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From the Editor: I'm Leaving Charlestown (But Not Patch)

Today's my last day as the editor in Charlestown -- and tomorrow's my first as a manager for Patch's South Shore and Cape sites.

Hey, Charlestown.

When Patch hired me last summer to be a local editor, I had my pick of the Boston neighborhoods. I chose Charlestown, even without knowing much about it, because I got the sense that it was special, and packed with amazing stories and a rich and wide cross-section of people who give it a real sense of place. I was right and I openly brag that I landed the best Boston site for Patch. That is 100 percent because of you. So thanks for that. 

It's been wonderful working here as your local editor, but today's my last day on the job. I'm moving on to a management role at Patch -- helping to coordinate our sites on the South Shore and Cape Cod. 

And! Just as I leave, you've got a new local editor stepping in: an editor that's been working in Reading for the past year. Get in touch with him now on with any news tips or questions: mattc@patch.com.

Take care, Charlestown, and take care of each other -- like you do so well. You have a really fantastic community and I appreciate you letting me be a part of it over the last 12 months.

-Kristi Ceccarossi

Daniel Marcella November 30, 2011 at 02:46 PM
Good luck Kristi and thanks for all of your hard work. I will always appreciate the way you allowed ALL points of view t be heard. -Dan
Daniel Marcella November 30, 2011 at 02:46 PM
*to* be heard.
Joseph November 30, 2011 at 02:53 PM
Thank you Kristi for all your hard work. Continued success in your new endeavor.
Diane Grant November 30, 2011 at 03:03 PM
Stir it up Bambi! you will be fabulous wherever you go. Best of luck.
Jim Morrison November 30, 2011 at 03:12 PM
Best of luck Kristi! Keep in touch.
Kathleen Whelan Giordano November 30, 2011 at 03:17 PM
So sorry to hear this, Kristi. You will be missed. I wish you the very best in the future. Thank you for your caring ways for all that is Charlestown. You made a big difference here, as I know you will where ever life takes you. God bless!
DOTTIE NARDONE November 30, 2011 at 03:58 PM
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES
Sean McKenna November 30, 2011 at 09:23 PM
Thanks for all your hard work here on the Charlestown Patch. Good luck in your new endeavors!
Lisa McGoff Collins December 01, 2011 at 01:31 PM
Thanks for listening to us, and putting the truth out there no matter what. Best of luck to you where ever you go.
David Evans December 01, 2011 at 03:40 PM
Nicely done Kristy, your even-keel stewardship, participatory nature and sharp editorial skills made Patch readable, even enjoyable at times.
Julia Gaynor December 01, 2011 at 07:02 PM
You will definitely be missed - thank you for your dedication to the community... Good luck on the South Shore!
Dennis Taylor December 02, 2011 at 08:09 PM
Kristi - Thank you so much for all you've done for me and this town. You work will be missed here...Good luck in your new position!
Bill Fisher December 03, 2011 at 12:44 PM
Thank you for all of the unknown history of Charlestown and the photos of the city. You have done a tremendous service for all of us. Best of luck in your new job.

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