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Police Briefs 12-14-2017

December 14, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 12/04/17 – A victim on Rutherford Avenue reported a female who made a purchase at his place of business removed a credit card from the counter. The suspect then left the premises and fled in a Toyota driven by a black male. A surveillance video of the incident will be reviewed....

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Townie Tidbits

December 14, 2017
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By Sal Giarratani GERRY IS ON THE ROAD WITH HIS BOOK TOUR Gerald Doherty was on the road in Quincy on his book tour. Gerry the author of “They Were My Friends: Jack Bob and Ted” was over at the Council on Aging at the Kennedy Center for a meet, greet and autograph session...

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Confusion Shouldn’t Stop Patients from Buying Health Insurance

December 14, 2017
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By Janet Trautwein This year’s Affordable Care Act open enrollment period started November 1. Millions of Americans will soon visit HealthCare.gov or the online insurance exchange run by their state to shop for 2018 health plans. Many will be confused by what they find. Premiums have increased significantly. The most popular “silver” exchange plans...

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Townie Sports

December 14, 2017
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2017 COLLEGE WINTER SPORTS Hockey Assumption wing Tommy Mahoney scored a goal and blasted seven shots on net as the Greyhounds fricasseed Post to the tune of 5-2. Mahoney added a goal and an assist in a 2-2 draw with Westfield St…Maine wing Nolan Vesey laser-beamed two shots on net in the Black Bears...

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Obituaries 12-14-2017

December 14, 2017
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Raymond Patton Retired accountant well known for his humor and willingness to help others Raymond S. Patton, long time resident of Charlestown, died Wednesday, December 6 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere following a long illness. He was 88 years old. A retired accountant who had many friends in Charlestown and was well known...

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Holiday Cheer

December 11, 2017
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Holiday Cheer

The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce held its 2nd annual Winter Wonderland and Holiday Stroll on Saturday, Dec. 2, to ring in the fun of the Christmas season. The Training Field was transformed into a Winter Wonderland with Santa holding court on the steps of the park courtesy of the Gorman Scholarship. Turn it Around...

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New Venue:4,000-Seat Concert/Entertainment Center at Hood Park

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When people in Charlestown think about seeing a show or a concert, they typically look to the south towards the TD Garden, but if a plan by Hood Park holds, a new 4,000-seat concert and entertainment venue could occupy the first floor of a newly proposed five-story parking garage on the...

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens on Somerville Line

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A little-touted medical marijuana clinic has opened on Broadway in Somerville just over the Charlestown line in the Sullivan Square area. Revolutionary Clinics, a state-of-the-art medical marijuana company, made the announcement this week that its dispensary at 67 Broadway has now opened. Revolutionary Clinics has spent several years working with state...

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Mayor’s Office says CHAD Should Have Been Prepared on Bubble

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the Bubble at the Mel Stillman Tennis Center is set to unequivocally come down next week, officials in the Walsh administration said this week that the CHAD Tennis program should have been prepared for the demise of the facility known as the Bubble – which houses the courts in the...

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How We’re Supporting Small Businesses During the Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long

December 11, 2017
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small and local businesses. For years, these local landmarks have carried on the traditions of my neighborhood, and generated the prosperity that’s helping Dorchester thrive to...

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