Archive for October, 2017

District 1 City Council Candidates Edwards and Passacantilli Square Off in Charlestown Debate

October 27, 2017
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By John Lynds Last Wednesday night District 1 City Council Candidates squared off in one of the last debates or forums scheduled before the Tuesday, Nov. 7, municipal General Election. Hosted by the Charlestown Navy Yard Association, over 100 voters from District 1, which includes Charlestown, the North End and East Boston, packed the...
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Billy Kelly Looking Forward to Friends of the Training Field Presidency

October 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel No one was more surprised to become president of the Friends of the Training Field than the candidate himself, Billy Kelly. The life-long resident of the Training Field area – and former firefighter – never expected to be nominated, but after a nearly unanimous vote of the organization, Kelly took the...
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USS Constitution Celebrates 220th Birthday with Sail on the Harbor

October 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Making its first ‘underway’ since spending 18-months in drydock being repaired, the USS Constitution set sail last Friday, Oct. 20, for Castle Island with a full crew and a lively contingent of dignitaries and honored guests – a sail that was in celebration of the old ship’s 220th birthday (which was...
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Anthony’s Dream to Hold Time Friday in ‘Keys for Cadagan’

October 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Hooley family never asked for help, but Charlestown and the Anthony’s Dream Foundation are ready to help their little girl, Cadagan Hooley. This Friday, Oct. 27, the Anthony’s Dream Foundation – made up of a generous group of Charlestown  residents who go under the radar – will activate the Town...
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Passacantilli: Traffic Congestion in Charlestown is Unacceptable

October 27, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a local civic leader and Boston Public Schools parent running for Boston City Council District 1, has released a detailed plan to address Charlestown›s traffic crisis. Passacantilli said, “Traffic congestion could very well be the most pressing and pervasive quality of life issue facing Charlestown today. I hear concerns about traffic from Charlestown residents and...
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Police Briefs 10-26-2017

October 27, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Burglary 10/18/17 – A victim on Spice Street reported unknown person(s) cut the lock on his refrigerator trailer unit and stole various meat products. A surveillance video might have captured the incident, and detectives will investigate.   Burglary 10/20/17 – A victim on Monument Avenue reported unknown person(s) entered his home through...
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Townie Tidbits

October 27, 2017
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Story and Photos By Sal Giarratani BREAKING NEWS I always wanted to say the above. They say it all the time on TV news programs even if the news broke long ago. Earlier this week, a tractor-trailer going around Sullivan Square tipped over on its side spilling everything out onto the road tying up...
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Letters to the Editor

October 27, 2017
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COMPLAINS OF LACK OF COVERAGE FOR EDWARDS Dear Editor, I have been a longtime reader of the Patriot-Bridge and count on its news to be informative and unbiased. It is therefore with great sadness that I have watched it transform itself over the course of this campaign season into little more than an arm...
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Enjoy A Happy and Safe Halloween

October 27, 2017
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Although mischief and vandalism on Halloween has been on the decline in recent years compared to what the parents and grandparents of today’s youngsters experienced in the past, it still is incumbent on every parent to make sure that their children — especially teenagers — do not engage in lawless activity and are home...
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Thank You, Steve Wynn

October 27, 2017
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The announcement last week of more than $197,000 in additional grants from Wynn Resorts to local nonprofits and organizations certainly comes as good news.  This brings the total for the Impact Fund to $397,000 in 2017.  A lot of the credit for these grants goes to Mayor Martin Walsh, who did a great job...
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