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BYOB Licenses Approved by License Board, Would Apply to Charlestown

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Council President Michelle Wu hailed a decision by the Boston License Board late last week in finally approving regulations that would allow small restaurants outside of the downtown neighborhoods to apply for a ‘Bring Your Own Bottle’ license. Wu proposed the measure more than a year ago, patterning it off of...

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MyCharlestown.Org Goes Live, Looks to Be Info Source for Community

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel More than 30 Charlestown non-profits and residents turned out last Wednesday, Jan. 18, for a meeting to launch the new MyCharlestown.org website and to talk about what will be and can be offered on the new site operated by SCI, Inc. and sponsored by Spaulding and MGH. The site is up...

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Police Briefs 01-26-2017

January 29, 2017
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Warrants 01/17/17 – As a result of a radio call to Monument Street, an individual was placed under arrest for an outstanding Dorchester court warrant. Robbery 01/18/17 – A victim on Bunker Hill Street stated while he was walking from the corner store, two black males approached him, grabbed him by the collar and...

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The State of Our City

January 29, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh On January 17th, I had the honor of standing in front of the city I love and explaining all that we’ve accomplished together, and what we have to look forward to in the upcoming year. As I looked out into the audience at Symphony Hall, I was overwhelmed with...

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Charlestown YMCA is Much More Than Just a Good Deal on Fitness Programs

January 29, 2017
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By Julia Ludwig and Rosemarie Boucher The Charlestown YMCA is so much more than the standard fitness center. Yes, with the renovated and expanded gym facilities and outstanding selection of group classes for reasonable rates, it is known as the “best deal in town” when it comes to fitness options. This is secondary to...

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Sports 01-26-2017

January 29, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly OLD SULLY’S NOT CLOSING, HILLBILLIES   STILL PLAYING On Saturday, February 11, appearance at “Old Sully’s” by the Bunker Hillbillies is still on. It has all the makings of a special evening. It is also an excellent opportunity to “roast” the rumor-mongering Kevin “Alfalfa” Kelly, who reported last week that...

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Walsh Mentions Local Projects in State of the City Address

January 20, 2017
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Walsh Mentions Local Projects in State of the City Address

By Beth Treffeisen In a packed Symphony Hall, Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his third State of the City Address before embarking on his re-election campaign. In his address, Walsh committed to keeping Boston accessible to all residents by investing more money in affordable housing and upgrading infrastructure and transportation options. In an effort...

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Officials Look to Add 151 New Liquor Licenses in Three Years

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Putting last year’s low-level feud over control of liquor licenses for Boston in the past, Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston state delegation, including Charlestown, are looking this year to cooperate in releasing more than 150 new liquor licenses in creative ways to applicants as a way of spurring economic development...

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Community Meetings on One Charlestown Scheduled for Tonight

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two members of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) and others have scheduled the first in a series of public meetings starting today, Jan. 19, on the One Charlestown redevelopment of the Bunker Hill Housing Development. The meeting, announced in a letter by Amanda Reinfeld and William Galvin of the CNC, as...

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Ryan Appointed to Transportation Committe

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel House Speaker Bob DeLeo announced late last week that State Rep. Dan Ryan has been appointed to the House Temporary Transportation Committee to focus in on additional issues that go beyond Ryan’s normal duties on the regular Transportation Committee. “In his role on the Transportation Committee this past session and his...

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