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Toxic Soil Clean-Up at Wynn Site Set to Begin Next Week

October 15, 2015
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After decades of toxic dormancy on the old Monsanto site, a Boston company will begin removing the environmental sins of the past from the former chemical plant next week in preparation for construction on the Wynn Everett casino. In dual meetings this week in Everett on Tuesday night, and in Charlestown on Wednesday night...

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Letter to the Editor

October 15, 2015
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Thank you for coverage Dear Editor: I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to both Seth Daniels and Sal Giarratani at the Patriot Bridge who not only wrote some pretty remarkable stuff in the last two weeks’ editions about the work I do as both a recovery coach and DJ in the community,...

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Townie Tidbits

October 15, 2015
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BY SAL GIARRATANI TONY V HOSTING COMEDY NITE TIME     Don’t forget Sunday, October 25 is “Comedy Nite” in Charlestown with Tony V hosting this fundraising event. Donations should be made out to the Brothers of Mercy St. John of God. Special guests this evening are Charlestown’s own Steve Sweeney and other funny folks...

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Obituaries 10-15-2015

October 15, 2015
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Carmine Bartolo Longtime employee of Revere Sugar Refinery Carmine A. Bartolo, a resident of Charlestown for over 60 years, went to the Lord surrounded by his family on September 25. He was 87 years old. Carmine was born in Everett on September 13, 1928, a son of the late Carmine Bartolo and Mariannina (D’Amore)...

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Blessing of the Animals

October 8, 2015
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Blessing of the Animals

Yvette DiFrummolo and Maggie the dog pose for a photo at last Sunday’s (Oct. 4) Blessing of the Animals in Thompson Square. Rev. Thomas Mousin and Father James Ronan led the service to recognize the multitudes of God’s creatures we share the Earth with.

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Blood Moon

October 8, 2015
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Blood Moon

Local resident Ed Loan caught this picture of the Blood Moon over Charlestown on Sunday, September 27. The next time the moon will make the closest approach again to the earth will be in 2033.

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Wynn Files Lawsuit Regarding Allegations

October 8, 2015
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By Seth Daniel After having restrained itself for many months, Wynn Everett owner Steve Wynn said Wednesday that his company is fed up with the treatment its received in Boston and they were now going to do something about it – filing a one-count, 10-page libel suit in Suffolk Superior Court on Monday. The...

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Latin Academy Bus Elimination Causes Parents’ Nightmare

October 8, 2015
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When seventh graders going to Boston Latin Academy, which is in Roxbury, wake up in Charlestown on a school day,  the long journey to school requires taking an MBTA bus to Haymarket – often in the dark long before 7 a.m. The new situation has been caused by the elimination of last year’s dedicated...

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Hubway Bike to Expand to More Locations

October 8, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh along with the Boston Transportation Department/Boston Bikes ann-ounced this week that work is underway to expand the Hubway Bike Share System to 15 additional station locations throughout the City, including two locations in Charlestown. “Hubway is a healthy, affordable option for Boston residents to get to school or work, and...

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Police Briefs 10-08-2015

October 8, 2015
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Charlestown Beat POLICE/COMMUNITY MEETING: Meet the police & discuss public safety issues on the last Wednesday of every month at the police station, 20 Vine Street, at 6:00 p.m., 2nd floor, community room. POLICE RELATED INFO: Contact the District A-1 Community Service Office at 617-343-4627. REPORT DRUG DEALING: Contact the District A-1 Confidential Drug...

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