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Three Pros, Lots of Fun: First Pick up with a pro Event Goes off Spectacularly

August 3, 2018
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Continuing their tradition of giving back to the Town, three pro hockey players with deep Charlestown roots delighted kids from the neighborhood last Friday night, July 27, when they came to Bryan McGonagle Rink for some relaxed and informal street hockey fun. The first-ever event – dubbed Pick Up with a Pro – was...

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Townie Sports

August 3, 2018
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MAYOR’S CUP AND CITWIDE LEAGUE UPDATES The 11’s got knocked out of the Mayor’s Cup July 28 in the semifinals by Parkway, 14-3. Great tournament, boys! The summer Citywide league team went 1-0 last week with a win vs. ADSL and a rainout. They played the North End this week in South Boston.  ...

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Neighborhood Round Up

July 27, 2018
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HARVEST ON VINE FOOD PANTRY The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry this week is requesting bags of rice and cans of ravioli, two of the most popular items that fill the shelves. Any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would also be greatly appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at the Food...

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CHS Graduates the Class of 2018

July 27, 2018
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Graduation exercises for the Class of 2018 took place on Monday, June 11, at the Case Gymnasium on the campus of Boston University. Shortly after 3 p.m., the graduaåtes clad in red caps and gowns filed into the arena and took their seats in a reserved front section as a newly formed school band...

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Police Briefs 07-26-2018

July 27, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 07/16/18          – A victim on Chestnut Street reported an Amazon package containing electronics and a glass globe was stolen from his home.   Burglary – Residential 07/21/18          – A victim on Pleasant Street reported unknown suspect(s) forced open the rear door of his home, entered and removed various electronics. Detectives are...

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Letters to the Editor

July 27, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor To Friends of Ryan “Duce” Morrissey Scholarship Fund and the Morrissey family, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for awarding me with your generous scholarship toward my education at Matignon High School. My family and I are extremely grateful for all you do for the...

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Church Needs to Take Swift Action on Sexual Abuse

July 27, 2018
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For the past several days, articles in the national media have reported accusations of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s sexual improprieties with several adults and his criminal violations of the sexual abuse of minors.  These alleged actions, when committed by any person, are morally unacceptable and incompatible with the role of a priest, bishop or cardinal. I...

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Charlie Baker Represents All of Us

July 27, 2018
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A recent news article in The Boston Globe quoted a number of reportedly important RepubIican party members who asserted that they have been disappointed in the performance of Gov. Charlie Baker because he has been “too liberal.” They are upset with his support both for social causes they deem “liberal” and for his assent...

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Vesey Signs Two-Year Contract with the New York Rangers

July 27, 2018
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New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced this month that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Jimmy Vesey on a two-year contract. Vesey, 25, skated in 79 games with the Rangers this past season, registering 17 goals and 11 assists for 28 points, along with 20 penalty minutes. He established...

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Townie Sports

July 27, 2018
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KITCHEN KUP ON THE WAY Kitchen Kup founder Joe Brennan announced that the annual roller hockey summer spectacular will take place the first week of August once again, rolling out (no pun intended) on Aug. 4 and 5 in Eden Street Park – a/k/a/ The Kitchen. The competition is expected to be intense once...

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