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City Square Park Looks to Get More People into and Using the Park

April 6, 2018
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City Square Park Governor Grace Bloodwell is looking to make the area even more active this spring and summer than it already is, and the trend starts this coming Saturday, April 7, with a clean-up of the area. Bloodwell took over the reins of the Friends of City Square Park last year, and is...

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Councilor Flaherty, Sen Boncore Announce are out for District Attorney

April 6, 2018
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City Councilor at-Large Michael Flaherty, and State Sen. Joe Boncore, both announced this week they would not run for Suffolk County District Attorney. Flaherty cited medical issues for his decision, while Boncore said he wanted to focus on issues that are taken up in the Senate. Flaherty, a former prosecutor and former colleague of...

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CNC Discusses Plans for Old Duffy Building, Chappie Street Gets Ok

April 6, 2018
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The Charlestown Neigh-borhood Council (CNC) met on Tuesday night for their monthly meeting and, right off the bat, discussed what looks to be a major residential development at the former James Duffy Building on Main Street. Chair Tom Cunha said he had been contacted by the potential owners of the site about the preliminary...

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Re-Branding of Wynn Boston Under Serious Consideration

April 6, 2018
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The Wynn Boston Harbor tower hasn’t even reached the top floor, and already the name on the top is under serious reconsideration following the exit of the company’s founder Steve Wynn regarding sexual misconduct allegations. Responding to comments from Gov. Charlie Baker and Attorney General Maura Healey, Wynn Boston Harbor president Bob DeSalvio said...

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Cambridge College Announces Plans to Open Gaming Career Institute with Wynn

April 6, 2018
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After many months of discussion, Cambridge College and Wynn Boston Harbor announced on Thursday that the two organizations have partnered to offer a Gaming Institute on the Charlestown campus that will teach prospective employees table games and security. Philip Page, vice president of strategic partnerships, and Mark Rotondo (an Everett native), vice president of...

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Brewer’s Fork Celebrates Three Years

April 6, 2018
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After three years in business, Brewer’s Fork restaurant in Hayes Square has become part of the local lexicon, and they’re making a splash citywide too, recently being named one of the top 35 places to drink by Boston Magazine. That follows Best of Boston designations for brunch and neighborhood restaurants as well. Now, three...

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Adding to Community:Developer: St Catherine’s Property Has Great Potential in Retail, Other Uses

March 30, 2018
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Adding to Community:Developer: St Catherine’s Property Has Great Potential in Retail, Other Uses

The owner of the former St. Catherine’s Church property, Michael Rauseo, said this week that the Dollar Tree coming in on the ground floor will add needed activity to the area, and that he’s considering many proposals for the upper floor, but that a restaurant use probably has the strongest potential. All told, he...

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Moving Forward:After Long Process, DiDomenico Affirms ‘Strong Relationship’ with Sen President-Elect Spilka

March 30, 2018
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After a long process, Sen. Sal DiDomenico allegedly fell a few votes short of gaining the Senate Presidency, a process that completed last week when State Sen. Karen Spilka corralled the 21 votes needed to secure the presidency. It was announced publicly in a press conference on Thursday, March 22. While no one was...

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Hood Zoning Amendment on Height Moves to Zoning Commission

March 30, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has moved a zoning text amendment that deals with allowing taller buildings at Hood Park from their Board to a public hearing at the Zoning Commission – the last step before it could possibly become law. After a March 12 meeting in which the community almost unanimously...

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MGH Institute, Harvard Kent Agree to Strengthen their Partnership

March 30, 2018
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One is in the Navy Yard and one is in Hayes Square, but Chelsea Street has been no barrier to the close partnership between the Harvard Kent Elementary School and the Mass. General Institute for Health Professions (IHP). Now, Harvard Kent and the IHP have doubled down on their collaboration this week, strengthening volunteer...

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