Resolutions

During this, the first week of the New Year, many of us will attempt to keep resolutions made in the heat of the moment shortly before the clock struck midnight over the weekend. Resolutions, as we have come to understand…

Sports

-by Kevin Kelly Honor Roll Call The following students have achieved Honor Roll status:  St. Sebastian School of Needham – Christopher Sullivan; Mt. St. Joseph Academy – Aislinn Carrier;  Arlington Catholic – Danielle Kelley;  Malden Catholic – Yu (Jacky) Wang,…

Sports

-By Kevin E. Kelly “Townies” drafted by the Pros 1962  Boston Celtics (NBA) – Chuck Chevalier, Boston College;  1971  Dallas Cowboys (NFL) – John Brennan, Boston College;  1973  Vancouver Canucks (NHL) – Paul O’Neil, Boston University;  1976  California Golden Seals…

Obituaries 12-30-2010

Mary Virginia McMakin Of  Burlington, formerly of Charlestown Mary Virginia (Rock) McMakin of Burlington, formerly of Charlestown, died on December 21. She was the beloved wife of William B.; loving mother of Mary “Ginger” Franchitto and her husband, Larry, of…

The Clock

Charlie McGonagle He clearly remembered that October day of nearly thirty years ago when he first saw the clock.  It sat in the window of a cut-rate jewelry store on a street whose shops drew the boundary of the downtown…

A Story Twice Told

By Danny O’Neil Last week while swapping traveling stories with a few friends of mine, we were talking about hitchhiking in the south and what an experience it was. Our conversation reminded me of a story my father told me…