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Police Commissioner Gross Gets Huge Turnout for Meet and Greet

September 27, 2018
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Police Commissioner Gross Gets Huge Turnout for Meet and Greet

Commissioner Willie Gross returned to Charlestown on Friday, Sept. 21 – the neighborhood where he first served as a police officer in the early 1980s, and talked about the wonder of a ‘Hee-Haw’-watching kid who came to Boston from a Maryland pig farm and rose to become the City’s top law enforcement officer. Gross...
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Post Office Facing Time Crunch, Could End up in Temporary Structure

September 27, 2018
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The Post Office in the Town is running out of time to make their delivery to a new location. As announced earlier this summer, the lease for the United States Postal Service (USPS) Post Office location at the Bunker Hill Mall has not been renewed, and that has sent the Post Office scrambling for...
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MGH Charlestown Health Center to Celebrate 50 Years on Friday

September 27, 2018
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For Dr. Michael Garrity, Charlestown was exactly what he was looking for – both personally and professionally. Garrity, who has been at the health center for 27 years, is also a Charlestown resident, and he said when he came to the Town in the 1990s, he found just the kind of work he was...
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Old Restaurant Murals Find A New Home at Engine 50

September 27, 2018
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The historic murals designed by Charlestown artist Betty McLain Smith – large murals about Massachusetts colonial history – that once graced Deni’s Restaurant downtown have now found a home at Engine 50. Julie Hall of the Charlestown Historical Society (CHS) told the Patriot-Bridge that the endangered murals found a new home at the People’s...
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Major Flooding on Rutherford Ave Caused Shutdown of Tunnels

September 27, 2018
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The Boston Police and City of Boston had to shut down the Rutherford Avenue tunnels last Wednesday morning, Sept. 19, after heavy rains flooded the roadway and rendered it impassable. There was no clear indication when the road closed, but at some point in the early morning Police had to close the underpasses at...
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New Connection at Spice Street to Make Major Differences at Hood

September 27, 2018
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A new connector road being built right now by Encore Boston Harbor on Spice Street and D Street could make a huge difference in the levels of traffic coming from Hood Park using Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square, and it’s a fact that the Hood proponents say shouldn’t be lost in the discussion about...
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Hood Park Rolls Out New Configuration of Buildings, Open Space in Filing

September 20, 2018
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Hood Park Rolls Out New Configuration of Buildings, Open Space in Filing

Hood Park filed its amended Master Plan last Friday with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), and there are several changes to what was previously discussed – including a larger village green, larger buildings moved to the back of the site and a unique retail feature fronting Rutherford Avenue with a park on...
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High Hand:Encore, Cambridge College Open Doors on New Dealer School

September 20, 2018
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Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox was on hand in Charlestown Monday with Cambridge College President Deborah Jackson, and a handful of members in the first Dealer School training program, to officially open the doors on the area’s only training facility for prospective dealers at the Encore Boston Harbor casino. “Today is the first day...
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Bunker Hill Associates Introduce New Grant Application Process

September 20, 2018
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The Bunker Hill Associates have introduced a new grant application process this month in order to make more of an impact with larger grant awards, focusing on fewer organizations with its gifts. President Kim Mahoney and Secretary John Taglilatella rolled out the changes this week, saying they would have a Grant Committee meeting on...
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CPS Historic House Tour to Kick Off on Saturday, Sept 22

September 20, 2018
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The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) will premiere another fantastic version of its Historic Home Tour next Saturday, Sept. 22. CPS President Ellen Kitzis said they have seven buildings on the tour within walking distance of one another – each with a very unique perspective on the traditional home. Not to mention the fact that...
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