margaret Klessens celebrated being a Charlestown Schoolgirl and her 90th birthday during the Schoolgirls’ fundraiser show last Thursday night, Aug. 17, at the Knights of Columbus. Klessens is pictured with her daughter, Sally, and her son, Bill, during the time. Margaret Klessens graduated from the old Charlestown High in 1942 and served in the...

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BPS restores Charlestown exam school buses after weeks of uncertainty, frustration for parents

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Under fire from hundreds of parents in Charlestown that have kids at Boston Latin School (BLS) and Boston Latin Academy (BLA) and rely on the neighborhood bus, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) announced on Wednesday that they would restore the previously cut BLS and BLA buses after more than a week...

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Marathon Bombing Movie about Bauman to Premiere Here

September 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In what is believed to be an upcoming blockbuster Hollywood hit, the movie ‘Stronger’ about Marathon Bombing victim Jeff Bauman’s recovery from catastrophic injury will premiere on Sept. 12 in Charlestown’s Spaulding Rehab – the very place where the hometown hero learned to walk again after the tragedy. Spaulding officials and...

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