Archive for November, 2017

Historical Society Hopes to Restore Iconic Paintinings

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Since the 1990s, various historians and those who celebrate Charlestown’s past had their sights set on getting the three iconic American history paintings restored and moved of the Charlestown District Courthouse to a museum – and no voice was greater on that than the late Carl Zellner. That battle has raged...
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Passacantilli:On Tuesday I humbly Ask for Your Vote

November 3, 2017
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Election Day is less than one week away.  These past seven months have been exciting, exhausting, and inspiring.  I grew up in Boston, in District 1, and to this day, I live in the same building where I grew up.  To have earned the friendship and support of so many of my neighbors across...
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Townie Tidbits

November 3, 2017
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SNAFU OVER WORDING IN FLYER When a piece of paper shows the mayor with a candidate and the phrase “I’m with Stephen” shows up in someone’s mailbox or steps, the conclusion would be that was an endorsement being made. However, Mayor Walsh says no such thing when it comes to that phrase apparently in...
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Building a Future for All of Us

November 3, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester, where I learned the value of hard work, second chances, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter what. And this city made...
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Letter to the Editor

November 3, 2017
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LETTER IN SUPPORT OF LYDIA EDWARDS Dear Editor: As you may know, Lydia Edwards came within just 77 votes short of claiming the top spot during the primary municipal election in late September and won our neighborhood of Charlestown.  Such a great showing demonstrates that many voters in her district have already concluded that Lydia is not...
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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks municipal Election Day in cities and towns across Massachusetts. Although the turmoil and generally crazy state of affairs on the national level has distracted all of us from what is going on in our own backyards, every voter must refocus their attention on the election of local officials whose actions...
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Townie Sports

November 3, 2017
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Congrats to Pope John XXIII football head coach Craig Connors and assistant coaches Paul Blaikie, Nick Codair and Joe Codair on the Tigers 36-22 triumph over Madison Park. With the team returning all but two seniors next season, hope springs eternal for continued improvement…Kudos to Charlestown head coach Dave Cahill and local players Steve...
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